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How maths can help predict which areas will flood next
Dr Omar Lakkis, a Reader in mathematics at the University of Sussex, teamed up with environmental advice company Ambiental to refine a maths equation that calculates flood risks.
How mathematics is helping to feed the growing global population
Working alongside a team of biologists, mathematicians Dr Konstantin Blyuss and Dr Yuliya Kyrychko helped to develop a chemical-free and organic-friendly alternative to pesticides that increases crop yields by up to 60 per cent.
Coronavirus modelling: how should governments time one-shot interventions?
New mathematical modelling from University of Sussex looks at a scenario when policy makers can make one single major intervention of short duration.
Sussex mathematicians model how rice blast disease kills enough crops to feed 60 million people yearly.
Their research is published in Nature.
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