Alumni Stories

Jakob Blaavand

Jakob did a DPhil in Geometry in Oxford supervised by Prof. Nigel Hitchin and submitted his thesis in 2015.

Ashley Pitcher

Ashley completed her DPhil at OCIAM in 2009 under the supervision of Prof. John Ockendon.

What do you do now? 

Mark Curtis

Mark took the undergraduate MMath Course (2005, Exeter) and a DPhil in Applied Mathematics (2009, Brasenose and St Catherine's).

Richard Cockram

Richard graduated in Mathematics from Brasenose College.  

Samiha Ismail

Samiha studied the four-year MMath course in Mathematics and Statistics at Oxford from 2009--2013.

Richard Harries

Richard spent a year as a mathematics undergraduate at Oxford, before changing his degree to medicine.


Jennie Golding


Jennie Golding graduated from St Hugh's in 1971.

Judy Ford

Judy graduated from Lady Margaret Hall in 1979. 

Martin Geddes

Martin Geddes

Martin studied Mathematics and Computation (aka "Mathematics and yet more Mathematics") as an undergraduate from 1989-92.

Ella Kaye

Ella Kaye

Ella was an undergraduate student in Mathematics and Philosophy between 2001-2005.


Barbara Forrai (née Lockwood)

Barbara Forrai

Barbara studied Maths as an undergraduate at Somerville College, coming up to Oxford in 1946.

Chris Daniels

Chris studied for a BA (Hons) Mathematics graduating in 1992.

He is now Head of Partnerships and Communications at Hybrid Air Vehicles. He has been doing this for 2 years and has come via a very circuitous route to get there.

Paul Lickman

Paul Lickman

Paul was an undergraduate student in Mathematics at Magdalen College from 1991 to 1994. 

Robin Fellerman

Robin Fellerman

Robin read for a BA in Mathematics at St Edmund Hall, matriculating in 2004.

Barry Chandler


Barry spent 3 years at Pembroke, with Ian Grant as his tutor.

Tony Hill

Tony went to Brasenose College in 1968 to read mathematics.