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Richard Ward

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Professor, Theoretical Particle Physics in the Department of Mathematical Sciences
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 33 43118
Room number: CM226a

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Research Groups

Department of Mathematical Sciences

Research Interests

  • Mathematical physics
  • Nonlinear systems

Indicators of Esteem

  • 'Committee Duties': 'Member, EPSRC Peer College (1995-present)'
  • 'Conference organization': 'Co-organizer, LMS Symposium on Topological Solitons, Aug 2004.'
  • 'Plenary and invited talks': 'Some conference talks: * LMS Symposium "Special Structures in Differential Geometry", Aug 2001.\n* Isaac Newton Institute (Cambridge), programme on "Integrable Systems",\nSept 2001.\n* "The Relativistic Universe", Portsmouth, Sept 2002.\n* "Twistor String Theory", Oxford, Jan 2005.'

Publications

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Chapter in book

  • Ward, R.S. (1998). Twistors, geometry and integrable systems. In The Geometric Universe: Science, Geometry, and the Work of Roger Penrose. Huggett, Stephen A., Mason, Lionel J., Tod, K. P., Tsou, Sheung & Woodhouse, N. M. J. Oxford: Oxford University Press. 99-108.
  • Ward, R.S. (1994). Sigma models in 2+1 dimensions. In Harmonic maps and integrable systems. Fordy, Allan P. & Wood, John C. Braunschweig: F. Vieweg. 193-202.

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