Research and innovation

Darwin’s 'abominable mystery'

A new mathematical model developed by Leeds researchers and collaborators sheds new light on how major evolutionary groups arise

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Ammonite fossils
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Alan Turing Institute

We're a partner of The Alan Turing Institute, the UK’s national institute for data science and artificial intelligence

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Turing Institute
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Leeds Institute for Data Analytics

We contribute to the Leeds Institute for Data Analytics, which brings together over 200 researchers and data scientists

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LIDA senior management team
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Top 10

in the UK

for the quality of our research, latest REF

Over 95

academic and research staff

working with over 105 PhD researchers to deliver high-impact research

Over 85%

of our research activity is

‘world-leading’ or ‘internationally excellent' latest REF

Research areas

Our research is concerned with solving challenging equations that describe interesting and important problems. We work with many other disciplines across the University.

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We are one of the largest pure mathematics groups in the UK. Research areas include: algebra, differential geometry, analysis and mathematical logic.

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Our research covers both theoretical and applied statistics and probability. We have world-leading expertise in shape analysis and related areas.

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Knowledge transfer

We specialise in helping your business to thrive, grow and innovate. Our aim is to make it as easy as possible for you to work with us, to access our research, expertise, training and facilities.

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Our centre provides office accommodation, computer facilities and access to services including a video conferencing facility to share live maths postgraduate lectures with other universities.

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Every week we run seminars with speakers from within the School, other departments at the University and external organisations.

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