A group of students from the University of Warwick, The University of Nottingham, and Cardiff University have won first place in a student team competition, awarded in Las Vegas. The Nottingham team included geography student Anna Scholes, currently on a year-long placement.
With the backdrop of a fast-growing growing global population and looming challenges to produce enough food to feed the world, a group of students from the University of Warwick, The University of Nottingham, and Cardiff University in the United Kingdom have developed a new method to develop better-performing soybean strains that could lead to a world-wide increase in food production.
Their solution was developed as part of the first annual O.R. and Analytics Student Team Competition. This new competition, run by INFORMS, the leading international association for operations research and analytics professionals, and sponsored exclusively this year by Syngenta, challenges students to apply their considerable talent to develop solutions to some of the biggest challenges facing our world today.
Posted on Monday 24th April 2017