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Article in Quanta Magazine about Sir Michael Atiyah

Published: Thursday, 3 March 2016 Tags:

Article in Quanta Magazine by Siobhan Roberts about "Michael Atiyah's Imaginative State of Mind"

Lectureship in Operational Research

Published: Wednesday, 2 March 2016 Tags: Operational Research jobs

The School of Mathematics invites applications from highly qualified candidates for a fixed term (2.5 years) lectureship in operational research.

Mathematical map of Edinburgh through the ages

Published: Thursday, 25 February 2016 Tags:

The School of Mathematics commissioned from the artist Sophie Powell-Hall a historical map of mathematics in Edinburgh. The project was overseen by Dr. Johan Martens. The fullsize version is installed in the MathHub, the undergraduate common room.

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.

Postdoctoral Research Associate in Optimization

Published: Thursday, 18 February 2016 Tags: Optimization jobs

Applications are invited for a 2-year postdoctoral position in the area of optimization with a particular focus on practical methods used in financial mathematics.

Marie Curie Fellowship Award - Alice Rizzardo

Published: Friday, 12 February 2016 Tags: Algebra Geometry Fellowship

Congratulations to Alice Rizzardo, a former postdoc with Michael Wemyss, who has been awarded a Marie Curie Individual Fellowship.

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.