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Breakthrough in matrix multiplication

Published: Monday, 12 December 2011 Tags: news_article

Andrew Stothers, a Mathematics PhD graduate from the University of Edinburgh, is being praised for finding a fundamental breakthrough in matrix multiplication.

3 Lectureships in Mathematics

Published: Thursday, 8 December 2011 Tags: news_article

Applications are invited for three lectureships in Mathematics. Deadline 23rd January 2012.

More information, and how to apply

University hosts Senior Maths Challenge

Published: Monday, 28 November 2011 Tags: news_article

The University of Edinburgh hosted the regional final of the UKMT Senior Team Maths Challenge, with the winning team going on to compete in the national final in London.

Napier Medal and G.B. Gadgil Prize

Published: Thursday, 27 October 2011 Tags: news_article

On 14th October 2011, the School was delighted to be able to host four members of the Gadgil family; Mr. B.B. Gadgil, Mr. Anand Gadgil, Dr. NitinĀ Telang and Dr. Sandeep Gadgil. They were given a tour of the School and a ...

Edinburgh mathematics undergraduate on the arXiv

Published: Friday, 14 October 2011 Tags: news_article

Congratulations to Nick Edelen, a 4th year mathematics undergraduate, who has posted a paper A conservation approach to helicoidal surfaces of constant mean curvature in R^3, S^3 and H^3 on the arXiv, the main mathematics repository ...

Forensic statistics in the Guardian

Published: Monday, 3 October 2011 Tags: news_article

Colin Aitken, professor of forensic statistics, speaks in the Guardian about why he hopes the Appeal Court will reconsider a recent ruling on the use of Bayesian statistics in court.

Letters to the Prime Minister from UK mathematicians

Published: Wednesday, 21 September 2011 Tags: news_article

A letter to the Prime Minister signed by 25 leading UK mathematicians warns of the damage caused to the UK economy by the way EPSRC manages mathematical fundingĀ  - an example of a negative impact factor. The Guardian story ...

Public lecture: How To Gamble If You Must

Published: Monday, 5 September 2011 Tags: news_article

The university is hosting a public lecture today to commemorate the 250th anniversary of the death of The Reverend Thomas Bayes, an eminent statistician and former student of The University of Edinburgh

Legion d'honneur for Sir Michael Atiyah

Published: Wednesday, 14 December 2011 Tags: news_article

Congratulations to Sir Michael Atiyah, an Honorary Professor in the School, on his appointment as Grand Officier of the French Legion d'honneur. The French Ambassador presented Sir Michael with the insignia at the French ...

Exam results

Published: Wednesday, 3 August 2011 Tags: news_article

If you have a conditional offer of a place to study with us and have not met the conditions of the offer please contact our college admissions office to discuss your situation.

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