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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

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Yonatan Berman awarded Dan David Prize Scholarship

2015 Summer School student and current LML Visitor, Yonatan Berman, has been awarded a Dan David Prize Scholarship to support his doctoral research into Stochastic Modeling of Inequality in Complex Financial and Economic Systems. Read more

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Science on Screen: The Life of Pi with Henrik Jensen

Henrik Jensen began the second season of Science on Screen with a thoughtful presentation on the role of narrative. As well as organising information plausibly and consistently, a narrative’s most important function Read more

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Charles Beauclerk appointed Writer-in-Residence

LML is delighted to welcome author and Shakespearean scholar, Charles Beauclerk, as its first Writer-in-Residence. Charles will spend six months at LML engaging with its community of scientists, continuing existing writing projects, Read more