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Forensic Statistics and Edinburgh

Published: Friday, 15 September 2017 Tags: Statistics

The 10th International Conference on Forensic Inference and Statistics was held in Minneapolis on September 6th to 8th, 2017. Colin Aitken, Amy Wilson and Ya-ting (Sabrina) Chang from the School of Mathematics attended. All gave ...

Prof Ruth King as guest editor of the special issue of the Journal of Agricultural, Biological and Environmental Statistics

Published: Tuesday, 5 September 2017 Tags: Statistics international

Professor Ruth King was a guest editor, with Mevin Hooten (U.S. Geological Survey and Colorado State University) and Roland Langrock (Bielefeld University) of the special issue of the Journal of Agricultural, Biological, and Environmental ...

Grant Success: Jonathan Gair

Published: Tuesday, 27 June 2017 Tags: Statistics funding award

Jonathan Gair (with collaborator Alberto Vecchio, University of Birmingham) has been awarded a grant by the UK Space Agency.

Energy systems modelling blog

Published: Friday, 23 June 2017 Tags: Statistics

Chris Dent, Reader in Industrial Mathematics in the School of Mathematics at the University of Edinburgh, has written a blog article discussing key issues in energy systems modelling (with the help of a few experts including George Box, Darth Vader and Brian Clough). In particular he looks at issues of relating model results to the real world, and what is required to use modelling to support taking good decisions with respect to the real world (as opposed to model world).

Turing/LMS Inverse Problems and Data Science workshop

Published: Monday, 8 May 2017 Tags: Statistics

The Turing and LMS funded workshop on Inverse Problems and Data Science, organised by Natalia Bochkina (University of Edinburgh), Carola Schoenlieb (University of Cambridge), Marta Betcke (UCL) and Sean Holman (University of Manchester), ...

Congratulations to Prof Ruth King on election as Fellow of the Learned Society of Wales

Published: Monday, 8 May 2017 Tags: Statistics Fellowship

Congratulations to Prof Ruth King who has been elected a Fellow of the Learned Society of Wales (Cymdeithas Ddysgedig Cymru), the Welsh National Academy. For more details about new fellows see https://www.learnedsociety.wales ...

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.

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.

Dr Natalia Bochkina elected member of ISBA

Published: Tuesday, 6 December 2016 Tags: Statistics

Natalia Bochkina has been elected as a 2-year member of the Board of Directors of the International Society for Bayesian Analysis for the period 2017-2019.

Dr Jonathan Gair awarded President's Medal for gravitational wave research

Published: Tuesday, 6 December 2016 Tags: Statistics

Dr Jonathan Gair has been awarded a President's Medal by the Royal Society of Edinburgh (RSE) for his significant contributions to the development of data analysis techniques for the detection of gravitational waves. Gravitational ...