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Mathematics & Statistics

The Department of Mathematics and Statistics at Strathclyde lies at the heart of the University's aim to develop useful learning. Our research emphasises how mathematics and statistics can be applied in the real world.

Our undergraduate and postgraduate degrees develop mathematicians and statisticians who are able to translate their skills into any career they choose. 


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The Bennett PhD Scholarship

PhD Mathematics & Statistics student Nathan Burns has been awarded the first Bennett PhD Scholarship at the University of Strathclyde.

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Statistics & Mathematics Advice, Research & Training (SMART)

SMART is an expert consultancy unit that provides straightforward access to mathematical and statistical support and training. 

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Equality and Diversity

We value the diversity of our staff and students and are committed to encouraging everyone to realise their full potential...

Vaccine ‘has almost wiped out’ cervical pre-cancer


A vaccine given to schoolgirls in Scotland to protect them from cervical pre-cancer has almost wiped out the disease, according to research involving the University of Strathclyde...

Introduction to Probability and Statistics

Enhance your data analysis skills with our new short course. Full time and distance learning options available.

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Centre for Mathematics Applied to the Life Sciences

We've joined up with the University of Glasgow to create a centre which looks at mathematical modelling being applied to all aspects of medicine and biology.

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Maths Week Scotland

Maths Week Scotland took place September 2019.  Here at Strathclyde, we were involved in plenty of activities to help young Scots engage more with mathematics.  Find out more...

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Modelling the impact of fishing on the Firth of Clyde ecosystem

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PhD field trip aboard Marine Scotland and Scottish Environmental Protection Agency survey vessels, to carry out sampling of the sedimentology and chemistry of the seabed.

Measuring Climate Change Threat to Marine Life?

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Review from aboard the RRS James Clark Ross in the Arctic Ocean ?by Strathclyde postdoctoral researcher, Dr Aidan Hunter?...

Royal Society of Edinburgh award for Maths Professor

Professor Michael Heath

Professor Michael Heath, of Strathclyde’s Department of Mathematics and Statistics, has been awarded the RSE/Sir James Black Medal for his outstanding contribution to the field of Fisheries Science.