St Andrews Maths
Jane Wadsworth and the National Survey of Sexual Attitudes and Lifestyles
Did you know that St Andrews mathematics graduate Jane Wadsworth was an important figure in the near eradication of HIV in the UK?
Lady Literate in Mathematics
Did you know that the University of St Andrews created one of the world’s first higher educational qualifications for women, allowing them to study university-level mathematics long before they were admitted onto degree courses in Scotland?
St Andrews’ Importance in Mathematical Ecology
Did you know that the town and University of St Andrews has an important history in the field of mathematical ecology?
Margaret Murray: Mathematician and Mountaineer
Did you know that the University of St Andrews’ first female graduate in mathematics and natural philosophy, Margaret Murray, became the Principal Teacher of Mathematics at Hutchesons’ Grammar School for Girls in Glasgow as well as the Secretary and later President of the Ladies Scottish Climbing Club?
John Napier: The Revolutionary Mind Behind Logarithms
Did you know that the creator of logarithms was a former student of University of St. Andrews but left without obtaining a degree – at just 13 years old!
Nicolas Vilant and Teaching at St Andrews in the late 1700’s
Did you know that a Professor of Maths at St Andrews was able to manage the department for nearly three decades while bedridden and sick?