School of Mathematics and Statistics


Our research covers mathematics and information science, including applied and pure mathematics, statistics, groups, combinatorics and computation.

Over 7 million dollars of funding has been awarded to research projects involving members of the School since 2005.

  1. Research areas and groups
  2. Partnerships and collaborations
  3. Consulting

Research areas and groups

These research areas are all part of the Faculty's Mathematics and Computation for Complex Systems strategic research theme.

Find out what our postgraduates are researching - you may consider undertaking a postgraduate research degree with us.

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Partnerships and collaborations

UWA mathematicians have actively interacted with Australian and overseas industries in a broad range of areas including mineral detection and processing, oil extraction, geoprospecting, medical technology, operations research and optimisation.

In recent years, the School has worked with:
  • Uncle Toby's BHP
  • James Hardie
  • CRA
  • ICI
  • DuPont
  • British Steel
  • BrewTech
  • Mouldflow
  • Age Developments
  • Unilever Toowoomba Foundry
  • Polystyrene Building Products
  • Southcorp
  • Comalco
  • Australian Rail Track Corporation Ltd.

Partnership opportunities can include collaborative research projects and sponsorship of our research projects and  infrastructure.


Our UWA Centre for Applied Statistics provides statistical and mathematical advice to the University community, government, business and private clients.

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Tuesday, 17 February, 2015 4:02 PM