UCL Mathematical & Physical Sciences


About the Faculty

Encompassing the logical, experimental and mathematical study of our universe, UCL Faculty of Mathematical & Physical Sciences consists of departments highly rated for research excellence.

The faculty also provides a base for a number of research centres and institutes: these facilitate in-depth and interdisciplinary research through collaboration between experts within MAPS, and in related areas in Engineering Sciences and Life Sciences. 


Contact the Faculty

Find contact information for the Mathematical Physical Sciences Faculty team covering Teaching and Learning, Finance, HR, Communications and general administrative support.


Contacting our Departments

Get in touch with our departments, find our HoDs, departmental managers, admission tutors, department tutors, graduate tutors and the best channels to contact them.

Deans and vice deans

About the Dean and Vice-Deans

The faculty is focused not only on nurturing excellence in discipline-based research, but in enhancing cross-disciplinary exchanges and increasing our impact on society.

Administrative structure

Administrative structure

The faculty office, headed by the Dean and the Director of Operations, carries out the central governance, administration and strategic direction of the faculty. It also runs the Natural Sciences Degree, the faculty's cross-departmental undergraduate programme.

Faculty Prizes

Faculty prizes

The Faculty recognises excellence among students and staff through a number of prizes: the Faculty Medal, the Dean's List, the Jackson Lewis Scholarship, Faculty Undergraduate Scholarship for Excellence, the Faculty Postgraduate Prize and Faculty teaching awards.


Hypot-enthuse podcast

Hypot-enthuse is a fun look at the interesting work and research coming out of the UCL Faculty of Maths and Physical Sciences. Released monthly, each episode features a light hearted chat with a notable academic examining exciting science topics making news around the world.

Faculty Spotlights

Faculty Spotlights

Get an insight into the academics and staff from our departments, institutes and centres at the MAPS Faculty. Discover how they are active in teaching, researching broad areas of science or what it’s like to work here.

Visiting Fellowship Scheme

Visiting Fellowship Scheme

The Visiting Fellows are from the UK and abroad to visit 6 MAPS Departments for periods of one month, this academic year coordinated by Ofer Lahav, Vice-Dean International aims to develop ongoing and new collaborations and ideas. We expect there will be further rounds of this scheme in the next academic year.


Beams School:

The faculty is part of the BEAMS School, alongside the Bartlett Faculty of the Built Environment and the Faculty of Engineering Sciences.

Mathematical & Physical Sciences Faculty Office:

University College London
Gower Street, London, WC1E 6BT
T: +44 (0) 20 7679 7235
E: General-enquires-email@ucl.ac.uk