School of Mathematics


Prize-giving ceremony for maths challenge winners

Published: Tuesday, 9 June 2015 Tags:

On 5th of June, the University of Edinburgh hosted a prize giving ceremony at Moray House for the Scottish Mathematical Challenges 2014-2015. This ceremony was held to celebrate local school pupils who had achieved Gold or Silver awards in the primary and secondary sections.

Two Postdoctoral Research Assistant Positions Available

Published: Monday, 8 June 2015 Tags:

Applications are invited for two Postdoctoral Research Assistant Positions  for research into Noncommutative Ring Theory.  The posts are funded by an ERC Advanced Grant awarded to Professor Agata Smoktunowicz "Combinatorial ...

Postdoctoral Position Available: Applied Mathematics/Applied Probability

Published: Thursday, 4 June 2015 Tags: jobs

Applications are invited for the post of Postdoctoral Researcher in applied mathematics/applied probability. The post is available from 1 August 2015, or a mutually agreed date, for a 36-month fixed-term contract. The post ...

Grant success: Sotirios Sabanis

Published: Tuesday, 2 June 2015 Tags: Probability funding award

Congratulations to Sotirios Sabanis who has been awarded a Royal Society International Exchange grant.  Sotirios will collaborate with Professor Laszlo Gerencser, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, on 'New challenges in the ...

Grant success: Michal Branicki

Published: Tuesday, 2 June 2015 Tags: Applied Mathematics Probability funding award

Congratulations to Michal Branicki who has been awarded a three year grant by the Office of Naval Research (Mathematics Division) to work on 'Path-space information theory for improving Lagrangian predictions'.  ...

Dominik Csiba: Best Contribution Award

Published: Tuesday, 12 May 2015 Tags: Optimization Graduate School

Congratulations to Dominik Csiba for winning the Best Contribution Award (2nd place) at “Optimization and Big Data 2015” for his paper “Stochastic dual coordinate ascent with adaptive probabilities” ...

Hydrodynamics and Topology: ICMS meeting in honour of Keith Moffatt's 80th birthday

Published: Tuesday, 5 May 2015 Tags:

The 80th birthday on 12th April Professor Keith Moffatt of Cambridge University will be celebrated with a Scottish Topology Seminar "Hydrodynamics and Topology" at the International Centre for Mathematical Sciences 2-6PM ...

QS World University Rankings by Subject 2015

Published: Thursday, 30 April 2015 Tags:

In the latest QS World University Rankings by Subject the School of Mathematics has been ranked 29th in the world.  We are now fourth in the UK (after Cambridge, Oxford and Imperial College). This is an improvement as from ...

Evenings of Enlightenment - new public lecture series

Published: Monday, 27 April 2015 Tags: Mathematical Physics outreach

A new cross-disciplinary lecture series called "Evenings of Enlightenment" celebrating the 2015 International Year of Light is about to begin!

Drugs and the Statistics group

Published: Friday, 24 April 2015 Tags: Statistics

Adjacent papers in a recent issue of JRSS C from two members of the Statistics research group.

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