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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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Looking towards an exciting future at DPMMS

Ivan Smith, new Head of the Department of Pure Mathematics and Mathematical Statistics, explains the unique strengths of DPMMS and why he and his colleagues are embarking on an exciting time of renewal.

Bringing mathematics to life

The Millennium Mathematics Project, the Faculty's flagship outreach and engagement initiative, welcomes Professor Julia Gog as its Director.

Advancing extraordinary research: 2023 Philip Leverhulme Prize winners

Two of the five winners of the 2023 Philip Leverhulme Prizes for Mathematics and Statistics are members of DPMMS. Professor Po-Ling Loh and Professor Holly Krieger have each been awarded a prestigious £100,000 prize.

Teaching AI the language of science

An international team including DAMTP researchers has launched a new collaboration leveraging the technology underpinning ChatGPT to build an AI-powered tool for scientific discovery.

Supporting our trauma networks with data science

Work by the multidisciplinary Cambridge Mathematics of Information in Healthcare Hub is resulting in real impacts on the healthcare received by patients.

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.

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