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Professor Ivan Smith elected as Fellow of the Royal Society

10 May 2023

Ivan Smith, Professor of Geometry in the Department of Pure Mathematics and Mathematical Statistics, has been elected as a Fellow of the Royal Society. The honour recognises his work in symplectic topology and exceptional contributions to this rapidly advancing field.

Professor Richard Nickl awarded European Research Council Advanced Grant

21 April 2023

Richard Nickl, Professor of Mathematical Statistics in the Department of Pure Mathematics and Mathematical Statistics, has been awarded a European Research Council Advanced Grant for his project Statistical aspects of non-linear inverse problems. The ERC Advanced Grant funding is amongst the most prestigious and competitive EU funding schemes. Grants are awarded to established, leading researchers with a proven track record of significant research achievements over the past decade.

Dr Anne Cori and Professor Adam Kucharski win 2023 Adams Prize

8 March 2023

The 2023 Adams Prize has been awarded to Dr Anne Cori of Imperial College London and Professor Adam Kucharski of the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, for their work modelling the spread of infectious disease outbreaks.
 
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 Jessica Fintzen awarded Whitehead Prize

4 November 2022

Professor Jessica Fintzen (DPMMS, Duke University, and Universität Bonn) has been awarded a Whitehead Prize by the London Mathematical Society for her groundbreaking work in representation theory, in particular as it relates to number theory via the (local) Langlands program. 

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.