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William Crawley-Boevey

Professor of Pure Mathematics

William Crawley-Boevey
"The representation theory of quivers brings together all sorts of algebra and geometry, and has applications to many areas, including differential equations and physics."

Applied Mathematics

Applied mathematics

Much of applied mathematics is concerned with solving challenging equations that describe interesting and important problems, and there is ample scope for a wide range of appealing PhD topics.

As well as conducting research in the foundations of applied mathematics, the Department also undertakes research in a variety of multidisciplinary settings. It has excellent connections with many other disciplines, including pure mathematics and statistics within the School of Mathematics, and astronomy, biology, computer science, earth sciences, engineering, environment, food science and physics within the University, as well as links with industry.