The Fifth Mathematics in the Plant Sciences Study Group

The Fifth Mathematics in the Plant Sciences Study Group took place 3-6 January 2012 at the University Park campus of the University of Nottingham.

Five problems are now available on the problems page

Thehome page for the Mathematics in the Plant Sciences Study Group explains what a study group is and how it works.

Date and time

The meeting will run from 10:00 on Tuesday 3 January and finish at 16:00 on Friday 6 January.

The programme (last updated 21 Dec) is now available.


The meeting will be held in the Pope Building, University Park Campus


Participants will be staying in en-suite, single rooms in Lenton and Wortley Halls of Residence on University Park Campus. Accommodation for Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday nights will be provided free of charge to participants (external to University of Nottingham).


The University guest wireless network is available in the Pope Building and in Mathematical sciences – please be warned that it can be patchy. There is free wired internet access in your rooms in Lenton and Wortley Halls – you will need to bring a network cable for your laptop to be able to use it.


All meals and refreshments for the duration of the meeting will be provided free of charge. Dinner on Tuesday will be served at 19:30 in Lenton & Wortley Hall. Dinner on Wednesday will be at 19:30 at Mem Saab, and on Thursday at 19:30 at Antalya. Transport to/from restaurants will be provided for residential participants.

Getting to University Park


A taxi from Nottingham station to University Park should take around 15 mins and cost £8-10.

For buses from the city centre, please use:


The postcode for the campus is: NG7 2RD

On arrival, please go directly to Lenton & Wortley Halls (please see map) from 8:30 onwards on Monday morning and ask for a parking permit, and then parkin the designated Hall car park.

Please note: the University introduced a new parking regime in September. We have been told: “should you park anywhere on campus without a permit, a pay and display ticket, or park in restricted areas, on double yellow lines or in disabled bays if not a blue badge holder, then you may be clamped and fined“. They mean it – so please be aware!


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If you have any questions or problems please contact Susie Lydon (