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September 2018

The Ken Ireland Public Lecture: What is a Smart Village?

September 26, 2018
University of New Brunswick (Fredericton Campus) Fredericton, New Brunswick Canada

What is a smart village? Using mathematics for rural prosperity V. Kumar Murty (University of Toronto) We conceive of a smart community as one in which static social inequality is minimized. Modelling this mathematically and translating it into a development strategy is one of the big global challenges of our time. When implemented, it will affect 3 billion people, or about half the world's population. About the speaker: Kumar Murty received his BSc from Carleton University and his PhD in…

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January 2019

Integration Challenge at StFX

January 29, 2019
St. Francis Xavier University Antigonish, Nova Scotia Canada + Google Map

The integration challenge, modelled on an annual version at MIT, is a one-night event where first-year calculus students sign up to compete head-to-head solving integrals. The competition will run like a tournament in single-knockout format, and integration problems increase in difficulty through each round. Information about mathematics as a choice of major, and research opportunities are also planned at the event. Prizes and certificates are awarded to the top 3 finishers.

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