# Research

Watch some of our researchers who took part in the Faces of UVic Research video series. You'll hear about their research and why it matters in a series of short video clips.

The Department of Mathematics and Statistics emphasizes the following areas of research (in alphabetical order):

**Applied math**

Climate modeling

Differential equations

Geophysical fluid dynamics

Mathematical biology

Mathematical physics

Optimization and optimal control

Applied math research group**Discrete math**

Algorithms and complexity

Combinatorial designs

Graph theory

Discrete math research group**Pure math**

Functional analysis

Dynamical systems

Number theory

Operator algebras

Operator theory

Topology

Pure math research group**Statistics**

Bayesian statistics

Biostatistics

Mathematical statistics

Optimal design of experiments

Robust statistics

Statistical ecology

Statistics research group