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The Natural and Mathematical Sciences group at Massey University in Auckland is comprised of some of the world's leading scientists. Recent recruits have come from Harvard, Cambridge, Max Planck and other leading institutions. They continue their research in New Zealand at Massey, while collaborating with colleagues across the globe.
Our areas of specialisation cross mathematical and natural sciences disciplines. We disseminate and preserve scientific knowledge of the highest quality in our areas of specialisation, producing relevant, globally-influential research.
Our chemistry research encompasses experimental organic, inorganic and physical chemistry, and theoretical and computational investigation of chemical systems.
Computer science covers the fundamental concepts and ideas that underpin present and future programming languages and computer systems.
Our research themes integrate a range of scientific disciplines, including experimental evolution, parasitology, infectious disease, the evolution of individuality, genetics and proteins.
We have one of the highest-ranked mathematics groups in New Zealand, conducting research in analysis and number theory, industrial and applied mathematics, and mathematical biology.
We utilise approaches including genetics, biochemistry and bioinformatics. Our strengths are in evolution, molecular microbiology, genomics and computational biology.
Physics seeks to understand the physical universe in the most fundamental way. The physics group has wide research interests and an inter-disciplinary focus.
The quantitative biology group is research-active, and takes a multi-disciplinary approach to its work. Quantitative biology sits at the interface of biology, physics, maths and statistics and addresses the needs of modern biology.
The statistics group is a dynamic inter-disciplinary one, dedicated to the growth of knowledge through statistical analysis, modelling and inference.
Our ecology research groups specialise in different aspects of wildlife ecology. We take an interdisciplinary approach, combining field observations with laboratory work.
There are always opportunities to join the Institute of Natural and Mathematical Sciences for postgraduate study in areas across our expertise.
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Last updated on Tuesday 21 February 2017
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