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Welcome to Mathematics in Cambridge

From Newton and earlier to the present day, Cambridge Mathematicians have led the world.

We offer outstanding undergraduate and postgraduate taught courses, and exceptional PhD programmes.

We carry out research of world class excellence spanning topics in Pure Mathematics and Mathematical Statistics (at DPMMS), and Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics (at DAMTP).

Our innovative education programmes and outreach events support teachers and school students worldwide, and share the excitement of the subject with the public.


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Preserving Stephen Hawking's legacy for future generations

In a major acquisition by the nation, Stephen Hawking’s personal archive and office will be preserved by Cambridge University Library and the Science Museum for researchers and the public to explore.

The joy of playing in everyone's backyard

Sir John Aston, Harding Professor of Statistics in Public Life and recently Chief Scientific Adviser to the Home Office, has just been knighted in the Queen's Birthday Honours in recognition of his services to statistics and public policymaking.

Seeing traffic through new eyes

In a new interdisciplinary project, mathematicians from DAMTP are using artificial intelligence to improve traffic, helping to protect the environment and human health.

Cambridge Perspectives: Applying Mathematics to Healthcare

In the first of a new series of events, Professor Julia Gog OBE, Professor Paul Linden FRS and Professor Carola-Bibiane Schönlieb discuss some of the ways mathematics is contributing to global healthcare.

Developing statistics: Richard Samworth elected FRS

Professor Richard Samworth, Director of the Statistical Laboratory at DPMMS, has been elected a Fellow of the Royal Society for his fundamental contributions to the development of modern statistical methodology and theory.

On the mathematical frontline: Julia Gog

In February 2020 Julia Gog, Professor of Mathematical Biology at DAMTP, was released from her normal duties to devote herself entirely to the fight against COVID-19. In this interview she tells us about her journey through the pandemic so far.

We collaborate and consult with business, industry, governments, NGOs, charities, and fellow teachers and academics. We recruit worldwide. We value our alumnae and alumni.