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Calum Braham

Election Year: 2019

Election Constituency: Australia

Scholar Status: Scholar in Residence

Rhodes Identifier: Western Australia & Balliol 2019

Calum Braham

Biography

Calum graduated with a BPhil in Mathematics and Physics from the University of Western Australia in 2015, with a thesis analysing the passing strategies of Australian football teams. He is currently completing an MPhil in Mathematics, researching systems of particles undergoing aggregation and fragmentation in the context of mine wastewater treatment. He has applied mathematical modelling to problems from several organisations, including the Perth Festival, King Edward Memorial Hospital, Hockey Australia and Fisher & Paykel Appliances. Calum is passionate about education, having taught several mathematics classes at UWA and worked with the Teach Learn Grow program in rural Western Australia. Calum is a keen pianist and choral singer and enjoys playing football and cricket. With the Voyces chamber choir he has toured around Australia and performed with Adele at her Perth Concert.