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Dr. Miguel de Carvalho awarded the Lindley Prize

Published: Wednesday, 23 September 2020 Tags: Geometry prizes

Miguel de Carvalho has been awarded the Lindley Prize, jointly with G. L. Page and B. Barney, for their article On the Geometry of Bayesian Inference; the article was published in Bayesian Analysis, the journal of the International ...

Prof. Ruth King presented keynote at RSS annual conference

Published: Tuesday, 22 September 2020 Tags: Statistics

The annual international conference of the Royal Statistical Society takes place annually for anyone interested in statistics and data science.

Former postdoc, Alexander Shapiro, has been awarded both a Fellowship and a Grant

Published: Monday, 14 September 2020 Tags: Fellowship funding award

Alexander Shapiro, a former postdoc in the School, has been awarded both a Royal Society University Research Fellowship 'Quantum Character Varieties and Positive Representation Theory' and a European Research Council Starting ...

Chris Dent has been elected a Fellow of the Institution of Engineering and Technology

Published: Monday, 7 September 2020 Tags: Fellowship

Chris Dent has been elected a Fellow of the Institution of Engineering and Technology. Fellowships are awarded to high achievers - those respected professionals at the forefront of engineering, technology or cognate disciplines ...

Adri Olde Daalhuis has been awarded a three year grant by the National Institute of Standards and Technology

Published: Monday, 7 September 2020 Tags: funding award

Adri Olde Daalhuis has been awarded a three year grant by the National Institute of Standards and Technology. The project titled 'Implementable Uniform and Exponentially-Improved Asymptotics' will aim to develop the first ...

Online Maths Circle

Published: Wednesday, 19 August 2020 Tags: outreach

On Wednesday 5th August Francesca Iezzi and the Maths Outreach Team ran their first virtual Maths Circle for children aged 7-14 and their families. The event was a virtual version of the popular Maths Circles. More than 150 people ...

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.

Sjoerd Beentjes has collaborated with others on a paper; "Pervasive lesion segregation shapes cancer genome evolution"

Published: Thursday, 30 July 2020 Tags: Applied Mathematics Probability

Sjoerd Beentjes has collaborated with others, from across multiple Universities and Organisations, to produce an article discussing the effects of damage to DNA with regards to the development of cancer cells. This work took place ...

Andreas Grothey and Ken McKinnon have set up a Covid-19 related optimization model

Published: Friday, 24 July 2020 Tags: Operational Research Optimization MSc

Andreas Grothey and Ken McKinnon have set up an optimization model that finds the optimal Covid-19 intervention strategy for Scotland. This is achieved by considering the options of lockdown and contact tracing for different assumed ...

Three School of Mathematics students take part in MOPTA competition

Published: Friday, 17 July 2020 Tags: Operational Research Optimization international

The team "NP Die Hard", consisting of Paula Fermin Cueto, Ivona Gjeroska and Albert Sola from the SoM, have competed in the international MOPTA competition this year. They contested, with the help of their advisor Prof. ...