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.

  • Teaching Excellence Award Success
    12 April 2016
    The Department of Mathematics is delighted to announce that `The Mathematics Collective,' who are Bill Barton, Tanya Evans, Julia Novak, Greg Oates, Mike Thomas and Caroline Yoon, have just been awarded a Dean’s Award for Excellence in Teaching.
  • Rachel Passmore - President of Auckland Mathematics Association
    31 March 2016
    Rachel Passmore has been elected as the next president of the Auckland Mathematics Association (AMA), Auckland's professional organisation for secondary mathematics teachers.
  • Science subjects rate highly internationally
    22 March 2016
    Science subjects at the University of Auckland are highly placed in this year’s QS World University Rankings with the University rated number one in the country in almost all subjects.
  • Emeritus Professor Boris Pavlov (1936 - 2016)
    05 February 2016
    It is with sadness that we announce that our former colleague Emeritus Professor Boris Pavlov passed away on 30 January 2016.
  • Job Opportunity: Lecturer in Mathematics Education
    01 April 2016
    Applications are invited for one full time permanent position at the Lecturer level (equivalent to Assistant Professor in the USA system) in Mathematics Education within the Department of Mathematics at The University of Auckland, New Zealand.