Andreas Kyprianou (Bath) and Juan Carlos Pardo (CIMAT) have been awarded a prestigious Royal Society Newton Advanced Fellowship, enabling collaboration between their respective research groups over three years. The award provides substantial funds to allow travel of members of members of the probability research group in CIMAT and members of Prob-L@B in Bath.

Members of the department of Mathematical Sciences at Bath visited Mexico as part of a University delegation from 18-26 April 2015. Andreas Kyprianou, Paul Milewski, Susie Douglas, Kirill Cherednichenko, Karim Anaya-Izqueirdo and Gavin Shaddick represented the different research and educational interests of the Department of Mathematical Sciences.

The Pro-Vice Chancellor for Internationalisation, Professor Colin Grant, has awarded a start-up grant of GBP 12,000 towards the workshop series in collaboration with the Mexican institutions of Universidad Autónoma de México (UNAM) and Centro de Investigación en Matemáticas (CIMAT).