University hosts Senior Maths Challenge
The University of Edinburgh hosted the regional final of the UKMT Senior Team Maths Challenge, with the winning team going on to compete in the national final in London.
Napier Medal and G.B. Gadgil Prize
On 14th October 2011, the School was delighted to be able to host four members of the Gadgil family; Mr. B.B. Gadgil, Mr. Anand Gadgil, Dr. Nitin Telang and Dr. Sandeep Gadgil. They were given a tour of the School and a ...
Edinburgh mathematics undergraduate on the arXiv
Congratulations to Nick Edelen, a 4th year mathematics undergraduate, who has posted a paper A conservation approach to helicoidal surfaces of constant mean curvature in R^3, S^3 and H^3 on the arXiv, the main mathematics repository ...
Forensic statistics in the Guardian
Colin Aitken, professor of forensic statistics, speaks in the Guardian about why he hopes the Appeal Court will reconsider a recent ruling on the use of Bayesian statistics in court.
Letters to the Prime Minister from UK mathematicians
A letter to the Prime Minister signed by 25 leading UK mathematicians warns of the damage caused to the UK economy by the way EPSRC manages mathematical funding - an example of a negative impact factor. The Guardian story ...
Public lecture: How To Gamble If You Must
The university is hosting a public lecture today to commemorate the 250th anniversary of the death of The Reverend Thomas Bayes, an eminent statistician and former student of The University of Edinburgh
Legion d'honneur for Sir Michael Atiyah
Congratulations to Sir Michael Atiyah, an Honorary Professor in the School, on his appointment as Grand Officier of the French Legion d'honneur. The French Ambassador presented Sir Michael with the insignia at the French ...
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Bright Club Edinburgh
Hari Srithkantha was one of a group of academics who got up on stage and turned their research into stand-up comedy.
Leverhulme Award for Prof. Michael Singer
Congratulations to Professor Michael Singer on his award of a Leverhulme Research Fellowship to the value of £35,703 to support his research on Moduli spaces and Kaehler metrics over the period 1 September 2011 to 31 August ...