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Sailing Success for Undergraduate Student

Published: Wednesday, 16 August 2017 Tags: undergraduate

Last month 2nd year Mathematics student Clementine Thompson won bronze at the European U21 Laser Championships in Douarnenez, France, making her the first British woman to have won a medal at a U21 competition.

Grant Success: Lyuba Chumakova

Published: Friday, 11 August 2017 Tags: Applied Mathematics funding award

Congratulations to Lyuba Chumakova who has been awarded a grant by the Leverhulme Trust.

Grant Success: Jacques Vanneste

Published: Friday, 11 August 2017 Tags: Applied Mathematics funding award

Congratulations to Jacques Vanneste who has been awarded a NERC research grant.

Grant Success: Sir Michael Atiyah

Published: Friday, 11 August 2017 Tags: Geometry funding award

Congratulations to Sir Michael Atiyah who has been awarded a Leverhulme Emeritus Fellowship.

Fox Prize success for Edinburgh Mathematics!

Published: Thursday, 6 July 2017 Tags:

The IMAs Leslie Fox Prize is the pre-eminent worldwide prize for young researchers in the area of Numerical Analysis. The 18th Leslie Fox Prize was awarded in Glasgow on the 26th of June, with Aretha Teckentrup (School of Mathematics Lecturer and Alan Turing Institute Faculty Fellow) and Robert Gower (2016 PhD School of Mathematics graduate, currently working at Ecole Normale Superieure, Paris) each receiving a second prize.

Grant Success: Royal Society University Research Fellowship

Published: Tuesday, 27 June 2017 Tags: Mathematical Physics Fellowship funding award

Congratulations to Jelle Hartong who has been awarded a Royal Society University Research Fellowship.

Grant Success: Jonathan Gair

Published: Tuesday, 27 June 2017 Tags: Statistics funding award

Jonathan Gair (with collaborator Alberto Vecchio, University of Birmingham) has been awarded a grant by the UK Space Agency.

Energy systems modelling blog

Published: Friday, 23 June 2017 Tags: Statistics

Chris Dent, Reader in Industrial Mathematics in the School of Mathematics at the University of Edinburgh, has written a blog article discussing key issues in energy systems modelling (with the help of a few experts including George Box, Darth Vader and Brian Clough). In particular he looks at issues of relating model results to the real world, and what is required to use modelling to support taking good decisions with respect to the real world (as opposed to model world).

New model demonstrates the effect of eddies on ocean current and climate

Published: Tuesday, 13 June 2017 Tags: Applied Mathematics Computational Mathematics outreach

A recent article published in the Journal of Geophysical Research co-authored by James Maddison of the School of Mathematics proposes a new mathematical model for the impact of eddies on the Antarctic Circumpolar Current, the ...

Scientists outline plans to reduce the environmental footprint of Brazilian beef

Published: Tuesday, 23 May 2017 Tags: Operational Research Optimization

Julian Hall and PhD student, Rafael de Oliveria Silva, with co-authors from SRUC, the University of York and the Brazilian Agricultural Research Corporation have published a paper on how the country's farmers can meet the rising demands for beef without increasing the amount of farming space used.