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BA Mathematics (Cambridge), PhD (Algebraic Combinatorics; Queen Mary, London), PGCE Secondary Mathematics (Cambridge)


Shortly after completing his graduate studies in pure mathematics, Julian Gilbey began teaching mathematics in secondary schools. After about 10 years, he returned to Cambridge to work on the Underground Mathematics project, developing teaching materials for A-level Mathematics. During that time, he was also a Director of Studies at Jesus College. 

Following a short stint developing materials for NRICH, Julian returned to the world of mathematical research, working in Prof. Carola-Bibiane Schönlieb's Cambridge Image Analysis group.

He is currently developing machine learning (AI) techniques for diagnosing coeliac disease from histopathological images.

Julian joined Lucy Cavendish in 2021. In addition to his mathematical research, he has a particular interest in the transition from school mathematics to undergraduate mathematics, and is developing materials to support students taking this step.