Dr Vicky Neale

Whitehead Lecturer at the Mathematical Institute, Supernumerary Fellow at Balliol College


Dr Neale combines work on public engagement with mathematics and teaching undergraduates.  Her research background is in number theory and combinatorics, and for her PhD thesis she focused on Waring's problem. She teaches a range of subjects within pure mathematics at the undergraduate level.  She takes part in a wide variety of public engagement activities, including public lectures and workshops for school students.


  • Mathematics
  • Number theory
  • Combinatorics
  • Beauty in mathematics
  • Pure mathematics
  • Prime numbers

Media experience

Dr Neale has extensive experience of radio interviews, and has written for print media.