School of Mathematics, Statistics and Physics



Find out about research activities in the School of Mathematics, Statistics and Physics.

Close-up image of mathematical equations, written in chalk on a blackboard.

Research groups

Our research is divided into the following groups:

Joint Quantum Centre

The Joint Quantum Centre is a joint research centre broadly dedicated to varied aspects of quantum science and technology. It was founded in 2012, and is composed of members from Durham Physics and Chemistry, and Newcastle Applied Mathematics and Mechanical and Systems Engineering. Read more on the Joint Quantum Centre website

Funding for research projects

We attract funding from bodies such as the Medical Research Council, Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council, Department of Trade and Industry, and Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council, to manage a number of research projects.

One of our recent grant successes is the project Space-Time Models for Wind Speed Modelling.

Postgraduate research opportunities

We welcome postgraduate research in a number of our research themes. We advise you to contact the member of staff with an interest in your research area before you apply.