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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.

Mon 26th September, 3:00 PM
Applied Maths
Some mathematical aspects of crystal defects
Dr. Steven Fitzgerald (University of Leeds)
Venue: MALL 1 & 2

Tue 27th September, 3:15 PM
Leeds Algebra Seminar
Mutation of friezes
Karin Baur (Universität Graz; Graz, Austria)
Venue: MALL 1, School of Mathematics.

Wed 28th September, 2:00 PM
Department of Statistics
Nonlinear Recursive Estimation Based on Directional Statistics
Gerhard Kurz (Karlsruhe Institute of Technology )
Venue: Roger Stevens LT13

Wed 28th September, 4:00 PM
Logic Seminars
Mark Kambites (University of Manchester)
Venue: Roger Stevens LT24

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

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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