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News from UCL Mathematical & Physical Sciences

Malcolm Chisholm FRS

Sadly, Professor Malcolm Chisholm FRS passed away last week. Malcolm had been ill for some time and succumbed to cancer on Friday at the age of 70. Malcolm was an inspirational inorganic chemist to all and collaborated extensively with people in the chemsitry department at UCL- especially Prof Robin Clark and Prof Ivan Parkin. He was part of the international advisory board for the UCL chemistry department and was to chair the next external assessment of the department.

Published: Nov 24, 2015 11:31:08 AM

Launch of the Rosalind Franklin Appathon for Women in STEMM

We’re excited to share the news with you that UCL has launched the Rosalind Franklin Appathon- a national app competition to empower and recognise women as leaders in STEMM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Maths and Medicine).

Published: Nov 4, 2015 10:17:49 AM

News stories from departmental websites

Work on robust clustering by Dr Pietro Coretto and Dr Christian Hennig to appear in JASA

The Journal of the American Statistical Association has accepted the paper "Robust improper maximum likelihood: tuning, computation, and a comparison with other methods for robust Gaussian clustering" for publication. The authors are Dr Pietro Coretto, University of Salerno, a former PhD student of the Department of Statistical Science, UCL, and Dr Christian Hennig of the Department of Statistical Science.

Published: Nov 24, 2015 10:16:09 AM

PhD success! New discovery published

Congratulations to Dr Hsiang-Fu Huang (STS PhD 2015) on the publication of a project resulting from a discovery made during his PhD thesis research. 

Published: Nov 19, 2015 1:20:32 PM

Research by Dr Paul Northrop and Professor Richard Chandler featured in The Climate CIRCulator

Methodology and findings from Dr Paul Northrop and Professor Richard Chandler’s paper "Quantifying Sources of Uncertainty in Projections of Future Climate" (Journal of Climate, volume 27, pp 8793–8808) are featured in The Climate CIRCulator, a newsletter written by climate researchers and communicators at the Climate Impacts Research Consortium and the Oregon Climate Change Research Institute in the United States of America.

Published: Nov 3, 2015 4:09:00 PM