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  • Royal Institution Masterclass series goes from strength to strength

    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.

  • QS World Ranking Success for Science and Technology

    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.

  • Nick Smith Prize awarded for excellent statistics research

    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.

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    Businesses urged to tap into science and technology young talent

    Internship opportunities at growth-hungry enterprises are sought for students studying a range of technical subjects at Lancaster University.

  • Florence Nightingale Day 2017

    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.

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    £7.1 million R&D boost for North West businesses

    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.

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    Donald Kershaw (1928-2016)

    The department regrets to report the death of Dr Donald Kershaw (1928-2016), Reader Emeritus.

  • Postgraduate students win graduation prizes

    Three of the department's students have received awards for their excellent performances in Science and Technology postgraduate subjects.

  • Lancaster is in the top 10 of all 3 major league tables

    Top 10 ranking in all major league tables

    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.

  • Next generation of statistical tools to be developed for the big data age

    Statisticians are developing new ways to interpret the unprecedented amounts of data being generated continuously all around us.