Dr Shirley Palmer

Stipendiary Lecturer in Applied Mathematics


Shirley completed her BA in Mathematics at Somerville College, Oxford and her PhD in Cambridge. She worked as a Research Fellow in Cambridge, before returning to Oxford as a Darby Fellow in Applied Mathematics at Lincoln College. She now runs her own company at the University’s Begbroke Science Park, as well as teaching for Hertford.

Undergraduate teaching 

First and second year courses in Differential Equations, Quantum Theory and Fluid Dynamics.