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School welcomes Ruth King, the new Thomas Bayes Professor of Statistics

Published: Tuesday, 10 March 2015 Tags: Statistics

Dr. Ruth King will be moving from St. Andrews to Edinburgh in September 2015 as our new Thomas Bayes Chair of Statistics.

Two Postdocs shortlisted for the 17th Leslie Fox Prize

Published: Monday, 9 March 2015 Tags: Operational Research Optimization

John Pearson, a Whittaker Fellow in the School of Mathematics, and Olivier Fercoq, a former Postdoc in the School, are among the six shortlisted finalists for the 17th Leslie Fox prize.

School of Maths nominated for "Best Learning Community" award

Published: Monday, 9 March 2015 Tags: undergraduate

The School of Mathematics has been nominated for a EUSA teaching award for Best Learning Community.

Further ERC Grant Success: David Jordan

Published: Thursday, 26 February 2015 Tags: Algebra funding award

Congratulations to David Jordan who has been awarded a five year ERC Starting Grant. David is the second of our Chancellor's Fellows to be awarded this prestigious grant and takes the total of ERC grants in the School to four.

Valentine's Day with a twist (or two) + Edinburgh Mathematical Society Popular Lecture by Tadashi Tokieda 20 February

Published: Friday, 13 February 2015 Tags: Topology outreach

The Cambridge topologist Tadashi Tokieda will be giving the Edinburgh Mathematical Society Popular Lecture at 4.30PM on Friday, 20th February in Lecture Theatre 2 of the Appleton Tower.

Innovative Learning Week 2015 + competition!

Published: Thursday, 12 February 2015 Tags:

Next week the University of Edinburgh puts on an incredible "festival of learning", and the School of Mathematics has many events to get involved with. Plus take part in a prize competition!

Maxwell Colloquium 10 February: Modelling Collective Cell Motion

Published: Wednesday, 4 February 2015 Tags: Applied Mathematics

At 4pm on Tuesday, 10th February the Maxwell Institute will host a colloquium by distinguished professor Philip K. Maini from the University of Oxford, entitled "Case Studies in Modelling Collective Cell Motion".

Jakub Konečný: Best Contribution Prize 2015 International BASP Frontiers Workshop

Published: Wednesday, 4 February 2015 Tags: Graduate School

Congratulations to Jakub Konečný, a PhD student in the School of Mathematics and Google Doctoral Fellow, who is the recipient of the Best Contribution Prize in the field of Signal Processing at the 2015 International ...

Dr. Leinster's letter to the Notices of the American Mathematical Society

Published: Tuesday, 3 February 2015 Tags: international

Dr. Leinster of the School of Mathematics has published a letter in the February 2015 issue of the Notices of the American Mathematcal Society on The AMS Must Justify Its Support of the NSA. The views he expresses are his own, ...

Big day for big data: the Alan Turing Institute

Published: Monday, 2 February 2015 Tags: Analysis Applied Mathematics Computational Mathematics Topology Operational Research Optimization Stochastic Analysis Statistics

The School of Mathematics will join with computer scientists at Edinburgh University, as well as partners at 4 other major UK universities (Cambridge, Oxford, UCL and Warwick) in realising the vision of the Alan Turing Institute as the UK's hub for new research in data science.