Teaching Panel - 7 December 2016
If you want the opportunity to find out more about teaching, now's your chance. We have representatives from Teach First, The Tutor Trust and the School of Education to answer your questions.
Do you know anyone in secondary school or sixth form who likes cracking codes or solving puzzles? Or maybe you just know pupils who want to win some prizes? Registration for the 2017 Alan Turing Cryptography Competition (Year 11 and below in England and Wales, S4 in Scotland and Year 12 in N. Ireland) and the 2017 MathsBombe (Year 13 and below in England and Wales, S6 in Scotland and Year 14 in N. Ireland) is now open!
Wei Hao Tey, MMath (Hons) Mathematics, recently travelled to Boston, USA with The University of Manchester iGem team to compete with 300 other student teams from around the world in the 14th international world championship in synthetic biology, the iGEM Giant Jamboree 2016.
We are pleased to announce that Dr. Hannah Fry will be our guest speaker at the 2016 Kathleen Ollerenshaw Lecture. The Lecture will take place on Thursday 13th October 2016, 6.30-7.30pm (with coffee and registration from 6pm) in Lecture Theatre B, University Place, The University of Manchester.
Held in North America annually, the Joint Statistical Meetings (JSM) is the world's largest gathering of Statisticians. Awards are made for the development of new methodology in risk analysis or the application of existing risk methods in a novel way.
An exciting opportunity is available to students interested in undertaking a Maths PhD with industrial experience. The Numerical Analysis group of The University of Manchester Maths Department, and Sabisu have launched a fully funded EPSRC CASE studentship.
The Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM) has announced the election of Professor Françoise Tisseur as one of its 2016 SIAM Fellows. SIAM Fellows are designated each year to recognize members of the community for their distinguished contributions to the disciplines of applied mathematics, computational science and related fields. The Fellows Selection Committee selects Fellows based on nominations by SIAM members.
A hidden reserve of iron-rich meteorites which could hold secrets to the formation of the Solar System may be hidden beneath the surface of the Antarctic ice sheet, according to a study by a team from The University of Manchester.
Applications are now open for the School of Mathematics' peer-assisted Interview Programme! Designed to ensure that students appraise their application and interviewing skills as early as possible in their university career, you can get involved no matter what year you're in!
Nicholas J. Higham (Editor), Paul Glendinning (Associate Editor), David Broomhead, Oliver Jensen and Bill Lionheart, all from University of Manchester, are part of the distinguished international team responsible for "The Princeton Companion to Applied Mathematics" which will be published this month by Princeton University Press.
Named after Alan Turing, one of the most gifted and innovative researchers of the twentieth century (who was, of course, a member of staff of the University of Manchester), these highly prestigious fellowships are open to truly outstanding mathematicians from across the world. The fellowships are funded by a generous external donation, and are of four years duration.