The fourth annual series of Royal Institution Mathematics Masterclasses at Lancaster concluded recently. The series, aimed at students in Years 10 and 11, ran over the course of six Saturday mornings with attendees selected from among the most mathematically minded in their respective schools.
This year’s QS World Rankings have positively highlighted a number of departments from within the Faculty of Science and Technology, including commendable results in Environmental Sciences, Geography, and Statistics and Operational Research, which have all been ranked in the top 100.
The department's Postgraduate Research Committee has nominated Pavel Mozgunov and Ben Norwood as the joint winners of the 2017 Nick Smith Prize for their research excellence.
Internship opportunities at growth-hungry enterprises are sought for students studying a range of technical subjects at Lancaster University.
The department held its fifth annual Florence Nightingale Day on Thursday 12th January with the aim of promoting mathematics and statistics to young women in years 11, 12 and 13.
Lancaster University is launching a £7.1 million low-carbon research and development programme to support small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) in Lancashire, Cumbria, Cheshire and Liverpool.
The department regrets to report the death of Dr Donald Kershaw (1928-2016), Reader Emeritus.
Three of the department's students have received awards for their excellent performances in Science and Technology postgraduate subjects.
The Department of Mathematics and Statistics has maintained its rank of 9th in the UK and top in the North West in the latest The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide subject league tables. We continue to rank in the top 10 of all three major league tables.
Statisticians are developing new ways to interpret the unprecedented amounts of data being generated continuously all around us.