Early career researchers talk about the importance of funding support

Dr Thibault Bonnemain, Research Associate at King's College London working at the The Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences (INI) in Cambridge.

Photo: Dr Thibault Bonnemain, Research Associate at King's College London working at the The Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences (INI) in Cambridge.

The Cambridge Philosophical Society has funded a number of early career researchers at The Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences (INI) in Cambridge, as part of the Society's grants and funding for scientists of the future.

Dr Bonnie Zaire, a postdoctoral researcher from the Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais (UFMG) in Brazil and Dr Thibault Bonnemain, a Research Associate at King's College London talk in depth about their field of research and the importance of funding for more junior members of the community.

Dr Zaire's work focuses on understanding the magnetism of young, low-mass stars. One of the main projects I am involved with is to explore through global magnetohydrodynamic simulations how the dynamo mechanism adjusts to internal structure changes as the star evolves. In particular, I use these simulations to analyse the physical mechanism responsible for controlling the magnetic field morphology, known from observations to vary with the stellar age and mass.

Dr Thibault Bonnemain primarily focuses on the interplay between intelligibility and many body systems, as well as on their application to various disciplines such as hydrodynamics, soliton theory, game theory and crowd dynamics. Specifically Bonnemain's research interests fall under four categories:
+ Generalised Hydrodynamics and statistics of soliton gases,
+ Soliton gases in Korteweg - de Vries and Nonlinear Schrödinger equations,
+ Quadratic Mean Field Games and their integrability,
+ Pedestrian and dense crowd dynamics at both operational and tactical levels.

Watch Bonnie Zaire and Thibault Bonnemain talk about their research and funding below.

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