UL secures €4.35m funding from SFI

The University of Limerick (UL) has secured €4.35million funding from Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) towards the establishment of a mathematical modelling and research group.

21st October, 2006

Over the next five years, the modelling group, known as the Mathematics Applications Consortium for Science and Industry (MACSI), will aim to facilitate a closer working relationship between mathematicians and researchers from industry, finance, economics, engineering and other academic disciplines.

‘‘A great number of companies in Ireland are heavily dependant on solving problems through applied mathematics and the SFI funding is a worthy recognition of the need for an Irish consortium in this discipline,” said...

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