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School of Mathematics

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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Spectral Geometry, 30 March 2017

One-day workshop supported by LMS conference grant: celebrating new appointments.

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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 24th March, 2:00 PM
Department of Statistics
Recent developments in causal mediation analysis
Rhian Daniel (London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine)
Venue: MALL 1

Wed 29th March, 2:00 PM
Proofs, Constructions and Computations Seminar
A Proof-Theoretic Approach to Slow Consistency
Anton Freund (University of Leeds)
Venue: Magic Room 10.03


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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