Department of Mathematics and Statistics news and events

  • Using equations to understand rainfall soil behaviour

    A collaborative effort between mathematicians from La Trobe University and Kyushu University is examining soil water transport.

  • Real world data science experience

    Our data science students are building their knowledge and practical skills with industry experience

  • Sharing the joy of mathematics

    Dr Toen Castle and Dr Michael Payne are sharing the joy of mathematics with secondary students in regional Victoria

  • Meet our future mathematicians and statisticians

    Meet Dr Ayreena Bakhtawar, Patrick Shawcross and Jake Rogers, our future mathematicians and statisticians

  • Disease modelling

    Mathematician, Dr Rebecca Chisholm, investigates the transmission and control of infectious diseases

  • Partnering in mathematics research, engagement and education

    La Trobe is partnering with Australian Mathematical Sciences Institute (AMSI), Australia’s peak body representing mathematics research, engagement and education

  • Statistical success

    Professor Luke Prendergast collaborates with researchers across a range of disciplines, providing biostatistics expertise to health and wellbeing projects

  • Navigating change

    Professor Wenny Rahayu, Dean and Head of the School of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences, talks with Giselle Roberts about using an engineering mindset to navigate change

  • Creative maths

    Mathematician and Adjunct Associate Katherine Seaton believes that we need to shift our perspective on maths