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EPSRC Grant Success: Jacek Gondzio

Published: Friday, 18 March 2016 Tags: Optimization funding award

Congratulation to Jacek Gondzio who has been awarded a three year EPSRC grant entitled "Computational Design Optimization of Large-Scale Building Structures: Methods, Benchmarking & Applications".

EPSRC Postdoctoral Fellowship Award - Alice Rizzardo

Published: Friday, 18 March 2016 Tags: Algebra Geometry Fellowship

Congratulations to Alice Rizzardo, a former postdoc with Michael Wemyss, who has been awarded an EPSRC Postdoctoral Fellowship.

University Teacher in Mathematics

Published: Friday, 18 March 2016 Tags: jobs

The School of Mathematics is seeking to appoint a University Teacher.

Postdoctoral Research Associate in Very Large Scale Optimization

Published: Friday, 18 March 2016 Tags: jobs

Applications are invited for a 3-year postdoctoral position in the area of very large scale optimization with a particular focus on computational methods used in building layout design.

Chancellor's Fellowships available

Published: Friday, 18 March 2016 Tags: jobs

The School of Mathematics is seeking highly talented academics who will contribute to our continued achievement of excellence in research.

Two School Whittaker Colloquia in 2016 (Witten, Blake)

Published: Tuesday, 8 March 2016 Tags:

The Whittaker Colloquium speaker on Friday, 13th May will be Professor Edward Witten (Institute for Advanced Studies, Princeton)

The Whittaker Colloquium speaker on Friday, 27th May will be Professor Andrew Blake, the Director of the Turing Institute.

Article in Quanta Magazine about Sir Michael Atiyah

Published: Thursday, 3 March 2016 Tags:

Article in Quanta Magazine by Siobhan Roberts about "Michael Atiyah's Imaginative State of Mind"

Lectureship in Operational Research

Published: Wednesday, 2 March 2016 Tags: Operational Research jobs

The School of Mathematics invites applications from highly qualified candidates for a fixed term (2.5 years) lectureship in operational research.

Mathematical map of Edinburgh through the ages

Published: Thursday, 25 February 2016 Tags:

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.

Mathematics Engagement Officer featured on BBC radio

Published: Monday, 22 February 2016 Tags: international outreach

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.