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  • 2016 Australian Statistics Competition Results

    The 2016 ASC results have been determined and prize cheques and certificates have been sent to schools. We congratulate all participants on their excellent work. The prize winners and links to their projects are listed here.   NATIONAL WINNERS Junior Division Ananya Williams, Anna Bullard and Divya Jean, Rossmoyne Senior High School WA View Entry Intermediate Division … Read More

  • Australian Olympians to be supported by government funding

    The Australian Mathematics Trust (AMT) has welcomed the announcement from the Honourable Greg Hunt, Minister for Industry, Innovation and Science, that the government will continue to support our most talented Australian students to take part in the international Mathematics and Informatics Olympiads. The Australian Mathematics Trust will deliver this programme on behalf of the government. … Read More

  • ‘Brainy’ Olympians gear up for Hong Kong maths competition

    While athletes from around the world will be vying for gold at the Rio Olympics, another group of elite competitors are gearing up for an Olympics of a different kind. The International Mathematical Olympiad, also known as the world’s most prestigious maths prize for students, is set to begin in Hong Kong. Al Jazeera’s Sarah … Read More

  • Melbourne student is first girl ever picked for Australian Informatics Olympiad team

    Belinda Shi, a year 12 student from Methodist Ladies’ College in Melbourne, will be the first Australian girl to compete at the International Olympiad in Informatics. “I’m excited to be the first female on Australia’s International Olympiad in Informatics team,” she says. Keen to counter the misconception that ‘girls can’t code’, Belinda decided to establish … Read More

  • Vale Geoff Ball

    The AMT notes the recent passing of Geoff Ball in Sydney. Geoff played a significant role in the mathematics Olympiad program over many years. Read his obituary:

  • The future is bright for selection school graduates

    Optiver employee and former mathematics Olympian, Sen Lin, shared his experiences with students at the recent selection schools for the international mathematics and informatics Olympiads. As far back as Sen Lin can remember, he was always ‘pretty solid at maths’. The mathematics that he did at school felt routine and easy, but something in Sen … Read More