Excellence in mathematics, statistics and physics

About us

The disciplines of mathematics, statistics and physics provide the framework that describes the natural world and underpins a wide range of technological advances. We bring together world-class researchers and teachers, innovative industry experts, and the brightest students to deliver impact across Australia and abroad.

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COVID-19 advice: latest information

If you’re part of the School of Mathematics and Physics community, please be aware of the latest novel coronavirus (COVID-19) advice.

The University is working as quickly as possible to respond to the situation as it evolves, and to plan for further developments.

We’re here to support our staff, students, partners and clients, and urge you to stay safe and well by following government and medical authority advice.


See the varied and groundbreaking research we undertake in our ARC Centres of Excellence and School centres and groups.


Tackle a research project on a topic of national and international significance in an interdisciplinary and supportive environment.


Meet our industry partners, whose innovation ensures our continued success in teaching, research and commercialisation.

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Add to your UQ experience with a range of special learning opportunities, out-of-classroom activities and real-world challenges.

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