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School of Mathematics

Postgraduate Open Day

6 February, 2015
Come along and find out about postgraduate study opportunities on offer in the School.

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Explore. Choose. Grow.

Launched in September 2014 our Discovery Themes provide an opportunity to broaden your horizons.

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Forthcoming seminars

Full details can be found on our seminars page.

Wed 28th January, 2:00 PM
Proof Theory Seminar
Back and Forth
Peter Schuster (University of Leeds)
Venue: Emmanuel Centre SR 10

Wed 28th January, 4:00 PM
Algebra, Geometry and Integrable Systems Colloquium
Kahler geometry and the Navier-Stokes equations
Ian Roulstone (Surrey)
Venue: Engineering (Houldsworth) LT F (G.07)

Wed 28th January, 4:00 PM
Geometry Seminars
Kahler geometry and the Navier-Stokes equations
Ian Roulstone (Surrey)
Venue: Engineering (Houldsworth) LT F (G.07)

Thu 29th January, 2:00 PM
Probability, Stochastic Modelling and Financial Mathematics
Brownian and other excursions and Parisian options
Angelos Dassios (LSE)
Venue: MALL (Physics Research Deck)

Thu 29th January, 4:00 PM
Fluids and MHD seminars
Buoyancy Driven Fracture
Richard Craster (Imperial College London)
Venue: Lecture Theatre B, 3.25 Civil Engineering

Fri 30th January, 4:00 PM
Integrable Systems Seminar
Analytic series expansion for $\sigma$-functions: applications, examples and open questions
Julia Bernakska (Kiev)
Venue: MALL (Physics Research Deck)

Tue 3rd February, 3:00 PM
Leeds Algebra Seminar
Graded RoCK blocks and wreath products
Anton Evseev (University of Birmingham)
Venue: Roger Stevens LT 16 (12.16)

Mathematics at Leeds ranked in the World's top 100
Our excellence recognised in the prestigious QS World University Rankings for 2014

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Mathematics at Leeds ranked in the top ten in REF2014
In the results of the recently announced 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF), Mathematics at Leeds was ranked equal 8th overall and equal 9th for research impact. The quality of research saw an increase in grade point average to 3.21 with 85% of work rated as internationally leading (4*) or internationally excellent (3*).

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Graduate Teaching Assistantship (GTA) Award
For new students commencing full-time PhD study in September 2015. Both UK/EU and international students are eligible to apply.

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Research that could improve nuclear power plant safety...
Taking inspiration from nature, researchers have created a versatile model...

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S Barry Cooper

New film portrayal of Alan Turing
Professor S Barry Cooper has an article in The Guardian which discusses Benedict Cumberbatch’s portrayal of mathematician Alan Turing in the new film The Imitation Game.

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Dr Harlen and Claire on the festival stand

Forecasting Environmental Change
Dr Jochen Voss and Professor Onno Bokhove have been successful in winning grants, worth £976k...

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