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Jakub Konečný: 2014 Google Europe Doctoral Fellowship

Published: Thursday, 19 June 2014 Tags: Graduate School Fellowship

Congratulations to Jakub Konečný, a 1st year PhD student in the School of Mathematics, for being awarded the 2014 Google Europe Doctoral Fellowship in Optimization Algorithms as announced yesterday in the Google Research ...

Contours magazine published

Published: Wednesday, 11 June 2014 Tags:

The first ever magazine for the School of Mathematics, called Contours, has been published!

Public lecture series about crystallography

Published: Wednesday, 7 May 2014 Tags:

As 2014 is the International Year of Crystallography, the University of Edinburgh is hosting a series of public lectures talking about aspects of crystallography from ancient history to current research. The lecture series features 7 Edinburgh scientists from across a range of subjects, including the School of Mathematics' Will Donovan on 3rd June discussing "The frontiers of symmetry".

Congratulations to our next Head of School, Professor Iain Gordon

Published: Monday, 5 May 2014 Tags:

The School of Mathematics congratulates Professor Iain Gordon on his appointment as the next Head of School.The appointment will start on 1st August, 2014. Iain Gordon has been the Professor of Mathematics in the School of Mathematics ...

Mathematical ethics - Dr Tom Leinster writes in New Scientist

Published: Tuesday, 29 April 2014 Tags:

Dr Tom Leinster has had a full-page opinion piece published in New Scientist this week, about the ethics of mathematicians working for government agencies.

Prof. Iain Gordon wins EUSA 2014 Teaching Award

Published: Thursday, 24 April 2014 Tags:

Congratulations to Professor Iain Gordon for winning the Edinburgh University Student Association's 2014 Van Heyningen Award for Teaching.

Happy 85th birthday, Sir Michael

Published: Monday, 21 April 2014 Tags:

Sir Michael Atiyah, OM, FRS, FRSE celebrated his 85th birthday on 22nd April. Sir Michael has been a member of the School since 1997, following appointments at Cambridge, Oxford and the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton. ...

School wins new Centre for Doctoral Training

Published: Monday, 31 March 2014 Tags:

The School of Mathematics is proud to announce that it will be hosting one of the 22 new Centres for Doctoral Training. The Maxwell Institute Graduate School in Analysis and its Applications will offer a PhD programme to 60 students.

Whittaker Colloquium

Published: Thursday, 20 March 2014 Tags:

This year's Whittaker colloquium will be given by Professor János Pintz from Alfréd Rényi Institute of Mathematics.

Two new Fellows of the Royal Society of Edinburgh

Published: Wednesday, 5 March 2014 Tags:

The School congratulates Professors Ben Leimkuhler and Jacques Vanneste on their elections to the Royal Society of Edinburgh.