Oxford Mathematics Alphabet

The Oxford Mathematics Alphabet

Welcome to the Oxford Mathematics Alphabet. Here you will find members of the Oxford Mathematical Institute writing about engaging mathematical ideas and the latest research. Posters will be available for all letters to download and print. Keep checking back to see the next instalment!

A is for Aperiodic Tiles

A is for Aperiodic Tiles by Prof Sir Roger Penrose FRS.

B is for Bayesian Inference

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B is for Bayesian Inference by Prof Robin Evans.

C is for Calabi-Yau Manifolds

Model II 1a
C is for Calabi-Yau Manifolds by Dr Andreas Braun.

D is for Diophantine Equations

Diophantine equations on a table in the Maths Institute common room
D is for Diophantine Equations by Dr Jonathan Pila FRS.

E is for Elliptic Curves

Elliptic curve drawn on table in Maths Institute common room
E is for Elliptic Curves by Dr Jennifer Balakrishnan.

F is for Fourier Transform

F is for Fourier Transform by Aled Walker.

I is for Inverse Problems

Artist's impression of exoplanet GJ 504b, one of the oldest extrasolar planets directly imaged.
I is for Inverse Problems by Dr Patrick Farrell.

G is for Growth Tensor

Shell growth mathematics
G is for Growth Tensor by Prof Derek Moulton.

H is for Homology

H is for Homology by Bernadette Stolz and Barbara Mahler.

Outreach

Andrew Wiles Building
Information for teachers about events, including how to arrange a visit to the Mathematical Institute and how to request a visit from us.

Posters

International Mathematical Union poster
From Oxford mathematicians to the Oxford Mathematics Alphabet we hope these posters will inspire you and your students and brighten up your classroom walls.

Undergraduate Study

Find out more about undergraduate study at Oxford. Our undergraduate courses offer an exciting and challenging curriculum across the whole range of the mathematical sciences.

Research

Our research covers the spectrum of fundamental and applied mathematics.