Mathematics and Astrophysics

REF 2014

  • The Research Excellence Framework 2014 (REF2014) results show strong success for Mathematics and Statistics, with 62% of our publications ranked as world-leading or internationally excellent. 

  • In this submission, 50% of staff are early career researchers (ECR) ensuring a vibrant, forward-thinking environment. 


Research in this area covers a wide range of sectors and impacts on large sections of society, from biology to optics and communications, from astrophysics to soft condensed matter. Our key research themes are Nonlinear Waves & Integrable Systems, Magnetohydrodynamics (MHD), and Biomathematics.

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