Dr Gareth Wilkes

Phone number: +44 (0)1223 764943

Email: grw46@cam.ac.uk

Dr Gareth Wilkes

Fellow, Disability Liaison Tutor, College Associate Professor, Director of Studies in Mathematics (Part II)
Specialising in
Group theory and geometry

Gareth Wilkes is a College Associate Professor and a pure mathematics researcher specialising in group theory.

Academic interests

Gareth Wilkes’s academic interests include: 

  • Geometric group theory
  • Profinite groups
  • Random groups.

Degrees obtained

  • MMath, Oxon.
  • DPhil, Oxon.

Awards and prizes

  • Lamb and Flag Scholarship 2014-2018.
  • Gibbs Prize in Mathematics, Oxford 2013-14.


After my undergraduate maths degree at Oxford, I remained there for my DPhil under Professor Marc Lackenby. Upon completion I moved to Cambridge as a Junior Research Fellow at Clare College. I also lectured Part III Profinite Groups in previous years.

Other interests

Astronomy, wildlife and drawing.

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Publications, links and resources

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