School of Mathematics


Dr Newman joins the Natural Environment Research Council's Special Committee on Seals

Published: Monday, 2 April 2018 Tags: Statistics

Dr Ken Newman has accepted an invitation to become a member of the Natural Environment Research Council's Special Committee on Seals (SCOS) for a three year term starting in 2018. The SCOS meets annually, typically in September, ...

Programme grant awarded

Published: Monday, 5 March 2018 Tags: Algebra Geometry funding award

Congratulations to Iain Gordon, Arend Bayer and Agata Smoktunowicz and more generally to the Hodge Institute, who together with Michael Wemyss in Glasgow and Tom Bridgeland in Sheffield have been awarded an EPSRC Programme Grant.

Ruth King elected Fellow of the RSE

Published: Tuesday, 27 February 2018 Tags: Statistics Fellowship

Congratulations to Ruth King who has been elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh.

Andrew Ranicki 1948-2018

Published: Friday, 23 February 2018 Tags:

We are sorry to announce the death of our friend who passed away earlier this week. He was a wonderful mathematician and colleague. We will all remember his irrepressible spirit, his extraordinary appreciation of people, and his ...

Aretha Teckentrup awarded the SIAG/Uncertainty Quantification Early Career Prize

Published: Monday, 12 February 2018 Tags: Applied Mathematics Computational Mathematics prizes

Aretha Teckentrup has been awarded the SIAM Activity Group of Uncertainty Quantification (SIAG/UQ) Early Career Prize.

Impact Accelaration Account Funding Success

Published: Monday, 5 February 2018 Tags: Operational Research Optimization Probability funding award

Jacek Gondzio and Sotirios Sabanis have been awarded a £124k IAA project to work with Aberdeen Standard Investments on an asset portfolio optimisation project.

Students help school pupils make sense of maths

Published: Monday, 29 January 2018 Tags: undergraduate Maths Education

School of Mathematics undergraduate students are supporting school pupils while gaining valuable classroom experience.

Colin Aitken awarded the Howard Medal by the Royal Statistical Society

Published: Monday, 29 January 2018 Tags: Statistics prizes

Congratulations to Colin Aitken who has won the Howard Medal of the Royal Statistical Society

Edinburgh statisticians feature on BBC Radio 4's programme 'More or Less'

Published: Monday, 15 January 2018 Tags: Statistics

On the episode of 'More or Less' broadcast on Friday 12th January, there was an interview with Richard Sleeman, the Scientific Director of Mass Spec Analytical Limited, an analytical chemistry company near Bristol, concerning ...

President of the International Biometrics Society

Published: Thursday, 11 January 2018 Tags: Statistics

Congratulations to Ruth King who has been elected as the next President of the International Biometrics Society: British and Irish region. Ruth will act as incoming president in 2018; president for 2019-20 and outgoing president ...

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