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PhD opportunities in Mathematics and Statistics

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PhD opportunities in the Department cover a wide range of Mathematics and Statistics research including Analysis and Geometry, Combinatorics, History of Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, Medical Statistics, Multivariate Statistics and Bayesian Statistics.

At present, we are not recruiting for PhD study in Mathematics and Statistics. Recruitment for October 2015 will commence at the start of 2015, according to the timetable given below.

Timetable for 2015 Recruitment

16 February2015 projects available on this webpage. Informal enquiries and applications open
mid-MarchOnline "Open Evening" for prospective students
17 AprilDeadline for applications
20 April-8 MayInterviewing period
15 MayRecommendations for offers sent to Research School. You should expect to hear within 2-3 weeks of this date.
1 OctoberBegin study!

In addition to this webpage, for further information for both part-time and full-time study, see the guide for applicants.

PhD students benefit from a lively research environment with a full programme of seminars, extensive university training and career development opportunities and support to join an appropriate learned society.
  • Full-time campus-based student benefits include: dedicated work-space and computer; £1250 annual allocation for training and conference attendance; possibility of extension of studentship for up to 3 months.
  • Part-time distance-study student benefits include: phone, internet and email support from experienced supervisory team; visits to Walton Hall campus for induction and training; support for training and conferences.

Research projects for October 2014

* indicates suitable for part time study.

Pure Mathematics
Ben Mestel*Renormalization for asymmetric dynamical systems
Robert BrignallThe construction of infinite antichains
Toby O'NeilDimensions of visible sets
Uwe Grimm*Mathematical diffraction of aperiodically ordered systems

Applied Mathematics
Andrey Umerski*Theory of spin and charge transport in nanostructures
Ben MestelMathematical problems of storage in power networks
Ben Mestel*Quasiperiodic dynamical systems
Michael Wilkinson*Particles and waves in turbulent fluids
Robert Hasson*Novel conductor models for the biomagnetic inverse problem
Uwe Grimm*Mathematical diffraction of aperiodically ordered systems

History of Mathematics
June Barrow-GreenThe development of dynamical systems theory in the USSR

Įlvaro FariaReal time forecasting and monitoring of high frequency data
Paul GarthwaiteApplication and comparison of transformations for orthogonality
Catriona QueenForecasting and monitoring traffic network flows

If you are considering applying for full- or part-time study for a research degree, we encourage you to seek informal advice from the Department first, preferably by email, before submitting an application.

Contacts: MCS-Mathematics-Enquiries or Robert Brignall (Mathematics) and Alvaro Faria (Statistics).

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