School of Mathematical Sciences


 The School of Mathematical Sciences is proud to announce the launch of a new programme designed to give top students the broad mathematical training and industry specialism required for a top career as an Actuary.

Actuaries specialise in the quantifying of risk. They work for insurance companies and pension providers and are some of the highest paid professionals.

Posted: 22/09/2015

The School of Mathematical Sciences enjoyed success at the Annual Teaching Awards held as part of the Education Awards Ceremony at Drapers Hall on 23rd March. The Awards are completely student led with students submitting written nominations with nominees then shortlisted by a panel including Student Union sabbatical officers. More information can be found at

Posted: 31/03/2015

On Tuesday 24 February, the German television show Frontal 21, a current affairs programme similar to the BBC’s Panorama, broadcast a report about the difficult working environment experienced by many young scientists in Germany, which has led to some of them pursuing academic careers abroad. The School of Mathematical Sciences at QMUL, where 9 of its 49 academic staff members have German passports, was presented as an example.

Posted: 28/02/2015

The School of Mathematical Sciences has made a significant contribution to QMUL’s excellent results in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF), which saw the institution ranked 9th among multi-faculty institutions in the UK. The results of the UK based REF assessment reveal that 87% of the School’s research is rated as either 4-star (world-leading) or 3-star (internationally excellent), the second highest score among the mathematics departments in London. This includes our research outputs, impact of our research and our environment.

Posted: 22/12/2014

Queen Mary is proud to announce a new, 4-year undergraduate programme in Financial Mathematics, with the first student intake in Autumn 2015. This exciting programme includes a number of specialist modules in mathematical finance, numerical methods and computing, and is ideally suited to ambitious individuals planning a career in the more quantitative areas of finance and banking, such as financial derivatives trading, quantitative analysis, software engineering, and risk management.

Posted: 13/10/2014
Upcoming Seminars
G. Bianconi
Seminar series: Quantum Algebras
Tuesday, December 1, 2015 - 10:00
Anton Isopoussu (Cambridge)
Seminar series: Geometry and Analysis
Tuesday, December 1, 2015 - 15:00
Marina Diakonova
Seminar series: Complex Systems
Tuesday, December 1, 2015 - 16:00
Sarah Hart (Birkbeck)
Seminar series: London Algebra Colloquium
Thursday, December 3, 2015 - 15:45
N. E. Fenton, QMUL
Seminar series: Statistics Seminar
Thursday, December 3, 2015 - 16:30
Kiyokazu Nagatomo (Osaka)
Seminar series: London Algebra Colloquium
Thursday, December 3, 2015 - 17:00