The most recent Research Assessment Exercise (RAE) confirmed Loughborough’s position as one of the country’s Top 20 research universities. In all, 18% of the research conducted by 10 schools and departments was considered to be worldleading.
The Department of Mathematical Sciences houses over 30 academic staff with a wide variety of research interests in both pure and applied mathematics. Principal research areas are nonlinear mathematics and its applications, geometric analysis, mathematical biology, spectral theory and waves, stochastic analysis, mathematical physics, fluid mechanics, materials modelling, geometry and integrable systems. Research students enjoy a vibrant community and benefit from a range of resources to support their work as well as the opportunity to undertake training in lecturing and tutoring.