School of Mathematics


Mathematical map of Edinburgh through the ages

Published: Thursday, 25 February 2016 Tags:

The School of Mathematics commissioned from the artist Sophie Powell-Hall a historical map of mathematics in Edinburgh. The project was overseen by Dr. Johan Martens. The fullsize version is installed in the MathHub, the undergraduate common room.

Mathematics Engagement Officer featured on BBC radio

Published: Monday, 22 February 2016 Tags: international outreach

Mairi Walker, Mathematics Engagement Officer, was featured on the BBC World Service radio programme More or Less, talking about measuring the coastline of Great Britain.

Postdoctoral Research Associate in Optimization

Published: Thursday, 18 February 2016 Tags: Optimization jobs

Applications are invited for a 2-year postdoctoral position in the area of optimization with a particular focus on practical methods used in financial mathematics.

Marie Curie Fellowship Award - Alice Rizzardo

Published: Friday, 12 February 2016 Tags: Algebra Geometry Fellowship

Congratulations to Alice Rizzardo, a former postdoc with Michael Wemyss, who has been awarded a Marie Curie Individual Fellowship.

School of Mathematics staff member in LIGO team which detected gravitational waves

Published: Friday, 12 February 2016 Tags:

Jonathan Gair, member of School academic staff is co-discoverer of gravitational waves predicted by Einstein.

Royal Statistical Society accreditation

Published: Tuesday, 2 February 2016 Tags: Statistics

The School's BSc in Mathematics and Statistics programme has recently been awarded Royal Statistical Society accreditation. The accreditation is based on the general depth, breadth, quality and foundation of the programme and its statistical content.

Our former Ph.D. student Marina Iliopoulou accepts a postdoctoral fellowship at UC Berkeley

Published: Tuesday, 2 February 2016 Tags: Analysis Graduate School

We are pleased to announce that our former Ph.D. student Marina Iliopoulou (Ph.D. in 2013 under the supervision of Prof. Tony Carbery) has accepted a prestigious three year postdoctoral fellowship at the University of California, Berkeley.

Ph.D. student paper in Nature Climate Change

Published: Monday, 25 January 2016 Tags: Operational Research Graduate School

Rafael Silva is the lead author on an article published on 18 January in Nature Climate Change.

Lectureships and Professorship posts available in Statistics

Published: Monday, 21 December 2015 Tags: Statistics jobs

We are continuing to expand the Statistics Research Group and are currently advertising for two lectureships, while the post of Chair of Statistics will go live in early January.

Grant success: Douglas Heggie

Published: Monday, 21 December 2015 Tags:

Congratulations to Douglas Heggie who has been awarded a Leverhulme Trust Research Project entitled NESSY: NEw Science from the phase space of dense stellar SYstems.  The work will be be carried out in collaboration with ...

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