Department of Mathematics

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

Undergraduate mathematics students working together.

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

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Vera Clarkson, mathematics graduate.

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

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

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

Equations on a whiteboard.

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

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Dr Jeroen Schillewaert has become the first New Zealand-based researcher to win the prestigious Hall Medal.

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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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