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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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Dark energy could be measured by studying the galaxy next door

Researchers from DAMTP have found a potential new way to measure dark energy - the mysterious force that makes up more than two-thirds of the Universe - in our own cosmic backyard.

Fermat's Last Theorem - from history to new mathematics

It's thirty years since Andrew Wiles announced his proof of Fermat's Last Theorem. Discover how this enabled new advances in which researchers from DPMMS are playing a leading role.

Welcome to our new Entrepreneur in Residence

The Cambridge Mathematics departments are delighted to welcome Dr Ewan Kirk as our first Royal Society Entrepreneur in Residence.

Professor Ivan Smith elected Fellow of the Royal Society

Ivan Smith, Professor of Geometry at the Department for Pure Mathematics and Mathematical Statistics (DPMMS), has been elected as a Fellow of the Royal Society. 

Mapping the impact of maths

The impact of the Faculty's research and outreach has been highlighted in a new report and interactive map produced by the University of Cambridge.

Unlocking the potential of blood tests through AI

Researchers from DAMTP are helping to develop one of the largest-scale applications yet of machine learning in medicine and healthcare. Discover more about the BloodCounts! project.

Mapping dark matter

New findings have been released by an international collaboration involving DAMTP researchers. They reveal the most detailed map of dark matter distributed across a quarter of the entire sky, reaching deep into the cosmos.

Giant underwater waves affect the ocean’s ability to store carbon

New research has shed light on the important role underwater waves deep below the ocean’s surface – some up to 500 metres tall – play in how the ocean stores heat and carbon.

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