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Professor Oscar Randal-Williams wins 2022 Clay Research Award

1 October 2022

Oscar Randal-Williams, Professor of Mathematics in DPMMS, and Professor Søren Galatius (University of Copenhagen) have been awarded a 2022 Clay Research Award for their profound contributions to the understanding of high dimensional manifolds and their diffeomorphism groups, which have transformed and reinvigorated the subject. 

Adams Prize 2023: Mathematical and Statistical Epidemiology

30 August 2022

Applications are invited for the 2022-23 Adams Prize, one of the oldest and most prestigious prizes in the University of Cambridge. The prize will be awarded this year for achievements in the field of Mathematical and Statistical Epidemiology. The deadline for receipt of applications is 31 October 2022.

Dr Bipasha Chakraborty awarded Joseph Fourier Prize

5 May 2022

Dr Bipasha Chakraborty, Leverhulme Trust Early Career Fellow in DAMTP, has been awarded the UK Joseph Fourier Prize by Atos and the Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC) Hartree Centre. The prize supports innovative work in the field of quantum computing, and Dr Chakraborty's winning research proposal aims to advance the application of Quantum Computation to solve complex equations in Quantum Field Theories.

Professor Jack Thorne awarded Adams Prize 2022

23 March 2022

The 2022 Adams Prize has been awarded to Professor Jack Thorne of the University of Cambridge, for his work in the field of Number Theory. The Adams Prize is awarded jointly each year by the Faculty of Mathematics and St John’s College, Cambridge, to UK-based researchers under the age of 40 doing first class international research in the Mathematical Sciences.

Professor Anne-Christine Davis and Dr Sunny Vagnozzi awarded 2021 Buchalter Cosmology Prize

3 February 2022

Professor Anne-Christine Davis and Dr Sunny Vagnozzi have been awarded a 2021 Buchalter Cosmology Prize for their paper 'Direct detection of dark energy: the XENON1T excess and future prospects'. The annual prize seeks to reward new ideas or discoveries that have the potential to produce a breakthrough advance in our understanding of the origin, structure, and evolution of the universe.

New Institute of Computing for Climate Science (ICCS) announced

20 January 2022

DAMTP is proud to host the new Institute of Computing for Climate Science (ICCS), one of four centres forming the Schmidt Futures’ Virtual Institute of Scientific Software (VISS) network. The ICCS will be led by Professor Emily Shuckburgh and is a collaboration with Cambridge Zero, the Department of Computer Science and Technology, and University Information Services.  

Professor Julia Gog to help present 2021 Royal Institution Christmas Lectures

18 December 2021

DAMTP's Professor Julia Gog will join Jonathan Van-Tam as a Guest Lecturer for this year's Royal Institution Christmas Lectures. The 2021 lectures, titled Going viral - how Covid changed science forever, will be screened on BBC Four and BBC iPlayer between Christmas and New Year, and will later be available for a global audience via the Royal Institution website.

Hawking Centre for Theoretical Cosmology named Intel oneAPI Center of Excellence

29 October 2021

The Stephen Hawking Centre for Theoretical Cosmology in DAMTP is building on its existing collaboration with Intel to become an Intel oneAPI Center of Excellence. The oneAPI Center of Excellence will focus on advancing cosmological research, open-source code development, and in situ compute and visualisation, as well as teaching computational and visualisation coding techniques.

Dr Daria Frank wins L'Oréal-UNESCO For Women In Science 2021 Rising Talent Award

20 September 2021

Dr Daria Frank (DAMTP) has won the L'Oréal-UNESCO For Women In Science 2021 Rising Talent Mathematics and Computer Science Award, for her research on controlling multiphase turbulent jets and plumes in order to protect our environment.

Professor Jack Thorne awarded 2022 New Horizons in Mathematics Prize

10 September 2021

Professor Jack Thorne FRS (DPMMS) has been awarded the 2022 New Horizons in Mathematics Prize, for his transformative contributions to diverse areas of algebraic number theory. The $100,000 New Horizons prizes are awarded annually by the Breakthrough Prize Foundation to early career researchers who have already made a substantial impact on their fields.