Mathematics at Deakin University

Activities of the Mathematics Research Lab and Teaching Team

Women in Maths 2023 – Registrations Open

The Deakin Women in Maths 2023 day is now open for registration.  The focus in 2023 is on women mathematicians working in multidisciplinary domains.  It is being organised by Prof Maia Angelova with the current program, details and registration link available here: Deakin Women in Mathematics Day  

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Workshop on Fuzzy Measures and Aggregation hosted by the maths lab

On 6th and 8th March 2023 the maths lab hosted a joint workshop on Fuzzy Measures and Aggregation with Michel Grabisch from University of Paris, Panthéon-Sorbonne.  M. Grabisch is one of the pioneers in fuzzy measure theory, having developed several seminal results over the last 25 years, publishing groundbreaking papers and key books on the […]

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Maths team receive AAUT Citation

Members of the mathematics teaching team (Kerri Morgan (now at RMIT), Julien Ugon and Simon James) along with Laura Tubino and Andrew Cain have received an AAUT citation for their work on developing mathematics learning experiences and assessment.   Some news about the award from the university (and other Deakin winners) is available [here], as well […]

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The Mathematics Yearbook

In 2021, the maths team started the Deakin Mathematics Yearbook, which showcases outstanding work by undergraduate students.  Some of these articles summarise the work completed as part of summer research projects, while others involved students being invited to adapt work they completed as part of their mathematics subjects.  All articles are written for a general […]

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Teaching awards for members of the maths team

Julien Ugon, Kerri Morgan and Simon James, along with colleagues Laura Tubino and Andrew Cain, have received Deakin’s 2021 Jim and Alison Leslie Award for Outstanding Achievement in Teaching and Learning.  This Award recognises the “Lifelong Learning through Mathematics” team for their outstanding contribution to building students’ lifelong learning skills through the design and implementation of holistic learning experiences that foster self-efficacy, evaluative judgement, and personal […]

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Vicky Mak a finalist in Defence Academic of the Year Award

A big congratulations to Vicky Mak from the maths team who has been nominated as a finalist for Academic of the Year in the Australian Defence Industry Awards.   Vicky is one of only 10 finalists (the list of which also includes Deakin academics Chang-Tsun Li and Saeid Nahavandi) with the award recognising her excellence in […]

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WIMSIG Conference 2021

Celebration of Women in Australian Mathematical SciencesThe WIMSIG Conference 2021 (postponed from 2020) will now be taking place at a range of “localhubs” on Friday 1st October this year. See flyer This one-day conference will have a mixture of local (in-person) activities and joint online activities.Our local Victorian hub at Monash University will be hosting […]

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Bronze medal win in IEEE CEC/GECCO 2021 Competition on “Evolutionary Computation in the Energy Domain: Smart Grid Applications”

Vicky and Rasul have recently won a Bronze medal in IEEE CEC/GECCO 2021 Competition on “Evolutionary Computation in the Energy Domain: Smart Grid Applications”. The competition has two independent tracks, each tackling an optimisation problem in the energy domain. Participants of the competition could use different evolutionary algorithms for each track (if they participate in […]

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