Student experience 18th March 2019

This is a blog article about being a PhD student in the School of Mathematics at The University of Manchester. One of our PhD students, Elliot McKernon, did a Q&A with Ulla Karhumäki – a Finnish PhD student in her third year – about research, the global mathematical community, and the impact of world politics […]

Meet the School 12th February 2019

In this series of blogs, we chat to the academics you’ll meet, be taught by and work with during your time in the School of Mathematics. In this post, we catch up with Reader in Applied Maths and Numerical Analysis Dr Catherine Powell and ask about her research in Numerical Analysis. Please can you describe […]

Meet the School 3rd January 2019

In this series of blogs, we chat to the academics you’ll meet, be taught by and work with during your time in the School of Mathematics. In this post, we catch up with Dame Kathleen Ollerenshaw Fellow Faustin Adiceam and ask about his research in Pure Mathematics. 1. Please can you describe your research, for […]

Student experience 3rd December 2018

This blog post was written by School of Mathematics undergraduate Emily Todd. I feel like I should start this with a sort of formal introduction. I’m Emily and I’m currently second year on the MMath programme. I’m also the Event Secretary on the Mathsoc committee and a Maths PASS leader. You could say that I’m […]

Meet the School 12th November 2018

In this series of blogs, we chat to the academics you’ll meet, be taught by and work with during your time in the School of Mathematics. In this post, we catch up with Chair in Applied Mathematics, Professor Kody Law. We asked him about his work and what he gets up to when he can […]

Meet the School 10th October 2018

In this series of blogs, we chat to the academics you’ll meet, be taught by and work with during your time in the School of Mathematics. In this post, we catch up with Lecturer in Pure Mathematics, Dr Christopher Frei. We asked him about his work and what he gets up to when he can […]

Student experience 19th September 2018

This is a blog article about being a PhD student in the School of Mathematics at The University of Manchester. One of our PhD students, Elliot McKernon, did a Q&A with Catherine Bruce – a British PhD student about to enter her third year – about publishing research, giving talks, outreach, and the social aspects […]

Meet the School 5th September 2018

In this series of blogs, we chat to the academics you’ll meet, be taught by and work with during your time in the School of Mathematics. In this post, we catch up with Lecturer in Statistics Dr Ian Hall. We asked him about his work and what he gets up to when he can tear […]

Student experience 8th August 2018

I am in my first year of PhD, and it is my first time studying abroad. Before that I was educated in Russia in a 6-year long program that was, in essence, a joint masters and bachelors. When starting my time in Manchester, I did not think that mathematical education in universities in different countries […]

Making it count 18th July 2018

Why Mathematics? For over 4 years, I’ve been asked similar questions over a thousand times : “ Why did you choose mathematics?” “Are you an idiot?” “Are you crazy?” A large number of people, even some maths students, usually feel confused why students are willing to choose maths as their major. Mathematics, which is a difficult […]