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Department of Mathematical Sciences

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MoU signing between Durham University and AIMS: Tuesday 16 May 2017

The signing of the MoU between Durham University and the African Institute of Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) and related investment cement many years of support for AIMS, both from the Department of Mathematical Sciences (in particular Patrick Dorey, Djoko Wirosoetisno, Steve Abel and a few former colleagues) and from Trevelyan College. The signing will also give an opportunity to meet colleagues from AIMS, and the VC will be joining for part of it.

· Networking and MoU signing, 14.30 – 15.30, PC216 (Anne Galbraith Room, Palatine Centre)

· Open Information Session, 16.00 – 17.30, CM107

For details of how the Department of Mathematical Sciences contributes to AIMS, visit our Alumni page.

(12 May 2017)


Peter Wyper demystifies solar eruptions

Peter Wyper, who recently joined the Department of Mathematical Sciences at Durham with a Royal Astronomical Society Fellowship, has just published an exciting model of solar eruptions in Nature with two colleagues from the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center.

(27 Apr 2017) » More about Peter Wyper demystifies solar eruptions


40th Research Students’ Conference in Probability and Statistics held in Durham

The RSC is a large annual conference that is organised by PhD students for PhD students in any field relating to probability or statistics. Being a student conference, the RSC provides delegates with a friendly and relaxed environment to discuss research and exchange ideas. This year, our Durham PG students in Probability and Statistics organised the event, which turned out to be a great success.

(22 Apr 2017) » More about 40th Research Students’ Conference in Probability and Statistics held in Durham


Partnership with UK's first mobile-only bank

Our Department, through the work of Durham statisticians Camila Caiado and Nathan Huntley, is engaged in a Knowledge Transfer Partnership with Atom Bank, the innovative and forward looking UK first mobile-only bank, based in Durham. Camila and Nathan are part of a very exciting enterprise, and the bank has recently received further support from his stakeholders, as was reported on the governement website

(31 Mar 2017)