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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.

Impact Acceleration Account Funding Success II

Published: Friday, 15 August 2014 Tags: funding award

Congratulations to Sotirios Sabanis for his successful EPSRC Impact Acceleration Account application in collaboration with Standard Life Investments to secure a three-month PhD internship on “New Measures of Portfolio ...

New fellowship award: Tadahiro Oh

Published: Friday, 15 August 2014 Tags: Fellowship

Congratulations to Tadahiro Oh,  who has been awarded a five year EPSRC Early Career Fellowship.  Hiro will be working on 'Probabilistic and Dynamical Aspects of Nonlinear Dispersive PDEs'.  There will ...

Impact Acceleration Account Funding Success

Published: Friday, 15 August 2014 Tags: funding award

Congratulations to Goncalo dos Reis, David Siska and Lukasz Szpruch who have been awarded funds from the EPSRC Impact Acceleration Account. They will be working, in collaboration with Moody's Analytics, on the six month project ...

New Appointments 2014 (as of July)

Published: Thursday, 14 August 2014 Tags:

The School of Mathematics is pleased to welcome our new members of staff (PDF).

New fellowship award: Lyuba Chumakova

Published: Thursday, 3 July 2014 Tags: Fellowship

Congratulations to Lyuba Chumakova, one of our Whittaker Research Fellows, who has been awarded a five year Scottish Government Personal Research Fellowship. These Research Fellowships administered through the Royal Society of ...

Jakub Konečný: 2014 Google Europe Doctoral Fellowship

Published: Thursday, 19 June 2014 Tags: Graduate School Fellowship

Congratulations to Jakub Konečný, a 1st year PhD student in the School of Mathematics, for being awarded the 2014 Google Europe Doctoral Fellowship in Optimization Algorithms as announced yesterday in the Google Research ...

Contours magazine published

Published: Wednesday, 11 June 2014 Tags:

The first ever magazine for the School of Mathematics, called Contours, has been published!

Public lecture series about crystallography

Published: Wednesday, 7 May 2014 Tags:

As 2014 is the International Year of Crystallography, the University of Edinburgh is hosting a series of public lectures talking about aspects of crystallography from ancient history to current research. The lecture series features 7 Edinburgh scientists from across a range of subjects, including the School of Mathematics' Will Donovan on 3rd June discussing "The frontiers of symmetry".

Congratulations to our next Head of School, Professor Iain Gordon

Published: Monday, 5 May 2014 Tags:

The School of Mathematics congratulates Professor Iain Gordon on his appointment as the next Head of School.The appointment will start on 1st August, 2014. Iain Gordon has been the Professor of Mathematics in the School of Mathematics ...