News in 2023
Athena Swan Silver Award
15 December 2023
The School of Mathematics has been awarded an Athena Swan UK Silver Award for the second time.
New papers shed light on wildcat mystery
23 November 2023
New research from the Institute for Statistical Science has shown that wildcats in Britain lived alongside domestic cats since their introduction 2,000 years by the Romans, but only started interbreeding 60 years ago.
Congratulations Nick Baskerville
6 November 2023
Nick Baskerville has been awarded the 2023 Doctoral Prize for Mathematical / Environmental Sciences
Congratulations Ben Krause
31 October 2023
Professor Ben Krause's recent paper, Pointwise ergodic theorems for non-conventional bilinear polynomial averages, has been recommended to receive a 2023 Best Paper Award in Mathematics.
Dr Nikolas Breuckmann awarded the ‘2023 James Clerk Maxwell Medal and Prize’
17 October 2023
Congratulations to Dr Nikolas Breuckmann on being awarded the ‘2023 James Clerk Maxwell Medal and Prize’
Earthquake Forecasting Paper published in American Geophysical Union journal: Earth's Future
10 October 2023
COMPASS Student Sam Stockman and Statistics Institute member Dan Lawson have worked collaboratively with seismologist Max Werner from the School of Earth Sciences to publish a paper into the American Geophysical Union journal; Earth's Future.
Dr Laura Monk set to mingle with Hollywood stars after winning prestigious science prize
15 September 2023
Dr Laura Monk has been named as one of winners of the 2024 Breakthrough Prizes, a prestigious set of accolades dubbed the ‘Oscars of Science’ which boasts an awards ceremony featuring many A-List celebrities.
University announces partnership with Martingale Foundation
12 September 2023
The partnership will offer scholarships for students from low-income backgrounds to pursue a master’s and PhD study in the School of Mathematics.
Quantum computing company co-founded by Bristol scientist lands £13m investment
22 August 2023
Congratulations to Ashley Montanaro, who’s company, Phasecraft has secured more than £13m in funding to develop its revolutionary technology.
University of Bristol wins 3 bronze medals at the International Mathematics Competition for University Students (IMC) 2023
17 August 2023
We congratulate the University of Bristol team for their success and for the worthy representation of the University of Bristol in this prestigious Olympiad!
Pure Mathematics welcomes Dr Alice Pozzi
14 August 2023
The Institute for Pure Mathematics is delighted to welcome Dr Alice Pozzi, who joins us as a Lecturer in Pure Mathematics.
Statistics Institute welcomes two new lecturers
1 August 2023
The Institute for Statistical Science is very pleased to welcome Dr Juliette (Ettie) Unwin and Dr Katarzyna Reluga, who have both joined as Lecturers in Statistical Science.
Prof. Jens Eggers awarded 2023 LMS Naylor Prize
30 June 2023
Congratulations to Prof. Jens Eggers, who has been awarded the 2023 London Mathematical Society Naylor Prize.
Epidemic modelling paper published in JRSS(B)
7 June 2023
Current and former Statistics Institute members Michael Whitehouse, Nick Whiteley and Lorenzo Rimella have had a paper related to epidemic modelling accepted in the Journal of the Royal Statistical Society Series B.
PhD student Mingxuan Yi & Compass CDT student, Daniel Williams' papers accepted into ICML 2023
25 April 2023
Congratulations to Mingxuan Yi and Daniel Williams, who will have their papers published at ICML 2023.
Postgraduate Compass students Hannah Sansford, Alex Modell and Josh Givens’s academic papers to be published at AISTATS 2023
14 March 2023
The 26th International Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Statistics (AISTATS) is set to feature three of our Postgraduate Compass students.
Maths students share their top tips for good mental health
10 March 2023
Baking, exercising with friends, meditation and getting a good night’s sleep are just some of the suggestions from students of ways to help support good mental health.
University Mental Health Day 2023
1 March 2023
Join us for this year's University Mental Health Day on Thursday 9th March 2023, 10am-2pm @ Fry Building Atrium.
Professor Catherine Hobbs appointed Chair of the Heilbronn Institute for Mathematical Research
20 February 2023
The University of Bristol is pleased to announce the appointment of Professor Catherine Hobbs as the new Chair of the Heilbronn Institute for Mathematical Research (HIMR) and Professor of Mathematics and Mathematics Education.
Professor Oliver Johnson publishes new book, Numbercrunch
20 February 2023
Professor's new book demystifies the everyday mathematics that surround us.
Maths research will add up to big benefits for everyone
7 February 2023
A new research programme involving six UK universities, including Bristol, will help tackle cybercrime and increase resilience and carbon reduction in the electricity sector.
Tom Murdoch awarded OBE
17 January 2023
We are delighted to share the news that Tom Murdoch was awarded an OBE in the New Years' Honours List.
Ryan Palmer - Latest paper making headlines
6 January 2023
Congratulations to Ryan Palmer, who’s paper ‘The role of body shape and mass in skimming on water’ has received a lot of media attention.