St John's College Oxford
Professor Philip K Maini

Professor Philip K Maini FRS, FMedSci

Professorial Fellow in Mathematical Biology Vice-President at St John's College Tutor for Ethnic Minorities



I lecture on various applied mathematics courses for the undergraduate and graduate degrees in Mathematical Sciences.

Research Interests

I am Director of the Wolfson Centre for Mathematical Biology, which is part of the Mathematical Institute. We use differential equations to model spatiotemporal phenomena in the life sciences, ranging from investigating the effectiveness of different drug treatments of cancer, to researching spatial pattern formation in developmental biology, to understanding how tree diversity arises in rainforests. These seemingly very different application areas all share common mathematical descriptions. Further details of our activities are available at the Wolfson Centre for Mathematical Biology website.