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Julia Collins has the e^x factor

Published: Friday, 11 June 2010 Tags: news_article

Congratulations to Julia Collins on winning 1st place in the ex factor competition at How to Talk Maths in Public, an IMA Conference on Public Engagement held in Manchester, 8-9 June. How many mathematicians can you recognize ...

Bubacarr Bah wins 2010 SIAM Student Paper Competition

Published: Monday, 24 May 2010 Tags: news_article

Congratulations to Bubacarr Bah! The Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM) has selected the paper "Improved Restricted Isometry Constant Bounds for Gaussian Matrices" by Bubacarr Bah and Jared Tanner to ...

Older news items

Published: Saturday, 1 May 2010 Tags: news_article

Older news items prior to May 2010 are archived in a separate section of our website.

RAE 2008: Pure Mathematics stands out in excellent all-round performance for Maxwell Institute

Published: Friday, 19 December 2008 Tags: news_article

The long-awaited results of the 2008 Research Assessment Exercise (RAE) were announced on 18 December 2008.   The School of Mathematics was jointly assessed with the mathematicians at Heriot-Watt University as the Maxwell ...

Elections to the Royal Society of Edinburgh

Published: Wednesday, 3 March 2010 Tags: news_article

Congratulations to Professor Gordon on his election as Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh! The full list of Fellows elected on March 1, 2010. It includes an Honorary Fellowship for Professor Friedrich Hirzebruch of Bonn, ...

Adams Prize awarded to Prof. Vanneste

Published: Saturday, 20 February 2010 Tags: news_article

Professor Jacques Vanneste has been awarded this year's Adams Prize, one of the University of Cambridge's oldest mathematical prizes. Previous winners include James Clerk Maxwell (1857), William Hodge (1936), and Stephen ...