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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.

School of Maths nominated for "Best Learning Community" award

Published: Monday, 9 March 2015 Tags: undergraduate

The School of Mathematics has been nominated for a EUSA teaching award for Best Learning Community.

Further ERC Grant Success: David Jordan

Published: Thursday, 26 February 2015 Tags: Algebra funding award

Congratulations to David Jordan who has been awarded a five year ERC Starting Grant. David is the second of our Chancellor's Fellows to be awarded this prestigious grant and takes the total of ERC grants in the School to four.

Valentine's Day with a twist (or two) + Edinburgh Mathematical Society Popular Lecture by Tadashi Tokieda 20 February

Published: Friday, 13 February 2015 Tags: Topology outreach

The Cambridge topologist Tadashi Tokieda will be giving the Edinburgh Mathematical Society Popular Lecture at 4.30PM on Friday, 20th February in Lecture Theatre 2 of the Appleton Tower.

Innovative Learning Week 2015 + competition!

Published: Thursday, 12 February 2015 Tags:

Next week the University of Edinburgh puts on an incredible "festival of learning", and the School of Mathematics has many events to get involved with. Plus take part in a prize competition!

Maxwell Colloquium 10 February: Modelling Collective Cell Motion

Published: Wednesday, 4 February 2015 Tags: Applied Mathematics

At 4pm on Tuesday, 10th February the Maxwell Institute will host a colloquium by distinguished professor Philip K. Maini from the University of Oxford, entitled "Case Studies in Modelling Collective Cell Motion".