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Mathematics provides the structure for creative thought

School of Mathematics

Searching for 250 great minds

The University of Leeds biggest ever recruitment drive has been launched to find 250 new academic researchers.

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The MegaMenger build continues!

The Mega Menger Sponge is taking shape in the Conference Auditorium using 50,000 business cards.

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Forthcoming seminars

Full details can be found on our seminars page.

Mon 3rd November, 3:00 PM
Leeds Algebra Seminar
Graded representation theory of the symmetric group
Liron Speyer (Queen Mary, University of London)
Venue: MALL (Physics Research Deck)

Tue 4th November, 12:00 PM
Leeds Applied Nonlinear Dynamics
To be confirmed.
David Barton (University of Bristol)
Venue: MALL (Physics Research Deck)

Wed 5th November, 4:00 PM
Logic Seminars
Robert Gray (University of East Anglia)
Venue: MALL (Physics Research Deck)

Thu 6th November, 2:00 PM
Probability, Stochastic Modelling and Financial Mathematics
Inverse Portfolio Problem and Restoring Risk Preferences
Bogdan Grechuk (University of Leicester)
Venue: MALL (Physics Research Deck)

Thu 6th November, 4:00 PM
Fluids and MHD seminars
Electrostatically driven multilayer flows
Demetrios Papageorgiou (Departmentment of Mathematics, Imperial College)
Venue: Lecture Theatre B, 3.25 Civil Engineering

Fri 7th November, 2:10 PM
Department of Statistics
Modeling of Sparse and Spatially Correlated Functional Data
Surajit Ray (University of Glasgow)
Venue: MALL (Physics Research Deck)

Fri 7th November, 4:00 PM
Integrable Systems Seminar
Analogues of coverings and fundamental groups in geometry of PDEs and applications to Backlund transformations
Sergei Igonin (Leeds)
Venue: MALL (Physics Research Deck)

Latest news

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

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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Funded PhD places available
Up to 16 fully-funded four-year PhD studentships are available in the EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Soft Matter and Functional Interfaces for October 2015.

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Amit Mehta Prize winner
Susannah Wixey, a 3rd year Maths student has been awarded the 2014 Amit Mehta Prize.

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