january, 2017

24jan6:00 pm7:00 pmOn Growth and Form and Mathematics, D’Arcy Thompson, 100 years on

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A public lecture organised by the International Centre for Mathematical Sciences, University of Edinburgh

2017 sees the centenary of the publication of the founding work of mathematical biology. In On Growth and Form by D’Arcy Thompson explores the connections between mathematics and biological growth. It has become a highly influential work for many fields in the arts and sciences.

To mark the occasion ICMS have invited Professor Alain Goriely, University of Oxford to give a public lecture on the importance of D’Arcy Thompson’s work for contemporary mathematical biologists today.  The main talk will be prefaced by a short introduction to Thompson’s life and wider interests by Matthew Jarron, Curator of the D’Arcy Thompson Zoology Museum, University of Dundee.

Tickets must be booked in advance via https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/on-growth-and-form-and-mathematics-darcy-thompson-100-years-on-tickets-29303793435

Time

(Tuesday) 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm BST

Location

Newhaven Lecture Theatre, ICMS

15 South College Street Edinburgh, EH8 9AA

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