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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.

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.