Professor Rachel Bearon

Executive Committee

Biography: Rachel Bearon is Professor of Mathematical Biology and Head of the Department of Mathematical Sciences at the University of Liverpool. Her research concerns the spatial and temporal dynamics of biological systems, ranging from bacterial chemotaxis, cancer cell motility and phytoplankton in turbulence, to modelling cell-signalling pathways, intracellular protein dynamics and drug transport. Rachel is a Fellow of the Institute of Mathematics and its Applications and has been on its Council (2017-2023). She is the 2022 President of the Mathematics Section of the British Science Association, and a Trustee of the University of Liverpool Maths School, the first specialist 16-19 maths school in the North of England.

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