The Department has a long tradition of research and postgraduate research supervision. It is well-housed with high quality computing facilities and a full-time computing officer. The library is adjacent to the Department and its holdings reflect the long history of the Department.
The Department has large research groups in the areas of Topology and Group Representation Theory. In all its areas of research, the members of the Department are involved in world-wide collaborations and many research workers, PhD students to senior researchers, visit the Department