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REF 2021 results are out!

The results of the REF 2021 are out with 95% of Open University research in mathematical sciences judged to be internationally excellent or world leading.

13th May 2022

Katherine Staden awarded an EPSRC Fellowship

Congratulations to Katherine Staden who has been awarded a three-year EPSRC Fellowship of £300,374 for her research project Graph decompositions via probability and designs.

22nd April 2022

Mahfuzur Khokan wins best trainee poster award

PhD student Mahfuzur Khokan was awarded the best trainee poster award at the European Mathematical Genetics Meeting 2022.

21st April 2022

Quantum beer

Category 12 Brewing has used mathematical artwork of Uwe Grimm and colleague Michael Baake (Bielefeld) for their beer Bourbon Vanilla Quantum

11th April 2022

Athena Swan Silver Award for Mathematics and Statistics

The School of Mathematics and Statistics has achieved an Athena Swan Silver Award in recognition of its efforts towards ensuring gender equality.

16th March 2022

International Workshop on Optimal Network Topologies

Grahame Erskine has secured a £24,000 grant from the International Centre for Mathematical Sciences to hold the International Workshop on Optimal Network Topologies 2023.

20th February 2022

James Tuite receives Springer Best Student Presentation Award at CALDAM 2022

James Tuite was awarded the Springer Best Student Presentation Award at the 8th Conference on Algorithms and Discrete Applied Mathematics held in Puducherry, India on 10-12 February 2022.

17th February 2022

Brigitte Stenhouse on the BBC World Service

Brigitte Stenhouse will appear today on The Forum, broadcast by the BBC World Service, speaking on Mary Somerville: the queen of 19th century science .

18th November 2021

Tribute to Uwe Grimm

With deep sadness the School of Mathematics and Statistics mourns the loss of Professor Uwe Grimm, who died unexpectedly in late October.

9th November 2021

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