Our research

To solve the insoluble – world-leading research in pure and applied mathematics and statistics.

The research areas of the Department comprise Algebra; Combinatorics; Functional and Harmonic Analysis; Geometry and Mathematical Physics; and Number Theory.

We attract a high level of external research funding and provide a lively environment for postgraduate and postdoctoral study in mathematics and statistics. Our research groups are interconnected, with frequent interactions between groups and with other Schools and Faculties both within and outside UNSW.

Research grants

We’re regularly awarded research funding from various government bodies and major organisations in the industry. Explore our past projects and current prestigious grants.

Ranking our research

Our research at UNSW Mathematics and Statistics ranks highly for research within Australia and worldwide. For the past decade, we have led nationally in cumulative discovery project funding in the mathematical sciences. Learn more about our awards and fellowships.

Stats Central

Stats Central is a statistical consulting unit that provides free university-wide support for staff and students during study design and analysis. If you’re looking for advice on grand development or any aspects of your research project, book a consultation with us now.

UNSW Data Science Hub

The UNSW Data Science Hub (uDASH) provides the opportunity to conduct fundamental research in state-of-the-art data visualisation and computing facilities. Explore our four pillars and participation across UNSW.