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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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Professor Julia Gog to help present Royal Institution Christmas Lectures

Professor Julia Gog will share the presenting duties with Professor Jonathan Van-Tam during this year’s Christmas Lectures from the Royal Institution.

From profound to practical

Sean Hartnoll, new Professor of Mathematical Physics in DAMTP, is connecting extremes, working on an astonishing link between the theory of black holes and the small-scale physics of materials.

Jack Thorne receives 2022 New Horizons Prize

Jack Thorne, Professor of Number Theory at the Department of Pure Mathematics and Mathematical Statistics, has been awarded a prestigious 2022 New Horizons in Mathematics Prize.

Cambridge Perspectives: 'Maths or Medicine - Which Comes First?'

Professor Carola-Bibiane Schönlieb and Professor Sir John Aston discuss how healthcare is spurring exciting new work in mathematics and statistics.

Welcome to the first Philippa Fawcett interns

This summer the very first participants in the Philippa Fawcett Internship Programme experienced life as a researcher in the Faculty.

On the road to dark energy

We may be a little closer to a direct detection of dark energy, thanks to Professor Anne-Christine Davis and Dr Sunny Vagnozzi from the Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics and their collaborators.

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