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The University of Melbourne's School of Mathematics and Statistics is one of Australia's leading mathematics and statistics schools. The School offers a wide range of subjects to undergraduate and postgraduate students.
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Completing studies in mathematics and statistics will give you powerful tools to understand the world. Consider studies in an undergraduate degree, or at a graduate level to conduct research.Read more
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Faculty of Science researchers conduct diverse and varied research in our state-of-the-art facilities. Our scientists are global leaders in their fields, finding solutions to the biggest issues we face today.
The research within the School of Mathematics and Statistics covers areas of pure and applied mathematics and statistics. A broad school with an international reputation, we have research foci in Algebra, Continuum Modelling, Discrete Mathematics, Geometry and Topology, Operations Research, Mathematical Biology, Mathematical Physics, Stochastic Processes, Statistics, and Data Science.
Explore our research prospectus to find out what projects our leading academics are investigating.
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The School of Mathematics and Statistics has a very active research component. Read more about the research conducted here, and the researchers involved.Read more
The School of Mathematics and Statistics is associated with several research centres.Read more
Upcoming seminars based on research by staff at the School of Mathematics and Statistics.Read more
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If you would like to study with us, or discuss opportunities for collaboration or helping to fund our work, see below for how to get in touch.
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Join over 10,000 students at the Faculty of Science with a range of honours, graduate, and research degrees. Visit Study with us – graduate research for information and enquiries about graduate studies.
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The Faculty of Science invites interested organisations who would like to explore collaborative research or use our developed technologies. Please get in touch with our Business Development team to discuss.
Business Development Director, Faculty of Science
Innovation & Enterprise | Research, Innovation & Commercialisation
Phone: +61 (3) 9035 5024
Our generous benefactors make our work possible. Visit Support Mathematics and Statistics to find out how you can support our leading research and help change the lives of future generations by funding science scholarships.
Teaching and research staff in the School of Mathematics and Statistics
Administrative, technical and support staff in the School of Mathematics and Statistics.
Honorary appointees in the School of Mathematics and Statistics.
Students undertaking PhD, MPhil and MSc qualifications in the School of Mathematics and Statistics.
- Algebraic Geometry and K-Theory
- Analysis and PDE
- Discrete Structures and Algorithms
- Learning and Teaching
- Mathematical Biology
- Mathematical Physics
- Melbourne Centre for Data Science
- Moduli Spaces
- Number Theory
- Operations Research
- Pure Mathematics
- Random Matrix Theory
- Representation Theory
- Stochastic Processes
Connecting with alumni
The School of Mathematics and Statistics has valuable professional and personal contacts through its alumni network.
Find out about our mathematics and statistics events and programs for students and teachers. Click here to join our mailing list. If you have questions about any of our programs, including Melbourne Plus, please email us at email@example.com.
Vacation Scholarships Program
Providing selected students with a supervised introduction to research in mathematics or statistics.
Intensive statistics courses
Courses in statistical methods, open to anyone. Participants come from academia, business, industry and government.
Equity & Diversity feedback form
The School is committed to an inclusive and safe environment for all our staff and students. Comments or concerns related to Equity & Diversity in our community can be submitted here.
Our societies exist to support our students, sustain a sense of community and promote mathematical interest and learning through a broad range of events and activities.
MS Walkers Mentoring Program
MS Walkers is an informal mentoring program for female academics and PhD students within the School of Mathematics and Statistics at The University of Melbourne.
Mathematical Research Institute MATRIX
A research institute running programs where world-leading researchers in the mathematical sciences, as well as experts from business and industry, can come together to collaborate.
Statistical Consulting Centre
The Statistical Consulting Centre (SCC) provides statistical and consulting services to business, industry, government and the academic world, bringing a wealth of knowledge to real-world issues in a practical, robust manner.
Melbourne-Peking Virtual Research Hub for Mathematics and Statistics
Promotes collaboration between The University of Melbourne and Peking University in the fields of teaching and research in mathematics and statistics.
These awards are granted to high-achieving students, in recognition of their academic success and overall performance in specific areas of their course. Students are nominated for these awards by the University teaching staff.
Support Mathematics & Statistics
Our generous benefactors make it possible for us to recognize the achievements of our talented students, support development of early career researchers and make surprising fundamental research discoveries.
This builds the foundation for our future stars, continuing excellence in the mathematical sciences to benefit its broader application in just about every aspect of life. We invite you to be one of our valued philanthropists to support our people and work.
The University of Melbourne's School of Mathematics and Statistics is a world-leading school of mathematics and statistics. The School has achieved this status through the high quality of its research and teaching programs. We offer a wide range of subjects to undergraduate and postgraduate students and are involved in all aspects of community life that impacts on the discipline and its applications.
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We are a broad School with an international reputation covering areas of pure and applied mathematics and statistics, read more on what School of Mathematics & Statistics has to offer.Read more
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Equity and diversity
The School of Mathematics and Statistics is strongly committed to providing support and resources to create an equitable environment for all members of the community, including students at all levels and visitors.View
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