Ruth King co-hosted the Global Expert Working Group on Multiple Systems Estimation of Modern Slavery with Davina Durgana (Minderoo Foundation) and Sheila Bird (MRC Biostatistics Unit) at the ICMS on the 21-22nd March. Individuals ...
Dr Lukasz Szpruch has been appointed as the lead on the Finance and Economic Data Science Programme at the Alan Turing Institute.
Dr Amy Wilson is lead supervisor on a new PhD studentship part funded by BT.
Dr Tim Cannings successfully applied for an EPSRC IAA secondment with Cambridge Cancer Genomics (CCG).
Ruth King presented a public lecture at the ICMS on the 5th February. Ruth talked about "The Rise and Fall and Rise of Bayesian Statistics" describing the basic underlying principle on which Bayesian statistics relies ...
UKRI/EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Mathematical Modelling, Analysis and Computation ("MAC-MIGS")
The University of Edinburgh's School of Mathematics, in collaboration with its Maxwell Institute partners at Heriot-Watt University, has been awarded around £6M by The Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) for a new centre for training PhDs which is addressed to the formulation, analysis and implementation of state-of-the-art mathematical and computational models and methods.
We are pleased to announce that our Ph.D. student Leonardo Tolomeo (UoE & MIGSAA under the supervision of Dr. Tadahiro Oh) has accepted a prestigious postdoctoral fellowship at the Hausdorff Center for Mathematics, Bonn, Germany. ...
Tom Leinster has been awarded the 2019 Chauvenet Prize. This prize is awarded to the author of an outstanding expository article on a mathematical topic. First awarded in 1925, the Prize is named for William Chauvenet, a professor of mathematics at the United States Naval Academy. It was established through a gift in 1925 from J. L. Coolidge, then President of the Mathematical Association of America. Winners of the Chauvenet Prize are among the most distinguished of mathematical expositors.
John Pearson has been awarded an EPSRC New Investigator Award titled Modern Linear Algebra for PDE-Constrained Optimisation Models for Huge-Scale Data Analysis'.
George Kinnear and Pamela Docherty along with colleagues in the School of Physics and Astronomy and R(D)SVS have been awarded a grant under the Principal's Teaching Award Scheme.