# Centre for Mathematical Sciences (Cambridge)

- Centre for Mathematical Sciences (Cambridge)
The **Centre for Mathematical Sciences** (or CMS) at the University of Cambridge houses the university's Faculty of Mathematics, the Isaac Newton Institute, and the Betty and Gordon Moore Library. It is situated on Wilberforce Road, formerly a St. John's College playing field, and as such is part of the university's expansion to West Cambridge.

The Isaac Newton Institute, where Andrew Wiles announced his proof of Fermat's Last Theorem on 23 June 1993, was opened in 1992.The rest of the site was designed by Edward Cullinan architects and Buro Happold and construction under project manager Davis Langdon was completed in 2003. It consists of 340 offices in 7 'pavilions', grouped around a 'central core' with lecture rooms, common space, and a grass-covered roof, as well as a gatehouse. The design won awards including the British Construction Industry Major Project Award 2003, the David Urwin Design Award 2003, the Royal Fine Art Commission Trust Specialist Award 2003 and the RIBA Award 2003.

** External links **

* [*http://www.cms.cam.ac.uk/ Centre for Mathematical Sciences, University of Cambridge*]

* [*http://www.guardian.co.uk/arts/features/story/0,11710,997553,00.html Article by Jonathan Glancey*] in 'The Guardian',

*Wikimedia Foundation.
2010.*

### Look at other dictionaries:

**International Centre for Mathematical Sciences** — The International Centre for Mathematical Sciences (ICMS) is a mathematical research centre based in Edinburgh. According to its website, the Centre is designed to bring together mathematicians and practitioners in science, industry and commerce… … Wikipedia

**Centre for Quantum Computation** — The Centre for Quantum Computation or CQC was founded at the University of Oxford by Artur Ekert. The Cambridge Centre for Quantum Computation was created in 2002, when Artur Ekert moved to Cambridge to become the first Leigh Trapnell Professorof … Wikipedia

**Cambridge University Library** — The Cambridge University Library is the centrally administered library of the University of Cambridge in England. It comprises five separate libraries: * the University Library main building * the Medical Library * the Betty and Gordon Moore… … Wikipedia

**Faculty of Mathematics, University of Cambridge** — The Faculty of Mathematics at the University of Cambridge comprises the Department of Pure Mathematics and Mathematical Statistics (DPMMS) and the Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics (DAMTP). It is housed in the Centre for… … Wikipedia

**Mathematical and theoretical biology** — is an interdisciplinary scientific research field with a range of applications in biology, medicine and biotechnology.[1] The field may be referred to as mathematical biology or biomathematics to stress the mathematical side, or as theoretical… … Wikipedia

**University of Cambridge** — Latin: Academia Cantabrigiensis Motto Hinc lucem et pocula sacra (Latin) Motto in English … Wikipedia

**Girton College (Cambridge)** — Girton College, Cambridge … Deutsch Wikipedia

**Cambridge–Oxford rivalry** — Rivalry between the Universities of Oxford and Cambridge is a phenomenon going back many centuries. During most of that time, the two were the only universities in England and Wales, making the rivalry more intense than it is now. The University… … Wikipedia

**Girton College, Cambridge** — Cambridge College Infobox name = Girton College infobox colour = #009900 text colour = link colour = #ffcc00 colours = full name = latin name = latin motto = english motto = Better is wisdom than weapons of war (Alumni) founder = founder pl =… … Wikipedia

**Doctoral Training Centre** — Doctoral Training Centres (DTCs) (sometimes called Centres for Doctoral Training [1]) are centres for managing the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) and the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) PhD funded degrees… … Wikipedia