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Interested in studying Mathematics or Statistics in 2018?

For information about our new program, including the Data Science major, see our information for prospective students page.

For information on mathematical careers see CHOOSEMATHS and MATHSADDS from AMSI.

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Spend some time doing research in the School, with special funding from us.

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News and Events

Mathematical heroes and social justice: from victims to hell raisers

Tuesday 31 October, 6:00–7:30 pm, New Law School Lecture Theatre 026, Level 0, Law School Annex, Eastern Avenue

Professor Nassif Ghoussoub, Scientific Director of the Banff International Research Station in Canada, will describe the rich and poignant history of mathematicians who confronted prejudices, injustices, and social stigmas. Co-presented by the School of Mathematics and Statistics and Sydney Ideas.

Geordie Williamson to be plenary speaker at ICM 2018

Professor Geordie Williamson will be one of the plenary speakers at the International Congress of Mathematicians in Rio de Janeiro in 2018. Held every four years, the International Congress is the world's most prestigious mathematical event, and Professor Williamson is the first Australia-based mathematician to be selected as a plenary speaker.

For the full list of plenary speakers at ICM2018, see the ICM2018 web site.

Future Directions in Representation Theory

This conference will be held at the University of Sydney from December 4 to December 8, 2017, in the Abercrombie Building. More information, including the current list of invited speakers, can be found on the conference web page.

Registration is now open at the above page.

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.