Professor Ben Cosh is Head of the School of Mathematical, Physical and Computational Sciences. Before coming to Reading, Ben conducted research in mathematics, mostly relating to connectivity in graphs and hypergraphs, and taught mathematics in Further and Higher Education at every level from pre-GCSE to undergraduate courses for students on maths and science degrees.
In 2004 Ben joined the University of Reading to run the Science Foundation programme. He served as Faculty Director for Teaching and Learning for the Faculty of Science (2008-2010), Head of the School of Systems Engineering (2010-2014) and has been Dean since summer 2014. In his current role Ben is Faculty Director for Research, Chairs the Faculty Management Board and has University-wide responsibility for Widening Participation, including our Access Agreement with OFFA.