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Richard Ward

Professor, Mathematical & Theoretical Particle Physics

FRS, DPhil University of Oxford

AffiliationRoom numberTelephone
Professor, Mathematical & Theoretical Particle Physics in the Department of Mathematical SciencesMCS3026+44 (0) 191 33 43118
Professor in the Centre for Particle TheoryCM226a+44 (0) 191 33 43118

Research interests

  • mathematical physics
  • nonlinear systems

Research groups

  • Mathematical & Theoretical Physics
  • Mathematical & Theoretical Physics: Solitons in Field Theory

Esteem Indicators

  • 'Committee Duties': 'Member, EPSRC Peer College (1995-present)'


Authored book

  • Hitchin, N.J., Segal, G.B. & Ward, R.S. (1999). Integrable systems: twistors, loop groups, and Riemann surfaces. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

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.

Journal Article