UCD School of Mathematics and Statistics is ranked in the top 1% in the world for both the subjects of Mathematics and Statistics (in the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2015). The School is the largest of its kind in Ireland and offers the greatest choice of programmes at undergraduate, masters and PhD level, reflecting the ubiquity of the mathematical sciences in the modern world. As a dynamic, multi-disciplinary school, we engage in research and teaching in all aspects of Mathematics, Statistics and Actuarial Science. Academic staff are actively involved in many research centres and institutes including Insight Centre for Data Analytics, UCD Complex and Adaptive Systems Laboratory, UCD Meteorology and Climate Centre, the Earth Institute and Claude Shannon Institute.
Maths Enrichment classes are back yet for another year. Offered by lecturers in our School these classes are run free of charge for 10 weeks to help secondary school students to develop a sound understanding of mathematics and improve problem-solving skills.
Dr Conor Sweeney has been appointed as one of the leading investigators of the Energy Systems Integration Partnership Programme.
The Energy Systems Integration Partnership Programme (ESIPP) was announced by the Minister for Skills, Research and Innovation, Mr Damien English TD on 24th November. The new Partnership is a collaborative multidisciplinary project aimed at finding and exploiting synergies across the system in order to develop a cost effective energy system with less impact on the environment.