Welcome to Maths 20th November 2019
Discover the generous nature of mathematics genius Alan Turing, who helped others less fortunate throughout his life – including sponsoring a Jewish boy fleeing Nazi oppression.
Meet the Department 20th September 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 Professor of Applied Mathematics Jitesh Gajjar and ask about his research in Applied Mathematics. Who or what first inspired your interest in […]
Welcome to Maths 22nd August 2019
Read all about the extraordinary life of Dame Kathleen Ollerenshaw, a woman who did so much for maths, Manchester, the advancement of women and so much more.
Student experience 22nd July 2019
This blog post was written by School of Mathematics MSc student Kimberly Hanson in May 2019. Mentally Most institutions, especially those outside the UK, offer Masters programmes that span over 2-3 years. Making the decision to start a one year course was not an easy one, especially when I knew I would have less time […]
Welcome to Maths 15th July 2019
Alan Turing will appear on the new £50 banknote in honour of his work at Bletchley Park and his role in artificial intelligence and modern computing.
Meet the Department 30th May 2019
Meet Dr Christina Charalambous, a statistician with particular interests in the application of statistics in health, who explains her research and what it’s like to work at Manchester.
Welcome to Maths 13th May 2019
Discover the fascinating story of mathematician James Lighthill – an influential figure in aeroacoustics who has a building named after him at The University of Manchester.
Student experience 9th May 2019
Read the latest blog entry from School of Mathematics undergraduate Emily Todd as she discusses her relief after receiving some satisfactory results.
Student experience 29th March 2019
Kimberley Hanson talks us through her Chinese New Year celebrations at the School of Mathematics, where it’s not only Chinese students who can join in the fun.
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.