# School of Mathematics

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## Jeanine Houwing-Duistermaat

### Professor in Data Analytics

"Research in life and social sciences is data-driven. Data - if correctly analysed - provide insight in processes underlying health and disease. Data are big, noisy and incomplete. And data-sampling is complex. Research in statistical methods for data analysis is relevant and exciting."

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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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