School of Mathematics


Summer student publishes article

Published: Thursday, 24 January 2013 Tags: news_article

Erik Paemurru, a Year 3 undergraduate, has posted a 25-page paper on "Del Pezzo surfaces in weighted projective spaces" on the Arxiv yesterday The paper grew out of a vacation project ...

Student article features in actuary magazine

Published: Friday, 18 January 2013 Tags: news_article

Summer project student Ruth Penny has written an article about her work which was featured in The Actuary.

Young Researchers in Mathematics 2013 (17-20 June)

Published: Thursday, 6 December 2012 Tags: news_article

June 17-20: the University of Edinburgh will host the 2013 Young Researchers in Mathematics conference for UK-based mathematics graduate students and postdocs: The schedule is here. ...

5 Whittaker Research Fellowships

Published: Thursday, 6 December 2012 Tags: news_article

The School of Mathematics is currently advertising 5 Whittaker Research Fellowships. Closing date for applications: 22 January, 2013. More details on: ...

Lectureship in School of Mathematics

Published: Tuesday, 4 December 2012 Tags: news_article

The School of Mathematics invites applications from highly qualified candidates for a temporary 2.5-year lectureship in Operational Research. The position is available from 1 April 2013 or at another date by mutual agreement. ...

Path to success

Published: Wednesday, 28 November 2012 Tags: news_article

Three of our Year 4 undergraduate students, Maddie Bailey, Paul Horrocks and Greg Tyler, have been busy creating a valuable course-selection web-based tool for existing and prospective students. Path was launched recently - ...

Postgraduate wins prize for best talk

Published: Monday, 26 November 2012 Tags: news_article

Postgraduate student Marina Iliopoulou has won the prize for the best presentation at the 2012 Graduate Student Meeting of the London Mathematical Society.

Knot's Tale (Peter Guthrie Tait) : 2 Videos

Published: Friday, 23 November 2012 Tags: news_article

Julia Collins gave two versions of her talk A Knot's Tale about the 19th century mathematical physicist/knot theorist Peter Guthrie Tait : a topology seminar in Edinburgh on October 26 for a largely undergraduate audience, ...

Michael Singer

Published: Friday, 23 November 2012 Tags: news_article

Professor Michael Singer, Head of School 2006-2011, will be leaving Edinburgh at the end of 2012, to take up a chair at University College London. We wish him well! We also congratulate him on his recent election to the Council ...

UK Maths Trust Senior Team Challenge

Published: Monday, 19 November 2012 Tags: news_article

On 12th November the University of Edinburgh was proud to host the UK Maths Trust Senior Team Challenge.

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