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How to contact us

Department of Mathematics
Columbia House
London School of Economics
Houghton Street
London WC2A 2AE, UK

 

Email: maths.info@lse.ac.uk|
Tel: +44(0)207 955 7732/7925
Connect with LSE Maths: Twitter|

 

Click here| for information on how to get to LSE using public transport and maps of the campus

 

 

The LSE Department of Mathematics is internationally recognised for its teaching and research. Located within a world-class social science institution, the Department aims to be a leading centre for Mathematics in the Social Sciences.

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The research strengths of the Department are in Discrete Mathematics, Financial Mathematics, Game Theory and applications of Mathematics to the Social Sciences. You can find out more about our research| by clicking here|.
 
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"The London School of Economics has the highest proportion of "world-leading" research among UK universities|..."

The results for REF 2014 have now been published. Click here| to find out how the Department and the School overall performed.

 
Recent research publications

Recent Publications|

A list of recent research publications of the staff (and PhD students) of the Department can be found on our Publications| page.

 
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Research Seminars|

The Department hosts regular well-attended research seminars |during term-time covering topics in all our main research areas.

 
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Current Students|

You can find information about our course modules, including links to the course materials hosted on Moodle, and lecturers' and class teachers' office hours| by clicking here|.

 
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Careers Networking Evening for MSc and final-year UG students|

In partnership with LSE Careers|, we hosted a networking evening with alumni of the Department on 21 October 2014. These former students have gone on to work at employers such as Barclays, BlackRock, Credit Suisse, Goldman Sachs, Unilever, PwC, TeachFirst, and Unilever. Their roles include financial management, analytics, financial modelling, credit trading strategy, credit risk analysis, and international banking. 

 
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Two One-Day Colloquia in Combinatorics 2014|
Upholding a tradition which first began in 2007, the 2014 Colloquia in Combinatorics proved to be a well-supported, engaging event.  Held across two days, six speakers presented at Queen Mary University of London on 14 May and a further six speakers presented on 15 May at LSE.  Full details can be found here|.

 
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The Department of Mathematics joins Twitter|

We're very excited to have launched our Twitter account.  Come and follow us: @LSEMaths|. There'll be more social media developments coming in the next few weeks so please keep checking back.

 
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"The London School of Economics has the highest proportion of "world-leading" research among UK universities|..."

The results for REF 2014 have now been published. Click here| to find out how the Department and the School overall performed.

 

Anatole Beck| (1930-2104)

We are very sorry to announce the death of a former LSE Head of Mathematical Sciences, and regular visitor to the Department, Professor Anatole Beck|.

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The Department is thrilled to announce that our alumnus, Dr Tom Lidbetter| (Senior LSE Fellow, Department of Management), has won the 2013 Doctoral Dissertation Award from the Operational Research Society for his PhD thesis in Mathematics (awarded from our department| in June 2013).  More details can be read here|.

 
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New book co-authored by Dr Amol Sasane
Entitled "A Friendly Approach to Complex Analysis", Amol |has co-authored a rigorous and purposeful addition to the existing literature on complex analysis.  For more details, click here|.