Student experience 18th March 2019
PhD student Elliot McKernon holds a Q&A session with Finnish third-year PhD student Ulla Karhumaki about her research and the impact of world politics on mathematics.
Meet the Department 12th February 2019
Get to know Dr Catherine Powell, a Reader in Applied Maths and Numerical Analysis, who discusses her research and tells us what it’s like to work at the University.
Meet the Department 3rd January 2019
We catch up with Dame Kathleen Ollerenshaw Fellow Dr Faustin Adiceam, asking him about his research in pure mathematics and the early days of his academic career.
Student experience 3rd December 2018
Undergraduate student in the School of Mathematics Emily Todd provides an introduction to who she is and talks about life both inside and outside the University.
Meet the Department 12th November 2018
We speak to Professor Kody Law, Chair in Applied Mathematics, about his research and what he gets up to when he can tear himself away from his work.
Meet the Department 10th October 2018
In this interview we chat to Dr Christopher Frei, a Lecturer in pure mathematics, who discusses his recent move to Manchester and how he’s settling into his new role.
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 Department 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 […]