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Applications sought for joint post between the School of Mathematics and BioSS

Published: Wednesday, 5 November 2014 Tags: Statistics jobs

Principal Researcher in Applied Statistical Methodology, BioSS & Reader/Senior Lecturer in Statistics, University of Edinburgh We seek an applied statistician with a strong methodological background who will continue ...

School of Maths to be part of attempt to make the largest ever fractal!

Published: Wednesday, 15 October 2014 Tags:

In the week beginning 20th October, we will be part of the MegaMenger project to build a giant fractal sculpture out of business cards.

Julian Hall awarded prize for best paper of 2013 in Computational Optimization and Applications

Published: Wednesday, 1 October 2014 Tags: Operational Research

Julian Hall has been awarded the prize for the best paper of 2013 in Computational Optimization and Applications.

New postal address for the School of Mathematics

Published: Friday, 26 September 2014 Tags:

The School of Mathematics has a new postal address, as a result of the naming of the roads on the King's Buildings campus.

First annual Welcome Back public lecture and prizegiving

Published: Thursday, 25 September 2014 Tags: undergraduate

On Friday 12th September, the first annual Welcome Back lecture and prizegiving was held to welcome new and continuing undergraduates for the new academic year.

An advance in the parallel simplex algorithm for linear programming

Published: Wednesday, 24 September 2014 Tags: Operational Research

The simplex method for linear programming is "the algorithm that runs the world" but, despite the efforts of academic and commercial optimization researchers over the past 30 years, there had been no implementation ...

New grant awarded

Published: Wednesday, 17 September 2014 Tags: Algebra Geometry funding award

Congratulations to Sue Sierra who has been awarded a three year grant by EPSRC to work on 'Moduli techniques in graded ring theory and their applications'.  A postdoc will join Sue next year to work on this proje ...

An inspiring research paper by Professor Jose Figueroa-O'Farrill

Published: Wednesday, 17 September 2014 Tags: Mathematical Physics

Congratulations to Professor José Figueroa-O'Farrill, whose paper has achieved the status of 'renowned paper' awarded by INSPIRE, the High Energy Physics information system.

Postgraduate Open Day, Fri 21 Nov 2014

Published: Tuesday, 2 September 2014 Tags: Graduate School

The University's next Postgraduate Open Day will be held on Friday 21 November 2014. Detailed information about the structure and content of the event will be published by the University as soon as possible.  Whether ...

Applications sought for Thomas Bayes Chair of Statistics

Published: Monday, 25 August 2014 Tags: Statistics jobs

We are seeking applicants for the Thomas Bayes Chair of Statistics at the University of Edinburgh. The successful candidate will demonstrate, or show potential for, outstanding achievement in any area of Statistics, including mathematical, methodological and applied statistics.