Mathematical Sciences News

Professor Warwick Bryan Tucker

Internationally acclaimed mathematician to head Monash School of Mathematics

World-renowned mathematician Professor Warwick Bryan Tucker, currently based in Sweden, has been appointed Head of the Monash School of Mathematics following a global recruitment search.

Science 16 October, 2019
Heiko Dietrich

Passion for pure maths wins mathematician Tall Poppy Award

Congratulations to Dr Heiko Dietrich, a senior lecturer in the School of Mathematics, who has been named a 2019 Victorian Young Tall Poppy Science Award winner.

Mathematics 10 October, 2019
The Numbers game

The numbers game: the role of 'quants' in navigating financial markets

Financial markets are a numbers fest – market indices, option prices, hedging strategies, futures markets. More and more, mathematicians are employed to help navigate a safe path through the complexity. They are the quants, or quantitative

Mathematics 2 May, 2019
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Researchers shed new light on the pulse of plate tectonics

Monash researchers have shown for the first time that the melting of rocks within the Earth’s continental crust occurs in ‘pulses’.

Earth Atmosphere and Environment 7 February, 2019
Sustainable Finance

Monash signs international research agreement to investigate impact of ‘sustainable finance’ on markets

Monash University has signed a major research agreement with international environmental, social and governance (ESG) group Vigeo Eiris in an effort to better understand the intricacies of ESG factors on financial markets.

Mathematics 5 October, 2018
Professor Gregoire Loeper

Optimal Prize - Fields Medal flags new opportunities

Monash University Mathematics Professor Gregoire Loeper was as happy as other mathematicians when he heard that Professor Alessio Figalli was one of the four winners of the prestigious 2018 Fields Medal.

Mathematics 28 August, 2018

Monash Mathematician to join renowned physicist Professor Brian Cox on the ABC’s Stargazing Live Series

Stargazing enthusiasts will be taken on a stunning journey through space with Stargazing Live a show airing on the ABC featuring renowned physicist Professor Brian Cox and a panel of six scientists - including Monash’s very own Dr Alina

Mathematics 17 May, 2018
Stock market

Monash establishes world-first research centre zeroing in on financial markets

Monash University has established a new Centre for Quantitative Finance and Investment Strategies, after signing an historic collaboration agreement with French banking group BNP Paribas S.A.

Mathematics 28 June, 2017
Australian Academy of Science

Two Faculty of Science academics elected as fellows to the Australian Academy of Science

The Australian Academy of Science has elected an internationally renowned Mathematician and a world-leading Chemist from Monash Science as Fellows to the Academy.

General News 22 May, 2017