Tuesday, 16 September 2008

Oxford Mathematicians in the City Launch Event

Oxford Mathematicians in the City is a new network that aims to bring together Oxford alumni who share a mathematics education and a professional interest in the field of finance and business. We hope that this inaugural event on Tuesday 7th October 2008 will lead to further and regular networking events and a greater sense of unity amongst our alumni.

For further information see the event poster

Tuesday, 16 September 2008

New BBC4 series The Story of Maths

Professor Marcus du Sautoy has a new four part TV series, The Story of Maths, starting at 9pm (this time is provisional) on Monday 6 October on BBC4.

Marcus has travelled around the world, to take viewers through a 30,000 year history of maths.

Friday, 8 August 2008

Recognising and Rewarding Excellence in Teaching 2008

We are pleased to announce the following awards:

Lifetime Achievement Awards go to Dr David Acheson and Dr Peter Neumann O.B.E.

A New Appointee Award goes to Prof Tom Witelski.

Teaching Development Awards go to Dr Jan Grabowski, Prof Roger Heath-Brown, Prof Alison Etheridge, Prof Victor Flynn, and Dr Anne Henke

Tuesday, 29 July 2008

Recognition of Distinction

Congratulations to Michael Collins, John Lennox, and John Ockendon on the conferment of the title of Professor of Mathematics, and to Andrew Dancer and Xenia de la Ossa on the conferment of the title Reader in Mathematics.

Friday, 18 July 2008

Terry Lyons to present an IMS Medallion Lecture

Terry Lyons is to present an IMS Medallion Lecture at the 2010 SPA meeting in Osaka, Japan.

Each year eight Medallion Lecturers are chosen across all areas of statistics and probability by the IMS Committee on Special Lectures. The Medallion nomination is an honour and an acknowledgement of a significant research contribution to one or more areas of research.

Thursday, 17 July 2008
Thursday, 10 July 2008
Monday, 7 July 2008
Monday, 30 June 2008

End of Year Summer Party

The Chairman of the Mathematical Institute invites you and your partner to an end of year Party to be held a the Mathematical Institute on Monday 14 July 2008 from 4.00 - 6.00 pm. Children welcome.

RSVP to Brenda Willoughby (2)73576

Wednesday, 25 June 2008

Personal files are now accessible through the website

If you have a Maths Institute user account (not available for Webauth users), then after logging in to the website you will find a link "My Documents" in your User Menu. This will allow you to download/access your files from anywhere in the world.