Welcome to the School of Mathematics and Statistics
Mathematics and Statistics underpin almost every aspect of today’s society. Whether it is technology, business, science, social science or education, mathematics and statistics are used. Our School has an international reputation for excellence in research and in teaching, so come and join us.
UC student investigating national happiness
13 January 2015 A University of Canterbury statistics student, Lisa Henley, has won selection to a prestigious international forum run by SAS. (read article)
MathSoc at UC
MathSoc is a free to join student-run club at the University of Canterbury. We run social and academic events for students who are interested in Mathematics and Statistics and provide support for students taking MATH/STAT courses.
PhD scholarships available
Through the centre of Research Excellence Te Pūnaha Matatini we have four fully funded PhD scholarships available. If you are interested in any of these please contact the relevant supervisor, Alex, Mike or Jeanette.
Researcher discovers Extropy
In the current issue of Statistical Science, Frank Lad and colleagues have published the discovery of a function called Extropy, which is shown to be the complementary dual of Entropy. (read more)
Maria Bruna (Oxford University)
Excluded-Volume Effects in Stochastic Models of Diffusion
Monday, 6 July 2015, 2.00pm, Room 446, Erskine Building