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The Isaac Newton Institute's Open for Business events are developed and delivered by the Newton Gateway to Mathematics and are specifically designed to bring together industrial, commercial and government organisations with mathematical scientists. They can be run as part of an ongoing research programme, or as an independent event.

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Open for Business Events

Form & Deformation in Art, Toys and Games

Friday 1st December 2017
Isaac Newton Institute

New mathematical approaches, such as shape analysis and computational anatomy, can be applied to growth and form in a variety of complex living and inanimate systems. Mathematical tools have the capacity to revolutionise a whole range of inter-disciplinary problems, from image analysis to medical diagnosis, from study of paintings to mechanical toys and games.

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Future Developments in Climate Sea Ice Modelling

Monday 25th September 2017
Isaac Newton Institute

This one-day event specifically addressed climate model representation of sea ice and addressed fundamental and applied issues in mathematical modelling of sea ice. In particular, it sought to identify future priorities for climate sea ice model development.

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Computational Challenges in Image Processing

Tuesday 5th September 2017
Isaac Newton Institute

Image processing, along with mathematical imaging and computer vision have become fundamental for gaining information on various aspects in medicine, the sciences, and technology, in the public and private sector equally.

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Big Proof - Challenges in Industry and Research

Wednesday 19th July 2017
The Alan Turing Institute

This workshop, part of the Isaac Newton Institute Research Programme Big Proof, brought together mathematicians, computer scientists and logicians with those from relevant application areas.

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Engaging People in Data Privacy

Tuesday 6th December 2016

This one day workshop explored new ways in which data subjects can take an active part in how their data are shared. An interdisciplinary blend of science and technology, social policy, psychology legal analysis will be presented.

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New Approaches to Anonymisation

Monday 5th December 2016

This event was part of a week-long workshop on New Developments in Data Privacy, linked to the Isaac Newton Institute (INI) research programme on Data Linkage and Anonymisation. It highlighted new approaches to anonymisation and will bring together leading experts as well as data users and ‘data holders’ with the aim of disseminating state-of-the-art techniques and approaches from the INI research programme.

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Probability and Statistics in Forensic Science - Dissemination Workshop

Thursday 1st December 2016

This one day workshop was part of the Isaac Newton Institute Research Programme on Probability and Statistics in Forensic Science. It followed an earlier consultation event held in London on 9th February 2016, that involved discussion with members of the legal community and senior academics, to better understand the difficulties and concerns that the profession faces.

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Theoretical Foundations for Statistical Network Analysis - Open for Business Event

Tuesday 1st November 2016

This Open for Business event brought together academic researchers with representatives from industry and Government to discuss network problems arising in these areas. The event was hosted by the TGM and held at the Isaac Newton Institute, as part of the Theoretical Foundations for Statistical Network Analysis Programme.

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Perspectives on Data Linkage - Techniques, Challenges and Applications

Friday 16th September 2016

Data linkage is the process of identifying and linking records about the same entity across one or more databases. However, there are benefits as well as challenges associated with data linkage. For instance, enabling linkage between two or more sources of information can help maximise the value of research data, as well as adding high value to existing surveys and effectively creating new data resources.

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Understanding the Mathematics and Physics of Cell Motility and Pattern Formation - Open for Business Event

Wednesday 9th December 2015

Cell motility, morphogenesis, and pattern formation are essential
features of cell dynamics. They involve biochemical processes and
biomechanical properties coupling multiscales
ranging from the intracellular level, cell surface dynamics,
cell-cell and cell-tissue interactions up to the scale of cell
population behaviour influencing organ formation and
functioning. Hence, there is a need to develop new predictive
mathematical models with the ability to handle large datasets of
biological events and process thereby providing a
powerful quantitative framework to understand these phenomena
across multiple scales.

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