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Dissipation of geostrophic eddy energy in the Southern Ocean
Maxim Nikurashin

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Assoc/Prof Federico Girosi

Operational Oceanography: a Naval Perspective
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Using journal articles to build and assess communication skills in undergraduate mathematics.
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Spotlight on...

Dr Thomas Britz is a lecturer in the School of Mathematics and Statistics. In this interview, he reveals that he enjoys all aspects of his job, talks about some cool things that students have taught him, and discusses his research in Combinatorics.

What is mathematics all about? Is it about numbers, sets, groups and other "abstract objects"? If so, what sort of things are they, and why is mathematics so useful in real life? The "Sydney School", based at UNSW, argues that mathematics studies some real properties of things in the world, and that it is possible to say what properties they are.

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