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Mathematical solutions for industry

Mathematical solutions for industry

The Maths Industry Club at the University of Oxford provides practical solutions to industry problems across many sectors.

Impact case studies

Reforming the IMF and the World Bank

An Oxford academic has addressed G20 members, Commonwealth heads of government, the European Union and the World Economic Forum at Davos.

Professor Jonathan Michie

The value of mutuality

Lord Byron once said he detested everything that wasn’t perfectly mutual. Research by the University of Oxford suggests that his words have added resonance in the wake of the global financial crisis.

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Demystifying private sector standards bodies

Pioneering research has uncovered the inherent secrecy of global rule-making bodies, making them more accountable, enhancing democracy and illustrating the winners and losers from their practices.

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Helping the ‘Greeks’ to run faster

Mathematical techniques developed by Professor Mike Giles have led to substantial reductions in the complexity of the Monte Carlo computer simulations run by large banks, cutting both computing costs and energy consumption.

Professor Bent Flyvbjerg

Understanding ambition

It is human nature to be optimistic. If asked, we will almost all claim to be good drivers; statistics indicate that the truth is otherwise. Research by Professor Bent Flyvbjerg of Oxford University’s Saïd Business School has analysed this sensibility, among other things, to achieve a better understanding of ambition and risk in megaprojects.

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Improving treatment of speech disorders

An Oxford University researcher has developed a telephone-based system to help clinicians diagnose and treat patients with diseases that affect their voice.