4th Annual Charlotte Scott Lecture in Mathematics

Distinguished Maths & Physics Public Lectures

Can maths save the world?

An operational researcher’s perspective

a public lecture by

Ruth Kaufman OBE, FORS, FIMA, CSci

Former President of the Operational Research Society (2016–2017)
Chair of the Society’s Pro Bono Steering Group

Wednesday 4 December 2019

6 pm – 7:20 pm

Newton Lecture Theatre INB0114 in the Isaac Newton building, University of Lincoln

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All around us, we see the need for change to improve the world we live in. Globally: in May of this year the United Nations published a report showing that mankind not only leads to an accelerated rate of extinction of species but is orchestrating its own extinction, unless a dramatic change occurs. The UN food programme tells us that in a world where we produce enough food to feed everyone, one person in nine goes to bed hungry each day. Locally: around 45% of Greater Lincolnshire lies within the…

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