We are part of the Maxwell Institute for Mathematical Sciences, a joint research institute bringing together within a single body the research activities of :
The institute obtained excellent results in the most recent Research Excellence Framework, REF 2021.
We are part of the Edinburgh Research Partnership in Engineering & Mathematics, alongside the University of Edinburgh, which consists of five joint research institutes and a joint graduate school, in particular the EPSRC and SFC funded MIGSAA CDT.
We work closely with the financial services industry via the Scottish Financial Risk Academy.
Please see below for more information about our research activities. If you are interested in doing a PhD at Heriot-Watt in any of the research areas listed below please visit the PhD Opportunities in Mathematical Sciences page, where you will find information on how to apply and on many of the research projects that we offer.
Our Research Groups
Structure & Symmetry
Analysis & Probability
Applied and Computational Mathematics
Statistics & Actuarial Mathematics
- Probability & Applied Statistics
- Actuarial & Financial Mathematics
- Mathematics of Information and Data Science (MINDS)