School of Mathematical Sciences


Ranked top 10 in the UK for research power and quality (REF 2014)

Our research activities are organised around sixteen Research Themes, spanning Applied Mathematics, Mathematical Physics, Pure Mathematics, Statistics and Probability, and Taching and Learning in Mathematics Higher Education. Applications for research degrees and fellowships are welcome in all of of our Research Themes.



Research Themes

Mathematic Abacus

Algebra, arithmetic and their geometries

Artificial Intelligence Brain

Computational statistics and machine learning

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Data-driven modelling and computation

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Epidemic modelling

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Fluid mechanics

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Geometry and symmetry

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Illustration of nerve network in the nervous system

Mathematical neuroscience

Wine vine harvest

Multiscale modelling and heterogeneous media

Illustrations matrix technology tech data

Numerical and applied analysis

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Quantum information and metrology

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Quantum mathematics


Real, complex and functional analysis

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Symbolic computational mathematics

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Teaching and learning in mathematics higher education

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Wave modelling


Centres of excellence 

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Centre for Mathematical Medicine and Biology

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Centre for the Mathematics and Theoretical Physics of Quantum Non-Equilibrium Systems


The impact of our research: a case study

Making new medicines safer

Making new medicines safer



Science impact studies

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From idea to demonstration of a materials macroscope: our seven-year journey

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Mathematicians are at frontline in the fight against Covid

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Gabriele Gradoni researcher at University of Nottingham

Making way for 5G and beyond

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School of Mathematical Sciences

The University of Nottingham
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Nottingham, NG7 2RD

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