Department of Mathematics

Te Kura Mātauranga Pāngarau | Mathematics has been called the language of the universe. It provides concepts and techniques fundamental to many branches of social and natural sciences.

Dan Bernasconi, Head of Design at Emirates Team New Zealand

Maths and the America's Cup

Dan Bernasconi, Head of Design at Emirates Team New Zealand, explains the significant role mathematics plays in sailing, boat design, and the America's Cup.

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We offer a wide range of courses in Pure Mathematics, Applied Mathematics and Mathematics Education.

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Dr Sina Greenwood, mathematics graduate.

Meet our students and graduates and find out where their Mathematics degree has taken them.

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Bachelor of Science graduate Johnathan Leung represented the University of Auckland at the 2021 Simon Marais Mathematics Competition (SMMC) in October.

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Maths isn't just theoretical, it helps us to engage with the world and have an impact.

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Hinke Osinga with the crocheted Lorenz Manifold

Hinke Osinga has been announced as a STEAM speaker at WOMAD 2023. As an expert in dynamical systems theory, her research unexpectedly led her into crochet art.

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Two lecturers in mathematics

As part of our commitment to equal opportunities, we celebrate our many talented women mathematicians.

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Menger sponge, mathematics.

Our internationally recognised research spans a wide range of topics in pure mathematics, applied mathematics and mathematics education.

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The Margaret and John Kalman Trust have generously sponsored a Teacher Excellence Prize valued at $5,000 and five Teacher Fellowships, valued at $5,000 each to acknowledge and support the amazing work being done by secondary school mathematics and statistics teachers in the Auckland region.

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Dr Pedram Hekmati, Department of Mathematics

We have internationally recognised scholars committed to the University's mandate of producing high-quality research and teaching.

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Discover some of the exciting research happening in the Department with our selection of interviews from early-career and up-and-coming academics.

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Mathematics news

Keep up to date with the latest Science and Mathematics news

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Tanya Evans writers festival

Search for upcoming public events in the Faculty of Science.

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Maths students

View important notices about scholarship opportunities, competitions and more.

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