Can maths help us to understand homelessness?

Watch live online or attend on campus. Mathematics is often thought of as an abstract discipline with few real-life applications beyond the classroom.  In this lecture, Dr Ann Smith guides us through her work on homelessness in the City of Edinburgh.  Ann will illustrate how maths plays a pivotal role in understanding complex societal problems, helping us to formulate effective public policy that has a direct outcome on the health and wellbeing of vulnerable individuals.

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Speakers

Dr Ann Smith is a Senior Lecturer at the University of Huddersfield and a Fellow of the Institute of Mathematics and its Applications. Her research interests include evidence-based healthcare diagnostics, mathematics education and e-learning

Location

University of Huddersfield Queensgate Campus Queensgate Huddersfield HD1 3DH

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