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

It’s official. We’re University of the Year.

School of Mathematics

MSc Data Science and Analytics

A course that develops core skills in the management and use of big data sets, with pathways in business management, healthcare and GIS.


Celebrating our Success

The University is proud to announce that we have been named University of the Year 2017 by The Times and The Sunday Times’ Good University Guide.


Stochastic Analysis of Dynamical Systems, Stochastic Control and Games, 24-26 October, 2016

The conference aims at bringing together experts in stochastic analysis and control in order to explore the most recent advancements in the area.

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Forthcoming seminars

Full details can be found on our seminars page.

Mon 24th October, 4:00 PM
Pure Colloquium
Minimal surfaces and eigenvalue problems
Gerasim Kokarev (Leeds)
Venue: Roger Stevens LT10

Tue 25th October, 3:15 PM
Leeds Algebra Seminar
A new way to take the product of two groups
Simon M Smith (University of Lincoln)
Venue: NOTICE UNUSUAL ROOM: Maurice Keyworth Building SR 1.05 (Over in the business school )

Wed 26th October, 11:00 AM
Geometry Seminars
Yorkshire and Durham Geometry Day
Ben Sharp (Warwick), Eric Loubeau (Brest), Kenneth Falconer (St Andrews), Wilhelm Klingenberg (Durham)
Venue: Department of Mathematics, The University of York

Wed 26th October, 4:00 PM
Logic Seminars
John Longley (University of Edinburgh)
Venue: Roger Stevens LT 24 (10.24)

Thu 27th October, 4:00 PM
Fluids and MHD seminars
Using inkjet printing to deposit lines of fluids
Anne Juel (School of Physics & Astronomy, University of Manchester)
Venue: MALL 1 & 2


MATRIX Conference Success

More than 100 maths communicators from the UK, Europe and around the world joined us for this year's MATRIX conference which was co-organised by our School of Mathematics, MATHSWORLDUK and New York's MoMath. 

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The secret of 'never-repeating patterns' is revealed

Prof. Rucklidge and Dr Subramanian from the School, along with colleagues from other institutions have created a model to help explain the mathematics behind the 'impossible' never-repeating patterns.

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Vincent Caselles Prize Winner 

Dr Martin Lopez Garcia, a lecturer in Applied Mathematics, has been awarded a Vincent Caselles prize by the Spanish Royal Mathematical Society, the FBBVA and the Government of Spain for his pioneering and influential doctoral work. 

The School of Mathematics has risen 17 places in The Guardian 2017 League Tables

We are delighted to have risen 17 places in The Guardian 2017 League Tables, which have just been published. The full listing of the tables can be found here