Women in Maths and Stats

Maryham Mirzakhani
Maryam Mirzakhani (1977–2017)

Every year Women in Mathematics Day is celebrated on the 12th of May. This date coincides with the birthday of Maryam Mirzakhani, the first woman to be awarded the Fields Medal. On this day, organisations around the world celebrate the contributions and achievements of women in mathematics and statistics. This page features the profiles of some of the women in the School of Mathematics and Statistics. You can learn more about them and their journeys in maths and stats by clicking on their profiles below.

We'll be featuring other wonderful female mathematicians and statisticians so watch this space...