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Possibilities for PhD research

We offer PhD places in areas in which we have active research groups. Currently these are (in alphabetical order):

Algebra and Combinatorics


Mathematical Biology (from May 2015; contact Prof Mark Chaplain for information)

Solar and Magnetospheric Theory

Statistical Ecology

Statistical Inference

Vortex Dynamics

(PhD places in History of Mathematics may also be available).


Before deciding to apply you should make sure that at least one of the research areas matches your own interests and abilities by having a look at the websites of our research groups using the links provided above and/or by consulting our University’s Prospectus for Research PG Programmes.

Follow the appropriate links for information on the application and selection process as well as PhD funding.

If you need further information please contact: