We are an outstanding, impactful department of mathematics and statistics, with 86% of our research recognised as World Leading or Internationally Excellent in the most recent (2014) Research Excellence Framework assessment.
We have had significant recent success in securing funding both for early career researchers and established staff, and host the EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in "Mathematics of Planet Earth" jointly with Imperial College, London.
Our Department has an established track record of impactful research, working with a wide variety of industrial and academic partners to achieve significant social and economic benefits.
We occupy a distinctive position in the mathematical sciences community in terms of variety of applications of core mathematics research to other sciences.
Our research groups
- Applied Statistics
- Centre for the Mathematics of Human Behaviour
- Centre for the Mathematics of Planet Earth
- Complex Fluids and Theoretical Polymer Physics
- Data Assimilation and Inverse Problems
- Geophysical Fluid Dynamics
- Mathematical Biology
- Number Theory
- Numerical Analysis and Computational Modelling
- Pure and Applicable Analysis
- Statistical Mechanics, Probability and Stochastic Analysis
We are a partner in the EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training (CDT) in 'Mathematics of Planet Earth', with Imperial College London. This joint initiative provides PhD training in the mathematical and computational techniques needed to understand, predict and quantify risk and uncertainty for extreme weather and climate change.