Mathematical Sciences


European Space Agency appoints Maths researcher

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.

Postgraduate students making a difference in industry

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).

Bringing research to life: University of Southampton at the Big Bang Fair

6 March 2014

Come face-to-face with an interactive rhino, marvel at the wonders of the Universe, make your own robot, crack a code, explore gravitational waves, or build a bridge out of paper and sticky tape and see how many chocolate bars it can hold.

New ESRC funded centre launches short courses and invites applications for Assistant Director

13 February 2014

The new ESRC-funded Administrative Data Research Centre for England (ADRC-E) based at the University of Southampton, is pleased to announce its first series of short courses, open to all, which are being organised as part of the CASS short courses programme.

The Power of Maths

16 January 2014

National energy grids occasionally suffer from catastrophic events leading to large-scale blackouts that impact on millions of people creating costly and dangerous disruption. EPSRC-sponsored mathematicians at the University of Southampton have been working with experts in power engineering at Durham University to develop new tools based on pure maths to help prevent and manage such events.

Statistical modelling specialist returns to the University of Southampton

16 December 2013

Jonathan Forster, Professor of Statistics, has returned to the University of Southampton after a year at Lloyds Bank in the City of London.

Leading analytics company links with the University of Southampton

11 December 2013

The major international software company SAS has chosen to partner with the Southampton Management School and Mathematics to enable students to develop the essential skills for a rewarding career in analysing ‘big data’.

Insights into the actuarial profession for Southampton students

9 December 2013

Students of Actuarial Science joined professionals from the region to hear a thought provoking discussion on the role of actuaries in complex health systems in the 2013 University of Southampton lecture sponsored by the Worshipful Company of Actuaries.

Recognition for undergraduates’ hard work

4 December 2013

A former Southampton Management School student, who now works at Deloitte has presented prizes for achievement to two current undergraduates. Muhammad Jawad Bhatti (BSc Maths and Actuarial Science) received the Accounting Prize; Richard Sangster, (BSc Management Sciences) took the Management Prize.

Mathematics to share in £350 million fund to train tomorrow’s engineers and scientists

27 November 2013

Mathematics at the University of Southampton is to share in a £350 million fund, which will be used to train over 3,500 post graduate students in engineering and physical sciences just announced by Universities and Science Minister, David Willetts MP.