School of Mathematical Sciences



REF Results 2021

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



Research Themes

Mathematic Abacus

Algebra, arithmetic and their geometries

Artificial Intelligence Brain

Computational statistics and machine learning

Photo blurred chart computer data finance

Data-driven modelling and computation

Illustration of virus microscope infection disease

Epidemic modelling

Photo water drop liquid splash

Fluid mechanics

Photo architecture building geometric

Geometry and symmetry

Illustrations black hole space outer space


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

Illustrations clock clock face wave present year

Quantum information and metrology

Illustrations fractal abstract background physics

Quantum mathematics


Real, complex and functional analysis

Photo technology computer black code

Symbolic computational mathematics

Students in a seminar

Teaching and learning in mathematics higher education

Photos wave ocean sea storm tsunami

Wave modelling


Centres of excellence 

Illustrations blood cells red medical medicine


Centre for Mathematical Medicine and Biology

Mathematical Sciences building


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

Student looking at black hole laboratory


Nottingham Centre of Gravity


The impact of our research: case studies

Making new medicines safer

Making new medicines safer



Science impact studies


Quantum leap

A quantum leap for brain imaging

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Long live the tomato

Long live the tomato

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Community pharmacist

How community pharmacists are protecting millions across the globe

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