Welcome to Maths 5th March 2020
In this historical feature we explore Alan Turing (1912-1954) and his influential work. Alan Turing is considered to be the father of modern computing and artificial intelligence. His concept of the Turing machine is still one of the most widely examined theories of computation. His early work was undertaken at King’s College, Cambridge where he […]
Student experience 21st January 2020
First year undergraduate student Alisa writes about how she budgets as a student at the University. Hi! Today I will be discussing my finances and how I have been budgeting my finances. 1. Member Cards I didn’t do this when I first arrived but eventually, I made a card for most of the stores which […]
Student experience 14th January 2020
First year undergraduate student Tashreeqah writes about her experience in obtaining university accommodation. Moving to Manchester It’s already been two months since I moved into University halls but it feels like it’s been forever. Before I moved in, I often wondered about what it would be like and how I could prepare myself to adjust […]
Student experience 27th November 2019
First year undergraduate student Alisa writes about her experience in obtaining university accommodation. Hi! My name is Alisa. I am an international student from Bangkok, Thailand. I am currently studying Actuarial Science and Mathematics. Coming to university from a country that is pretty much on the other side of the world was just as daunting […]
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.