The national maths partnership has US$600 000 over three years for “fundamental research in the mathematical sciences
The cash will come from the Simons Foundation, founded by mathematician and hedge fund manager, James Simons.
MATRIX will use the money for activities including fund travel grants, collaborative seed funding and fellowships.
The cash flow will start next January, on the assumption international borders will stay closed in’21.
MATRIX is a partnership of Uni Melbourne, Monash U, ANU, with Uni Queensland and the seven-member ARC Centre of Excellence for Mathematical and Statistical Frontiers associates.