Congratulations to Prof Ruth King who has been elected a Fellow of the Learned Society of Wales (Cymdeithas Ddysgedig Cymru), the Welsh National Academy. For more details about new fellows see https://www.learnedsociety.wales ...
Congratulations to our Whittaker Research Fellow for Industry, Sjoerd de Ridder who has been awarded the J. Clarence Karcher Award.
The School of Mathematics is a partner in the "Brilliant Geometry" exhibition at the Summerhall Gallery in Edinburgh, 13th May - 4th June
Congratulations to Chris Dent on being awarded Chartered Engineer status.
Congratulations to Sotirios Sabanis and colleagues Jacek Gondzio, Joerg Kalcsics and Sergio Garcia for receiving funding from Standard Life Investments.
Congratulations to Jacek Gondzio who has been awarded a Google Faculty Research Award.
The School's first Massive Open Online Course has drawn to a close, with very positive feedback.
During the recent University of Edinburgh Festival of Creative Learning, the School of Mathematics hosted a series of events aiming to challenge participants' perceptions of mathematics, and explore surprisingly complex mathematical ideas through creative processes.
On Wednesday 11th January, the School of Mathematics launched its first ever Massive Open Online Course, titled Statistics: Unlocking the World of Data.
Are current extreme concerns of blackouts in the media justified? Dr. Chris Dent comments on recent media stories about high risks of electricity capacity shortfalls.
Dr Chris Dent provides commentary on some aspects of current media stories on potential blackouts, and questions whether the alarmist tone of these articles is justified.