School of Mathematical and Physical Sciences
Visionary solutions for complex problems
Responding to the demand for graduates with quantitative and analytical skills, the School of Mathematical and Physical Sciences (MAPS) prepares students and researchers to be visionary thinkers, exploring tomorrow’s big challenges today.
With STEMM disciplines continuing to grow at a rapid pace, MAPS sits at a nexus of these fields of study, creating integrated solutions to global problems.
Study mathematics and physical sciences
The School provides a modern, relevant, and comprehensive learning experience, with graduates earning sought-after qualifications that lead to exciting career opportunities.
The School undertakes excellent and impactful research, with our consistently high rankings being one of the strongest contributors towards the University’s international success and recognition.
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Priority Research Centres
- Priority Research Centre for Complex Dynamic Systems and Control
- Priority Research Centre for Computer Assisted Research Mathematics and its Applications
- Priority Research Centre for Frontier Energy Technologies & Utilisation
- Priority Research Centre for Organic Electronics
News • 26 Nov 2020
More than 7500 high school students in regional areas are set to benefit from a unique STEM partnership announced today between the Inland Rail Skills Academy and the University of Newcastle.
News • 23 Nov 2020
University of Newcastle researchers have received more than $1.6m in grants from the Australian Research Council’s Discovery Early Career Researcher Award (DECRA) scheme.
News • 20 Nov 2020
The University of Newcastle‘s ‘COVID-19 equipment shortage’ team has won a national higher education award for its remarkable contribution to the Australian community.
Event • 25 Nov 2020 from 10:00am - 11:30am
Join this session to learn how to craft a captivating project description as part of your grant application.
Event • 25 Nov 2020 from 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Hear from founders and seasoned board members as they share their experience building their first board or joining an existing board, and the pieces of knowledge they wish they’d known back then, followed by networking to help attendees join the dots for potential future collaboration.