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MPE Wednesday Seminar Series – term 3 Academic Year 2016/17

We are pleased to announce the programme for term 3, MPE Wednesday Seminar Series. Location Speaker 10 May Imperial College London  TBC   17 May Imperial College London Dr Tamsin Edwards (University of Bristol) “Reconciling projections of the Antarctic contribution to sea level rise” 24 May University of Reading Prof Keith Shine (University of Reading)… Read more »

Visit the Mathematics of Planet Earth Exhibition 2017

The MPE CDT has a great pleasure invite you to ‘Mathematics of Planet Earth’ Exhibition which will take place in the main entrance of Imperial’s South Kensington Campus, between Saturday 21 October– Sunday  29 October 2017. Mathematics of Planet Earth is an international exhibition displaying exhibits, videos and computer programs. Collectively these illustrate how mathematics… Read more »

MPE CDT to participate at the Schrödinger lecture reception

On Wednesday 1 February, Professor David Hand will be giving the 29th Schrödinger lecture in the Great Hall, entitled ‘Data, data everywhere, but let’s just stop and think’. After the lecture there will be a  reception in the Queen’s Tower Rooms during which the MPE CDT students will have an opportunity to showcase their research and… Read more »

Congratulations Tobias Schwedes on your first published paper

The MPE CDT would like to congratulate Tobias Schwedes on the publication of his first research paper entitled: ‘An iteration count estimate for a mesh-dependent steepest descent method based on finite elements and Riesz inner product representation’. Further details can be found here:

Welcome to our student blog

Some of our students have been working on website where they can share articles, videos and interviews. The aim is to communicate their research and lessons learnt as part of the MPE CDT course in an approachable way. Hopefully they can tackle some myths and misunderstandings about climate science, weather prediction and related topics.  There… Read more »

Jamboree 2016

The 2016 Jamboree was held at the University of Reading, Whiteknights Campus. It was a great pleasure for the EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Mathematics in Planet Earth to host this annual event, which provided a platform for disseminating outstanding research going on within the MPE CDT. This annual meeting drew more than 70 climate and weather scientists,… Read more »

Christmas Workshop on Sequential Monte Carlo and related methods

Date:21-23 December 2015 Location: Huxley Building, South Kensington Campus (Clore Lecture Theatre, level 2) Aim: Sequential Monte Carlo Methods (also known as particle filtering or particle methods) have been a very successful topic in the field of Probability and Statistics that has attracted great popularity from the applied communities in Engineering, Econometrics and Medical or Life… Read more »

Official opening of the MPE exhibition

The “Mathematics of Planet Earth” exhibition is currently presented at the Imperial’s College Main Entrance. The event has been organised by the MPE CDT, in collaboration with Centre•Sciences and Imaginary platform. The official opening of the MPE exhibition took place on the 24th October 2015. We were delighted to have Prof Christiane Rousseau (Université de… Read more »

Analysis, Geometry and Stochastics for Planet Earth

Date: September 29, 2015 Location: Room Lyle G74 CDT-Suite, University of Reading The aim of this LMS Joint Research Group Grant, Scheme 3, Analysis, Geometry and Stochastics for Planet Earth is to investigate current challenges in mechanics, dynamics and earth system which require an intricate integration of techniques from geometry, analysis and stochastic processes. Researchers interested to participate are warmly welcome. For… Read more »

The MPE CDT end-of-the-year event

The MPE CDT had a wonderful end-of-the-year activity at NPL on Friday, 3rd July 2015. This event gave students a chance to get together and relax before submission of their final MRes report. Special thanks to Prof Dan Crisan and Prof Beatrice Pelloni for providing some good spirit and activities that had the entire MPE CDT team… Read more »

Places for 2014/15 now full

The allocation of places for the 2014/15 academic year is now complete although there may be some flexibility in exceptional cases. Please do not hesitate to get in touch to discuss an application by contacting