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School's first Massive Open Online Course a success

Published: Thursday, 2 March 2017 Tags: Statistics outreach

The School's first Massive Open Online Course has drawn to a close, with very positive feedback.

Maths events add up to a lot of fun

Published: Wednesday, 1 March 2017 Tags: outreach

During the recent University of Edinburgh Festival of Creative Learning, the School of Mathematics hosted a series of events aiming to challenge participants' perceptions of mathematics, and explore surprisingly complex mathematical ideas through creative processes.

School's first MOOC launched

Published: Tuesday, 17 January 2017 Tags: Statistics outreach

On Wednesday 11th January, the School of Mathematics launched its first ever Massive Open Online Course, titled Statistics: Unlocking the World of Data.

Edinburgh Maths Circle visits local primary school

Published: Monday, 5 December 2016 Tags: outreach

On Thursday 25th November, staff from the School of Mathematics visited the Flora Stevenson Primary School to work with P5 pupils, as a part of the school's STEM Week.

Enrolment opens for School's Massive Open Online Course

Published: Monday, 21 November 2016 Tags: Statistics outreach

Enrolment is now open for the School's new Massive Open Online Course, Statistics: Unlocking the World of Data.

Nature Communications paper by Lyuba Chumakova

Published: Thursday, 27 October 2016 Tags: Applied Mathematics outreach

The paper Microtubule organization is determined by the shape of epithelial cells answers a long-standing question in cell biology, whether internal cellular structures (microtubulae cytoskeleton) control the shape of cells during ...

New research models the dispersion of pollutants in the streets of Manhattan

Published: Thursday, 13 October 2016 Tags: Applied Mathematics outreach

New research by Prof Jacques Vanneste of the School of Mathematics and Alexandra Tzella, formerly a postdoctoral researcher in the School and now a lecturer at the University of Birmingham, explains how pollutants would navigate streets in urban areas.

Filming begins for School's first MOOC

Published: Thursday, 21 July 2016 Tags: Statistics outreach

Filming has begun for the School of Mathematics' first Massive Open Online Course.

First Edinburgh Maths Circle a Success

Published: Thursday, 2 June 2016 Tags: outreach

The first Edinburgh Maths Circle, organised by the Maths Outreach team, was a great success with over 250 visitors.

Mathematics Engagement Officer featured on BBC radio

Published: Monday, 22 February 2016 Tags: international outreach

Mairi Walker, Mathematics Engagement Officer, was featured on the BBC World Service radio programme More or Less, talking about measuring the coastline of Great Britain.