Dept News, 30 March 17

30 May 2017

1. Congratulations to the following PhD students who have recently successfully completed their vivas:
(a) Wenting Wang (supervisor: Robert Bowles) ''Opinion dynamics on typical complex networks and applications''
(b) Bjorn Berntson (supervisor: Rod Halburd) ''Integrable delay-differential equations''

2. The department (together with Statistical Science) has moved to 5th in the Guardian league table 2018 (up from 7th last year):

This is a student-experience focused league table measuring teaching satisfaction among other criteria.

3. Nominations for UCLU's 'student choice' teaching awards:

Outstanding Teaching: Alan Sokal, Christian Boehmer, Isidoros Strouthos, Jason Lotay Lauri Oksanen, Mark Roberts, Michael Singer, Nadia Sidorova, Richard Hill

Outstanding Support for Teaching: Isidoros Stouthos, Jonny Evans
Outstanding Personal Support: Isidoros Strouthos, Mark Roberts
Outstanding Research Supervision: Jonny Evans