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Mathematics, Statistics and Physics Research

Mathematics, Statistics and Physics Research

Explore the impact-focused research carried out by our School.

World-leading and internationally excellent research

The School of Mathematics, Statistics and Physics submitted impact-focused research to the REF2014. The REF2014 classified most of this research as world-leading or internationally excellent in:

  • originality
  • significance
  • rigour

We were ranked in the Top 10 for Research Impact in Mathematical Sciences (Unit of Assessment 10) in the REF2014.

Find out more about our research impact

Research groups

Explore the groups below to find out about the work of our academics, our researchers and our postgraduate research students across our areas of expertise.

Ranked in the Top 10 for Research Impact in Mathematical Sciences (Unit of Assessment 10).

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Postgraduate research

We welcome postgraduate research applications in a number of our research themes. You can suggest your own project or choose from a list of suggested projects. You should look at:

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Funding for research projects

Research groups in the School of Mathematics, Statistics and Physics attract funding for research projects from bodies such as the:

  • Medical Research Council
  • Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council
  • Department of Trade and Industry
  • Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council

Joint Quantum Centre

The Joint Quantum Centre is a joint research centre. It is dedicated to varied aspects of quantum science and technology. It was founded in 2012 and its members are from Durham Physics and Chemistry, and the School of Mathematics, Statistics and Physics at Newcastle University.

Find out more about the Joint Quantum Centre