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AMT’s Olympiad programs are supported by the Australian Government Department of Industry, Science, Energy and Resources through Inspiring Australia – Science Engagement Programme. The Olympiad programs are also supported by the National Sponsor of the Australian Informatics and Mathematical Olympiads, Optiver.

Optiver extends its sponsorship of the Australian Maths Trust Olympiad programs

The Australian Maths Trust (AMT) is excited to announce that Optiver has extended its sponsorship of the AMT Olympiad programs for a further four years to 2025. “We are pleased to announce that our partnership with Optiver, our national sponsor of the Australian Informatics and Mathematical Olympiad programs, will continue to 2025,” said Nathan Ford,

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Australian Maths Trust announces Belinda Robinson as new Chair

At their recent Annual General Meeting, the Members of the Trustee for the Australian Mathematics Trust (AMT) approved the appointment of the new Board Chair, Belinda Robinson FAICD FRSN, who will start her appointment on 1 July 2022. This is a significant move for the Trust, with Ms Robinson being the first female Chair

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Australia places 3rd at EGMO and takes home 4 gold medals!

— 24 April 2022

In its 5th year participating at the European Girls’ Mathematical Olympiad (EGMO), the 2022 Australian EGMO team of Grace Chang Yuan, Cloris Xu, Eunsu Choi, and Iris Xu have truly outdone themselves. With scores placing them 6th, 12th, 15th and 20th individually out of 222 contestants. Each one of them has brought home a highly coveted gold medal and contributed to Australia’s incredible 3rd place among 57 teams from Europe and around the world!

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In memory of the Trust’s inaugural Chair and former UC Vice Chancellor Don Aitkin

Don Aitkin, an academic and writer who led a transformation at the University of Canberra and contributed to organisations including the Australian Maths Trust, has passed away at the age of 84. Donald Alexander Aitkin, born in 1937, became a professor of politics at Macquarie University in 1971 after completing a PhD at the Australian

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Australian team achieves gold medal sweep, Australia ranks third in the 2022 European Girls’ Mathematical Olympiad

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Four Australian high school students have competed in the 2022 European Girls’ Mathematical Olympiad (EGMO), the premier international mathematics competition for young women.  The Australian team placed third overall, with each contestant achieving a gold medal for their efforts. Gold medals were only awarded to those who scored 29 or more. Of 222 contestants, only 23

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Australian team announced for 2022 European Girls’ Mathematical Olympiad

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From 6–12 April 2022, four Australian high school students will be competing in the 2022 European Girls’ Mathematical Olympiad (EGMO), an international mathematics competition for young women. This is the fifth year that Australia will be represented. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xs5ZcpyqxgE The Australian EGMO team was announced in a virtual announcement on Sunday, 20 February 2022. The four

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Australia places 12th in the 2021 EGMO (and wins the Khinkali Challenge!)

— 26 April 2021

The problems of this year’s EGMO contest proved to be the most challenging since Australia first participated in 2018. It turns out, however, that we only have ourselves to blame as the first problem on both the day 1 and day 2 papers were proposed by Australia!  As challenging as the problems were, every team

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EGMO 2021 – the contest begins from down under

— 12 April 2021

It’s been over a year since the Australian contingent has seen each other face-to-face and it’s been a tough and somewhat isolated year of training online. While we have been quite protected from the coronavirus on this island of ours down under, we have not been spared snap lockdowns and border closures between our states.

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