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Heriot-Watt Honorary Degree for Professor Alastair Gillespie

Published: Monday, 5 July 2010 Tags: news_article

Congratulations to Professor Alastair Gillespie on the award on 24 June of an Honorary Doctorate of Science by Heriot-Watt University, The citation reads: Professor Alastair Gillespie, former Head of the School of Mathematics ...

Grande Medaille of the French Academie des Sciences

Published: Sunday, 27 June 2010 Tags: news_article

Congratulations to Sir Michael Atiyah on the award of the  Grande Medaille of the French Academie des Sciences on 22 June 2010. There is a picture of the medal here. Edinburgh Evening News (30.6.2010). University website ...

Graduation Ceremony, 29 June, 2010

Published: Tuesday, 29 June 2010 Tags: news_article

Congratulations to Professor Gavin Brown, who was awarded an Honorary Degree of Doctor of Science, and to the graduate and undergraduate students in the School of Mathematics who were awarded degrees at the ceremony in the ...

Julia Collins has the e^x factor

Published: Friday, 11 June 2010 Tags: news_article

Congratulations to Julia Collins on winning 1st place in the ex factor competition at How to Talk Maths in Public, an IMA Conference on Public Engagement held in Manchester, 8-9 June. How many mathematicians can you recognize ...

Bubacarr Bah wins 2010 SIAM Student Paper Competition

Published: Monday, 24 May 2010 Tags: news_article

Congratulations to Bubacarr Bah! The Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM) has selected the paper "Improved Restricted Isometry Constant Bounds for Gaussian Matrices" by Bubacarr Bah and Jared Tanner to ...

Older news items

Published: Saturday, 1 May 2010 Tags: news_article

Older news items prior to May 2010 are archived in a separate section of our website. http://www.maths.ed.ac.uk/news/archive

RAE 2008: Pure Mathematics stands out in excellent all-round performance for Maxwell Institute

Published: Friday, 19 December 2008 Tags: news_article

The long-awaited results of the 2008 Research Assessment Exercise (RAE) were announced on 18 December 2008.   The School of Mathematics was jointly assessed with the mathematicians at Heriot-Watt University as the Maxwell ...

Elections to the Royal Society of Edinburgh

Published: Wednesday, 3 March 2010 Tags: news_article

Congratulations to Professor Gordon on his election as Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh! The full list of Fellows elected on March 1, 2010. It includes an Honorary Fellowship for Professor Friedrich Hirzebruch of Bonn, ...

Adams Prize awarded to Prof. Vanneste

Published: Saturday, 20 February 2010 Tags: news_article

Professor Jacques Vanneste has been awarded this year's Adams Prize, one of the University of Cambridge's oldest mathematical prizes. Previous winners include James Clerk Maxwell (1857), William Hodge (1936), and Stephen ...