Mathematics plays a fundamental role in many aspects of modern life, providing the underpinning language and tools for a wide variety of disciplines and technologies. At Exeter, students will encounter a wide variety of mathematics covering pure mathematics, applied mathematics, statistics and computation, and will be given the opportunity to explore applications in high-impact fields including climate, healthcare and industrial challenges.

As a department, we combine a breadth of academic expertise with a caring and supportive learning environment. We provide high quality teaching, supervision, pastoral care and learning opportunities designed to challenge and bring out the very best of our students' intellectual and personal skills.

Professor Gavin Shaddick, Head of Mathematics

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Colloquia and seminars

Wednesday 16 Oct 2019[Seminar] Contemporary explorations of exoplanetary atmospheres in 3D

Dr Graham Lee - University of Oxford

4th floor, Physics building 14:00-15:00

Tuesday 22 Oct 2019[Journal Club] Title: TBD

Adam Finley -

Physics Building, 4th floor, Interaction area 11:15-11:35

Tuesday 29 Oct 2019[Journal Club] Title: TBD

Brendan Retter -

Physics Building, 4th floor, Interaction area 11:15-11:35

Wednesday 30 Oct 2019[Seminar] How exoplanets are affected by their host stars

Prof Aline Vidotto - Trinity College Dublin

4th floor, Physics building 14:00-15:00

Tuesday 05 Nov 2019[Journal Club] Title: TBD

Aarynn Carter -

Physics Building, 4th floor Interaction area 11:15-11:35

Wednesday 06 Nov 2019[Seminar] TBC

Oliver Hall - University of Birmingham

4th floor, Physics building 14:00-15:00

Thursday 07 Nov 2019[Joint CGAFD/Astrophysics seminar] TBD

Prof. Peter Davidson - University of Cambridge

Harrison 101 14:30-16:30

Friday 08 Nov 2019The physics of flavour

Patrick Koppenburg - Nikhef

Newman Red 12:30-13:30

Tuesday 12 Nov 2019[Journal Club] Title: TBD

Tom Bending -

Physics Building, 4th floor Interaction area 11:15-11:35

Wednesday 13 Nov 2019[Seminar] TBC

Dr Sarah Ragan - University of Cardiff

4th floor, Physics building 14:00-15:00

Tuesday 19 Nov 2019[Journal Club] Title: TBD

Freddy Wordingham -

Physics Building, 4th floor Interaction area 11:15-11:35

Wednesday 20 Nov 2019[Seminar] TBC

Dr Sergey Yurchenko - UCL

4th floor, Physics building 14:00-15:00

Friday 22 Nov 2019Solid-State Spin-Photon Interfaces: Old Friends & New

Mete Atature - University of Cambridge

Newman Red 12:30-13:30

Wednesday 27 Nov 2019[Seminar] TBC

Dr Cass Hall - University of Leicester

4th floor, Physics building 14:00-15:00

Wednesday 04 Dec 2019 [Seminar] TBC

Prof Richard Alexander - University of Leicester

4th floor, Physics building 14:00-15:00

Friday 06 Dec 2019Augmenting the vision of the endoscopist: Seeing early cancer in a new light

Sarah Bohndiek - University of Cambridge

Newman Red 12:30-13:30

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