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New postal address for the School of Mathematics

Published: Friday, 26 September 2014 Tags:

The School of Mathematics has a new postal address, as a result of the naming of the roads on the King's Buildings campus.

First annual Welcome Back public lecture and prizegiving

Published: Thursday, 25 September 2014 Tags: undergraduate

On Friday 12th September, the first annual Welcome Back lecture and prizegiving was held to welcome new and continuing undergraduates for the new academic year.

An advance in the parallel simplex algorithm for linear programming

Published: Wednesday, 24 September 2014 Tags: Operational Research

The simplex method for linear programming is "the algorithm that runs the world" but, despite the efforts of academic and commercial optimization researchers over the past 30 years, there had been no implementation ...

New grant awarded

Published: Wednesday, 17 September 2014 Tags: Algebra Geometry funding award

Congratulations to Sue Sierra who has been awarded a three year grant by EPSRC to work on 'Moduli techniques in graded ring theory and their applications'.  A postdoc will join Sue next year to work on this proje ...

An inspiring research paper by Professor Jose Figueroa-O'Farrill

Published: Wednesday, 17 September 2014 Tags: Mathematical Physics

Congratulations to Professor José Figueroa-O'Farrill, whose paper has achieved the status of 'renowned paper' awarded by INSPIRE, the High Energy Physics information system.

Postgraduate Open Day, Fri 21 Nov 2014

Published: Tuesday, 2 September 2014 Tags: Graduate School

The University's next Postgraduate Open Day will be held on Friday 21 November 2014. Detailed information about the structure and content of the event will be published by the University as soon as possible.  Whether ...

Applications sought for Thomas Bayes Chair of Statistics

Published: Monday, 25 August 2014 Tags: Statistics jobs

We are seeking applicants for the Thomas Bayes Chair of Statistics at the University of Edinburgh. The successful candidate will demonstrate, or show potential for, outstanding achievement in any area of Statistics, including mathematical, methodological and applied statistics.

Impact Acceleration Account Funding Success II

Published: Friday, 15 August 2014 Tags: funding award

Congratulations to Sotirios Sabanis for his successful EPSRC Impact Acceleration Account application in collaboration with Standard Life Investments to secure a three-month PhD internship on “New Measures of Portfolio ...

New fellowship award: Tadahiro Oh

Published: Friday, 15 August 2014 Tags: Fellowship

Congratulations to Tadahiro Oh,  who has been awarded a five year EPSRC Early Career Fellowship.  Hiro will be working on 'Probabilistic and Dynamical Aspects of Nonlinear Dispersive PDEs'.  There will ...

Impact Acceleration Account Funding Success

Published: Friday, 15 August 2014 Tags: funding award

Congratulations to Goncalo dos Reis, David Siska and Lukasz Szpruch who have been awarded funds from the EPSRC Impact Acceleration Account. They will be working, in collaboration with Moody's Analytics, on the six month project ...