3 November 2014
A state-of-the-art Centre, exclusively for Mathematical Sciences students was officially opened at the University of Southampton this week.
21 October 2014
The student-run Southampton University Actuarial Society (SUAS) has held its fourth annual careers fair.
30 September 2014
A University of Southampton Mathematics Operational Research graduate is celebrating after being recognised for the quality of his MSc student dissertation in a national competition.
12 August 2014
Work has begun on a new Mathematical Sciences Student Centre as a home for undergraduates at the Mathematical Sciences department at the University.
10 June 2014
Nearly a thousand students from 38 schools have taken part in the University of Southampton Mathematics Challenge and Senior Mathematics Challenge this year.
2 June 2014
More than 70 postgraduates on MSc Operational Research and allied degree programmes in Management Science and Finance have been finding out about potential summer projects from more than 30 companies and organisations offering three month placements in 2014. Each one is an opportunity for a student to gain a real insight into how these analytical management techniques are used in the workplace and a chance for them to put their theoretical knowledge into practice.
16 May 2014
This feature article summarises a recent analysis by cause of sickness of UK income protection (IP) insurance claims, and the implications for insurers, undertaken by the Continuous Mortality Investigation (CMI) Income Protection Committee (published as CMI Working Paper 72). Analysis by cause is essential to the proper actuarial modelling and management of IP business and enables accurate pricing of products, efficient reserving and improved management of claims in payment, and better informed product development.
6 May 2014
There is more to winning Formula 1 races than having the best driver. Teams also need the best information to make judgements on the day. University of Southampton Mathematics graduate Neil Martin uses his analytical skills every day in his job as Head of Strategy for Ferrari.
15 April 2014
In November last year, the first Optimisation in Space Engineering Workshop was held at the University of Birmingham, jointly organised by Universities Southampton, Birmingham, Cambridge, and the European Space Agency (ESA). Following this, Mathematical Science’s Professor Joerg Fliege was invited as to become a visiting researcher for the ESA.
7 April 2014
The achievements of talented postgraduate students in Management and Mathematics who spent a summer working in industry have been recognised at a ceremony at the University of Southampton. Nine have won awards for their successful three month projects at their end of their masters degrees in Operational Research (OR) or Business Analytics and Management Sciences (BAMS).