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July 2022: Professor Julia Böttcher's talk at the International Congress of Mathematicians

We are excited to announce that Professor Julia Böttcher's talk on 'Graph and hypergraph packing' is now available to watch online! The International Congress of Mathematicians is the largest conference for the topic of mathematics, where they award the Fields Medal (among other awards), and is hosted only once every 4 years. Congratulations Julia!

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July 2022: Class of 2022 Graduation

Congratulations to our Class of 2022! From our undergraduates to our MSc Financial Mathematics programme, we're so proud of you all and your achievements! Find out more about your Alumni community here.

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July 2022: IMA Prize

We are delighted to announce that Yiyang Hua, a BSc Financial Mathematics and Statistics student, has been awarded the IMA Prize! The prize, awarded by the Institute of Mathematics and its applications, awards students who display an outstanding performance in the final year of an IMA approved course. Congratuations Yiyang!

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July 2022: Farr Prize Prize 

The Farr Prize is awarded to the best performers in final year examinations for a BSc student in the Department of Mathematics or Statistics.

This year, we are delighted to announce that Yue Tang and Jake Webb are the joint winners of the Farr Prize! Congratulations!

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July 2022: Wynne-Roberts Prizes

The Wynne-Roberts Prizes are awarded to both first and second year students who have achieved best performance in their mathematics courses.

Congratulations to Mahin Khandaker, who is a current first year student on the BSc Mathematics with Economics.

For our second year cohort, our winners are Shah Ishaan Elahi and Patrick Liu Ran Braun on the BSc Financial Mathematics & Statistics programme and the BSc Mathematics with Economics programme. Congratulations! 

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July 2022: Cyril Offord Prize 

The Cyril Offord Prize for outstanding performance in mathematics is awarded each year to a student(s) on one of the following programmes: BSc Financial Mathematics & Statistics, BSc in Mathematics & Economics, BSc Mathematics with Economics and BSc in Mathematics, Statistics & Business.

Congratulations to our joint winners Haoyuan Ma and Zeng Zhang on their amazing results and hard work!

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July 2022: Joseph Abraham Prize 

The Joseph Abraham Prize, named after an MSc Financial Mathematics student who sadly died in 2015, is given to those on the same programme who have shown outstanding achievement in their studies on the MSc Financial Mathematics degree.

This year we have joint winners! Congratulations to Xueqi Wang and Luis Ramon Alonso Clavijo for your amazing work and achievements.

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July 2022: John Ying Wah Gibson Citizenship and Voluntary Prizes 

Congratulations to Jade Lee, the winner of the Citizenship Prize, for all her hard work and dedication to society and the LSE community! 

Also a big congratulations to Grace Oswald, the winner of the Voluntary Work Award! We are so proud of everything you have achieved.

Details fo the Prize and Award can be read here.

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July 2022: British Combinatorial Committee Thesis Prize

We are delighted to announce Nóra Frankl was the runner-up for the 2022 British Combinatorial Committee thesis prize for outstanding UK PhD research in combinatorics! Nóra got her PhD at LSE in August 2020, after which she had an LMS Early Career Fellowship until end of 2020 at LSE, and then a postdoc at Carnegie Mellon University in 2021. She is currently a research fellow at the Renyi Institute in Hungary.

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July 2022: Catch-Up Graduation for Class of 2020

We were so happy to be able to celebrate with our Class of 2020 two years after they left LSE. Thank you to everyone who attended - it was lovely to see campus thriving and to catch up with everyone after so long. Keep in touch via our Alumni page here.

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July 2022: PhD Prize for Outstanding Academic Performance

We are delighted to announce that Nóra Frankl and Weiguan Wang are joint winners of the Department of Mathematics' PhD Prize for Outstanding Academic Performance! Nóra graduated in 2020 with her thesis on 'On some problems in combinatorial geometry', and Weiguan Wang graduated in 2021 with his thesis on 'Statistical Hedging with Neural Networks'. Find out more about the prize here.

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June 2022: Vacancies in the Department of Mathematics

We are currently hiring to faculty, professional services and class teaching positions in the Department. Please see our Recruitment webpage for more information on the roles and how to apply. Deadlines are fast approaching, so don't miss out!

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May 2022: Department of Mathematics New Teacher Prize and LSE Class Teacher Awards

We are excited to announce that many of our amazing class teachers have won awards in the Department and across the School! We are so proud of all their hard work and dedication to teaching at LSE. 

Congratulations to Erin Hales for winning our Department's New Teacher Prize! 

Our winners at the LSE Class Teacher Awards are Rowland Bennett, Erin Hales, Laurence O'TooleNiccolò Salvatori, and Aled Williams. Also, well done to Amedeo Sgueglia, Ruilan Wang and Tony Whelan for being highly commended. Find out more here.

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May 2022: Research Excellence Framework 2021

We are extremely proud that the quality of our research, which was submitted jointly with the Department of Statistics, has been recognised by the assessors in the 2021 Research Excellence Framework (REF 2021). Overall, these outstanding results saw our submission to REF 2021 ranked joint 9th in the UK for Mathematical Sciences (based on Times Higher rankings). Find out more about our REF 2021 results here.

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May 2022: Vacancy for Research Officer in Algorithms and Optimisation

We are looking to appoint a Research Officer to contribute to two research grant projects with Professor László Végh and Dr Neil Olver as principal investigators. Closing date 13 May 2022. Find out more here.

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January 2022: New YouTube Channel

We are excited to announce our new YouTube channel is now live! It features videos of our public lecture events, research and other talks by the Department. Watch and subscribe here!

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January 2022: Athena Swan Silver Award

We are delighted to announce we have been awarded the Athena Swan Silver Award by Advance HE! The Athena Swan Charter is a framework to support and transform gender equality within higher education. Find out more about Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) in the Department here.

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November 2021: Haya Freedman Prize

Congratulations to our winner Guillaume Toujas-Bernate for winning the Haya Freedman Prize! The prize is awarded annually for the best dissertation produced by a student on the MSc in Applicable Mathematics. More information on the prize can be found here.

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November 2021: Ailsa Land Prize

Congratulations to Kaiyun Wu for winning the Ailsa Land Prize! The Ailsa Land Prize is awarded annually for the best overall performance by a student on the MSc Operations Research & Analytics. More information on the prize can be found here.

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September 2021: BSHM Undergraduate Essay Prize

We are delighted to announce that George Waters, who took our MA318 History of Mathematics in Finance and Economics course in 2020-21, has jointly won the British Society for the History of Mathematics Undergraduate Essay Prize. Congratulations George! You can read his essay, which has been adapted for our blog, here.

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September 2021: German Operations Research Society PhD Prize

One of our new postdoctoral researchers, Dr Franziska Eberle, has won a prize for her PhD thesis from the German Operations Research Society! Congratulations Franziska! Find out more here.

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August 2021: Wilkins-Bernal-Medawar Medal

We are delighted to hear Professor June Barrow-Green, a Visiting Professor here in the Department, has won the Royal Society's Wilkins-Bernal-Medawar Medal and Lecture for 2021! She was awarded the medal for her research in 19th and 20th century mathematics, notably on historical roots of modern computing, dynamical systems and the three-body problem.

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August 2021: Another New Book!

We are excited to announce that Professor Amol Sasane has just published his new book 'A Mathematical Introduction to General Relativity' with World Scientific! Congratulations Amol!

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August 2021: New Book!

Professor Bernhard von Stengel has just published his 'Game Theory Basics' book with Cambridge University Press! Congratulations Bernhard!

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July 2021: Farr Prize Prize 

The Farr Prize is awarded to the best performers in final year examinations for a BSc student in the Department of Mathematics or Statistics. This year, we are delighted to announce that Natasha Tai is the winner of the Farr Prize! Congratulations Natasha!

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July 2021: IMA Prize 

We are delighted to announce that Hamish Lai, a BSc Mathematics with Economics student, has been awarded the IMA Prize! The prize, awarded by the Institute of Mathematics and its applications, awards students who display an outstanding performance in the final year of an IMA approved course. Congratuations Hamish!

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July 2021: Wynne-Roberts Prizes

The Wynne-Roberts Prizes are awarded to both first and second year students who have achieved best performance in their mathematics courses.

Congratulations to Jacopo Chirico, who is a current first year student on the BSc Mathematics & Economics.

For our second year cohort, our winner is Haoyuan Ma on the BSc Mathematics with Economics programme. Congratulations! 

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July 2021: Cyril Offord Prize 

The Cyril Offord Prize for outstanding performance in mathematics is awarded each year to a student on one of the following programmes: BSc Financial Mathematics & Statistics, BSc in Mathematics & Economics, BSc Mathematics with Economics and BSc in Mathematics, Statistics & Business.

Congratulations to Natasha Tai, a BSc Financial Mathematics & Statistics student, on her amazing results and hard work!

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July 2021: Joseph Abraham Prize 

The Joseph Abraham Prize, named after an MSc Financial Mathematics student who sadly died in 2015, is given to those on the same programme who have shown outstanding achievement in their studies on the MSc Financial Mathematics degree.

This year we have joint winners! Congratulations to Sam Adamson and Alex Thornton for your amazing work and achievements.

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July 2021: John Ying Wah Gibson Citizenship and Voluntary Prizes 

Congratulations to Celine Mano, the winner of the Citizenship Prize, for all her hard work and dedication to society and the LSE community! 

Also a big congratulations to Emad Naghavi, the winner of the Voluntary Work Award! We are so proud of everything you have achieved.

Details fo the Prize and Award can be read here.

 

News items from previous years are in the news archive.

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