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Possible MPhil/PhD Projects in Pure Mathematics

Suggested projects for postgraduate research in pure maths.

Areas of expertise

In pure mathematics our main areas of research are analysis and algebra.

Within analysis we work on:

  • complex analysis
  • functional analysis
  • operator theory
  • operator algebras
  • topological homology

Within algebra we work on:

  • geometric and combinatorial group theory
  • homological algebra
  • representation theory

If you're applying for a MPhil/PhD project in one of these areas, please provide the titles of up to three projects from the list below, in order of preference. Applicants are invited to apply online.

For further information, please contact the PG tutor/selector in pure mathematics: Christian Bönicke,

Find out about the pure maths research group