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

Mathematics provides the structure for creative thought

School of Mathematics

Welcome to the School of Mathematics

We are one of the largest and most prestigious mathematics departments in the UK, with an international reputation for our teaching and research excellence.

We cover the areas of applied and pure mathematics, as well as statistics and financial mathematics where we have close teaching and research links with Leeds University Business School.

Forthcoming seminars
Mon 28th April, 2014
Graham Donovan
Spatial pattern formation in the lung
Tue 29th April, 2014
Anne Henke
Wed 30th April, 2014
Thomas Forster

Thu 1st May, 2014
Chris Sherlock
Optimising the pseudo-marginal random walk Metropolis

Please see our seminars page for more details.

Latest news and events

Undergraduate Open Days

June 2014
Come along to one of our three open days on 20th, 21st and 27th June and find out about our undergraduate courses.

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Anniversary scholarships

To celebrate our 110th anniversary this year, the University of Leeds is making a major investment in 110 new postgraduate scholarships.

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University Mathematics in Perspective

25 June 2014 - 27 June 2014

28th Residential Course for Sixth Form Students held at University of Leeds.


Teachers and Advisors Conference

27 June 2014

This provides an interface between the University and teachers in schools and sixth forms.


CliMathNet Conference, University of Leeds

14 July 2014 - 18 July 2014

A conference on understanding the climate system, quantifying uncertainty in climate models, forecasting extreme events, and highlighting novel mathematical and statistical techniques with applications in climate sciences.