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Mathematics and Applied Mathematics

Members of the department are involved in the following research areas:

Modern Algebra

  • Radical Theory of Rings and Near-rings
  • Prime ideals in Rings and Near-rings
  • Complementary Radicals and Involution Rings

Mathematics Education

  • Problem solving skills development
  • Technology in Mathematics teaching

Computational Mechanics

  • Coastal Zone Dynamics
  • Applied Textile Mechanics


  • The Department of Mathematics and Applied Mathematics has taken a strategic decision to expand its Computational Mathematics postgraduate programme to include Biomathematics. Research projects will be forthcoming as the Biomathematics Programme is phased in.