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  • Prizes for Masters and PhD students

    Congratulations to our Masters and PhD students who have won University, Faculty and departmental prizes.

  • New funding to probe impact of symmetry on rigidity of structures

    The EPSRC have awarded Dr Bernd Schulze of the Geometric Rigidity research group £98,000 to examine the rigidity of symmetrical structures.

  • Network will spark new IDEAS in drug development

    A new £2.7 million international training network project, led by a team at Lancaster University, will develop a generation of medical statisticians dedicated to achieving early stage drug development success.

  • 5th in the UK for Research Excellence

    Mathematics and Statistics at Lancaster has been ranked joint 5th in the UK, for overall research quality, in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF).

  • 50th Anniversary Special Lectures

    This year, as the University celebrates the 50th anniversary of its foundation in 1964, we organised two special anniversary lectures on Friday, 26 September.

  • Rigidity and Flexibility at the Fun Palace

    On Saturday 4th and Sunday 5th October, Lancaster Library became a Fun Palace - a "university of the streets" - and we were there.

  • Google funds research project in statistical learning

    New member of the Statistics section Professor David Leslie has been awarded a Google Faculty Research Award of £40,000 to investigate statistical learning techniques for optimising the selection of multiple adverts to display on a web page.

  • Recognition of department's excellence in teaching

    Ranked 8th in the Times and Sunday Times University Guide 2015, and with 95% overall student satisfaction in the National Student Survey (NSS) 2014, our innovative and friendly department continues to build on its well-deserved reputation for top-quality teaching and world-class research.

  • Leverhulme Trust funds research on quantum random walks

    The Leverhulme Trust has awarded a grant of £85,000 to Dr Alexander Belton of the department's Analysis and Probability research group, to fund a two-year project entitled Quantum random walks and quasi-free quantum stochastic calculus.

  • Project to study symmetry breaking receives funding

    Dr Jan Grabowski of the Algebra and Geometry research group has been awarded a grant of £98,000 by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC).