# News

## BBSRC Grant Success: Tom Leinster

Congratulations to Tom Leinster who has been awarded a BBSRC FLIP award entitled 'Mathematical Theory and Biological Applications of Diversity'

## Prof. Andrew Blake visits School: XBox 360 Kinect / Whittaker Colloquium

Prof. Andrew Blake (Founding Director of Alan Turing Institute) will visit the School of Mathematics on Friday, 27th May.

## New papers in top journals Duke and Inventiones by School members

Congratulations to Arend Bayer and Michael Wemyss for 3 papers accepted by the prestigious Duke Mathematical Journal and Inventiones Mathematicae!

## Leverhulme Grant Success: Colin Aitken

Congratulations to Colin Aitken who has been awarded a Leverhulme Emeritus Fellowship entitled 'Statistics and the evaluation of evidence for forensic scientists'.

## SIGEST award for Peter Richtarik and Olivier Fercoq

Peter Richtarik, a Lecturer at the School of Mathematics, and his colleague and former postdoc Olivier Fercoq, now Assistant Professor at Telecom ParisTech, will receive the SIGEST Award of the Society for Industrial and Applied ...

## School Whittaker Colloquium by Andrew Blake

The School of Mathematics Whittaker Colloquium will be given by Professor Andrew Blake (Funding Director of the Alan Turing Institute) at 4PM on Friday, 27th May in Lecture Room A of the James Clerk Maxwell Building on the King's Buildings campus.

## Postdoctoral Research Associate in Noncommutative Ring Theory

A Post-Doctoral Research Associate position funded by the European Research Council is available for research into connections between Noncommutative Ring Theory and Hopf Algebras.

## School Whittaker Colloquium by Edward Witten

The School of Mathematics Whittaker Colloquium will be given by Professor Edward Witten (Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton) at 4PM on Friday, 13th May in the Main Lecture Room of the Swann Building on the King's Buildings campus.

## Postdoctoral Research Associate in algebraic and/or symplectic geometry

Applications are invited for the post of Postdoctoral Research Associate in algebraic and/or symplectic geometry.

## British Algebraic Geometry Meeting (BrAG) in Edinburgh

British Algebraic Geometry Meeting in Edinburgh