Peter Furness: I have "Mathematician" on my business card

Peter Furness: I have "Mathematician" on my business card

Being a Professional Mathematician

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Peter Furness, consultant in decision analytics, modelling and data mining, talks about his career. He discusses: how he describes himself (at time 0:08) the image of mathematics in his field of commercial consultancy (1:23) the skills required by a mathematician in that field (4:21) the support available (6:26) the value of Chartered Mathematician status (9:29) how he disseminates his work (11:59) the obstacles he has faced in his career (13:43) the opportunities for mathematicians setting out on careers now (15:39) More information, worksheets and other resources for the undergraduate mathematics curriculum: www.beingamathematician.org
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Peter Furness, consultant in decision analytics, modelling and data mining, talks about his career. He discusses: how he describes himself (at time 0:08) the image of mathematics in his field of commercial consultancy (1:23) the skills required by a mathematician in that field (4:21) the support available (6:26) the value of Chartered Mathematician status (9:29) how he disseminates his work (11:59) the obstacles he has faced in his career (13:43) the opportunities for mathematicians setting out on careers now (15:39) More information, worksheets and other resources for the undergraduate mathematics curriculum: www.beingamathematician.org
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