Welcome!

You have reached the front page of the School of Mathematics and Statistics.

Follow the menu links to find out more about our research activities and teaching program.

News and Events

Summer Research Scholarships

Undergraduates who are gifted in mathematics or statistics and interested in undertaking a study/research project during the 2015–2016 summer vacation are invited to apply for one of these scholarships (formerly known as "vacation scholarships"). Applications close on August 26th.

See the Summer Research Scholarships page for more details.

Essay Competition for University of Sydney students

The inaugural Norbert Quirk Mathematical Essay Competition is now open. There are prizes available for first, second and third year undergraduates.

International conference on nonlinear partial differential equations

Celebrating the 70th birthday of Professor Norman Dancer, this conference will be held at the University of New England, Armidale, Australia, on 21–25 November 2016.

See the conference web page for further details.

Advances in Ergodic Theory, Hyperbolic Dynamics, and Statistical Laws

This conference will be held in Canberra from 28 November to 2 December 2016.

Integrable Systems 2016

The fourth annual workshop in this series will be held at the School of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Sydney, on December 1st and 2nd 2016.

See the Integrable Systems 2016 web site for more information.

Annual R&D Workshop: Data Assimilation

This international workshop will be held at the Buerau of Meterology in Melbourne from 5–9 December 2016.

Simons Foundation deal makes Magma widely available in U.S.

The Simons Foundation and the Magma Group have concluded an agreement that will make the Magma computational algebra system much more widely available in the US. See the School's news page for more information.