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Congratulations to Prof Ruth King on election as Fellow of the Learned Society of Wales

Published: Monday, 8 May 2017 Tags: Statistics Fellowship

Congratulations to Prof Ruth King who has been elected a Fellow of the Learned Society of Wales (Cymdeithas Ddysgedig Cymru), the Welsh National Academy. For more details about new fellows see https://www.learnedsociety.wales ...

Sjoerd de Ridder awarded the J. Clarence Karcher Award

Published: Monday, 1 May 2017 Tags: Applied Mathematics

Congratulations to our Whittaker Research Fellow for Industry, Sjoerd de Ridder who has been awarded the J. Clarence Karcher Award.

Brilliant Geometry Exhibition at Summerhall

Published: Tuesday, 4 April 2017 Tags: Geometry Topology outreach

The School of Mathematics is a partner in the "Brilliant Geometry" exhibition at the Summerhall Gallery in Edinburgh, 13th May - 4th June

Chris Dent awarded Chartered Engineer status

Published: Monday, 20 March 2017 Tags: Operational Research Optimization

Congratulations to Chris Dent on being awarded Chartered Engineer status.

Standard Life Investments jointly funding project

Published: Monday, 20 March 2017 Tags: Operational Research Optimization Probability funding award

Congratulations to Sotirios Sabanis and colleagues Jacek Gondzio, Joerg Kalcsics and Sergio Garcia for receiving funding from Standard Life Investments.

Grant Success: Jacek Gondzio

Published: Monday, 20 March 2017 Tags: Operational Research Optimization funding award

Congratulations to Jacek Gondzio who has been awarded a Google Faculty Research Award.

School's first Massive Open Online Course a success

Published: Thursday, 2 March 2017 Tags: Statistics outreach

The School's first Massive Open Online Course has drawn to a close, with very positive feedback.

Maths events add up to a lot of fun

Published: Wednesday, 1 March 2017 Tags: outreach

During the recent University of Edinburgh Festival of Creative Learning, the School of Mathematics hosted a series of events aiming to challenge participants' perceptions of mathematics, and explore surprisingly complex mathematical ideas through creative processes.

School's first MOOC launched

Published: Tuesday, 17 January 2017 Tags: Statistics outreach

On Wednesday 11th January, the School of Mathematics launched its first ever Massive Open Online Course, titled Statistics: Unlocking the World of Data.

Are current extreme concerns of blackouts in the media justified? Dr. Chris Dent comments on recent media stories about high risks of electricity capacity shortfalls.

Published: Wednesday, 21 December 2016 Tags:

Dr Chris Dent provides commentary on some aspects of current media stories on potential blackouts, and questions whether the alarmist tone of these articles is justified.