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".
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 ...
Dr Tom Leinster has had a full-page opinion piece published in New Scientist this week, about the ethics of mathematicians working for government agencies.
Congratulations to Professor Iain Gordon for winning the Edinburgh University Student Association's 2014 Van Heyningen Award for Teaching.
Sir Michael Atiyah, OM, FRS, FRSE celebrated his 85th birthday on 22nd April. Sir Michael has been a member of the School since 1997, following appointments at Cambridge, Oxford and the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton. ...
The School of Mathematics is proud to announce that it will be hosting one of the 22 new Centres for Doctoral Training. The Maxwell Institute Graduate School in Analysis and its Applications will offer a PhD programme to 60 students.
This year's Whittaker colloquium will be given by Professor János Pintz from Alfréd Rényi Institute of Mathematics.
The School congratulates Professors Ben Leimkuhler and Jacques Vanneste on their elections to the Royal Society of Edinburgh.
The University of Edinburgh is number 17 in the world. The School of Mathematics is number 31 in the world.
The School of Mathematics would like to congratulate James Maddison and Martin Kalck on their recent grant success. James Maddison has been awarded a NERC New Investigator Award worth over £330,000 for the project "Implementation ...