School of Mathematics

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School of Mathematics accreditation success

16 August 2017

The School of Mathematics has successfully achieved accreditation from the Institute of Mathematics and its Applications (IMA) for our undergraduate degree programmes.


Impressive student satisfaction results for the School of Mathematics

9 August 2017

Satisfaction amongst final year Mathematics students at Cardiff University has increased this year with 90% of Maths students saying they were satisfied with their overall student experience.

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Cardiff Mathematics Lecturer part of pioneering quantum breakthrough

20 July 2017

Dr Gandalf Lechner, Mathematics Lecturer, was part of a team of researchers who have discovered that quantum mechanical particles have the unique ability to move in the opposite direction to the way in which they are being pushed.

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Diffusion of the dead: Using mathematics to survive a zombie apocalypse

19 July 2017

Dr. Thomas Wooley, Lecturer in Applied Mathematics was invited to the National Museum of Mathematics in New York to give a talk on how mathematics can be used to survive a zombie attack!

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Healing Brexit generational divide

22 May 2017

Referendum fallout is among Cardiff University events at 30th Hay Festival

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Mathematics Head of School elected President of the British Society of Rheology

15 May 2017

Professor Tim Phillips, Head of Mathematics at Cardiff University, was recently elected President of the British Society of Rheology (BSR) last month for a two year term in office

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Mathematics student wins Cardiff Spark Ideas competition 2017

10 May 2017

Mathematics PhD student Alex Safar was crowned winner of this year’s Cardiff Spark Ideas competition 2017 with his unique 3D printing idea.

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Cardiff Student wins competition to help solve global hunger

10 April 2017

School of Mathematics student, Adam Green, has won the coveted Operational Research (OR) & Analytics Students Competition as part of a small team of students from UK universities to help solve global hunger.

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Software event ‘success story’

15 February 2017

University-backed software gathering inspires programmers from elsewhere in Africa

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Tsunami prevention

25 January 2017

Cardiff University mathematician believes tsunami energy can be dissipated using deep-ocean sound waves

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School of Mathematics Lecturer to Feature on BBC Programme The One Show

24 January 2017

Dr Matthew Lettington of the School of Mathematics will appear on The One Show on BBC1 at 7pm to discuss the multitude of mistakes that were found in GCSE exam revision workbooks by members of Cardiff University.

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Expansion of maths support in Namibia

9 January 2017

Phoenix Project’s intensive maths school in Namibia proving a success

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Triple Crown honour for Professor Jeff Griffiths

21 November 2016

Jeff Griffiths becomes only the third person in the entire history of the OR Society to receive the Triple Crown

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A meeting of minds

26 October 2016

University welcomes computer scientists and mathematicians from KU Leuven

School celebrates its new BSc Financial Mathematics

3 October 2016

The School of Mathematics celebrates the launch of its new program, BSc Financial Mathematics, with the help of guests from academia and industry.

Prestigious prize awarded at EURO Conference in Poznan.

6 July 2016

Dr Ahmed Kheiri from the OR Group has won a prestigious prize awarded at the EURO Conference in Poznan, Poland, beating off competition from 41 teams across 16 different countries.

Innovation and Engagement Video

5 July 2016

The School of Mathematics is delighted to release a short video presenting some of our innovation and engagement activities.

Soapbox Science in Cardiff

14 June 2016

Soapbox science is a public outreach program designed to promote women scientists and the work they do

Soapbox Science in Cardiff

Female scientists get on their soapbox to showcase science

3 June 2016

University scientists are stepping on to a soapbox in Cardiff City centre to enthuse the passing public about their research.

New BSc in Financial Mathematics is Launched

8 April 2016

The School of Mathematics at Cardiff University is proud to announce an innovative new degree in BSc Financial Mathematics.