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Des Higham has been awarded an EPSRC New Horizons grant entitled Mathematics of Adversarial Attacks

Published: Tuesday, 5 January 2021 Tags: Applied Mathematics Computational Mathematics Optimization

Des Higham has been awarded an EPSRC New Horizons grant entitled Mathematics of Adversarial Attacks. The grant is built on two observations: Empirical experiments have shown that even the most sophisticated and highly-regarded ...

Mathematics Today article - Hybrid Education: A Student Centred Approach

Published: Thursday, 3 December 2020 Tags:

This article originally appeared in the December 2020 edition of Mathematics Today Hybrid Education: A Student Centred Approach By Danny Walker and Reuben Wheeler In preparation for the challenges of a year of teaching during ...

Centre for Statistics Conference and Public Lecture - Register Now!

Published: Wednesday, 2 December 2020 Tags: Applied Mathematics Statistics

The Centre for Statistics' annual conference and Public Lecture will take place next week (Dec 7th and 8th)

Prof. Miguel Anjos and Dr. Lars Schewe have taken part in "Not Another Science Podcast"

Published: Thursday, 26 November 2020 Tags: Optimization

Prof. Miguel Anjos and Dr. Lars Schewe have recently taken part in "Not Another Science Podcast". The episode, titled "Everything is Better with Maths: Optimisation", sees them talking about how optimisation can ...

Academic Interview - Iain Gordon

Published: Thursday, 19 November 2020 Tags: Algebra

Becky Nisbet has written the following article as part of our series of Academic Interviews; featuring our Head of School Iain Gordon! Recently, I spoke with the Head of the School of Mathematics here at the University of Edinburgh, ...

Student Research Article - Charlotte Summers

Published: Thursday, 19 November 2020 Tags: Mathematical Physics

PhD Student Charlotte Summers has written the following article as part of our series of Student Research Articles! What are gamma ray bursts? Gamma ray bursts (GRBs) are the most energetic explosions to ever be observed by ...

4th year undergraduate Nancy Eagles has submitted a research paper based on a project funded by the WAMS

Published: Tuesday, 17 November 2020 Tags: undergraduate

Nancy Eagles, a 4th year undergraduate, has, in collaboration with students from Universities in Canada and the USA, submitted a research paper based on a project funded by the 'Women and Minorities in Science, Technology, ...

Buzzwords unwrapped: Artificial Intelligence and Digital Twin

Published: Friday, 13 November 2020 Tags: Applied Mathematics Computational Mathematics Statistics

Prof. Chris Dent kicks off a series in which he "unwraps" current prominent "buzzwords"

Prof. Ruth King gave Presidential Address at IBS meeting

Published: Friday, 13 November 2020 Tags: Statistics

The meeting, hosted by the International Biometrics Society: British and Irish Region, was on theme of "Estimating Abundance and Beyond".