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Elmer Rees (1941-2019)

Published: Tuesday, 22 October 2019 Tags:

It was with sadness that we learned of Elmer Rees' death on Friday 4th October, 2019. Elmer was a distinguished geometer and topologist, a proud son of Wales, and a massive presence in our School, which he joined in 1979 ...

Tribute to our colleague Davey Fitch

Published: Tuesday, 22 October 2019 Tags:

Davey Fitch passed away on Friday 27th September, 2019, having been fighting cancer for the last 15 months. He was only 41. Davey joined the School almost 3 years ago as the School's first ever Business Development Officer. ...

Successful MathsWeek for the Maths Outreach Team

Published: Tuesday, 22 October 2019 Tags:

Francesca Iezzi and the wider Maths Outreach team were involved in a successful MathsWeek Scotland (30 September - 6 October). They ran the following: A Teacher Reception: with about 60 teachers attending, very positive feedback, ...

Jelle Hartong awarded a Leverhulme Research Project

Published: Tuesday, 22 October 2019 Tags:

Jelle Hartong has been awarded a Leverhulme Research Project worth over £160,000 entitled 'What is Non-Relativistic Quantum Gravity and is it Holographic?'. Understanding the marriage between quantum physics and ...

USyd-UEdin Partnership Collaboration Awarded to Sara Wade and Lamiae Azizi

Published: Thursday, 26 September 2019 Tags: Statistics funding award

Dr. Sara Wade (Edinburgh) and Dr. Lamiae Azizi (Sydney) have been granted the University of Sydney - University of Edinburgh Partnership Collaboration for their project entitled "Data Science for Integrative Imaging in Alzheimer's ...

Sara Wade receives ICMS funding for Research in Groups Meeting

Published: Thursday, 26 September 2019 Tags: Statistics funding award

Sara Wade, Lassi Roininen (LUT, Finland), Sari Lasanen (University of Oulu, Finland), and Karla Monterrubio-Gomez (University of Edinburgh & Prowler.io) have been awarded ICMS funding for Research in Groups, 29 Oct - 8 Nov, ...

EPSRC IAA Secondment Awarded to Sara Wade

Published: Thursday, 26 September 2019 Tags: Statistics funding award

EPSRC IAA Secondment Awarded to Sara Wade

CfS Afternoon on Risk, Noise, and Extremes

Published: Wednesday, 25 September 2019 Tags: Probability Stochastic Analysis Statistics

The Centre for Statistics will be welcoming the world experts Jonathan Rougier (Rougier Consulting Ltd.), Georg Lindgren (Prof. Em., Lund University) and Jonathan Tawn (Prof. Lancaster University) who will introduce topics in risk, noise, and extreme events. Joint event with Heriot-Watt University via the Maxwell Institute.

CfS Symposium on Training and Education

Published: Wednesday, 25 September 2019 Tags: Probability Stochastic Analysis Statistics jobs outreach Maths Education

The Centre for Statistics will be welcoming Ed Humpherson (UK Statistics Authority) and John MacInnes (RSS Vice President) who will be speaking about the importance of trustworthiness and the new RSS accreditation process.

Simons Collaboration on Homological Mirror Symmetry awarded to Nick Sheridan

Published: Wednesday, 11 September 2019 Tags: Algebra Geometry funding award

Nick Sheridan has been awarded funding worth over £250,000 as part of the Simons Collaboration on Homological Mirror Symmetry.