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The Australian Mathematical Sciences Institute (AMSI) is a not-for-profit peak body for the mathematical sciences with a breadth of members including Australian universities, professional societies, government agencies and industry. We champion mathematics, statistics and data science for Australia’s advancement through advocacy, facilitation, and collaboration.

The common purpose we share with our members and partners is the radical improvement of mathematical capacity and facility, both in Australia and Asia-Pacific. AMSI’s impact is underpinned by our convening power across the mathematical sciences ecosystem.

AMSI’s activities fall largely into three strategic areas – school education, research and higher education, and industry engagement. In school education, we focus on teacher professional development to foster teaching excellence and inspire students to study mathematics to year 12. Research and higher education delivers advanced research training and research workshops to continue the development of undergraduate and postgraduate maths students, in preparation for careers in academia and industry. Our industry division is home to the national PhD internship program, APR.Intern, which has successfully grown to an all-discipline all-sector program working with Australian universities and industry.

We invite potential members and partners, from both Australia and the Asia-Pacific, to join us in elevating the mathematical sciences. Contact us as exec@amsi.org.au for more information.

AMSI accept donations to support the strategic development of the mathematical sciences and the delivery of our programs, which strengthen all areas of the mathematical sciences pipeline – from foundation years through to careers.


AMSI's Vision - That Australia values mathematics, and mathematical sciences propel Australia, AMSI's Mission To champion the mathematical sciences for Australia’s advancement, AMSI's Values - AMSI delivers high quality outcome, AMSI shares mutual trust and support with our Members, AMSI strengthens the discipline through collaboration with Members and Stakeholders and AMSI provides critical infrastructure and support to grow discipline activity

To deliver our mission, we will:

Advocate for the role of the mathematical sciences

Engage with stakeholders and build partnerships

Enhance mathematical sciences education and research

Strengthen mathematical sciences skills in the community

Influence policy makers that affect the mathematical sciences


Promoting the benefits of mathematical sciences capabilities

Delivering programs and services for all our stakeholders across disciplines and sectors

Attracting investment and sustainable funding

Building engagement and partnerships with schools, universities, industry, government and philanthropic entities to deliver our programs effectively

Medium Term Strategies

Promote the benefits

Promote the benefits of mathematical sciences capabilities through ongoing two-sided communication with members, industry and the community, as well as the media


Support advocacy

Support advocacy of policy with evidence by making publications widely available and accessible


Deliver programs

Deliver programs for all our stakeholders across cognate disciplines and sectors, including contracted programs in schools, higher education, research and internships


Build new partnerships

Build new partnerships aligned to our Vision, Mission and Values, and find new members

Foster current relationships

Foster current relationships with partners and stakeholders, including our members, cognate disciplines, government and industry, focusing on mutual benefit


Attract funding

Attract funding through grants and development of sustainable recurrent income


Develop pathways

Develop pathways through AMSI programs for mathematical sciences’ students and researchers that include engagement with industry

Long Term Goals

AMSI’s funding is secure and sustainable

AMSI is the unrivalled partner of choice for national mathematical sciences initiatives aligning with members’ interests

Australia recognises and enjoys the benefit of mathematical sciences

Australia recognises the necessity for diversity in the mathematical sciences workforce

Australia has balanced supply and demand for the Australian mathematical sciences workforce

Australia values mathematical sciences research and its contributions

Overall participation in high-level mathematical sciences at schools and universities meets Australia’s needs

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