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ASA DataFest 2021 @ EDI Challenge

Published: Friday, 14 May 2021 Tags: Analysis

36 teams participated in the ASA DataFest 2021 @ EDI Challenge between the 26th and 28th of March, 2021. ASA DataFest is a data analysis competition where teams of up to five students attack a large and complex surprise dataset ...

Prof. Chris Dent on data, algorithms and 2020 national assessment

Published: Friday, 14 August 2020 Tags: Analysis Applied Mathematics Statistics

Prof. Chris Dent writes on the issues around award of marks for national high school exams in the UK under Covid.

Dr Skarleth Carrales has been allocated a grant to develop a tool to support communities in Edinburgh hampered by COVID-19

Published: Wednesday, 10 June 2020 Tags: Analysis Statistics funding award

Dr Skarleth Carrales has been allocated a grant, £12,904, to develop an innovative tool to support communities in Edinburgh hampered by COVID-19. This work is a collaborative effort between the School of Mathematics, the ...

Miguel de Carvalho has been awarded the Lindley Prize

Published: Wednesday, 29 April 2020 Tags: Geometry Probability Stochastic Analysis Statistics international prizes

Miguel de Carvalho has been awarded the Lindley Prize for the article "On the Geometry of Bayesian Inference"

Edinburgh SIAM-IMA Student Chapter PhD Colloquium 2020

Published: Thursday, 26 March 2020 Tags: Analysis Applied Mathematics Computational Mathematics Mathematical Physics Optimization Statistics

The Edinburgh SIAM-IMA Student Chapter PhD Colloquium 2020 (http://www.maxwell.ac.uk/siam-ima/PhDcolloquium2020.html) was held on February 12 at the International Centre for Mathematical Sciences (ICMS). The aim of the event was ...

A new paper in a top journal Acta Mathematica

Published: Friday, 20 December 2019 Tags: Analysis

Congratulations to Jonathan Hickman for his new paper "Sharp estimates for oscillatory integral operators via polynomial partitioning" in prestigious Acta Mathematica! The paper can be found at the journal website: ...

RSS and CfS Event on Decision-Support in Litigation

Published: Wednesday, 27 November 2019 Tags: Applied Mathematics Operational Research Probability Stochastic Analysis Statistics outreach Maths Education

The Centre for Statistics will be welcoming John MacKenzie (partner at Shepherd and Wedderburn), Dr Alex Biedermann (University of Lausanne), and Wen Zhang (London School of Economics) who will showcasing modern opportunities for Statisticians and Data Scientists to work with lawyers to to improve the legal decision-making process. Joint event with the Royal Statistical Society.

CfS Afternoon on Risk, Noise, and Extremes

Published: Wednesday, 25 September 2019 Tags: Probability Stochastic Analysis Statistics

The Centre for Statistics will be welcoming the world experts Jonathan Rougier (Rougier Consulting Ltd.), Georg Lindgren (Prof. Em., Lund University) and Jonathan Tawn (Prof. Lancaster University) who will introduce topics in risk, noise, and extreme events. Joint event with Heriot-Watt University via the Maxwell Institute.

CfS Symposium on Training and Education

Published: Wednesday, 25 September 2019 Tags: Probability Stochastic Analysis Statistics jobs outreach Maths Education

The Centre for Statistics will be welcoming Ed Humpherson (UK Statistics Authority) and John MacInnes (RSS Vice President) who will be speaking about the importance of trustworthiness and the new RSS accreditation process.