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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

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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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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Invariant Subspaces and Banach Algebras: A meeting in memory of Charles Read, 1-2 September, 2016

A meeting in memory of Charles Read (1958-2015).

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MATRIX Conference, 1-3 September, 2016

The MoMath Matrix Conference will be hosted by Mathsworlduk and the University of Leeds. The aim of the conference is to share ideas, experiences and best practice in the area of maths outreach.

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Directions in Computability Theory, in memory of Barry Cooper, 17 September, 2016

One day meeting: there will be 4 talks by former collaborators and friends of Barry. There will also be a dinner preceded by a short Jazz Session.

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Topics in SDEs and their link to (S)PDEs, 19 September, 2016

This one-day workshop will take place in the School of Mathematics at Leeds.

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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

There are no seminars this week.

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


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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University Maths in Perspective 

54 sixth form students joined us for the very successful 30th annual University Mathematics in Perspective residential conference that was held on campus for 3 days.

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

Modelling the maths behind wave motion to aid sea rescues 

A mathematical model developed at the University of Leeds could make it possible to design safer versions of the 'fast ships' used in many vital offshore operations.

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