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Welcome to Kate Ainsworth, Deputy MTO Administrator

Published: Friday, 20 March 2015 Tags:

Kate Ainsworth is joining the School as Deputy MTO Administrator on Monday 23rd March. Kate studied History and Politics at the University of Newcastle before returning to her home town of Edinburgh. She joined the University ...

Marie Sklodowska-Curie Fellowship for Anna Lisa Varri

Published: Thursday, 19 March 2015 Tags:

Anna Lisa Varri received a Marie Sklodowska-Curie Fellowship for the project "NESSY - NEw Science from the phase space of old stellar SYstems", devoted to the study of the dynamics of globular star clusters.

Postdoc Appointments for PGR Students

Published: Tuesday, 17 March 2015 Tags: Graduate School

Congratulations to our Postgraduate Students who have been recently been appointed to postdoc positions. Jonathan Hickman has been appointed to a 3 year postdoc position at the University of Chicago starting in September 2015.  ...

Student-designed website Path wins Award for Excellence

Published: Friday, 13 March 2015 Tags:

A course selection tool developed by former School of Mathematics students has won the UCISA Award for Excellence.

Congratulations to Dr. Arend Bayer on winning the Adams Prize

Published: Friday, 13 March 2015 Tags: Algebra Geometry

It has been announced that the prestigious Adams Prize has been awarded jointly to Dr. Arend Bayer of our School of Mathematics and Dr. Tom Coates of Imperial College London.

Grant success: Nikola Popovic

Published: Friday, 13 March 2015 Tags: Applied Mathematics funding award

Congratulations to Nikola Popovic who has been awarded a three year grant by the Leverhulme Trust to work on 'The nature of gene expression: model selection and parameter inference'.  A postdoc will join Nikola later ...

Lectureships in Mathematics of Data Science and in Operational Research

Published: Friday, 3 April 2015 Tags: jobs

As part of a programme of major growth, the School of Mathematics is advertising lectureships in the Mathematics of Data Science and in Operational Research.

School welcomes Chris Sangwin, the new Professor of Technology Enhanced Science Education

Published: Tuesday, 10 March 2015 Tags:

Dr. Chris Sangwin will be moving from Loughborough to Edinburgh in July 2015 as our new Chair of Technology Enhanced Science Education. Chris writes: "I've always been fascinated by technology and mathematics, and my work ...

School welcomes Ruth King, the new Thomas Bayes Professor of Statistics

Published: Tuesday, 10 March 2015 Tags: Statistics

Dr. Ruth King will be moving from St. Andrews to Edinburgh in September 2015 as our new Thomas Bayes Chair of Statistics.

Two Postdocs shortlisted for the 17th Leslie Fox Prize

Published: Monday, 9 March 2015 Tags: Operational Research Optimization

John Pearson, a Whittaker Fellow in the School of Mathematics, and Olivier Fercoq, a former Postdoc in the School, are among the six shortlisted finalists for the 17th Leslie Fox prize.