Wednesday, 23 January 2019

We are pleased to announce that the School of Mathematics, Statistics and Applied Mathematics will be running an extra-curricular Mathematics Enrichment programme for senior cycle students on some Saturdays throughout the next few months.  The programme is likely to be of interest to students who have an exceptionally strong interest in mathematics, who enjoy mathematical challenges and who are keen to expand their knowledge of the subject beyond the post-primary level curriculum.  Classes will take place in AC204, Arts Science Building, commencing Saturday January 26th.  Each session begins at 11.00am and finishes at 1.30pm.  Further details are available on the webpage

Tuesday, 8 May 2018

Recognition of Irish-based women in STEM was the impactful theme at the School of Mathematics, Statistics and Applied Mathematics’ recent event in May, celebrating the life and work of renowned Irish mathematical physicist Sheila Christina Tinney (née Power, 15 January 1918 – 27 March 2010). The strength of impact was reflected by the diverse community gathered of university, family and local secondary school members, and by the rich and insightful talks delivered by guest speakers Orla Feely (Vice President for Research, Innovation and Impact, UCD); Hugh Tinney; Dominican College Taylors’ Hill second and third year Junior Mathematics Enrichment participants Yvonne, Yuliya, Ranya, Lisa, Gerda, Emma and Anoushka; Michael Tuite (School of Maths, NUI Galway); and Anne Scott (Equality and Diversity Office, NUI Galway).    

Tuesday, 27 February 2018

Applications are invited for research bursaries intended for undergraduate students wishing to pursue a 4-6 week summer research project in the School of Mathematics, Statistics and Applied Mathematics, starting 28 May 2018. Each bursary has a value of 500 euro (or possibly more in certain cases). These internship bursaries are available to undergraduate students of any nationality and university. Preference will be given to students in the penultimate year of their undergraduate studies. Eligible supervisors are listed under "Academic Staff" on the School of Mathematics, Statistics and Applied Mathematics website. Candidates should make contact directly with a prospective supervisor to discuss a project and to arrange for the submission of the required recommendation by the prospective supervisor.  Application Deadline 5pm Friday 16 March 2018. Application Procedure To apply for a bursary students should first find a supervisor within the school who is willing to supervise them for a a 4-6 week summer project. The project should start on 28 May 2018, though the 4-6 week research period need not be continuous. Students should email a single pdf file to containing: The name of the proposed project supervisor. A short description of the research project (200 words maximum). A table containing percentage grades for all university modules completed to date. Provisional results for Semester I of the current academic year should be included. Students should also ensure that the proposed supervisor sends a short recommendation to There is no official application form. Evaluation Applications will be evaluated by members of the School's Research Committee. Students will be ranked based on their academic grades, the proposed research project and the supervisor's recommendation letter.

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