# School of Mathematics

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## Klaus Schenk-HoppĂ©

### Centenary Chair in Financial Mathematics

"Publication of "Handbook of Financial Markets: Dynamics and Evolution" on the occasion of Charles Darwin's 200th birthday is one of my proudest moments. The co-edited volume collects contributions by leading researchers in evolutionary dynamics of financial markets. Darwin's insights on natural selection continue to inspire 150 years after their publication!

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## 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.

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