Mathematics and physics research

Our collaborative research community has active links across the School, the wider University, and with academic institutions and industrial organisations in the UK and worldwide. Our research focuses on fundamental theory and the big questions of time and space, as well as finding the solutions which will improve lives in areas such as healthcare, green energy and big data.

Research excellence

In the latest UK Research Excellence Framework (REF 2021), Surrey has risen 12 places since 2014 to 33rd in the UK for our research quality.  We are also top 20 in the rankings for our research outputs.

Read our blogs

Mathematics blog

Physics blog