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Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics

The Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics is one of the largest and strongest of its kind in Europe. The Department currently hosts approximately 140 Academic and Research Staff and around 160 PhD students at the Centre for Mathematical Sciences, a purpose-built complex in Wilberforce Road, Cambridge.

Research in DAMTP is loosely organised into eight broad subject areas: Applied and Computational Analysis, Astrophysics, Geophysics, Fluid and Solid Mechanics, Mathematical Biology, Quantum Information, High Energy Physics and General Relativity and Cosmology.  Many members of staff contribute to more than one area and this is regarded as a key factor in the continuing success of DAMTP. Research in each of the subject areas involves collaboration with strong groups nationally and internationally, and participation in numerous interdisciplinary projects and programmes.

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Notice: David Crighton Fellowships 2020

Application details for the David Crighton Fellowships 2020 can now be found in in the vacancies section of the DAMTP website.  Please note that Fellowships may be used to support research visits by research students and recent PhDs.  Those based in Cambridge may visit a suitable institution elsewhere.  Those based elsewhere may visit a suitable department in Cambridge.

Applications and references should be received by the Head of Department’s Secretary by 29 February 2020.


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Talks in DAMTP

Isaac Newton Institute Seminar Series

DAMTP BioLunch

Discrete Analysis Seminar

Algebraic Geometry Seminar

Cambridge Analysts' Knowledge Exchange

Differential Geometry and Topology Seminar