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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

Broaden your academic horizons

As part of your studies at Leeds you will have the opportunity to broaden your knowledge outside your main degree subject through our Discovery Modules.

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Gold for student education

The University of Leeds has achieved a Gold rating in the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF), the highest award possible.

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STEM Careers Fair 2017 - 23 October 2017

Our STEM Careers Fair provides a great opportunity for employers and students to engage.

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Forthcoming seminars

Full details can be found on our seminars page.

Wed 18th October, 12:00 PM
Algebra Working Seminar
Sigma-pure-injective modules for string algebras via the theory of linear relations
Raphael Bennett-Tennenhaus (Leeds)
Venue: EC Stoner SR (8.90)

Wed 18th October, 12:00 PM
Mathematical Biology and Medicine
Cell size and growth rate regulation of stochastic gene expression
Vahid Shahrezaei (Imperial College London)
Venue: MALL, level 8 in the School of Mathematics

Wed 18th October, 2:00 PM
Proofs, Constructions and Computations Seminar
In memoriam Solomon Feferman
Michael Rathjen (Leeds)
Venue: Mall 2

Wed 18th October, 3:00 PM
Geometry Seminars
Bounding the invariant spectrum of the Laplacian.
Stuart Hall (Newcastle)
Venue: Roger Stevens LT09

Wed 18th October, 4:00 PM
Logic Seminars
Finite sets and infinite sets in weak intuitionistic arithmetic
Takako Nemoto (JAIST)
Venue: MALL 1

Thu 19th October, 3:00 PM
Fluids and MHD seminars
Polymer Melts and 3D Printing
Claire Mcllroy (University of Nottingham)
Venue: MALL 1 & 2

Thu 19th October, 4:15 PM
Pure PG Seminar
What is a good quotient?
Maxime Fairon
Venue: MAGIC room

Thu 19th October, 4:30 PM
Analysis and Applications
Molehills out of mountains
Tom W. Korner (Cambridge University)
Venue: MALL1

Fri 20th October, 4:00 PM
Integrable Systems Seminar
Infinite dimensional Lie algebras with a structure of finitely generated modules
Victor Buchstaber (Russian Academy of Sciences)
Venue: MALL 1

Tue 24th October, 3:15 PM
Leeds Algebra Seminar
Mapping toric varieties into small dimensional spaces
Emilie Dufresne (University of Nottingham)
Venue: MALL 1, School of Mathematics.


School of Mathematics scores highly for student satisfaction and employability

The School of Mathematics scored 88% for overall student satisfaction in the latest National Student Survey (NSS).

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Leeds mathematician wins IIF Tao Hong outstanding certificate

Dr Jonathan Ward (lecturer in Applied Mathematics) and colleagues have received an outstanding certificate as part of the IIF Tao Hong Award for papers on energy forecasting published in the International Journal of Forecasting.

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Artist in residence

The School of Mathematics is delighted to be hosting sculptor Dominic Hopkinson as our artist in residence.

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Leeds Data Science Society wins the Hiscox university data challenge

Leeds Data Science Society, led by LIDA PhD Student Lawrence Ning Lu and formed by a team of multidisciplinary students from The University of Leeds, won the Hiscox University Data Challenge!

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Guardian university league tables 2018 success

Mathematics at Leeds has moved up in the Guardian university league tables 2018, rising 3 places to 15th.

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