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Mathematical & Physical Sciences

The Faculty of Mathematical and Physical Sciences encompasses the logical, experimental and mathematical study of our Universe. The Faculty is an internationally renowned centre for both theoretical and applied research and a centre of educational excellence.

Front-line research feeds directly into our teaching programmes, and our students benefit from access to first-class laboratory facilities.

News from UCL Mathematical & Physical Sciences

Simplifying TB treatments to improve patients’ lives

Ways to simplify treatments for tuberculosis (TB) to reduce drug resistance and make it easier for patients to complete their course of treatment have been trialled by two international groups involving UCL scientists.

Published: Oct 23, 2014 10:50:00 AM

How glands expand to fight off disease

The same specialised immune cells that patrol the body looking for signs of infection also trigger the expansion of glands called lymph nodes, which are the control centres of our immune system, according to new research from UCL and Cancer Research UK.

Published: Oct 23, 2014 9:07:00 AM

UCL space film evening at Stratford Picture House

UCL presents an evening of space exploration at Stratford Picture House to mark the upcoming release of Christopher Nolan’s new sci-fi blockbuster Interstellar. From 8pm on 28 October, a special screening of Danny Boyle’s sci-fi epic Sunshine will be accompanied with a talk from UCL solar researcher Jamie Ryan.

Published: Oct 22, 2014 3:25:59 PM

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The faculty's flagship degree programme, Natural Sciences, combines courses from across the mathematical, physical and life sciences into a single, innovative cross-disciplinary degree.

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The faculty offers a broad range of single-subject science degrees at both undergraduate and postgraduate level. Our subject areas are:

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