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Awarded in recognition of our commitment to equality for women in mathematics and science.

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School of Mathematics

Open Days 2017

Find out why we're University of the Year - our open days are a chance to learn more about our courses, meet staff and students, and see facilities.

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Leeds top 5 for student experience

Leeds has been voted in the top five universities in the UK in the new Times Higher Education’s Student Experience Survey.

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Leeds Masters Scholarships

If you are applying for a postgraduate course for 2017 you may be eligible to apply for our £5,000 Leeds Masters Scholarships.

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PiNE meeting "Interdisciplinary Applications of Stochastic Processes: Health & Disease and Finance", 27 April 2017

A collaboration among researchers interested in probability theory and its applications. Register by Wednesday 19th April.

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21st UK Meeting on Integrable Models, Conformal Field Theory and Related Topics
2-3 June 2017

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Leeds Annual Statistical Research (LASR) Workshop, 26 - 28 June 2017

The forthcoming 2017 LASR Workshop will be held jointly with the EU funded MIMOmics network.

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Forthcoming seminars

Full details can be found on our seminars page.

Fri 28th April, 2:00 PM
Department of Statistics
Using Gaussian processes in an attempt to control for socio-economic factors: Sweden 2000-2016
Bjorn Blomqvist (Uppsala University)
Venue: MALL 1

Tue 2nd May, 11:00 AM
Leeds Applied Nonlinear Dynamics
Mean Responses to Symmetry-Breaking Perturbations in Disordered Systems
David Hughes (University of Leeds)
Venue: MALL 1

Wed 3rd May, 11:30 AM
Geometry Seminars
Yorkshire Durham Geometry Day
Eirik Eike Svanes (Jussieu), Marcos Jardim (UNICAMP), Marie-Amelie Lawn (Imperial), Mark Gross (Cambridge)
Venue: MALL, Level 8, School of Mathematics

Wed 3rd May, 4:00 PM
Logic Seminars
Thorsten Altenkirch (University of Nottingham)
Venue: MALL 1

Thu 4th May, 2:00 PM
Probability, Stochastic Modelling and Financial Mathematics
Consumption/Investment problems with transaction costs
David Hobson (University of Warwick)

Thu 4th May, 4:00 PM
Fluids and MHD seminars
Rapidly Rotating Rayleigh-Benard Convection
Stephan Stellmach (Institut fur Geophysik, Westfalische Wilhems-Universitat Munster)
Venue: Roger Stevens LT10 (9.10)


Starter for ten

Students from the School of Mathematics are competing in the Hiscox University Data Challenge, a nationwide analytical competition set up to explore how data can be used to solve real world problems that affect the insurance industry. The ten member team includes MSc Data Science and Analytics student Ruzi, mathematics PhD students Lukas and Zeyu, and students from the University’s School of Geography and Business School.

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Leeds graduates among top 5 most sought after by leading UK employers

A new report from High Fliers Research has ranked Leeds graduates as the 5th most targeted by the top UK graduate recruiters, an improvement of five places on 2016.

The study looked at the graduate vacancies and starting salaries at employers from The Times Top 100 Graduate Employers list.

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Jet stream discovered within the Earth’s molten iron core
Tuesday, 20 December 2016

Researchers, including Prof Rainer Hollerbach from the School of Mathematics, have discovered an accelerating band of molten iron circling the North Pole, like the jet stream in the atmosphere, using the latest satellite data.

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