Success Stories

My career trajectory which led to me becoming a Professor of Mathematics Education in a leading university is, I believe, rather atypical.
My first degree (BA from Oberlin College, USA) is in mathematics.
At present I am a Postdoctoral Research Scientist at The Pirbright Institute.
When I was studying math in the seventies, in Bilbao, I would have never dreamt of what my career as a mathematician and a researcher would be year
I’ve always enjoyed mathematics from as early as I can remember and later became more focused on statistics after a short placement with Shell’s st
I studied Operational Research at Lancaster University.
My finishing high school was a big deal in my family, as both of my parents education ended at 9th grade.
I feel like I am successful because I’ve had amazing support and guidance from colleagues, collaborators, mentors, and professional development org
I enjoyed mathematics at school but I never envisaged studying it at university, and didn’t even know medical statistics existed!
I am currently a masters student at UCL studying towards an Msc in Medical Statistics and in September, I will be starting a job working in industr
After my degree in Statistics and Mathematical Studies at Maynooth University, I went on to complete a PhD at Trinity College Dublin.
I am a Reader (Associate Professor) in applied mathematics at the Department of Mathematical Sciences, University of Bath.
My first year at University was a whirlwind of new friends, challenging mathematics, and of course, my university's Harry Potter Society.
I came from a secondary school with a bad reputation for poor behaviour and low academic success.
I became a single parent at the age of 18 but managed to juggle motherhood, working and study to complete my A levels, BSc and MSc in Applied Stati