The Department prides itself on its balance of world-class pure and interdisciplinary research from staff with an international perspective in a friendly dynamic environment. We translate our research into teaching experiences with an emphasis on small groups and approachable lecturers. You can find out more about the department here.
Professor Martin Bees, Head of Department, 6 Sept 2021
Thursday 20 October 2022
Masters students Elisabeth James and Matthew Sullivan work with the Whitby Lobster Hatchery to understand the role of lobsters in the local ecology.
Wednesday 18 May 2022
We are delighted that all of our research was rated world-leading (4*) or internationally excellent (3*) in REF2021. Only 3 other mathematics departments in the country achieved 100% 4* and 3* in all three categories: outputs, impact and environment.
Thursday 17 February 2022
Dr Jess Hargreaves (Department of Mathematics) and her team have published a paper which looks at how Peer-Assisted Learning (PAL) schemes supported groups of mathematics students with their studies during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Lewis Fry Richardson was an English mathematician, physicist, meteorologist, psychologist and pacifist who pioneered modern mathematical techniques of weather forecasting.
In 1926, Richardson was elected Fellow of the Royal Society for “his knowledge of physics and eminen[ce] in the application of mathematics to physical problemsof the atmosphere and other structures”.
The study of finance at York is both interdisciplinary in nature and focuses on delivering public good. Our work covers actuarial science, accounting, econometrics, operations research, and more. With over thirty academics working in this field, our research expertise is split across three academic departments and schools: the School for Business and Society, the Department of Economics and Related Studies, and the Department of Mathematics.
We support the principles laid out in the London Mathematical Society Good Practice Scheme, and aim to create an inclusive, mutually supportive community which enables everyone to do their best work and where everyone is treated with dignity and respect.
We hold the Bronze Award of the Athena SWAN programme for women in science.