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School of Mathematics staff member in LIGO team which detected gravitational waves

Published: Friday, 12 February 2016 Tags:

Jonathan Gair, member of School academic staff is co-discoverer of gravitational waves predicted by Einstein.

Royal Statistical Society accreditation

Published: Tuesday, 2 February 2016 Tags: Statistics

The School's BSc in Mathematics and Statistics programme has recently been awarded Royal Statistical Society accreditation. The accreditation is based on the general depth, breadth, quality and foundation of the programme and its statistical content.

Our former Ph.D. student Marina Iliopoulou accepts a postdoctoral fellowship at UC Berkeley

Published: Tuesday, 2 February 2016 Tags: Analysis Graduate School

We are pleased to announce that our former Ph.D. student Marina Iliopoulou (Ph.D. in 2013 under the supervision of Prof. Tony Carbery) has accepted a prestigious three year postdoctoral fellowship at the University of California, Berkeley.

Ph.D. student paper in Nature Climate Change

Published: Monday, 25 January 2016 Tags: Operational Research Graduate School

Rafael Silva is the lead author on an article published on 18 January in Nature Climate Change.

Lectureships and Professorship posts available in Statistics

Published: Monday, 21 December 2015 Tags: Statistics jobs

We are continuing to expand the Statistics Research Group and are currently advertising for two lectureships, while the post of Chair of Statistics will go live in early January.

Grant success: Douglas Heggie

Published: Monday, 21 December 2015 Tags:

Congratulations to Douglas Heggie who has been awarded a Leverhulme Trust Research Project entitled NESSY: NEw Science from the phase space of dense stellar SYstems.  The work will be be carried out in collaboration with ...

MLconf Industry Impact Student Research Award

Published: Tuesday, 8 December 2015 Tags: Operational Research Optimization

The CoCoA [NIPS 2014] / CoCoA+ [ICML 2015] distributed optimization algorithm developed in a duo of papers with two co-authors from Edinburgh (Martin Takáč, Peter Richtarik) has won the MLconf Industry Impact Student Research Award. The award goes to our coauthor Virginia Smith (UC Berkeley).

Postgraduate Research Student Essay Prize

Published: Monday, 7 December 2015 Tags: Graduate School

The School of Mathematics would like to congratulate the winners of the postgraduate research essay prize.

The Atiyah Lectures

Published: Friday, 27 November 2015 Tags: Geometry Mathematical Physics

Professor Sir Michael Atiyah is organising a new series with many speakers from different countries and different fields.

PhD graduates: Winter 2015

Published: Friday, 27 November 2015 Tags: Graduate School

Congratulations to all of our PhD students graduating on 26th November 2015.