Mathematical Sciences

The Department of Mathematical Sciences at Loughborough University brings together innovative teaching, dedicated learning resources and facilities plus one-to-one guidance from the Mathematics Learning Support Centre to create a stimulating study environment. Active in high-quality, cutting-edge research across the broad range of mathematics and its applications, our far-reaching reputation attracts staff, students and visitors from around the world.

Top 10 in the UK for overall satisfaction in Mathematics

National Student Survey (NSS) 2021

A respected leader in mathematics education support

Home of the award-winning Mathematics Learning Support Centre

Top 10 in the UK for Mathematics

The Guardian University League Table 2022

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We offer a range of opportunities for undergraduate, postgraduate and PhD studies. Whatever your aspirations, find out more today.

Research

Research undertaken in the Department of Mathematical Sciences spans across a wide range of key themes within Science and Technology. Our cutting-edge research uncovers both impactful and exciting outcomes that apply to many aspects of the modern world.

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Mirror partners

Dr Alan Thompson’s research seeks to address fundamental problems in mirror symmetry.

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Long oceanic ring waves seen from space

A project led by Dr Karima Khusnutdinova aims to develop new mathematical models and methods to study the behaviour of internal waves.

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Academic staff

Our department is home to dynamic community of academic staff, research students and visiting fellows. Together we strive to create an inclusive, collegiate, welcoming and truly stimulating environment for teaching and research activities.