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Recent Grants
ARC Discovery Project Grant for 20222024 (P~Vesk,
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N~Golding, Y~Wang, A~Xia),
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P Pollett, N Ross, M Luczak, G Reinert, A Roellin, E Pekoz),
project title:
Random Discrete Structures: Approximations and Applications.
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P Pollett, A Novikov, M Luczak, G Reinert),
project title: Random Network Models with Applications in Biology.
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W Wen, M Wright and Y He),
project title: Genetic and environmental determinants of brain
networks in ageing.
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Applied Mathematics at Peking University.
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Statistics at Peking University.
Probability at Peking University.
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