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News from UCL Mathematical & Physical Sciences

Catching the first light from a gravitational wave event

Light and gravitational waves produced by the same event – a pair of neutron stars exploding – have been detected for the first time by a huge international collaboration involving UCL researchers.

Published: Oct 16, 2017 3:02:17 PM

UCL Mathematics students in winning team at the 2017 Financial Mathematics Team Challenge in Cape Town

Top students from across the world competed in the 4th annual Financial Mathematics Team Challenge (FMTC) which was held this summer in Cape Town. The event, which is jointly organised by UCL Mathematics and the University of Cape Town (UCT), was won by a team which included UCL student Yann Guguen, who worked on the FMTC project Realistic Risk Parity and called the FMTC “an amazing experience”. 

Published: Sep 28, 2017 12:24:27 PM

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Dark Matter Day Symposium

For this Halloween's Dark Matter Day hear the latest advances in Dark Matter research from some of the leaders in the field: Dr Andrew Pontzen (UCL), Prof. Henrique Araujo (Imperial College London), Prof Jocelyn Monroe (Royal Holloway University of London), and Prof. Malcolm Fairbairn (King's College London); hosted by the chair of the Dark Matter UK (DMUK) Consortium, Dr Chamkaur Ghag (UCL).

Starts: Oct 31, 2017 1:00:00 PM