150 years of Mathematics at Aberystwyth

06 June 2023

On Saturday 24th June we will celebrate 150 years of Mathematics at Aberystywth

Mathematics and Mechanics of Solids and Structures Workshop 2023

18 May 2023

As part of the University’s 150th anniversary celebrations, the department will host the 2023 Workshop on Mathematics and Mechanics of Solids and Structures on 7-9th June 2023.

Prizes for outstanding student achievement in Mathematics

30 September 2022

We have awarded prizes to returning students for outstanding performance in their Mathematics modules during the last academic year.

Mathematics Graduations 2020-2022

14 July 2022

Congratulations to Mathematics students who graduated this week.

Prizes for outstanding achievement in Mathematics

19 July 2021

Every year the department awards prizes, thanks to donations and bequests from previous staff and students, to students who have excelled in their Mathematics studies over the previous year.

Staff and Student Awards for Mathematics

08 April 2019

Two Mathematics students won their category at the Aberystwyth Students’ Union Staff and Student Awards 2020.

Constructive methods of factorization

24 February 2020

Gennady Mishuris, Professor of Mathematical Modelling in the department, has recently returned from a group project on research in “Constructive methods of factorization” held at New York University's Abu Dhabi campus.

Degree accreditation

10 January 2020

Our degrees in mathematics have had their accreditation by the Institute of Mathematics and its Applications renewed.

Aberystwyth University celebrates teaching excellence

26 June 2019

The latest cohort of postgraduate and academic staff to attain professional higher education teaching qualifications have been recognized by Aberystwyth University.

Tributes paid to former Head of Department Professor Noel Lloyd

10 June 2019

Tributes have been paid to Professor Noel Lloyd, a former Vice-Chancellor and Head of the Department of Mathematics at Aberystwyth University, who has died aged 72.

Staff and Student Awards for Mathematics

08 April 2019

The Aberystwyth Students’ Union Staff and Student Awards 2019 proved to be a successful event for the Department of Mathematics.

Mathematics wins Department of the Year

01 May 2018

The Department of Mathematics has been awarded the coveted title of Department of the Year at the Aberystwyth Students’ Union Staff and Student Awards 2018.

STEM for Britain 2018

18 April 2018

Dr Paolo Musolino, of the Department of Mathematics, was shortlisted from hundreds of applicants to appear in Parliament to present his mathematics research to a range of politicians as part of the STEM for BRITAIN competition last month.

Aberystwyth mathematics lecturer commended for language work

15 March 2018

An Aberystwyth University lecturer has been honoured for his work in promoting mathematics through the medium of Welsh.

Two Cofund Fellows

13 December 2017

The Department hosts two Sêr Cymru II Cofund Research Fellows: Dr Paolo Musolino and Dr Daniel McNulty.

Maths at Aber adds up to student satisfaction

09 August 2017

Students at Aberystwyth University’s Department of Mathematics have given teaching on their course a satisfaction rating of 94% in the 2017 National Student Survey (NSS).

Published Wednesday 9 August 2017, the results of the latest NSS also show overall student satisfaction with learning resources at 94% and academic support at 93%.  

Visit by maths alumnus, now distinguished Jordanian scholar

03 August 2017

Prof Shaher Momani, who completed his PhD in rheology in 1991, returned to Aberystwyth recently to discuss joint working with the University of Jordan.

Maths Challenge 2017

20 June 2017

The results of this year's schools Mathematics Challenge were announced this week, and eighty winners were presented with their prizes at an awards ceremony on the Penglais Campus.

Match-a-mathics app released

12 June 2017

match-a-mathics, an exciting new mathematics memory game, is released this month for Android and iPhone.

First annual Walters Prize awarded

26 May 2017

A new academic prize has been introduced by leading publisher Elsevier to honour a leading scientist from Aberystwyth University.

Emily Price

22 May 2017

It is with great sadness that we note the untimely death of Emily Price, a final year student studying Mathematics and Physics.

Statisticians rewarded at teaching awards

08 May 2017

Statisticians Kim Kenobi and Jukka Kiukas were recognised at the 2017 Student Led Teaching Awards, held last Friday.

Royal Society award for Aberystwyth Mathematics Professor

16 December 2016

Professor Gennady Mishuris, Professor of Mathematical Modelling in the Department, has been awarded a Royal Society Wolfson Research Merit Award. The award provides five years’ funding for Gennady's analysis of the dynamic fracture of metamaterials.

MathsSoc go to Warwick

08 November 2016

Aber Maths Society members travelled to the university of Warwick for the IMA’s Autumn Early Career Mathematicians conference

Top 10 for Teaching Quality

14 October 2016

The department's teaching is ranked in the top 10 of the Times and Sunday Times league table for mathematics.

92% for overall satisfaction in the NSS

10 August 2016

Aberystwyth University’s Department of Mathematics has scored an excellent rating of 92% for overall satisfaction in the 2016 National Student Survey (NSS).

Students rated the programme highly for the quality of teaching, assessment and feedback and learning resources, all scoring over 90%.

Welcome to Dr Jukka Kiukas

01 July 2016

Today, 1st July, the Department of Mathematics welcomes Dr Jukka Kiukas as a new Lecturer in Statistics.

Princeton post for Christian Arenz

13 May 2016

Christian Arenz, who recently completed his PhD in the Department of Mathematics at Aberystwyth University, has been offered a prestigious position as a Postdoctoral Fellow at Princeton University.

Student Led Teaching Awards

25 April 2016

Four members of staff were commended for their teaching at the Student Led Teaching Awards.

A new mechanism for building quantum computers

10 October 2014

Frequent observation of a basic building block of a quantum system, the qubit, could lead to the creation of far more powerful computers according to the department's Dr Daniel Burgarth.

Tomorrow’s Mathematicians Today

01 February 2016

Tom O'Neill, a fourth year mathematics student, has been shortlisted for the GCHQ Prize at the conference Tomorrow’s Mathematicians Today 2016.

Dr Daniel Burgarth promoted to Reader

02 December 2015

The Department congratulates Dr Daniel Burgarth on his promotion to Reader in the 2015 Academic Promotions round.

Undergraduate Prizes

25 September 2014

Prizes for outstanding achievement in Mathematics last year were awarded during this week's induction sessions.

Happy Birthday LMS

11 September 2015

The department celebrated the 150th birthday of the London Mathematical Society this week.

Euromech prize

27 July 2015

PhD student Monika Perkowska has been awarded a Young Researcher Award for the best presentation by a student at the 9th European Solid Mechanics Conference in Madrid this month.

Graduation 2015

20 July 2015

Congratulations to our newest Mathematics graduates

Mathematics with Foundation Year

28 May 2015

From 2015, the Department will offer a foundation year in Mathematics.

95.1% of Aber maths grads in work

02 July 2015

Statistics released today, Thursday 2 July, by the Higher Education Statistics Agency show that over 95% of Aberystwyth mathematics graduates were in work or further study.

Contact Mechanics of Articular Cartilage Layers

03 July 2015

Professors Gennady Mishuris and Ivan Argatov have published their book "Contact Mechanics of Articular Cartilage Layers".

Mathematics Newsletter Spring 2015

12 June 2015

The latest edition of the Mathematics Newsletter is now available online

The viscoelastic properties of migrating cells

15 June 2015

Prof. Gennady Mishuris has been awarded Horizon2020 funding to work on wound-healing, cancer cell invasion, and tissue development.

Highly-commended mathematics lecturers

28 April 2015

Dr Tudur Davies and Dr Adam Vellender were both highly commended for their teaching in the Student Led Teaching Awards

SET for Britain

20 January 2015

Monika Perkowska has been selected to present her research in Parliament

Russian Academy of Sciences Medal

13 March 2015

Phd student and Marie Curie Fellow Nikolai Gorbushin was awarded a prize by the Russian Academy of Sciences

Pi Day

16 March 2015

Last Saturday, 3/14/15 (using the US date format), was a very special pi day!

Control characterisation of noisy quantum devices

12 January 2015

Dr Daniel Burgarth is awarded an EPSRC grant to study quantum control.

Degree accreditation

12 January 2015

Our degrees in mathematics have now had their accreditation by the Institute of Mathematics and its Applications renewed.

Research Assessment success for Mathematics

19 December 2014

The results of the Research Excellence Framework (REF2014) show that the Department of Mathematics has internationally competitive research.

Exemplary Course Award for Dr Vellender

19 December 2014

Congratulations to Dr Adam Vellender on being awarded "Highly Commended" in the University's 2014 Exemplary Course Awards.

Mathsoc Christmas Party

08 December 2014

Aberystwyth Mathsoc held their Christmas Party last week

Italians visit to collaborate on fracture

24 September 2014

The Department of Mathematics recently hosted visiting academics from the University of Modena and Reggio Emilia.