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Mathematics

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The Mathematics Group has an active research programme covering a wide range of topics in mathematics, with regular seminars, workshops and conferences. It is home to a number of research fellows, visiting researchers and full-time and part-time research students. Research in the group centres on the following themes:

  • Pure mathematics
  • Applied mathematics
  • History of mathematics
  • Mathematics education.

Members of the group have research interests that span these themes. They also engage in interdisciplinary research, and proposals of interdisciplinary research projects are welcome.

Key facts

  • Group offers ‘internationally excellent’ and ‘world-leading’ research (Research Assessment Exercise 2008)
  • Researchers include Whiteman Memorial Prize, Maxwell Medal and two Whitehead Prize winners
  • Opportunity to be part of national and international collaborations
  • Funded full-time studentships available
  • Office accommodation and facilities at Walton Hall campus (for full-time students)

Facilities

  • Access to research computing cluster
  • All full-time students are allocated a desk and a computer within the department

Further information

If you have an enquiry specific to this research area please contact:

Name:
Mathematics and Statistics Research Secretary
Email:
mcs-mathematics-enquiries@open.ac.uk
Phone:
+44 (0)1908 655552

For general enquiries please contact the Research Degrees Team via the link under 'Your Questions' on the right of the page."