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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

New for 2016 entry
A course that will develop core skills in the management and use of big data sets, with pathways in business management, healthcare and GIS.

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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.


Forthcoming seminars

Full details can be found on our seminars page.

Thu 29th September, 4:00 PM
Fluids and MHD seminars
Scaling theory for vortices in the two-dimensional inverse energy cascade
Helen Burgess (School of Mathematics and Statistics, University of St Andrews)
Venue: MALL 1 & 2

Tue 4th October, 11:00 AM
Leeds Applied Nonlinear Dynamics
Spontaneous dialect formation in a population of linguistically aligning agents
Richard Blythe (University of Ediburgh)
Venue: MALL 1

Tue 4th October, 3:15 PM
Leeds Algebra Seminar
Picard cohomology
Nick Gurski (Sheffield University)
Venue: MALL 1, School of Mathematics.

Wed 5th October, 12:00 PM
Mathematical Biology and Medicine
Persistence and extinction for populations modeled by stochastic differential equations or piecewise deterministic Markov processes
Alex Hening (University of Oxford)
Venue: MALL 1

Wed 5th October, 4:00 PM
Geometry Seminars
Real line arrangements with Hirzebruch property
Dmitri Panov (Kings College London)
Venue: Roger Stevens LT12

Wed 5th October, 4:00 PM
Logic Seminars
Meena Mahajan (The Institute of Mathematical Sciences, Chennai)
Venue: MALL 1

Come along to one of our Undergraduate Open Days to find out more about our exciting courses.


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