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Winner of the Christmas Challenge-2011

Congratulations to Karl Robert Thomas and Magda Zajaczkowska who are both awarded the first prize in this year's Christmas Challenge. For more information see here.


THE Awards win

Loughborough University, jointly with Coventry University, has won the Outstanding Support for Students award at THE Awards 2011. The award rests on our work in mathematics and statistics support. Details of all winners are available here and further details here.


Winner of the Christmas Challenge-2010

Congratulations to Magda Zajaczkowska (first prize), Nicola Hart (special prize) and Karl Robert Thomas (special prize) who won this year's Christmas Challenge. For more information see here.


Winner of the Loughborough University Graduate School Prize for the Faculty of Science

Congratulations to Yue Wu (Mathematical Finance graduate 2009) for being awarded the Loughborough University Graduate School Prize for the faculty of Science. This prize comes with a cheque for £400. Miss Wu is now studying for a PhD in Mathematics at Loughborough University.


Meghan Beesley wins Commonwealth Silver

Congratulations to Meghan Beesley, one of our final year Maths and Sports Science students, who won a silver medal at the Delhi Commonwealth Games in the Womens' 4x400metres relay. She also competed in the Womens' 400 metres hurdles and ran a personal best time in the final. You can watch the race, and an interview with Meghan and the rest of the team here.


Winner of the Christmas Challenge-2009

Congratulations to Nicola Hart (first prize), Magda Zajaczkowska (special prize) and Sam Swift (special prize) who won this year's Christmas Challenge. For more information see here.


Winner of the Loughborough University Graduate School Prize for the Faculty of Science

Congratulations to Yue Wu (Mathematical Finance graduate 2009) for being awarded the Loughborough University Graduate School Prize for the faculty of Science. This prize comes with a cheque for £400. Miss Wu is now studying for a PhD in Mathematics at Loughborough University.


Marie-Curie Initial Training Network MULTIFLOW

Loughborough University is coordinating a consortium of 15 groups from nine European institutions that has obtained a 6.2M Euro grant to investigate "Multiscale complex fluid flows and interfacial phenomena" (2009-2012). The team at the Department consists of Andrew Archer, Fathis Bribesh, Lubor Frastia, Mark Robbins, Uwe Thiele (coordinator), and Desislava Todorova. For more information see here.


Research Assessment Exercise

  • 100% of the Department’s Pure Mathematics research is of an international standard (rated 2*, 3* or 4*) in the 2008 Research Assessment Exercise.

  • 90% of the Department’s Applied Mathematics research is of an international standard (rated 2*, 3* or 4*) in the 2008 Research Assessment Exercise.


National Student Survey

The School of Mathematics is placed 4th for overall student satisfaction in the Mathematics and Statistics section of the 2008 National Student Survey.


National Teaching Fellowship

Prof Tony Croft has been awarded a National Teaching Fellowship by the Higher Education Academy (see the press release for more details).


Leverhulme Trust grant

Dr Eugénie Hunsicker and Dr Alexander Strohmaier have been awarded a research grant of £111,941 by The Leverhulme Trust for a project entitled "Spectral Analysis, Dynamics and Quantum Physics on Noncompact Manifolds".


Visiting professorship

Prof Roger Grimshaw has been awarded a grant of £67,500 by The Leverhulme Trust to finance a Leverhulme visiting professorship for Prof. Efim Pelinovsky.


EPSRC grant

Dr Gennady El has been awarded an EPSRC Mathematical Sciences Small Research Grant of £19,576 for a project entitled "Isospectral kinetic equation for solitons: integrability, exact solutions and physical applications".


INTAS grant

INTAS have awarded a grant of €150,000 for a project entitled "Mathematical Modeling of Mixing and Dispersion Effects in the Shallow Waters of the Coastal Zone” to a consortium of six institutions: Institute of Applied Physics, Niznhy Novgorod; Lavrentyev Institute of Hydrodynamics, Novosibirsk; Institute of Computational Technologies, Novosibirsk; Institut de Recherche sur les Phénomènes Hors-Equilibre, Marseille; Department of Environmental Engineering, University of Genova; Centre for Nonlinear Mathematics and Applications, Loughborough University. The Loughborough team consists of Prof Roger Grimshaw (Team Leader), Dr Gennady El and Dr Karima Khusnutdinova.


EPSRC grant

Professor Sasha Veselov has been awarded an EPSRC research grant of £221,159 for a project entitled "Algebra and Geometry of Generalised Quantum Calogero-Moser Problems and Applications".


 
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