SMS Essay Competition 2010
“Application of Mathematics in Social Sciences”
- In recent years, disciplines in Social Sciences like anthropology, economics, sociology and psychology have been making extensive use of Mathematical models that uses, for example, calculus, probability, game and network theory.
- The main objective of this year’s competition is to allow students to explore how Mathematics can be applied in various aspects and disciplines in Social Sciences, not limited to areas mentioned above.
- We also hope that through such a competition, students can begin to understand how inter-disciplinary research is carried out.