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Mathematical sciences

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From developing next generation batteries to informing pension planning, our research helps address scientific, engineering and social challenges. Our academics are leaders in the areas of pure and applied maths, theoretical physics, operational research and statistics.

Research highlights

Discovering how to save cardiac patients' lives with deep learning

University mathematics expert Alain Zemkoho had worked on optimising decisions in areas such as transport. PhD supervision led to him and his team developing a way cardiologists can use hours, not seconds, of data provided by heart activity tests.

Eliminating cloud shadow impact on Earth observation imagery

Project will improve quality of airborne data used in forestry, agriculture and environmental monitoring.

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