Department of Mathematics


  • Miriam Dell Excellence in Science Mentoring Award
    01 December 2017
    Associate Professor Vivien Kirk has been recognised for her work mentoring young mathematicians and physicists with the Miriam Dell Excellence in Science Mentoring Award from the Association for Women in the Sciences (AWIS).
  • Major funding boost for Science at University of Auckland
    02 November 2017
    Thirteen research projects across mathematics, computer science, cosmology, astrobiology, biological sciences, statistics, chemistry and psychology are funded with $8,778,000 from the Marsden Fund for 2017.
  • Alumni day showcases Mathematics research
    26 September 2017
    On Saturday 23 September 2017 the departments of Mathematics, Statistics and Computer Science came together to present short and lively talks on current research, display hands-on technology and postgraduate students’ work and provide course information.
  • Sharing the beauty of maths
    06 September 2017
    Do you enjoy craft? Then you probably enjoy mathematics too – you just may not know it yet. Join the Department of Mathematics at the 2017 Maths Craft Festival being held this coming Saturday and Sunday, 9 - 10 September, at the Auckland Museum.
  • 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.
  • 2016 NZMS Colloquium Awards and Prizes
    08 December 2016
    The department received a number of awards and prizes at 2016 New Zealand Mathematical Society Colloquiums Dinner.
  • Aircraft turning on the runway: how fast can they go?
    02 November 2016
    Planes don’t make money when they’re not in the air, so airlines want to know how fast they can move their passenger jets when they’re on the ground. But airliners’ tricycle design isn’t made for efficiency on the tarmac, and that’s where Professor Bernd Krauskopf’s mathematical modelling is providing valuable insights.
  • 2017 Kalman Visiting Fellowship
    29 September 2016
    The Department of Mathematics is pleased to announce that Dr Andy Hammerlindl from Monash University is the recipient of this year’s Kalman Visiting Fellowship.
  • 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.
  • Summer Scholarships in Mathematics
    25 May 2016
    Summer Scholarships in Mathematics. Ever wondered what research in Mathematics is like? Want to give it a go? Applications Open Soon
  • 2016 Auckland Mathematical Olympiad
    20 May 2016
    On Saturday 14 May, the Department of Mathematics hosted its annual Auckland Mathematical Olympiad for secondary school students schools across our region
  • 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.
  • Auckland Menger Sponge now complete
    22 December 2014
    The Department of Mathematics is pleased to announce that after a month and a half of hard work and sheer determination, their Menger Sponge is now complete.
  • Event to mark first woman winning ‘Nobel of mathematics’
    09 September 2014
    For the first time in its forty-year history the greatest prize in mathematics has been awarded to a woman and the University of Auckland is holding an event to celebrate.
  • Steven Galbraith selected as 2015 Aitken Lecturer
    08 July 2014
    Congratulations to Steven Galbraith who has been selected as the Aitken Lecturer for 2015.
  • Sir Vaughan Jones PhD scholarship
    21 March 2014
    We are delighted to announce the inaugural Sir Vaughan Jones PhD scholarship and a number of other funded PhD scholarships covering a number of research areas.
  • Dean’s Awards for Teaching Excellence
    28 January 2014
    Judy Paterson and Julia Novak are both recipients of Dean's Awards for Teaching Excellence