News: Mathematical Sciences

Women in STEM National Innovation Games

Removing barriers for Women in STEM

Join the Western Women in STEM National Innovation Games, a hack-a-thon inspired innovation Challenge co-funded by the Australian Government and Western Sydney University. Registrations close Friday 7 May.

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Casual academic work opportunities in ECMS

Work opportunities

The Faculty of Engineering, Computer and Mathematical Sciences is seeking dedicated and passionate casual staff to assist with the delivery of our Semester 1 undergraduate and postgraduate courses, commencing 26 July 2021. Applications close 6 June 2021.

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Congratulations to our graduates from the School of Mathematical Sciences

Finnur

Completing your studies is a time to celebrate, reminisce and look to the future. Here is a message of congratulations from your Head of School, Professor Finnur Larusson.

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UofA team wins Aurecon Sustainability Award in EWB Challenge Showcase

Maxine Tsoukatos, Aditya Shekhawat - EWB

Congratulations to the University of Adelaide students who won the Aurecon Sustainability Award in the 2020 Engineers Without Borders (EWB) Challenge Showcase.

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Australian Rover Challenge success

ARC UofA Rover arena

Held 27-28 March, the first ever Australian Rover Challenge gave university students' from across the country the opportunity to put their engineering skills to the test.

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Defence Women in STEM Undergraduate Scholarships

SCholarship defence

If you are a high-performing woman commencing your second or third year of undergraduate STEM study, then you may be eligible for a Defence Women in STEM $10,000 per year scholarship. Applications close 18 April.

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PhD opportunity: Create a platform to test smart grid operation mechanisms

Electric Car

This project aims to develop, test, and verify the impacts of local markets on the operation, profit and business model of the aggregator. To that end, the game theory will be used to form the interaction between prosumers, local market platform and the aggregator operation considering the potential of islanded operation as a business case for the aggregator. Applications open until filled.

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PhD opportunity: Modelling and Quantification of Food Deserts

Image of supermarket shelves covered in junk food.

This project will combine mathematical modelling and data science approaches to improve our understanding of how food deserts arise in a city, accounting for community factors such as median household income, local geography, and other relevant population demographics. Applications close 16 April 2021.

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Saab Australia 2022 Graduate Engineering Program

Four young people in front of a SAAB workspace, with text "Ready to graduate?"

Saab’s Graduate Program is a two year program, which offers you the opportunity to work across two or three teams through structured rotations across the business. These rotations are individually tailored to your current skills and developmental needs, business requirements and individual preferences. Applications close 5 April 2021.

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Mathematical Sciences Phd opportunity - Modelling the Marginal Ice Zone

Antarctic sea ice

This PhD project is an opportunity to develop and implement state-of-the art models of Antarctic sea ice. Applications close Wednesday 31 March 2021.

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