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Topology at the Tate Modern

Published: Thursday, 31 May 2012 Tags: news_article

On 2 June Sir Michael Atiyah will take part in a conversation exploring mathematics and topology as part of an event called Mathematics, A Beautiful Elsewhere.

Postgraduate wins best talk prize

Published: Monday, 21 May 2012 Tags: news_article

Postgraduate Martin Takac has won the prize for best talk at the SIAM National Student Chapter Conference.

A Night in Wonderland

Published: Monday, 21 May 2012 Tags: news_article

As part of the National Museum of Scotland's "Museum Lates" event, our outreach team designed a game to teach people about the maths of snarks.

International Maths Centre awarded £1.3 million grant

Published: Monday, 14 May 2012 Tags:

The Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) has awarded a grant of £1.3 million to the International Centre for Mathematical Sciences (ICMS), which has recently celebrated its 21st anniversary.

International Maths Centre awarded £1.3 million grant

Published: Monday, 14 May 2012 Tags:

Spanning four years in total, the funding will help the centre attract the world's leading researchers in mathematics and related scientific fields to the UK and to showcase British research in the mathematical sciences.

Whittaker Colloquium 2012

Published: Wednesday, 28 March 2012 Tags: news_article

The Whittaker Colloquium 2012 will take place on Tuesday 22nd and Wednesday 23rd May. The Colloquium will consist of two lectures by Professor John Stillwell (Monash and San Francisco). The first lecture "From Poincaré ...

Chancellor's Fellowships

Published: Monday, 12 March 2012 Tags: news_article

Applications are invited for these prestigious Chancellor's Fellowships.  The Fellowships are available in all areas addressed by the School of Mathematics, including Pure Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, Operational ...

Edinburgh Maths/Art exhibition goes live

Published: Tuesday, 31 January 2012 Tags: news_article

Mathematician Julia Collins and artist Madeleine Shepherd have created a maths/art exhibition called The Mathematician's Shirts in which formal shirts have been transformed into sculptures embodying mathematical principles.

Financial mathematics prizes

Published: Tuesday, 10 January 2012 Tags: news_article

At a careers event in November, two students received prizes for their work in financial mathematics.

Breakthrough in matrix multiplication

Published: Monday, 12 December 2011 Tags: news_article

Andrew Stothers, a Mathematics PhD graduate from the University of Edinburgh, is being praised for finding a fundamental breakthrough in matrix multiplication.