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Where: Tromsø
When: 22.06.20 00:00

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Marie Sklodowska-Curie Innovative Training Networks (ITN) grant awarded

Starting in 2019 the Marie Sklodowska-Curie Innovative Training Networks consortium grant “Polynomial Optimization, Efficiency through Moments and Algebra” (POEMA)  will explore methods from mathematical optimisation which can be used to model real world applications.


Algebra meets statistics at Summer School in Tromsø

A group of mathematicians recently came together at UiT The Arctic University of Norway, to learn more about four new developments in the intersection of algebra and statistics.


Climate debate - streamed Now you can watch the climate seminar: Unburnable fossil reserves - is further exploration for arctic oil and gas legal and compatible with the two-degree target?

Differentiating skin from hair in cancer analysis Kevin Thon has been working with software to help doctors find out whether a mole is malignant or not. A specialized digital camera – a dermatoscope – is used to photograph moles that might be malignant. The digital image is then analysed using the new software.

New methods result in more accurate medical images Statistician Jörn Schulz has developed new methods for analysis of medical images in his PhD research. They could enable more precise diagnosis and treatment of diseases including prostate cancer.