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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2018 Auckland Maths Olympiad

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

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Professor Hinke Osinga

Hinke Osinga, Professor of Applied Mathematics, will be speaking at the 2023 WOMAD OMV STEAM Lab.

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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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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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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 Charitable Trust offers Teacher Excellence Prizes and Fellowships each year to mathematics teachers.

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