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News from the School of Mathematics and Statistics.

We are thrilled to announce that we have ranked Number One in Australia for Mathematics in the 2020 Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU). This is the third year in a row that UNSW...

Professor Jake Olivier has joined a team of researchers trialling a new drug combination to treat a rare blood cancer. The study, which will test a new drug combination in high-risk Myelodysplastic...

Our Head of Statistics, Professor Jake Olivier, has contributed to an ABC News article analysing the accuracy of Australia's coronavirus figures.  The piece looked at whether Australia has had the...

Congratulations to Dr Shane Keating, who has won a Universitas 21 Global Education Fund award to develop online teaching resources in ocean, weather, and climate science.  The award will be used to...

Professor Scott Sisson has been awarded the Service Medal of the Statistical Society of Australia (SSA) for 2020.  A Service Award recognises sustained and significant service to the SSA by a Society...

Several UNSW students performed very strongly in the 2019 Simon Marais Competition. 17 pairs and 28 individuals from UNSW competed in the annual competition in October, which attracted 971...

Professor Gary Froyland has been elected a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Science for his leading research in the fields of dynamical systems, ergodic theory and discrete optimisation. Professor...

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