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 • 18 Dec 2019
More than $480,000 has been awarded to explore new ways to improve the mental well-being of university students from low socioeconomic backgrounds.
News • 27 Nov 2019
Four University of Newcastle researchers have been announced as Highly Cited Researchers for 2019 by Clarivate Analytics' Web of Science Group.
News • 22 Nov 2019
If I told you Australia’s biggest-earning innovation for the past quarter century came from Newcastle, would you believe me? Indeed, it has outstripped earnings from other icons like WiFi and the Black Box, but is little known for its economic contribution to the country.
Event • 28 Jan 2020 at 9:00am
The MISG workshop aims to provide practical, working solutions to real-life problems using methods from the mathematical sciences.Visit the MISG website.Since 1984, the annual MISG workshop has brought together leading…