Department of Mathematics


Welcome to the Department of Mathematics

The Department of Mathematics is one of the largest and most diverse departments within The University of Auckland, covering Applied Mathematics, Mathematics Education and Pure Mathematics. It has a strong international reputation and offers degrees and diplomas that enjoy widespread recognition with employers in New Zealand and internationally.

  • Greatest super rugby team of all time?
    19 August 2016
    Which is the greatest Super Rugby team of all time? Wil Undy, a Bachelor of Science (mathematics) and Arts (history) student, has been working with Te Pūnaha Matatini Principal Investigator Dr Dion O’Neale and NZ Rugby’s senior scientist Dr Ken Quarrie to determine the best method for predicting how Super Rugby teams would perform from season to season.
  • Three Hood Fellowships for the Faculty of Science
    13 July 2016
    Congratulations to Christian Hartinger, Eamonn O’Brien and John Montgomery, the recipients of Outgoing Hood Fellowships.
  • Fellowship Success
    08 July 2016
    The Department of Mathematics is pleased to announce that Caroline Yoon and Eamonn O'Brien have recently been awarded Fellowships.
  • Mathematics Department Student Research Conference
    09 June 2016
    On May 6th the Mathematics Department held its Annual Student Research Conference. Congratulations to all the presenters.
  • Maths Craft Festival (Mathematics) Event as iCalendar
    03 September 2016 - 04 September 2016, 10am - 5pm
    Explore Mathematics through craft. The Maths Craft Festival is being held Saturday 3rd and Sunday 4th September 2016 at the Auckland Museum.
  • Professional Teaching Fellow - Mathematics Foundation Programme
    10 August 2016
    Applications are invited for the vacancy of full time permanent position of Professional Teaching Fellow level within the Department of Mathematics at The University of Auckland. The successful candidate will be part of the University’s Tertiary Foundation Certificate (TFC) and Unibound Programmes, as well as the Department’s Mathematics Education Unit.
  • 2017 Kalman Visiting Fellowship
    28 July 2016
    Applications are invited until 5 September for this Fellowship, worth $10000, which will be awarded to a 'rising star' in mathematics and its applications for a research visit to the University of Auckland.