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Online Maths Circle

Published: Wednesday, 19 August 2020 Tags: outreach

On Wednesday 5th August Francesca Iezzi and the Maths Outreach Team ran their first virtual Maths Circle for children aged 7-14 and their families. The event was a virtual version of the popular Maths Circles. More than 150 people ...

Edinburgh Science Festival- online program

Published: Thursday, 23 April 2020 Tags: outreach

The School of Mathematics has contributed to the Edinburgh Science Festival Online program with a range of activities, under the title of "Maths: Elements of Modern Science". Through our activities and resources, virtual ...

Learn how to run a Maths Circle: teacher development workshop

Published: Thursday, 23 April 2020 Tags: outreach

Staff and students from the School of Maths support teachers through training and resources

4th David Finney Lecture to be given by Professor Sir David Spiegelhalter

Published: Thursday, 23 January 2020 Tags: Applied Mathematics Probability Statistics outreach

4th David Finney Lecture to be given by Professor Sir David Spiegelhalter (University of Cambridge)

Board of Directors: International Society for Bayesian Analysis (ISBA).

Published: Friday, 20 December 2019 Tags: Probability Statistics international outreach

Miguel de Carvalho been elected to the International Society for Bayesian Analysis (ISBA) Board of Directors.

Outreach - Teacher Event and Maths Circle

Published: Friday, 20 December 2019 Tags: undergraduate outreach

On the 14th of December 2019 Francesca Iezzi, along with Benjamin Goddard and Zoe Wyatt, ran a teacher workshop and an accompanying Maths Circle. The workshop, titled: Learn how to run a Maths Circle, had Francesca and company ...

RSS and CfS Event on Decision-Support in Litigation

Published: Wednesday, 27 November 2019 Tags: Applied Mathematics Operational Research Probability Stochastic Analysis Statistics outreach Maths Education

The Centre for Statistics will be welcoming John MacKenzie (partner at Shepherd and Wedderburn), Dr Alex Biedermann (University of Lausanne), and Wen Zhang (London School of Economics) who will showcasing modern opportunities for Statisticians and Data Scientists to work with lawyers to to improve the legal decision-making process. Joint event with the Royal Statistical Society.

CfS Symposium on Training and Education

Published: Wednesday, 25 September 2019 Tags: Probability Stochastic Analysis Statistics jobs outreach Maths Education

The Centre for Statistics will be welcoming Ed Humpherson (UK Statistics Authority) and John MacInnes (RSS Vice President) who will be speaking about the importance of trustworthiness and the new RSS accreditation process.

Statistics meets Finance at Data Fest 2019

Published: Monday, 1 April 2019 Tags: Statistics outreach

PhD student Andrej Svetlosak (supervised by Miguel de Carvalho and Raffaela Calabrese) recently organised and held a Data Fest 2019 event. The UK's largest personal financial management provider, Money Dashboard, moderated the event.

Sir William Darling Memorial Prize awarded to Zoe Wyatt

Published: Friday, 24 August 2018 Tags: outreach prizes

Congratulations to Zoe Wyatt who has won the University's Sir William Darling Memorial Prize.