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Baillie Gifford sponsors LML Economics project

We are delighted to share the news that Baillie Gifford has become LML’s first corporate sponsor, donating £1 million over four years to support our research into economics. We are grateful for this generous philanthropy, which will help us accelerate progress in this ground-breaking scientific programme.

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Summary of the Discussion on Large-Scale Atmospheric Extreme Weather Events in Stockholm

Extreme, high-impact weather events have serious social and economic consequences, and have garnered widespread scientific and media attention. Understanding their drivers and improving their prediction is therefore a topic of crucial societal and economic value, where the interests of academia, policy makers and private stakeholders converge. Read more

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Rafael Diaz Awarded Best MSc Thesis at UNAM

Rafael Díaz Hernández Rojas, a MSc student of our LML External Fellow Isaac Pérez Castillo, has been awarded the medal Juan Manuel Lozano Mejía 2017 for the best MSc thesis at the Institute of Physics at UNAM. Read more

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LML External Fellow Awarded Prestigious Prize for Young Research Scientists

One of our LML External Fellows, Isaac Pérez Castillo from the Institute of Physics at UNAM Mexico, has been awarded the “Catédra Marcos Moshinsky 2017” in the area of Physical Sciences. Read more

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Advanced Search Strategies in Anomalous Dynamics

LML External Fellow Rainer Klages was awarded a research grant by the Office of Naval Research Global (USA) of US$117,000 to study how living organisms like cells, bumblebees or turtles optimize their search for food. Read more

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Summer School 2017

LML welcomed 8 project students to the summer school for 4 weeks in July/August. The students came from Cameroon, China, Japan, Israel, Italy, and the UK.  For project descriptions and presentations, see Summer School 2017. Next year’s summer school will be announced in early 2018.

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Science on Screen: Westworld presented by LML Fellow Alex Adamou

The final event of Season 2 of Science on Screen saw LML Resident Fellow, Alex Adamou, present Michael Crichton’s 1973 directorial debut, Westworld. Alex argued that the genre of science fiction, by creating models of reality with adjustable parameters, is more an exploration of society and the present than of science and the future. Read more

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Primary questions with RCA students

Nicholas Moloney attended the presentation by Royal College of Art students of their work on Primary Questions. This elective (supervised by Sheena Calvert and Leah Fusco) addressed questions such as representation, creative practice and creative thinking, and was broken down into What is an image? What is Materiality? What is Colour? What is Language? Read more

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Peters and Gell-Mann 2016: most-read Chaos paper

The AIP journal Chaos announced today its most-read papers of 2016. Leading the list is “Evaluating gambles using dynamics” by LML resident Fellow Ole Peters and Santa Fe Institute Professor Murray Gell-Mann.

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An Empirical Test of the Ergodic Hypothesis: Wealth Distributions in the United States

Yonatan Berman and LML Fellows Ole Peters and Alex Adamou have published a substantially extended version of their recent paper on American wealth distributions Read more