As part of the National Museum of Scotland's "Museum Lates" event, our outreach team designed a game to teach people about the maths of snarks.
The Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) has awarded a grant of £1.3 million to the International Centre for Mathematical Sciences (ICMS), which has recently celebrated its 21st anniversary.
Spanning four years in total, the funding will help the centre attract the world's leading researchers in mathematics and related scientific fields to the UK and to showcase British research in the mathematical sciences.
The Whittaker Colloquium 2012 will take place on Tuesday 22nd and Wednesday 23rd May. The Colloquium will consist of two lectures by Professor John Stillwell (Monash and San Francisco). The first lecture "From Poincaré ...
Applications are invited for these prestigious Chancellor's Fellowships. The Fellowships are available in all areas addressed by the School of Mathematics, including Pure Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, Operational ...
Mathematician Julia Collins and artist Madeleine Shepherd have created a maths/art exhibition called The Mathematician's Shirts in which formal shirts have been transformed into sculptures embodying mathematical principles.
At a careers event in November, two students received prizes for their work in financial mathematics.
Andrew Stothers, a Mathematics PhD graduate from the University of Edinburgh, is being praised for finding a fundamental breakthrough in matrix multiplication.
Applications are invited for three lectureships in Mathematics. Deadline 23rd January 2012.
More information, and how to apply
The University of Edinburgh hosted the regional final of the UKMT Senior Team Maths Challenge, with the winning team going on to compete in the national final in London.