Information for Prospective Students

General information

The number theory group is large and diverse, and always keen to attract new postgraduate students. In addition to the usual number theory seminars that are organised each week of term, we organise a weekly  junior number theory seminar. The emphasis on the latter is a low pressure environment in which students take turns to give talks.

Although it is not essential, potential applicants are advised to make informal email contact with their prospective supervisor(s) before making their application.  In particular, it may turn out that some faculty members are unable to take on further students, or are not interested in particular areas of study.


Potential supervisors

The following is a list of members of the department who may be willing to take on new graduate students.

Professor Brown

Research area - number theory, arithmetic geometry, perturbative quantum field theory

Prof Flynn

Research area - arithmetic geometry, jacobians of curves

Professor Green

Research area - additive and combinatorial number theory, analytic number theory

Professor Lauder

Research area - computational number theory, elliptic curves, modular forms

Professor Maynard

Research area - analytic number theory and prime numbers.

Professor Pila

Research area - applications of model theory in Diophantine geometry

Professor Rössler

Research area - arithmetic geometry, algebraic geometry, Arakelov theory, rational points of varieties of general type over function fields

Dr Sanders

Research area - harmonic analysis, additive combinatorics, analytic number theory