The School of Mathematics commissioned from the artist Sophie Powell-Hall a historical map of mathematics in Edinburgh. The project was overseen by Dr. Johan Martens. The fullsize version is installed in the MathHub, the undergraduate common room.
Mairi Walker, Mathematics Engagement Officer, was featured on the BBC World Service radio programme More or Less, talking about measuring the coastline of Great Britain.
Applications are invited for a 2-year postdoctoral position in the area of optimization with a particular focus on practical methods used in financial mathematics.
Congratulations to Alice Rizzardo, a former postdoc with Michael Wemyss, who has been awarded a Marie Curie Individual Fellowship.
Jonathan Gair, member of School academic staff is co-discoverer of gravitational waves predicted by Einstein.
The School's BSc in Mathematics and Statistics programme has recently been awarded Royal Statistical Society accreditation. The accreditation is based on the general depth, breadth, quality and foundation of the programme and its statistical content.
We are pleased to announce that our former Ph.D. student Marina Iliopoulou (Ph.D. in 2013 under the supervision of Prof. Tony Carbery) has accepted a prestigious three year postdoctoral fellowship at the University of California, Berkeley.
Rafael Silva is the lead author on an article published on 18 January in Nature Climate Change.
Congratulations to Douglas Heggie who has been awarded a Leverhulme Trust Research Project entitled NESSY: NEw Science from the phase space of dense stellar SYstems. The work will be be carried out in collaboration with ...