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New research models the dispersion of pollutants in the streets of Manhattan

Published: Thursday, 13 October 2016 Tags: Applied Mathematics outreach

New research by Prof Jacques Vanneste of the School of Mathematics and Alexandra Tzella, formerly a postdoctoral researcher in the School and now a lecturer at the University of Birmingham, explains how pollutants would navigate streets in urban areas.

Julian Hall awarded prize for best paper of 2015 in Computational Optimization and Applications

Published: Tuesday, 11 October 2016 Tags: Optimization

Julian Hall, in collaboration with his former PhD student Qi Huangfu, has been awarded the prize for the best paper of 2015 in Computational Optimization and Applications. The article describes the novel numerical linear algebra techniques required by their efficient parallel implementation of the dual revised simplex method.

Lectureships in Algebra, Geometry & Topology and Related Fields

Published: Monday, 10 October 2016 Tags: Algebra Geometry Topology jobs

Applications are invited for 2 lectureships to work in the Hodge Institute. The positions are available to start on 1 August 2017 or by agreement. Exceptionally, the appointments may be to Readership.

Grant Success: Ben Leimkuhler

Published: Monday, 10 October 2016 Tags: Applied Mathematics Computational Mathematics funding award

Congratulations to Ben Leimkuhler who has been awarded an EPSRC three year responsive mode grant.

Grant Success: Michal Branicki

Published: Monday, 10 October 2016 Tags: Applied Mathematics funding award

Congratulations to Michal Branicki who has been awarded two travel grants from the Office of Naval Research.

Dr. Arend Bayer awarded the Whittaker Prize of the Edinburgh Mathematical Society

Published: Thursday, 15 September 2016 Tags: Geometry

Congratulations to Arend again! The Edinburgh Mathematical Society has awarded that the Whittaker Prize for 2016 to Dr. Arend Bayer, a Reader in the School of Mathematics. In 2013 he won an ERC starting grant, in 2015 the Cambridge ...

EU Referendum Outcome

Published: Monday, 1 August 2016 Tags:

On 23 June 2016 the UK electorate voted in a national referendum to leave the European Union. There is much uncertainty about what exactly this will mean in the future for the UK and for the EU, and also for Science in the UK. ...

Filming begins for School's first MOOC

Published: Thursday, 21 July 2016 Tags: Statistics outreach

Filming has begun for the School of Mathematics' first Massive Open Online Course.

London Mathematical Society Whitehead Prize for Dr. Arend Bayer

Published: Thursday, 7 July 2016 Tags: Geometry

The LMS has awarded Dr. Arend Bayer a Whitehead Prize