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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 ...

Sailing Success for Undergraduate Student

Published: Wednesday, 16 August 2017 Tags: undergraduate

Last month 2nd year Mathematics student Clementine Thompson won bronze at the European U21 Laser Championships in Douarnenez, France, making her the first British woman to have won a medal at a U21 competition.

Grant Success: Lyuba Chumakova

Published: Friday, 11 August 2017 Tags: Applied Mathematics funding award

Congratulations to Lyuba Chumakova who has been awarded a grant by the Leverhulme Trust.

Grant Success: Jacques Vanneste

Published: Friday, 11 August 2017 Tags: Applied Mathematics funding award

Congratulations to Jacques Vanneste who has been awarded a NERC research grant.

Grant Success: Sir Michael Atiyah

Published: Friday, 11 August 2017 Tags: Geometry funding award

Congratulations to Sir Michael Atiyah who has been awarded a Leverhulme Emeritus Fellowship.

Fox Prize success for Edinburgh Mathematics!

Published: Thursday, 6 July 2017 Tags:

The IMAs Leslie Fox Prize is the pre-eminent worldwide prize for young researchers in the area of Numerical Analysis. The 18th Leslie Fox Prize was awarded in Glasgow on the 26th of June, with Aretha Teckentrup (School of Mathematics Lecturer and Alan Turing Institute Faculty Fellow) and Robert Gower (2016 PhD School of Mathematics graduate, currently working at Ecole Normale Superieure, Paris) each receiving a second prize.

Grant Success: Royal Society University Research Fellowship

Published: Tuesday, 27 June 2017 Tags: Mathematical Physics Fellowship funding award

Congratulations to Jelle Hartong who has been awarded a Royal Society University Research Fellowship.

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).