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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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NRICH provides vital support for UK homeschooling

When the COVID-19 pandemic closed schools, the Faculty's NRICH education programme provided vital support to the UK's schoolchildren, their parents and teachers. 

Shedding light on the unknown

Ioannis Kontoyiannis, the Faculty's new Churchill Professor of Mathematics, tells us about a favourite topic amongst his far-ranging interests: the theory of information and its applications.

From simple to profound

Roland Bauerschmidt works on problems motivated by physics, using tools from statistics and pure mathematics.

David Spiegelhalter wins Faraday Prize

David Spiegelhalter won the Prize for communicating key concepts from statistics and probability theory to the public, most recently through the COVID-19 pandemic. In this article he tells us about his work.

Universe Unravelled

The Stephen Hawking Centre for Theoretical Cosmology has teamed up with Discovery on a documentary series exploring new windows on our Universe.

Clearing the air: making indoor spaces COVID safe

New work by Paul Linden of DAMTP and his team shows that ventilation is crucial and that masks are beneficial.

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