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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. 

Congratulations to David Spiegelhalter

awarded the Michael Faraday Prize and Lecture 2020

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Senior Academic Promotions

Congratulations to Peter Varju and Oscar Randal-Williams on their promotion to the rank of Professor and to Roland Bauerschmidt on his promotion to Reader

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Workshop in honour of James Norris' 60th birthday

POSTPONED until 1-3 September 2021 Scaling limits: from statistical mechanics to manifolds will take place 7th-9th September 2020, Cambridge

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Jan Saxl (5 June 1948-2 May 2020)

With sadness the Department must announce  the death of Jan Saxl, Professor of Algebra and Fellow of Caius College.

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Congratulations to Jack Thorne

elected as Fellow of the Royal Society

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John Horton Conway 26 December 1937 – 11 April 2020

We are saddened by the death of John Conway, member of DPMMS 1962-87, a great and charismatic mathematician.

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Cambridge Statistics Clinic

Causal Inference Reading Group

Cambridge Statistics Clinic

06
Oct
19:15 - 21:30: Title to be confirmed
Cambridge Statistics Discussion Group (CSDG)

15
Oct
17:00 - 18:00: Title to be confirmed
Peter Whittle Lecture