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Vicky Neale

Series featuring Vicky Neale

  • The Secrets of Mathematics
  • Maths + Cancer
# Episode Title Description People Date
10 Creative Commons 6. The shape of data with Professor Heather Harrington Vicky Neale and Heather Harrington look at how mathematical techniques are used to identify patterns in cancer data, and discuss the creative thinking required of mathematicians. Vicky Neale, Heather Harrington 23 Dec 2022
9 Creative Commons 5. Modelling cancer with Professor Helen Byrne Vicky Neale sits down with Helen Byrne to discuss her research around mathematical modelling for tumour prediction, and her advice for researchers who want to apply their work to cancer research. Vicky Neale, Helen Byrne 23 Dec 2022
8 Creative Commons 4. Numbers don't tell the whole story with Professor Hannah Fry Vicky Neale talks to Hannah Fry about the difficulties of using probabilities in medical statistics, and how their own experiences have shaped their perspectives on the tough choices facing those making decisions on cancer care. Vicky Neale, Hannah Fry 12 Dec 2022
7 Creative Commons 3. Medical imaging and radiotherapy with Tom Whyntie Vicky Neale sits down with Tom Whyntie to look at how mathematics is being used in medical imaging to optimise cancer care, and the ‘epic amounts of data’ behind the technology. Vicky Neale, Tom Whyntie 12 Dec 2022
6 Creative Commons 2. Communicating the evidence with Professor Sir David Spiegelhalter Vicky Neale and David Spiegelhalter explore the role of statisticians in communicating risk to the public, and how patients can be empowered to engage with clinicians when weighing up the benefits and risks of treatment. Vicky Neale, David Spiegelhalter 12 Dec 2022
5 Creative Commons 1. The relevance of maths to cancer with Professor Philip Maini Vicky Neale talks to Philip Maini about how mathematical modelling can help researchers and doctors to improve the quality of life for people receiving cancer treatment. Vicky Neale, Philip Maini 12 Dec 2022
4 Oxford Mathematics Newcastle Public Lecture: Vicky Neale - in Maths Mathematics has no place for emotion, its practitioners are positively unemotional. True? Well, no. In fact 10 out of 10 untrue. Mathematics and mathematicians are also on the emotional rollercoaster. Vicky Neale is one of them. Vicky Neale 27 Nov 2019
3 Oxford Mathematics Open Days Part 2. Pure Mathematics at Oxford In this talk Vicky Neale gives a glimpse of the undergraduate Pure Maths courses through the lens of elliptic curves. Vicky Neale 10 Jul 2019
2 Oxford Mathematics Student Lectures: An Introduction to Complex Numbers - Vicky Neale Much is written about life as an undergraduate at Oxford but what is it really like? Vicky Neale 22 Jan 2019
1 Closing the Gap: the quest to understand prime numbers - Vicky Neale Prime numbers have intrigued, inspired and infuriated mathematicians for millennia and yet mathematicians' difficulty with answering simple questions about them reveals their depth and subtlety. Vicky Neale 24 Oct 2017