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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

 

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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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2015 Colloquia in Combinatorics: details announced

The 2015 Colloquia in Combinatorics will be held on 13-14 May.  Details of the days' timings, speakers and their talks can be found on our event website.

This event offers the opportunity to hear talks by both prominent and promising mathematicians from the UK and abroad, on a variety of topics within the broad field of combinatorics and related areas.

 

 

 

 

 

 
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Methods Programme Open Evening

The Methods Programme Open Evening on 29 April provided students with the opportunity to learn more about the courses offered on the Methods Summer Programme, to discuss priorities face-to-face with relevant LSE faculty and to find out more about what the LSE can offer this summer.

The Programme includes ME106 Real Analysis, taught by Dr Eleni Katirtzoglou (Department of Mathematics)

 
 
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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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2015 Colloquia in Combinatorics: details announced

The 2015 Colloquia in Combinatorics will be held on 13-14 May.  Details of the days' timings, speakers and their talks can be found on our event website.

This event offers the opportunity to hear talks by both prominent and promising mathematicians from the UK and abroad, on a variety of topics within the broad field of combinatorics and related areas.

 
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Dr Paul Dütting presents “Spectrum Auction” poster in Parliament

Dr Paul Dütting, our LSE Fellow, presented his poster “Spectrum auctions: Greed is good,… if you do it well!” at SET for Britain 2015| on 9 March at the Houses of Parliament, Westminster. find out all about the event 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 (1930-2014)

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.