News and Outputs Linked to V-KEMS Activities:

  • 17th June 2022 - "Aortic Stenosis Post-COVID-19: a Mathematical Model on Waiting Lists and Mortality" was published in BMJ Open.

  • 6th June 2022 - the working paper from the Virtual Study Group on Communities for an Ageing Society was published.

  • 18th - 20th May 2022 - Virtual Study Group on The Public Perception of Science took place.

  • 6th May 2022 - Webinar hosted by ICMS - ARIA and the UK Mathematical Sciences: Panel Discussion with Q&A - “Experiences of DARPA-esque programmes" took place.

  • 4th April 2022 - a flier about V-KEMS activities is available

  • 29th - 31st March 2022 - Virtual Study Group on Recovery from the Pandemic: Transport Logistics took place.

  • 28th March 2022 - Webinar hosted by ICMS - ARIA and the UK Mathematical Sciences: Engaging mathematical sciences with grand challenges and government policy took place.

  • 9th - 11th March 2022 - Virtual Study Group on Communities for an Ageing Society took place.

  • 9th March 2022 - Rapid Assistance in Modelling the Pandemic - Outreach Innovation Awards for Early Career Researchers.

  • 23rd February 2022 - The Post-COVID Economic Recovery Scoping Meeting: Hospitality & Tourism hosted by the IMI took place.

  • 25th January 2022 - PraxisAuril published a blog post by Joanna Jordan and Matt Butchers about the V-KEMS KE Award.

  • 12th - 14th January 2022 - Post Covid-19 Recovery - Communities of the Future Virtual Study Group took place and a working paper has since been published.

  • 11th January 2022 - The CMS Town Hall Meeting - Consultation on National Academy and Connected Centres Network took place and the recording was made available.

  • 9th December 2021 - Test Trace and Isolate for epidemic control: lessons learnt from COVID-19 in the UK and preparing for future pandemics took place.

  • 18th November 2021 - V-KEMS was awarded “KE Team of the Year” by Simon Bond (Innovation Director, SETsquared Partnership), beating two other candidates to the title. The Awards were sponsored by UKRI, the UK’s research and innovation funding body. Matt Butchers from the KTN accepted the award on behalf of all the V-KEMS partners.

  • 8th - 9th November 2021 - Modelling Energy Systems and Resilience Virtual Study Group took place.

  • 21st October 2021 - an article about Keeping People Safe at Large Events was published.

  • 15th October 2021 - V-KEMS announced as a PraxisAuril KE Awards 2021 Finalist for KE Team of the Year. Our finalist video can be found here.

  • 12th - 14th October 2021 - Recovery from the Pandemic: Hospitality & Leisure Virtual Study Group took place. A working paper has since been published and the AIRBODS Researchers have shared a blog post about their participation.

  • 26th August 2021 - an article about Covid-19 safety in large events: supporting the events industry through mathematical sciences was published.

  • 13th-15th July 2021 - Covid-19 Safety in Large Events - Virtual Study Group took place. A working paper has since been published.

  • 9th June 2021 - A Post-COVID Economic Recovery Scoping Meeting took place - leading to a Virtual Study Group in January 2022

  • On 25th May, V-KEMS gave 3 presentations at the IMA Online 2021 Series

  • 12th May 2021 - Assessing Risk in the Retail Environment during the COVID-19 pandemic was published in Royal Society Open Science

  • 13th April 2021 - Clare Merritt, Dr Matt Butchers and Professor Alan Champneys presented about V-KEMS at ECMI 2021

  • 12th-16th April 2021 - V-KEMS set a problem at ESGI 165 - Resilience of Trans-National Vaccine Supply Networks

  • 18th March 2021 - Working Paper published on Modelling Solutions to the Impact of COVID-19 on Cardiovascular Waiting Lists - following the February Virtual Study Group

  • 8th March 2021- a podcast about Modelling Solutions to the Impact of COVID-19 on Cardiovascular Waiting Lists was published

  • 21st February 2021 - SARS-COV-2 Infection in UK University Students: Lessons from September-December 2020 and Modelling Insights for Future Student Return

  • 2nd-4th February 2021 - Modelling Solutions to the Impact of COVID-19 on Cardiovascular Waiting Lists, Virtual Study Group

  • 11th-13th January 2021 - Reducing the Risk of Covid-19 Transmission on Trains Virtual Study Group.

  • 16th-18th December 2020 - Modelling of Heterogeneous Systems Virtual Study Group

  • 8th December 2020 - Dr Joanna Jordan spoke about the work of V-KEMS at the PraxisAuril KE Matters Digital Celebration.

  • 27th October 2020 - Professor Chris Budd OBE spoke at the Fields Institute about COVID, V-KEMS and Modelling Retail and Higher Education.

  • 5th-6th October 2020 - Mathematical Modelling and COVID-19: How Can Modelling Inform a Response to the Current COVID-19 resurgence?

  • 17th September 2020 - Dr Matt Butchers wrote about Unlocking Higher Education Spaces.

  • 7th September-8th September 2020 - Data Study Group: Evaluating the UK’s Resilience to Supply Chain Shocks.

  • September 2020 - Professor Rebecca Hoyle spoke to the Isaac Newton Institute about V-KEMS, our recent study groups & running virtual activities.

  • 30th July 2020 - Professor Chris Budd OBE spoke about V-KEMS at IMA Mathematics 2020. A youtube recording of the talk is now available.

  • 20th July–24th July 2020 – V-KEMS hosted the 162nd European Study Group with Industry with the University of Leeds.

  • 15th July 2020 - V-KEMS joined the INI Infectious Dynamics of Pandemics Programme to provide feedback from the Unlocking Higher Education Space Virtual Study Group.

  • 7th July 2020 - The Benefits of Peer Transparency in Safe Workplace Operation Post Pandemic Lockdown, was submitted, motivated by the Unlocking the Workforce Virtual Study Group.

  • 2nd July 2020 - Unlocking Higher Education Spaces - What Might Mathematics Tell Us was published.

  • 15th-17th June 2020 - Unlocking Higher Education Spaces Virtual Study Group took place.

  • 12th June 2020 - V-KEMS featured in the Mathematics Today IMA Article – The Virtual Forum for Knowledge Exchange.

  • 11th June 2020 – V-KEMS hosted a session for over 250 people regarding the need for an academy for the mathematical sciences on behalf of the Big Mathematics Initiative of the Council for Mathematical Sciences.

  • 2nd June 2020 - Operations Manual for Running a Virtual Study Group published.

  • 29th May 2020 - the V-KEMS website was launched.

  • 7th May 2020 - Working Paper published on Guiding Principles for Unlocking the Workforce - What Can Mathematics Tell Us?. This was followed by a webinar discussion of possible principles and scenarios for the UK workforce returning to the workplace.

  • 5th May 2020 - INI launches Infectious Dynamics of Pandemics Virtual Programme.

  • May 2020 - ICMS newsletter on the initiation of virtual activities.

  • 22nd April 2020 - Virtual Knowledge Exchange – newsletter update from the Newton Gateway to Mathematics.

  • 16th April 2020 - @V_KEMS twitter account set up.

  • April 2020 - UK Mathematical Sciences Expertise for Agrifood Supply Chain & Logistics paper published.

  • March 2020 - V-KEMs formed with various representatives from the mathematical sciences community to develop a virtual forum for knowledge exchange in the mathematical sciences.

  • March 2020 - Rapid Assistance in Modelling the Pandemic: RAMP. The RAMP initiative is bringing modelling expertise from a diverse range of disciplines to support the pandemic modelling community already working on Coronavirus (COVID-19).