Professor of Mathematical Biology, University of York (2009 - present)  
Reader in Mathematics and Biology (joint appointment), University of York (2005 -2009) 
Lecturer in Mathematics, City University, London (2001- 2005)

Research Fellowships

Royal Society Leverhulme Trust Senior Research Fellow (2014/15) 
EPSRC Advanced Research Fellow (2004 - 2008)
Marie Curie Fellow / EU personal fellowship (University of York, 2000 - 2001) 
Dorothea Erxleben Fellow, Tech. University of Clausthal, (1997 - 2000) 
Fellow of the "Studienstiftung des Deutschen Volkes" (1989 - 1997; both for undergraduate and postgraduate study)


PhD in Mathematical Physics (Clausthal, with distinction, 1997)  
MSc in Mathematics (Bath, with distinction, 1993)


Membership in professional bodies

EPSRC Peer Review College  
Research Policy Committee of the London Mathematical Society (LMS) 
Assessment panel of the Indo-UK workshop initiative led by the International Centre for Mathematical Sciences (ICMS) 
Standing Committee of the international conference series "Applications of Group Theoretical Methods in Physics" 
EPSRC Strategic Advisory Teams in Mathematics (2007 - 2013) and Healthcare (2008-2011) 
Scientific Steering Committee of the Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences at the University of Cambridge (2010-2013)



Elected fellow of the Institute of Mathematics and its Applications (FIMA) 
First female mathematician to deliver the Plancherel Lecture in Fribourg (Switzerland) in 2011  
Ladyzhenskaya lecture in Leipzig (Germany) in 2012  
Mary Cartwright Lecturer of the London Mathematical Society in 2014  
Gresham Lecturer in 2015