• Modular forms

    Tree for modular group 2

    Tree for modular group

  • Illustration of the t-Test

    Illustration

    Geometric repesentation of Student's t-test showing critical region and a point in the sample space for a sample of two observations.

  • Radial component of the geomagnetic field

    Geomagnetic field

    Comparison between observations (left) and a numerical simulation (right).

  • A deformation of a singularity

    Singularity

    The study of such objects brings together ring theory, topology and algebraic geometry and has applications in integrable systems and mathematical physics.

  • Quiz software

    Screenshot

    The "Model Choice" and "Testing Statistics" software are web-based multiple-choice systems with a focus on detailed feedback to learners.

  • Modelling of slug biocontrol

    Slug

    Models of the dynamics of agricultural pests can help optimize their biocontrol.

  • Multi-scale modelling of heart

    Ventricle model

    A left ventricle model with normal vectors on the endocardial surface.

  • Statistical models

    Vertex model

    The integrable six-vertex model is used to describe ferroelectrics such as ice as well as to count alternating sign matrices in combinatorics.

  • Brain activation

    MRI Scan

    Medical imaging provides fascinating insights into the workings of the brain and statistical modelling can help to identify interesting patterns from noisy data.

  • Nitrate Levels in a River Catchment

    River network

    The statistical model used for nitrate levels over a river monitoring network takes account of the flow connectedness of the monitoring sites.

The School of Mathematics & Statistics combines world-leading research expertise in pure and applied mathematics and statistics. In the 2008 Research Assessment Exercise the majority of our submission was judged 4* (world-leading) and 3* (internationally excellent), with statistics achieving the highest 4* rating in Scotland.

If you study with us you can benefit from our excellent teaching standards and supportive learning environment – an impressive 97% of our final year undergraduate students rate themselves as satisfied with their overall experience, according to the 2011 National Student Survey, rating us 1st in Scotland and 2nd in the UK.