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October 23, 2018

THE FIELDS INSTITUTE FOR RESEARCH IN MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES
Joint Meeting Between The Waterloo Summer School for Women in Math and The Fields Undergraduate Summer Research program
August 13th, 2014

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Overview

This small event brought together 40 students from two prestigious summer programs in mathematics with the hope of facilitating connections between young mathematicians. The students were given a brief history of the Fields Institute by Deputy Director Matheus Grasselli, and heard from professionals on different applications of mathematics and statistics.

Speakers

Affiliation

Matheus Grasselli
Cameron Davidson-Pilon
Tahmina Akhter
Farinaz Forouzannia

Fields Institute & McMaster University
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University of Waterloo, AMath Biomedical Research Group
University of Waterloo, AMath Biomedical Research Group

Images


Matheus Grasselli offering a welcome.


The students crack a smile.

The meeting took place in the Stewart Library.

Students from both the Fields and Waterloo programs.

Cameron Davidson-Pilon was the first speaker.

The entire group of students.

Cameron speaking about statistics in everyday life.

Farinaz Forouzannia, PhD candidate at the University of Waterloo.

The students had a number of questions for David.

Farinaz spoke about cancer and fractionated radiotherapy.

Students listening to Farinaz.

Farinaz is a member of the AMath Biomedical Research Group.

Tahmina begins her talk.

Students enjoying the last talk.

Tahmina spoke about the math associated with pharmokinetics.

 

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