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A Brief History of Mathematics at LSE: part two 1988-1998

In a new mini-series, Norman Biggs gives us a brief history of mathematics at LSE. Norman is an Emeritus Professor in the Department of Mathematics at LSE and is also on Twitter: @norman_biggs

At the start of the academic year 1988-89 the Sub-Department of Mathematics had 6½ members. In addition to the newly-appointed professor, Norman Biggs, there were three long-standing members: Elizabeth Boardman (appointed […]

A Brief History of Mathematics at LSE: part one 1895-1987

In a new mini-series, Norman Biggs gives us a brief history of mathematics at LSE. Norman is an Emeritus Professor in the Department of Mathematics at LSE and is also on Twitter: @norman_biggs

When LSE was founded in 1895, Mathematics was not one of the foundation subjects. However, from the very start, Statistics was regarded as an important tool for […]

Meet the Researchers: Georg Loho

In this new series of blogs, we find out more about the staff here in the Department of Mathematics, what their research interests are and their favourite part of being at LSE.
For this post we chat with Dr Georg Loho, who joined us at the start of February 2019. He is working here as a Research Officer on the ERC ScaleOpt: Scaling […]

A Mathematical View of the Will of the People

Bernhard von Stengel, a Professor in LSE’s Department of Mathematics, uses his game theory knowledge to look into referendums, and considers how a referendum with more than two choices could be run… 
Bernhard teaches discrete mathematics, optimisation and game theory at LSE. He is also on Twitter – @bvonstengel

If you favour a second referendum on Brexit (a prospect that is […]

Meet the Academics: Tugkan Batu

In this new series of blogs, we find out more about the academics here in the Department of Mathematics, what their research interests are and their favourite part of being at LSE.
For this post we chat with Dr Tugkan Batu, who is the Departmental Tutor for first year students on our undergraduate programmes.

 
(1) How long have you been here at LSE?
I have been at LSE […]

Meet the Academics: Johannes Ruf

In this new series of blogs, we find out more about the academics here in the Department of Mathematics, what their research interests are and their favourite part of being at LSE.
For this post we chat with Dr Johannes Ruf, who is an Associate Professor in the Department and a Programme Director for our MSc in Financial Mathematics.
 

(1) How long have you been here […]

Meet the Academics: Andrew Lewis-Pye

In this new series of blogs, we find out more about the academics here in the Department of Mathematics, what their research interests are and their favourite part of being at LSE.
For this post we chat with Dr Andrew Lewis-Pye, who is an Associate Professor in the Department and launched the Maths@LSE blog in 2015.
 

(1) How long have you been here at LSE?

I came […]

London Mathematical Society Summer School 2018

Two of our final year undergraduate students, Xenia Dimitrakopoulou (BSc Mathematics with Economics) and Justin Tan (BSc Mathematics and Economics), give Maths@LSE an insight into the LMS Summer School they attended in July.

The London Mathematical Society organises undergraduate summer schools every summer, consisting of a two-week course held in a UK university. The summer school consists of short lecture courses […]

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    5 Minutes with Tom Lidbetter: New Beginnings and New Challenges

5 Minutes with Tom Lidbetter: New Beginnings and New Challenges

Tom Lidbetter spent three years at the LSE as an LSE Fellow in the Management and Mathematics Departments. He is now an Assistant Professor in the Management Science and Information Systems Department in Rutgers Business School, as well as being a visiting fellow at the LSE. His work is largely concerned with game theoretic models and their applications to problems […]