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PhD Studentship awarded to Gordon Ross from Adidas

Published: Monday, 2 December 2019 Tags: funding award

Gordon Ross has secured full funding for a PhD Studentship from Adidas. The project will involve the development of algorithms, techniques and software tools for improving the management of the product portfolio, particularly ...

Predicting Metastasis from Primary Tumour Size

Published: Wednesday, 27 November 2019 Tags: Applied Mathematics Probability

Tibor Antal and Stefano Avanzini have created a mathematical model for predicting undetectable secondary tumours in cancer patients.

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.

Community Building Ceilidh

Published: Friday, 22 November 2019 Tags:

The School of Maths was awarded some Student Partnership Agreement small project funding in order to organise a School Ceilidh which is to take place sometime next Semester. This is a social and community building event for staff ...

Elmer Rees (1941-2019)

Published: Tuesday, 22 October 2019 Tags:

It was with sadness that we learned of Elmer Rees' death on Friday 4th October, 2019. Elmer was a distinguished geometer and topologist, a proud son of Wales, and a massive presence in our School, which he joined in 1979 ...

Tribute to our colleague Davey Fitch

Published: Tuesday, 22 October 2019 Tags:

Davey Fitch passed away on Friday 27th September, 2019, having been fighting cancer for the last 15 months. He was only 41. Davey joined the School almost 3 years ago as the School's first ever Business Development Officer. ...

Successful MathsWeek for the Maths Outreach Team

Published: Tuesday, 22 October 2019 Tags:

Francesca Iezzi and the wider Maths Outreach team were involved in a successful MathsWeek Scotland (30 September - 6 October). They ran the following: A Teacher Reception: with about 60 teachers attending, very positive feedback, ...

Jelle Hartong awarded a Leverhulme Research Project

Published: Tuesday, 22 October 2019 Tags:

Jelle Hartong has been awarded a Leverhulme Research Project worth over £160,000 entitled 'What is Non-Relativistic Quantum Gravity and is it Holographic?'. Understanding the marriage between quantum physics and ...

USyd-UEdin Partnership Collaboration Awarded to Sara Wade and Lamiae Azizi

Published: Thursday, 26 September 2019 Tags: Statistics funding award

Dr. Sara Wade (Edinburgh) and Dr. Lamiae Azizi (Sydney) have been granted the University of Sydney - University of Edinburgh Partnership Collaboration for their project entitled "Data Science for Integrative Imaging in Alzheimer's ...

Sara Wade receives ICMS funding for Research in Groups Meeting

Published: Thursday, 26 September 2019 Tags: Statistics funding award

Sara Wade, Lassi Roininen (LUT, Finland), Sari Lasanen (University of Oulu, Finland), and Karla Monterrubio-Gomez (University of Edinburgh & Prowler.io) have been awarded ICMS funding for Research in Groups, 29 Oct - 8 Nov, ...