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Research on compressed sensing by DAMTP's Applied Functional and Harmonic Analysis group leads front page of October's SIAM News

Posted 17 October 2017

Work on new perspectives in compressed sensing by Dr Anders Hansen, head of the Applied Functional and Harmonic Analysis group in DAMTP, and Alexander Bastounis, currently a final-year PhD student within the Cambridge Centre for Analysis, is on the front page of the October edition of SIAM News headlining their Imaging Science Special Issue.

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Watch Professor Kip Thorne's Andrew Chamblin Memorial Lecture: 'LIGO and Beyond - Exploring the Universe with Gravitational Waves'

Posted 6 October 2017

In May 2017 Professor Kip Thorne (Caltech) gave the 11th annual Andrew Chamblin Memorial Lecture at the Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics. The public lecture, 'LIGO and Beyond - Exploring the Universe with Gravitational Waves', explored the work for which Kip Thorne, Rainer Weiss and Barry Barish have now been awarded the Nobel Prize for Physics, and can be watched online via the link below.

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'BBC Pandemic' app-based citizen science project with Professor Julia Gog launched

Posted 29 September 2017

Professor Julia Gog, Stephen Kissler and PhD student Maria Tang (DAMTP) are working with the BBC on an innovative project, BBC Pandemic, combining outreach, citizen science and new mathematical research.

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Professor John Aston appointed as Chief Scientific Adviser to the Home Office

Posted 11 September 2017

Professor John Aston (DPMMS) has been appointed as the Home Office’s new Chief Scientific Adviser, following the retirement of Professor Bernard Silverman. The Chief Scientific Adviser's role is to ensure that departmental decisions are informed by the best science and engineering evidence and advice.

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PhD student Adrien Lefauve wins 2017 Osborne Reynolds Prize

Posted 24 July 2017

DAMTP PhD student Adrien Lefauve has been awarded the 2017 Osborne Reynolds Prize. The prestigious award celebrates the quality of research by PhD students and graduates across the broad domain of fluid mechanics.

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PhD student Amalia Thomas wins Vice-Chancellor's Public Engagement with Research Award

Posted 14 July 2017

DAMTP PhD student Amalia Thomas has received a prestigious Vice-Chancellor's Public Engagement with Research Award. The awards recognise and reward those who undertake quality engagement with research.

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LMS Whitehead Prizes awarded to Dr Julia Gog, Dr Oscar Randal-Williams and Dr Jack Thorne

Posted 1 July 2017

Dr Julia Gog (DAMTP), Dr Oscar Randal-Williams (DPMMS) and Dr Jack Thorne (DPMMS) have been awarded Whitehead Prizes by the LMS.

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Professor Mark Gross elected a Fellow of the Royal Society.

Posted 5 May 2017

Professor Mark Gross (DPMMS) has been elected as a Fellow of the Royal Society. Fellows are chosen for their outstanding contributions to science.

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Adams Prize 2017-18

Posted 2 May 2017

The prize will be awarded this year for achievements in the field of The Mathematics of Astronomy and Cosmology. The deadline for the receipt of applications is 31 October 2017.

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Adams Prize winners 2016-17 announced

Posted 24 April 2017

This year’s topic was “Statistical Analysis of Big Data”, and the prize has been awarded jointly to Professor Graham Cormode (University of Warwick) and Professor Richard Samworth (University of Cambridge).

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Andrew Chamblin Memorial Lecture 2017

Posted 6 March 2017

The Andrew Chamblin Memorial Lecture for 2017 will be given by Professor Kip Thorne, California Institute of Technology.

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Rouse Ball Lecture 2017

Posted 4 January 2017

The Rouse Ball Lecture for 2017 will be given by Professor Charles Doering of University of Michigan.

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Smith-Knight & Rayleigh-Knight Prizes 2017

Posted 18 November 2016

One or more Smith-Knight Prizes, and one or more Rayleigh-Knight Prizes for essays on any subject in Mathematics and its applications, are offered for competition in 2017. Closing date 17 January 2017.

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Faculty of Mathematics - Nominations for Student Membership

Posted 2 November 2016

An election of student members of the Faculty Board will be held on Thursday 24 November 2016. The deadline for nominations is Thursday 17 November 2016.

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Postgraduate Open Day 2016

Posted 23 September 2016

On Wednesday 2nd November 2016 the University of Cambridge is holding its first ever Postgraduate Open Day, and the Faculty of Mathematics is opening its doors to anybody who is considering applying for a Masters or PhD course for entry in 2017.

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Dirac Lecture 2016

Posted 12 May 2016

The Dirac Lecture for 2016 will be given by Professor Michael Green, of the University of Cambridge.

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Adams Prize 2016-17

Posted 24 February 2016

The prize will be awarded this year for achievements in the field of Statistical Analysis of Big Data. The deadline for the receipt of applications is 31 October 2016.

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Adams Prize winner 2015-16

Posted 24 February 2016

This year's topic was "Applied Analysis", and the prize has been awarded to Professor Clément Mouhot (University of Cambridge).

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Rouse Ball Lecture 2016

Posted 11 February 2016

The Rouse Ball Lecture for 2016 will be given by Professor Ravi Vakil of University of Stanford.

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Andrew Chamblin Memorial Lecture 2016

Posted 25 January 2016

The Andrew Chamblin Memorial Lecture for 2016 will be given by Professor Raymond Laflamme, University of Waterloo.

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