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23 May 2017

Recently, large-scale wildfires swept through ~1000 km2 of Mediterranean Chile, which is a globally threatened biodiversity hotspot. After the fires were controlled, the government planned to restore the native forest on public land. However, most of...

23 May 2017

Our very own mathemagician, Matt Holden, recently wrote a piece about the challenges he faced when organising conference symposia. He specifically talks about the difficulties in overcoming imbalanced diversity (such as gender ratios) and discusses h...

29 Apr 2017

Prospect theory is a behavioral economic theory that describes the way people choose between probabilistic alternatives that involve risk, where the probabilities of outcomes are known. The theory states that people make decisions based on...

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