News and Outputs Linked to V-KEMS Activities:
14th November 2022 - A paper on Getting the most out of maths: How to coordinate mathematical modelling research to support a pandemic, lessons learnt from three initiatives that were part of the COVID-19 response in the UK has been published in the Elsevier Journal of Theoretical Biology.
7th July 2022 - an INI podcast on Communicating maths: a journalist’s perspective, an interview with Tom Whipple is now available. Tom was recently involved in a V-KEMS Virtual Study Group on The Public Perception of Science, where he presented a challenge on Communicating Mathematics.
29th June - 1st July 2022 - Virtual Study Group on Environmental Risk Post COVID-19 took place.
17th June 2022 - "Aortic Stenosis Post-COVID-19: a Mathematical Model on Waiting Lists and Mortality" was published in BMJ Open.
4th April 2022 - a flier about V-KEMS activities is available
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.
25th January 2022 - PraxisAuril published a blog post by Joanna Jordan and Matt Butchers about the V-KEMS KE Award.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
2nd July 2020 - Unlocking Higher Education Spaces - What Might Mathematics Tell Us was published.
29th June-1st July 2020 – Feeding Vulnerable People Virtual Study Group took place.
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).