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Stieltjesprijs 2021-2022: report of the jury
 
Stieltjesprijs 2021-2022: report of the jury
(Nederlandse tekst hieronder) The jury consisted of Erik van den Ban (UU), Odo Diekmann (UU, chair), Aernout vanEnter (RUG), Sara van de Geer (ETH Zürich), Frans Oort (UU), Marc Uetz (UT) and Kees Vuik(TUD), with assistance from Marieke Kranenburg (UvA, secretary). A total of 74 dissertationswere assessed. External advice was obtained at various stages of…
Masterclass: networks and algorithms
 
Masterclass: networks and algorithms
Following the tradition of the last five years, also this year the NETWORKS research program will be organizing a two-day masterclass on the mathematics behind networks and algorithms. The masterclass will be organized twice, namely once in Eindhoven (Tuesday 28th of February and Thursday 2nd of March) and once in Amsterdam (Tuesday 4th and Thursday 6th of April). The…
A PhD, is that for me?
 
A PhD, is that for me?
Are you thinking about your future? Do you want to apply your mathematical knowledge in a company, or continue your education first by pursuing a PhD degree? With this one-day event, at February 3, 10.00h -18.00h, for students in both theoretical and applied mathematics we aim to showcase the benefits of doing a PhD to…
Stairway to Impact Award: Winners 2022
 
Stairway to Impact Award: Winners 2022
The Stairway to Impact Award has been won by three researchers who have taken effective steps to achieve a social impact with the results of their research: Dr Kamiel Spoelstra (NIOO-KNAW), Dr Lonneke IJsseldijk (UU) and Prof. Wil Schilders (Tu/E). Each of the researchers receives €50,000, to be used for further steps towards making an…
The final candidates selected for the Best Thesis in Applied Math Award
 
The final candidates selected for the Best Thesis in Applied Math Award
The jury for the Best Thesis in Applied Math Award 2022 has selected three candidates for the final round in both the BSc and MSc categories.  The three finalists in each category will give a short pitch on their thesis during the Math4NL Community Event on November 4, 2022. From this, the overall winner in…
How Kidney Exchanges can handle unexpected cancellations
 
How Kidney Exchanges can handle unexpected cancellations
Tens of thousands of people around the world are waiting for a kidney transplant. Want to know how math can contribute to helping more people get one? Bart Smeulders, researcher at Eindhoven University of Technology, wrote an article about the Kidney Exchange Program and how mathematics plays an important role in it.For reading this article…
How to incorporate track choice in Dutch railway timetabling
 
How to incorporate track choice in Dutch railway timetabling
In the Netherlands, the railroad company Nederlandse Spoorwegen (NS) relies on mathematical techniques to create daily train schedules. In a small country where millions of people use the train every month, this is a very challenging task. With mathematical techniques, the NS is making it possible. Maaike Vollebergh (NS researcher) ,wrote an article inwhich she…

Vakantiecursus


Platform Wiskunde Nederland organiseert jaarlijks de vakantiecursus voor leraren in de exacte vakken in havo, vwo en hbo en andere belangstellenden. Dit is een initiatief van de Nederlandse Vereniging van Wiskundeleraren. De cursus wordt sinds 1946 jaarlijks gegeven. De cursus is voor wiskundedocenten van elk niveau toegankelijk, evenals voor studenten van lerarenopleidingen. De deelnemers ontvangen bij aanvang van de cursus een syllabus met teksten van de voordrachten. Bij de cursus is inbegrepen een warme maaltijd op vrijdag en een lunch op zaterdag. Voor de Vakantiecursus 2021 klikt u hier.

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