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Watch at: Cambridge Perspectives: The Cambridge Mathematics Placements Programme

Cambridge Perspectives: The Cambridge Mathematics Placements Programme

James Bridgwater and Tim Hennock explain how the Cambridge Mathematics Placements Programme enables students to find out what the mathematics they are learning  can be used for, and to learn vital transferable skills.

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Read more at: Building bridges with industry

Building bridges with industry

Mathematics teaching at Cambridge is world-class, but what does the Faculty do to help students find their feet in the world of industry? It enables them to experience it first-hand through the Cambridge Mathematics Placements programme.

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Watch at: Cambridge Perspectives: Colm-cille Caulfield

Cambridge Perspectives: Colm-cille Caulfield

Colm-cille Caulfield is the new Head of the Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics (DAMTP). In this video he tells us about his research, the strengths of DAMTP, and the Department's vision for building on them.

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Read more at: Leading DAMTP into the future

Leading DAMTP into the future

Colm-cille Caulfield, new Head of the Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics tells us about his research, the strengths of DAMTP, and the Department's vision for building on them.

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Read more at: Cambridge snapshots: Amelia Drew

Cambridge snapshots: Amelia Drew

Amelia Drew, PhD candidate in the Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics, talks about dark matter, being the only scientist in the family, and what it's like doing a PhD.

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Watch at: Cambridge Perspectives: Spencer Becker-Kahn and minimal surfaces

Cambridge Perspectives: Spencer Becker-Kahn and minimal surfaces

Spencer Becker-Kahn is looking for for some of the most elusive objects in mathematics: minimal surfaces. In this video he explains what they are and why he likes them.

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Read more at: Less is more: The quest for minimal surfaces

Less is more: The quest for minimal surfaces

Over the last 250 years mathematical objects called minimal surfaces have been playing hide and seek with geometers. Spencer Becker-Kahn is one mathematician who has joined the quest to find them

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Read more at: Black History Month at the CMS

Black History Month at the CMS

In October the Faculty joined Black History Month celebrations with an event showcasing the contributions of black mathematicians.

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Read more at: Making a Green Impact

Making a Green Impact

The CMS has become a flagship example of how environmentally sustainable thinking can become an integral part of running large existing sites, and improve our lives every day.

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Read more at: Stephen Siklos, 1950-2019

Stephen Siklos, 1950-2019

The Faculty is deeply saddened by the death of Stephen Siklos on 17th August, 2019. He was a former lecturer at DAMTP, Faculty Admissions Officer for many years, and known to thousands of students as the face of STEP.

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