Department of Mathematical Sciences

We are an internationally recognised mathematics research department with excellence in teaching at all levels.

Research and teaching

Find out about our core activities and our people.


Our latest research news and press releases.


We are an active research department. Join us at one of our workshops, conferences or seminars.

Operators, Operator Families and Asymptotics II

14 Jan 2019 9.45am University of Bath, 4 West, University of Bath

Join us in January 2019 for the second conference in this series, supported by London Mathematical Society, Newton Fund, EPSRC and Bath IMI.

British Applied Mathematics Colloquium 2019

24 Apr 2019 10.00am The Chancellors’ Building, University of Bath

A three-day conference in April 2019, bringing together the UK applied mathematics community to discuss recent advances within the field.

LMS Probability Research School

1 Jul 2019 9.00am University of Bath, University of Bath

PhD students and postdocs from the UK and abroad are invited to join us for a unique opportunity to gather and learn from leading experts in probability.

Improve your employability with a year-long work placement

Take advantage of our strong links with industry and do a placement as part of your studies.

Learning how to lead

Portrait of Lily Hemmett

Maths student Lily Hemmett learnt a great deal on placement in the fast-paced development atmosphere of Enterprise Rent-A-Car.

Outreach and engagement

Find out how we're educating the public and inspiring students of all ages with our outreach activities.

Join us

Apply now for one of our academic positions.

Professor of Mathematics

We're inviting applications for a full professorship in analysis of nonlinear partial differential equations. Closes 7th January 2019.

Equality and diversity

The Department of Mathematical Sciences aims to support an inclusive culture that values the diversity of its staff and students. We are supporters of the London Mathematical Society's Good Practice Scheme and hold an Athena SWAN Bronze Award.

About the Department of Mathematical Sciences

We're ranked in the top ten in the Complete University Guide 2018. Teaching expertise is backed by our teams' strong involvement in research across pure and applied mathematics, statistics and probability.

In the 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF), 88% of our research was rated world leading or internationally excellent.

4 West University of Bath Claverton Down Bath BA2 7AY United Kingdom

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