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Ana Rita Pires cited in Quanta Magazine Fibonacci article

Published: Thursday, 20 October 2022 Tags: Geometry

Ana Rita Pires' work on symplectic geometry as part of a 2019 Association for Women in Mathematics workshop has been cited in a Quanta Magazine article - "Mathematicians Discover the Fibonacci Numbers Hiding in Strange ...

Samples of Mathematics In Data - Data Fringe 2022

Published: Wednesday, 19 October 2022 Tags: Statistics

Five speakers from the School of Mathematics are taking part in this year's Data Fringe: Miguel de Carvalho, Albert Sola Vilalta, Gail Robertson, Des Higham, and Goncalo Dos Reis will present a session on the important role ...

Simon Rozier awarded Newton International Fellowship

Published: Monday, 17 October 2022 Tags: Applied Mathematics Computational Mathematics Fellowship

Simon Rozier has been awarded a Newton International Fellowship: "The response of globular star clusters to their tidal environment". Simon will work with Anna Lisa Varri on this project which aims at exploring the nexus ...

Chris Dent and Amy Wilson awarded £25,000 for Alan Turing Institute project

Published: Monday, 17 October 2022 Tags: Operational Research funding award

Chris Dent and Amy Wilson, jointly with Lucie Luecke and Gabi Hegerl in Geosciences, have been awarded £25,000 from the University's contribution to the Alan Turing Institute for a project on "Climate analysis for ...

Maths Week Scotland a huge success for the Outreach Team

Published: Wednesday, 5 October 2022 Tags: Geometry Topology outreach Maths Education

Our Mathematics Outreach Team has contributed to the nationwide initiative Maths Week Scotland with a wide range of in person and online events for people of all ages and backgrounds. Our program included workshops for teachers ...

Anna Lisa Varri awarded further UKRI Future Leaders Fellowship funding

Published: Thursday, 29 September 2022 Tags: Applied Mathematics Fellowship funding award

Anna Lisa Varri has been awarded the second phase of her UKRI Future Leaders Fellowship: "Rethinking the dynamical paradigm of low-mass stellar systems", which is pursued in collaboration with the Schools of Mathematics ...

Xue Gong Receives SIAM and Edinburgh Teaching Awards

Published: Tuesday, 27 September 2022 Tags: Applied Mathematics Graduate School prizes

Xue Gong, a 4th year MAC-MIGS student, received an Outstanding Talk Award during the September SIAM Networks NS22 Workshop for her Lightning talk on "Generative Hypergraph Models and Spectral Embedding" (joint work with ...

Award-winning presentations from Isabella Deutsch and Torben Sell

Published: Monday, 26 September 2022 Tags: Statistics prizes

Congratulations to Isabella Deutsch and Torben Sell for their recent award winning presentations at recent ISBA (International Society of Bayesian Inference) conferences. At the 2022 ISBA World Meeting in Montreal Isabella was ...

Victor Elvira awarded an ARL Grant

Published: Wednesday, 21 September 2022 Tags: Statistics funding award

Victor Elvira has been awarded an ARL grant, by the Network Science and Intelligent Systems Division, to research "State-space models and approximate probabilistic inference over networks.". The project focuses on dynamical ...

Ruth King and Simon Wood to speak at Royal Statistical Society International Conference

Published: Wednesday, 14 September 2022 Tags: Statistics prizes

Ruth King (Barnett Lecture) and Simon Wood are both keynote speakers at the Royal Statistical Society International Conference 2022 to be held in Aberdeen in September 2022. Ruth will also receive the Barnett Award at the conference. Conference ...

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