Department of Applied MathematicsWestern Science
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What is Applied Mathematics?

Applied mathematics teaches students how to use their love of numbers and computers to tackle challenging real-world problems. In the Department of Applied Mathematics at Western researchers model the spread of infectious diseases, interactions among sub-atomic particles, and the behaviour of materials on the micro- and nano-scales.


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