The UCD School of Mathematical Sciences is the top ranked University Department in Ireland for both Statistics and Mathematics according to the 2014 QS University rankings. The excellence of our School is underlined by the fact that the School is ranked in the top 200 of all Universities in the world for Statistics. We offer the greatest choice of programmes in Ireland at undergraduate, masters and PhD level across three subject areas: Applied & Computational Mathematics, Mathematics and Statistics & Actuarial Sciences. Recently we have introduced new online programmes in Data Analytics. Graduates from our School have left us to join the world's leading universities including Oxford, Cornell, Caltech, Harvard or to work in a range of highly recognised companies including O2, Google, Paddy Powers, EBay, Deloitte, AXA and Zurich. Contact us to explore these opportunities.
October 11th-19th 2014 marked the advent of the 9th annual Maths Week Ireland and the UCD School of Mathematical Sciences was proud to play a role in this all-island celebration of Mathematics. Over four hundred 4th, 5th and 6th year students from eleven secondary schools across the country were invited to the Moore Auditorium in the brand new UCD O’Brien Centre for Science to participate in “The Mathematical Sciences Triathlon at UCD”.
The French Académie des sciences awards prizes each year at a ceremony in the Institut de France Académie des sciences in Paris. The 2014 presentation tool place on the 14 October and Frédéric Dias, UCD Mathematical Sciences Professor and UCD Earth Institute member, was awarded the Emilia Valori Price for the application of science.
Dr Anthony Cronin secures funding for UCD to host the 9th IMLSN annual national conference (posted 16/10/14)
Dr Anthony Cronin on behalf of the Irish Maths Learning Support Network (IMLSN) has secured funding from the National Forum for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education to host the 9th IMLSN annual national conference Maximizing the impact of digital supports in Mathematics Learning Support in Higher Education to be held in UCD next year on Friday May 29th.
Between 30 June and 4 July 2014, the UCD School of Mathematical Sciences hosted the European Study group with Industry (ESGI). The workshop brought together mathematicians, statisticians, and applied and computational scientists from a wide range of backgrounds to work on real-world problems posed by industrial partners.