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 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.
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.
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 […]
Student experience 12th June 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 Cesare G. Ardito – a second year PhD student hailing from Italy who shares his office and research area – about PhDs, conferences, collaboration, […]
Student experience 2nd October 2014
Hi my name’s Jess, I’m 18 years old and I’m from a town in North Wales called Connah’s Quay. I’m studying the 4 year maths course. It’s a scary prospect and this will be my first year as a student in Manchester… but having the opportunity to chat about the beginning of my journey while […]
Welcome to Maths 29th September 2014
On my first day inside the University of Manchester, it was easier than I thought to stumble across people on the same course as me. After asking around, we were soon in a little group signing up for societies together and getting to know one another. The Alan Turing building is modern and spacious and […]