School of Mathematics and Statistics Alumni


The School of Mathematics and Statistics works with varied industry partners, as well as public institutions, small businesses and individuals who contribute to the teaching, promotion and research work of the School through the generous sponsorship of prizes and scholarships.

The School of Mathematics and Statistics would like to thank the following sponsors for their continued support

M.L. Urquhart Honours Prize Sponsor/Donor Professor Rupert Thomas Leslie and Mrs Roberta J Leslie

The M.L. Urquhart Honours Prize is awarded to the student with the best overall performance in Mathematics in their honours year and who has not been awarded the Wyselaskie Scholarship for Mathematics in the same year.

Belz Lecture Series Sponsor/Donor Dr. Florence Marjorie Belz in memory of husband Professor Maurice H. Belz.

The fund is to generally advance the interests and activities of the Department of Statistics and in particular to be applied each year in or towards sending selected scholars in statistics abroad for further study or in bringing to Australia from abroad qualified persons to lecture on statistics and allied subjects.

Thus beginning the 'Belz Lecture Series', held each year in memorium of Maurice Belz, the first Professor of Statistics at The Unviveristy of Melbourne. The Maurice H. Belz Scholarships in Statistics were established in 2006.
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