Applied mathematics and theoretical physics

Applied mathematics and theoretical physics

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The Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics carries out research of world-class excellence in a broad range of subjects across applied mathematics and theoretical physics.

Members of the Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics have made seminal theoretical advances in the development of mathematical techniques and in the application of mathematics combined with physical reasoning, to many different areas of science. Research in the Department is loosely organised into eight broad subject areas:

  • Applied and computational analysis
  • Astrophysics
  • Geophysics
  • Fluid and solid mechanics
  • Mathematical biology
  • Quantum information
  • High energy physics
  • General relativity and cosmology

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