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Nuffield Foundation’s Summer Research Placements

LML Fellows Nicholas Moloney and Alex Adamou attended a celebration of the Nuffield Foundation’s 2016 summer research placements, one of which was hosted at LML. Read more

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Science on Screen: Wild Strawberries with Geoff West

The fourth Science on Screen of the second series was presented by Geoff West (Distinguished Professor and past President of the Santa Fe Institute), who chose Ingmar Bergman’s Wild Strawberries. Read more

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Percolation on trees as a Brownian excursion

Nicholas Moloney and Francesc Font-Clos have written up their calculation on the size of percolating clusters in branching processes. They exploit a mapping between continuum trees and Brownian excursions, and arrive at a diffusion equation with suitable boundary conditions. Read more

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Science on Screen: Pi with Simon DeDeo

The third Science on Screen of the second series was presented by Simon DeDeo, who chose Darren Aronofksy’s cult film Pi. Simon gave an entertaining introduction to patterns, and how we as humans are primed to see them everywhere, either consciously or subconsciously. Read more

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Warwick workshop on ergodicity breaking and anomalous dynamics

In partnership with Warwick University, Nicholas Moloney, Colm Connaughton, Nick Watkins and Yuzuru Sato co-organised a workshop on ergodicity breaking and anomalous dynamics, held at Warwick University from 10-12th August. Read more

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Summer School 2016

LML welcomed 7 project students to the summer school for 4 weeks in July/August. The students came from Germany, India and the UK. They were joined by an A-level student supported by a Nuffield research placement. Read more

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Dynamics of Inequality

Alex Adamou and Ole Peters have published an article on the Dynamics of inequality in the Royal Statistical Society’s magazine, Significance. In it they tackle the assumption of equilibrium which is widespread in mainstream economic analyses. Read more

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Science on Screen: Frankenstein with AC Grayling

The second Science on Screen of the current series was presented by AC Grayling, who chose the iconic 1931 version of Frankenstein. While the film does a considerable disservice to the many questions raised in Mary Shelley’s novel, Read more

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Far from equilibrium: Wealth reallocation in the United States

2015 summer school student and LML visitor Yonatan Berman and LML Fellows Ole Peters and Alex Adamou have published an empirical study of wealth inequality in the United States. Read more