Ruth King gives an ICMS Public Lecture: The Rise and Fall and Rise of Bayesian Statistics
Ruth King presented a public lecture at the ICMS on the 5th February. Ruth talked about "The Rise and Fall and Rise of Bayesian Statistics" describing the basic underlying principle on which Bayesian statistics relies ...
UKRI/EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Mathematical Modelling, Analysis and Computation ("MAC-MIGS")
The University of Edinburgh's School of Mathematics, in collaboration with its Maxwell Institute partners at Heriot-Watt University, has been awarded around £6M by The Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) for a new centre for training PhDs which is addressed to the formulation, analysis and implementation of state-of-the-art mathematical and computational models and methods.
Postdoctoral Fellowship at the Hausdorff Center for Mathematics
We are pleased to announce that our Ph.D. student Leonardo Tolomeo (UoE & MIGSAA under the supervision of Dr. Tadahiro Oh) has accepted a prestigious postdoctoral fellowship at the Hausdorff Center for Mathematics, Bonn, Germany. ...
Tom Leinster awarded 2019 Chauvenet Prize
Tom Leinster has been awarded the 2019 Chauvenet Prize. This prize is awarded to the author of an outstanding expository article on a mathematical topic. First awarded in 1925, the Prize is named for William Chauvenet, a professor of mathematics at the United States Naval Academy. It was established through a gift in 1925 from J. L. Coolidge, then President of the Mathematical Association of America. Winners of the Chauvenet Prize are among the most distinguished of mathematical expositors.
John Pearson awarded an EPSRC New Investigator Award
John Pearson has been awarded an EPSRC New Investigator Award titled ‘Modern Linear Algebra for PDE-Constrained Optimisation Models for Huge-Scale Data Analysis'.
Principal's Teaching Award Scheme
George Kinnear and Pamela Docherty along with colleagues in the School of Physics and Astronomy and R(D)SVS have been awarded a grant under the Principal's Teaching Award Scheme.
ERC Consolidator Grant Awarded
Arend Bayer has been awarded an ERC Consolidator Grant worth almost 2 million euros.
Centre for Statistics: joint research day
A joint research day between the Centre for Statistics and the Centre for Discovery Brain Sciences took place on Tuesday 20th November 2018. The scope of the meeting was to promote interdisciplinary research across the University ...
Sara Wade elected secretary of the Bayesian nonparametric section of ISBA
Congratulations to Dr Sara Wade who has been elected Secretary of the Bayesian Nonparametric Section of the International Society of Bayesian Analysis. The purpose of the Bayesian Nonparametrics Section of ISBA is to promote research ...
IAD Action Fund grant awarded
Congratulations to Andrea Appel who has been awarded an Action Fund grant by the Institute for Academic Development.