Department: Mathematical, Physical and Life Sciences (MPLS)
Talks:

Tuesday 20 October 2020 (2nd Week, Michaelmas Term)

Visualizing Electron-Pair Crystals in a Conducting Quantum Spin Liquid
Date: 20 October 2020, 14:00 - 15:00 (Tuesday, 2nd week, Michaelmas 2020)
Speaker : J.C. Séamus Davis (University of Oxford Department of Physics)
Venue Details: https://zoom.us/j/97403217895?pwd=QWFJTlgxVlBDSXZ0KzYzdnNxTE1oQT09
Organiser: Helen Smith (University of Oxford)
Host: Prof Siddharth A Parameswaran (University of Oxford Dept of Physics)

Friday 23 October 2020 (2nd Week, Michaelmas Term)

MultiMAP: dimensionality reduction of multiple datasets by manifold approximation and projection
Date: 23 October 2020, 14:00 - 15:00 (Friday, 2nd week, Michaelmas 2020)
Speaker : Dr Sarah Teichmann (Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute )
Venue: Mathematical Institute, Woodstock Road OX2 6GG
Organiser: Sara Jolliffe (University of Oxford)
Host: Dr Peter Minary (University of Oxford)

Exploring the Data Visualizations of W.E.B. Du Bois
Date: 23 October 2020, 15:30 - 16:45 (Friday, 2nd week, Michaelmas 2020)
Speaker : Jason Forrest (McKinsey & Co, New York)
Organisers: Professor Christl Donnelly (University of Oxford), Beverley Lane (Department of Statistics, University of Oxford)
Host: Professor Christl Donnelly (University of Oxford)

Wednesday 28 October 2020 (3rd Week, Michaelmas Term)

Pitching yourself: How to get people interested in you and your research
Date: 28 October 2020, 9:00 - 10:00 (Wednesday, 3rd week, Michaelmas 2020)
Speaker : Dr Emma Williams
Venue Details: On-Line
Organisers: TBA
Hosts: TBA

Introduction to Public Engagement with Research
Date: 28 October 2020, 9:30 - 12:30 (Wednesday, 3rd week, Michaelmas 2020)
Speaker : Dr Michaela Livingston-Banks (Public Engagement Facilitator (Oxford Sparks), University of Oxford)
Venue Details: Link to join session will be emailed in advance
Organiser: Dr Michaela Livingston-Banks (Public Engagement Facilitator (Oxford Sparks), University of Oxford)
Hosts: TBA

David Sumpter - How Learning Ten Equations Can Improve Your Life
Date: 28 October 2020, 17:00 - 18:00 (Wednesday, 3rd week, Michaelmas 2020)
Speaker : David Sumpter (University of Uppsala)
Organiser: Dyrol Lumbard (University of Oxford)
Host: Dyrol Lumbard (University of Oxford)

Friday 30 October 2020 (3rd Week, Michaelmas Term)

Harnessing experimentally-validated mathematical models to forecast influenza-mediated pathology
Date: 30 October 2020, 14:00 - 15:00 (Friday, 3rd week, Michaelmas 2020)
Speaker : Professor Amber Smith (Department of Pediatrics University of Tennessee Health Science Center)
Venue: Mathematical Institute, Woodstock Road OX2 6GG
Venue Details: Virtual
Organiser: Sara Jolliffe (University of Oxford)
Host: Dr Ruth Baker (University of Oxford)

Tuesday 3 November 2020 (4th Week, Michaelmas Term)

Trinity: the treachery and pursuit of the most dangerous spy in history
Date: 3 November 2020, 17:00 - 18:00 (Tuesday, 4th week, Michaelmas 2020)
Speaker : Professor Frank Close (Exeter College)
Venue Details: Via Zoom
Organiser: Helen Smith (University of Oxford)
Host: Helen Smith (University of Oxford)

Friday 6 November 2020 (4th Week, Michaelmas Term)

Telling stories that matter: Communicating your research through story
Date: 6 November 2020, 10:00 - 13:00 (Friday, 4th week, Michaelmas 2020)
Speaker : Robert Holtom (Narrative Coach)
Venue Details: Link to join session will be emailed in advance
Organisers: TBA
Hosts: TBA

To be announced
Date: 6 November 2020, 14:00 - 15:00 (Friday, 4th week, Michaelmas 2020)
Speaker Various Speakers
Venue: Mathematical Institute, Woodstock Road OX2 6GG
Venue Details: Virtual
Organiser: Sara Jolliffe (University of Oxford)
Host: Dr Peter Minary (University of Oxford)

Wednesday 11 November 2020 (5th Week, Michaelmas Term)

Pitching for Funding
Date: 11 November 2020, 9:30 - 10:30 (Wednesday, 5th week, Michaelmas 2020)
Speaker : Dr Emma Williams
Venue Details: On-line
Organiser: Anne Miller (MPLS)
Hosts: TBA

Thursday 12 November 2020 (5th Week, Michaelmas Term)

Beyond communication: Effective two-way engagement
Date: 12 November 2020, 9:30 - 12:30 (Thursday, 5th week, Michaelmas 2020)
Speaker : Bridget Holligan (Science Oxford, Director of Education and Engagement)
Venue Details: Link to join session will be emailed in advance
Organisers: TBA
Hosts: TBA

Friday 13 November 2020 (5th Week, Michaelmas Term)

Algebraic systems biology
Date: 13 November 2020, 14:00 - 15:00 (Friday, 5th week, Michaelmas 2020)
Speaker : Heather Harrington (University of Oxford)
Venue: Mathematical Institute, Woodstock Road OX2 6GG
Venue Details: Virtual
Organiser: Sara Jolliffe (University of Oxford)
Host: Philip Maini (University of Oxford)

Friday 20 November 2020 (6th Week, Michaelmas Term)

Digging genomes and structuromes: towards “ab initio” computational biology
Date: 20 November 2020, 14:00 - 15:00 (Friday, 6th week, Michaelmas 2020)
Speaker : Prof Aleksandr Sahakya (University of Oxford)
Venue: Mathematical Institute, Woodstock Road OX2 6GG
Organiser: Sara Jolliffe (University of Oxford)
Host: Dr Peter Minary (University of Oxford)

Tuesday 24 November 2020 (7th Week, Michaelmas Term)

Podcast Your Science
Date: 24 November 2020, 9:30 - 12:30 (Tuesday, 7th week, Michaelmas 2020)
Speaker : Emily Elias (Podcast Producer)
Venue Details: Link to join session will be emailed in advance
Organisers: TBA
Hosts: TBA

Friday 27 November 2020 (7th Week, Michaelmas Term)

Plant puzzle cell shape is an adaptation to a developmental constraint based on mechanical stress and isotropic growth
Date: 27 November 2020, 14:00 - 15:00 (Friday, 7th week, Michaelmas 2020)
Speaker : Dr Richard Smith (John Innes Centre)
Venue: Mathematical Institute, Woodstock Road OX2 6GG
Organiser: Sara Jolliffe (University of Oxford)
Host: Philip Maini (University of Oxford)

Tuesday 1 December 2020 (8th Week, Michaelmas Term)

Introduction to Public Engagement with Research
Date: 1 December 2020, 10:00 - 13:00 (Tuesday, 8th week, Michaelmas 2020)
Speaker : Dr Michaela Livingston-Banks (Public Engagement Facilitator (Oxford Sparks), University of Oxford)
Venue Details: Link to join session will be emailed in advance
Organisers: TBA
Hosts: TBA

Friday 4 December 2020 (8th Week, Michaelmas Term)

Family analysis with mendelian Imputations
Date: 4 December 2020, 14:00 - 15:00 (Friday, 8th week, Michaelmas 2020)
Speaker : Professor Austin Kong (University of Oxford)
Venue: Mathematical Institute, Woodstock Road OX2 6GG
Organiser: Sara Jolliffe (University of Oxford)
Host: Dr Peter Minary (University of Oxford)