Natural and Mathematical Sciences

The Institute of Natural and Mathematical Sciences, based on Massey's Albany, Auckland campus, generates, disseminates and preserves scientific knowledge of the highest quality. We coexist with the New Zealand Institute for Advanced Study, and together have a formidable research and teaching reputation.


We offer an education that combines rigorous academic study and the excitement of discovery with the support and intellectual stimulation of a diverse community in a unique interdisciplinary atmosphere.


The institute has strength across the sciences, with exceptionally high-calibre research leadership in all its disciplines, and a number of world-leading research groups.

Community outreach

We have a high degree of community engagement, particularly with the schools of the North Shore region.

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News and events

Our institute, in conjunction with the New Zealand Institute of Advanced Study, holds regular conferences and seminars. Read the latest news from the Institute of Natural and Mathematical Sciences.

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Fascination Science

This free lecture series features from some of the leading minds in science today. Massey University Auckland scientists take you into the fascinating world of scientific discoveries.


Find out more about studying at INMS from our Contact Centre.

For all other enquiries please email us.

Tel +64 9 441 8160
Fax +64 9 443 9790

Head of Institute Prof Dianne Brunton

Institute of Natural and Mathematical Sciences
Private Bag 102 904 NSMC
Albany 0745


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