The Summer Programme For Undergraduate Research (SPUR) is a six week active research based and paid experiential learning programme which offers successful students the opportunity to work closely with faculty mentors on research projects across a range of disciplines. This programme is open to pre-final year UG students.
The Mathematics and Statistics Department has the following two SPUR projects in 2020. Deadline for applications is 08/03/20.
This project will look at the algebraic combinatorics of Young tableau. It involves understanding and implementing, in SageMath, an important algorithm used in the study of Young tableau.
Supervisor: Dr John Murray
Preferred Start Date: 01/06/20
Preferred End Date: 10/07/20
Algebra & the topology of manifolds
This project will investigate the interaction between topology, geometry and algebra.
Supervisor: Prof David Wraith
Preferred Start Date: Flexible
Preferred End Date: Flexible
For more information see the SPUR module on Moodle.