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Department of Pure Mathematics and Mathematical Statistics

Welcome to DPMMS 

The Department of Pure Mathematics and Mathematical Statistics (DPMMS) (including the Statistical Laboratory as a sub-department) conducts teaching and research across a wide range of pure mathematics, probability and statistics.   DPMMS currently hosts over 100 Academic and Research Staff and around 80 PhD students over three Pavilions as part of the Centre for Mathematical Sciences. 

Read more at: Congratulations to Pierre Raphael

Congratulations to Pierre Raphael

on being jointly awarded the 2023 Bôcher Memorial Prize for groundbreaking work establishing the existence of blow-up solutions to the defocusing NLS equation in some supercritical regimes and to the compressible Euler and Navier-Stokes equations.


Read more at: David Spiegelhalter and the Infected Blood Inquiry

David Spiegelhalter and the Infected Blood Inquiry

David was part of a team giving extensive evidence to the Infected Blood Inquiry. This was established to investigate the circumstances in which people were given infected blood and infected blood products, in particular in the 1970s and 1980s.



Read more at: Congratulations to Jessica Fintzen

Congratulations to Jessica Fintzen

on winning an LMS Whitehead prize


Read more at: Congratulations to Oscar Randal-Williams

Congratulations to Oscar Randal-Williams

on winning a Clay Research Award



Read more at: Congratulations to Ailsa Keating

Congratulations to Ailsa Keating

Awarded European Research Council (ERC) Starting Grant 


Read more at: Congratulations to Rajen Shah

Congratulations to Rajen Shah

2022 winner of Guy Medal in Bronze



Read more at: Congratulations to Jack Thorne

Congratulations to Jack Thorne

awarded the 2022 New Horizons in Mathematics Prize



Read more at: Advice on travel

Advice on travel

For all staff and students planning to travel on University business


Read more at: Professor John Coates (1945-2022)

Professor John Coates (1945-2022)

We are sad to learn of the death of John Coates FRS, Sadleirian Professor 1986-2012. John was a distinguished number theorist and a dynamic Head of DPMMS 1991-97. 



Read more at: Welcome to DPMMS

Welcome to DPMMS

Welcome to DPMMS 



18
Jan
Cambridge Statistics Clinic

Formalisation of mathematics with interactive theorem provers [COMING UP IN LENT TERM]

20
Jan
16:00 - 17:00: Title to be confirmed
Junior Geometry Seminar

25
Jan
14:00 - 15:00: Title to be confirmed
Information Theory Seminar

Formalisation of mathematics with interactive theorem provers [COMING UP IN LENT TERM]

27
Jan
16:00 - 17:00: Title to be confirmed
Junior Geometry Seminar