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Department of Mathematical Sciences
We are an internationally recognised mathematics research department with excellence in teaching at all levels.
Find out about our PhD degrees, funding opportunities and how you can apply.
We are currently advertising projects across a broad range of mathematical disciplines.
Gain advanced skills and experience needed to apply for competitive PhD programmes in the UK and overseas, and apply for a £10,000 bursary to support yourself.
Find out what Research Centres and groups make up the Department of Mathematical Sciences.
Find a member of staff in the department.
Find out about upcoming seminars in the Department.
Explore our facilities available for teaching and research with expert support from University staff.
Find out more about the Bath - LMS Symposia which covers the full breadth of mathematics and some applications.
A new book by Dr Kit Yates discusses how we make predictions, how they can go wrong, and how we can use maths to act as a guide to avoid the pitfalls.
Maths PhD student Jennifer Power wins silver and £1,000 at a maths competition in Parliament for her work on optimising radiotherapy cancer treatments.
Mathematical research brings new understanding of crowd formation and behaviour.
Prof Dawes will join the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council on a secondment at the end of February.
A new programme aims to extract useful information from huge, complex datasets. Bath mathematicians will be building models to identify big dataset anomalies.
Mathematical Sciences student Charlotte Eldred enjoyed her placement so much that she's going back for more.
Mathematical Sciences student Charlotte Ware enjoyed the business trips during her placement as a financial analyst.
Maths student Lily Hemmett learnt a great deal on placement in the fast-paced development atmosphere of Enterprise Rent-A-Car.