News Last updated on 7/20/2016 Print this page Tweet us Like us on Facebook News Venn Lecture - Maths versus DiseaseCan mathematics really help us in our fight against disease? That's the question that will be examined in this year's annual Venn Lecture at the University of Hull.Maths prizesCongratulations to the prize-winners for outstanding achievements in mathematics for the academic year 2015-16Sad news: Professor Ron ShawProf Ron Shaw (Professor Emeritus), one of the most eminent mathematical minds of the 20th century, passed away earlier this year.Maths summer updatesWhat did our maths lecturers get up to in the summer? Click here to find out.New Head of mathematics appointedDr Marco Cattaneo is appointed the new Head of mathematics subject group.Spring School in MathematicsThe Spring School in Mathematics will take place from 8th to 10th March 2016. See the schedule here.Report from the 2016 Venn LectureDr Prochno reports on this year's fascinating lecture on information theory by Prof. Keith Ball.Royal Institution Maths Masterclasses kick off this SaturdayThe Royal Institution Maths Masterclasses is now in its 2nd year of running after a successful start last spring at the University.Mathematician honoured at Winter GraduationDr Peter Neumann OBE was conferred an honorary doctorate at the University of Hull's winter graduation this January alongside around 800 graduating students.New bursary scheme to help maths studentsHigh-performing students applying to study maths at the University of Hull are to be offered a £2,100 cash award thanks to a new bursary scheme. Events Royal Institution Maths Masterclasses kick off this SaturdayThe Royal Institution Maths Masterclasses is now in its 2nd year of running after a successful start last spring at the University.Seminar by Professor Sir Michael BerryMathematical Physicist Michael Berry will be giving a talk in celebration of the International Year of Light - Thursday 9 July 2015, 2.00pmAnnual Venn Lecture - Évariste Galois and the Theory of Equations, by Dr Peter NeumannIn this talk, Dr Peter Neumann OBE will sketch Galois' short and turbulent life, and explain something of his mathematical insights.Royal Institution Mathematics MasterclassesIn conjunction with the Royal Institution and the local Mathematics community, the University of Hull will be conducting a series of six highly interactive 2.5 hour workshops in Spring 2015 for local schools.Open DaysWe would welcome the opportunity to meet you, show you around our department and discuss our courses with you.