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RSS and CfS Event on Decision-Support in Litigation

Published: Wednesday, 27 November 2019 Tags: Applied Mathematics Operational Research Probability Stochastic Analysis Statistics outreach Maths Education

The Centre for Statistics will be welcoming John MacKenzie (partner at Shepherd and Wedderburn), Dr Alex Biedermann (University of Lausanne), and Wen Zhang (London School of Economics) who will showcasing modern opportunities for Statisticians and Data Scientists to work with lawyers to to improve the legal decision-making process. Joint event with the Royal Statistical Society.

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.

Statistics meets Finance at Data Fest 2019

Published: Monday, 1 April 2019 Tags: Statistics outreach

PhD student Andrej Svetlosak (supervised by Miguel de Carvalho and Raffaela Calabrese) recently organised and held a Data Fest 2019 event. The UK's largest personal financial management provider, Money Dashboard, moderated the event.

Sir William Darling Memorial Prize awarded to Zoe Wyatt

Published: Friday, 24 August 2018 Tags: outreach prizes

Congratulations to Zoe Wyatt who has won the University's Sir William Darling Memorial Prize.

New model demonstrates the effect of eddies on ocean current and climate

Published: Tuesday, 13 June 2017 Tags: Applied Mathematics Computational Mathematics outreach

A recent article published in the Journal of Geophysical Research co-authored by James Maddison of the School of Mathematics proposes a new mathematical model for the impact of eddies on the Antarctic Circumpolar Current, the ...

Sir Roger Penrose : Honorary Degree, Whittaker Colloquium and seminar

Published: Tuesday, 9 May 2017 Tags: Mathematical Physics outreach

Sir Roger Penrose: Honorary Degree, Whittaker Lecture and seminar

Brilliant Geometry Exhibition at Summerhall

Published: Tuesday, 4 April 2017 Tags: Geometry Topology outreach

The School of Mathematics is a partner in the "Brilliant Geometry" exhibition at the Summerhall Gallery in Edinburgh, 13th May - 4th June

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.

Maths events add up to a lot of fun

Published: Wednesday, 1 March 2017 Tags: outreach

During the recent University of Edinburgh Festival of Creative Learning, the School of Mathematics hosted a series of events aiming to challenge participants' perceptions of mathematics, and explore surprisingly complex mathematical ideas through creative processes.

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.