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.

  • Maths Craft Festival success
    16 September 2016
    The Maths Craft Festival that was partially sponsored by the Department of Mathematics, attracted over 2000 people at the beginning of September.
  • Departmental poster competition
    07 September 2016
    Congratulations to our two Departmental Poster Competition Winners - Owen Dillon and Rebecca Turner.
  • 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.
  • 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.