Research

Science pioneers

Lynne Walling

Lynne Walling

“As mathematicians we look at things differently, which means that we can produce things that other people aren’t going to, and that’s exciting.”

Science pioneers

Jeffrey Neal

Jeffrey Neal

“Being able to solve problems and have a genuine impact on society gives you quite a buzz.”

Science pioneers

Alexandre Anesio

Alexandre Anesio

“One of the best things about science is that it’s curiosity driven and everything you discover has an impact...”

Science pioneers

Tim Dokchitser

Tim Dokchitser

“Maths is a language; it’s a little bit like learning Chinese poetry – you can’t do it in five minutes, you have to learn the culture.”

Some of the most significant discoveries of the last century are associated with research carried out in Bristol.

We currently enjoy an outstanding international reputation as is evidenced by the excellent outcome of the last two Research Assessment Exercises, which placed Bristol in the nation's top four science faculties.

Doctoral Training Centres

The faculty hosts three Doctoral Training Centres and is jointly involved in two others.

Courses are run in association with with major industry partners whose workforce in turn benefit from Bristol's exceptional research and training opportunities.

Doctoral training

Research centres

The faculty contributes to a number of research centres, expertly placed to respond to some of the most pressing challenges facing global society, and drawing on the exemplary strengths at the heart of scientific enquiry.

Did you know?

In addition to six Nobel Laureates, the Faculty of Science is proud to count 29 researchers among Bristol's growing number of Fellows of the Royal Society.

Researcher in the Low Temperature Experimental Facility

Looking to join us?

Our postgraduate students work alongside world-leading experts on a number of taught and research programmes.

Postgraduate research