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Oxford University's Gardens, Libraries and Museums (GLAM) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the University of Padua's Centro di Ateneo per i Musei, which will strengthen collaboration between the two institutions.

#### UK population movement falls 59%, compared to -89% in March - COVID-19 Monitor

COVID-19 Engineering Maths Research

12 January 2021

The latest data from Oxford’s COVID-19 Impact Monitor shows the January lockdown has, so far, had one third less national impact on movement than the March shutdown. The figures demonstrate that some regions are still moving at more than 50% of pre-pandemic levels, despite the tough restrictions and calls for people to remain at home.

#### Professor Heather Harrington in the Mathematical Institute wins Leverhulme Prize

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19 October 2020

Oxford Mathematician Heather Harrington has won one of this year's prestigious Philip Leverhulme Prizes. The award recognises the achievement of outstanding researchers whose work has already attracted international recognition and whose future career is exceptionally promising.

#### Roger Penrose is joint winner of the 2020 Nobel Prize for Physics

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6 October 2020

The 2020 Nobel Prize for Physics has been awarded to Roger Penrose, Reinhard Genzel and Andrea Ghez for their work on black holes.

#### Understanding the global impact of COVID-19 through Data Science

Biomedical engineering COVID-19 Engineering Maths

5 October 2020

The Oxford COVID-19 (OxCOVID19) database and tracker is a powerful tool for understanding the pandemic and predicting its future course, using the combined power of Statistical, Mathematical Modelling and Machine Learning techniques.

#### Maths and Fantasy Football: the beautiful game

Maths

8 September 2020

This year’s winner of the Premier League Fantasy Football competition and Oxford Mathematician, Joshua Bull, talks to Oxford Science blog about strategy and how maths can help us understand the infinite complexity of the world – from football to cancer.

#### MPLS researchers awarded 2020 Royal Society Research Fellowships

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12 August 2020

#### Three academics in MPLS honoured by the Royal Society

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4 August 2020

Professor Bryan Birch (Mathematical Institute), Professor Ben Davis (Department of Chemistry) and Professor George Smith (Department of Materials) have all received Royal Society 2020 medals or prizes.

#### Britain is reluctant to move on COVID-19 advice, but not if it is sunny

COVID-19 Engineering Maths

30 June 2020

Britain is proving reluctant to start moving, despite the Government’s relaxation of a series of lockdown measures, according to data from the Oxford COVID-19 Impact Monitor.

#### Hawking Points in the Cosmic Microwave Background - a challenge to the concept of Inflation

Maths Physics Research

22 June 2020

For thirty years Oxford Mathematician Roger Penrose has challenged one of the key planks of Cosmology, namely the concept of Inflation, now over 40 years old, according to which our universe expanded at an enormous rate immediately after the Big Bang.

#### MPLS academics honoured by the Royal Society

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29 April 2020

Six Oxford University academics, including three from MPLS Division, have been elected to the prestigious Fellowship of the Royal Society.

#### Social distancing works: here’s the maths

COVID-19 Maths Research

6 April 2020

Considerable uncertainty surrounds Covid-19 - how long it will take before a vaccine is developed, the death rate amongst cases and even how many cases there have been so far. But there is one thing of which we can be sure: social distancing works, according to Dr Robin Thompson from the Mathematical Institute.

#### Oxford wins £5.5 million EPSRC funding for High Performance Computing

Computer science Engineering Funding Maths

19 February 2020

The University of Oxford has been awarded £5.5 million by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC), part of UK Research and Innovation (UKRI), as part of a £27 million investment in seven High Performance Computing (HPC) services.

#### Science Blog: Outbreak: fighting coronavirus

COVID-19 Maths Medical science Research Zoology

17 February 2020

What do a mathematician, an epidemiologist, a vaccine developer, a protein crystallographer and a whole bevy of immunologists and infectious disease specialists have in common? Answer: they’re just some of the Oxford University researchers coming together to fight the novel Coronavirus outbreak.

#### China Coronavirus: using mathematics to understand outbreaks of unknown diseases

COVID-19 Maths Medical science Research

27 January 2020

#### Professor Nick Woodhouse appointed CBE in 2020 New Year's Honours List for services to mathematics

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2 January 2020

#### Five MPLS researchers secure European Research Council Consolidator Grants

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10 December 2019

#### Making maths relevant to the climate strikes

Maths Physics Schools

23 September 2019

Scientists at the University of Oxford work with students to write new GCSE and A-level maths practice questions that help to integrate climate change into the school curriculum.

#### Two MPLS academics elected as members of Academia Europaea

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4 September 2019

#### Science Blog: How do jumping popper toys work?

Maths Research

17 May 2019

In a series of videos launching The Mathematical Observer, a new YouTube channel showcasing the research performed in the Oxford Mathematics Observatory, Oxford Mathematician Michael Gomez (in collaboration with Derek Moulton and Dominic Vella) investigates the science behind the jumping popper toy.