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- Studying Contact Patterns for COVID-19
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Author Archives: lsloman
I dropped into today’s special session on mathematical biology to hear Yanyu Xiao of the University of Cincinnati speak. She talked about how her group modelled contact patterns in Ontario and used them to study the spread of COVID-19 this … Continue reading
I always knew that math had come a long way in the last 200 years, but I never thought that natural history would ever come into it. Until I went to Kevin Lambert’s talk this afternoon on Thomas Robert Malthus’ … Continue reading
During today’s special session on probabilistic methods in partial differential equations, I had the pleasure of hearing Zaher Hani of the University of Michigan speak on his recent work on the wave kinetic equation. In the early twentieth century physicists … Continue reading
In lieu of the traditional Noether lecture, the Association for Women in Mathematics held a panel on equity, ethics, and bias in mathematics research. The event featured Loretta Cheeks, president and CEO of Strong Ties and DS Innovation, Kristian Lum … Continue reading
AMS Special Session: Developing Statistical Knowledge for Teaching with an emphasis on Equity Literacy
This afternoon, I stopped in at the AMS Special Session on Mathematics Courses Designed to Develop Mathematical Knowledge for Teaching High School. I managed to catch Andrew Ross, Stephanie Casey, and Melody Wilson’s talk “Developing Statistical Knowledge for Teaching with … Continue reading