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.

  • Vice-Chancellor’s Prize for Best Doctoral Thesis
    22 March 2017
    Congratulations to the Department of Mathematics awardees Sean Curry and Andrew Keane who have won the Vice-Chancellor’s Prize for Best Doctoral Thesis 2016.
  • Pebbles on Mars and the Gömböc
    22 March 2017
    If you go down to the plaza today, you may witness a huddle of people surrounding the glass cabinet, pointing and gazing at the Gömböc, a mathematical shape that retains its equilibrium no matter which way it is positioned. More than that, the Gömböc has emerged as the key to understanding shape evolution in non-living nature.
  • David Gauld's Symposium
    22 February 2017
    A symposium in honour of David Gauld's retirement was held on Wednesday 22nd February 2017.
  • Fellow of the Royal Society of New Zealand award ceremony
    14 February 2017
    The award eremony for the 2016 Fellows of the Royal Society of New Zealand was held at the Auckland Museum on 13 February 2017. Congratulations to Professor Hinke Osinga for being elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of New Zealand.
  • Department Move
    13 January 2017
    The Department of Mathematics will be moving to level 1 and 2 of buildings 303e, 303 and 303s as of the 24th January 2017. The new Mathematics Reception will be located in Building 303e Room 240.
  • MATHS 190/190G Great ideas shaping our world
    01 December 2015
    Discover the beauty and power of mathematics while fulfilling your general education requirements.