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CfS Research Day on Risk and Resilience

Published: Monday, 1 April 2019 Tags: Statistics

The Centre for Statistics is organizing a Research Day on Risk and Resilience (April 15). The meeting will bring together people from across the university around Risk and Resilience research topics.

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.

Meeting of the Global Expert Working Group on Multiple Systems Estimation of Modern Slavery

Published: Friday, 29 March 2019 Tags: Statistics

Ruth King co-hosted the Global Expert Working Group on Multiple Systems Estimation of Modern Slavery with Davina Durgana (Minderoo Foundation) and Sheila Bird (MRC Biostatistics Unit) at the ICMS on the 21-22nd March. Individuals ...

Turing Programme Director - Finance and Economic Data Science

Published: Friday, 8 March 2019 Tags: Probability Stochastic Analysis

Dr Lukasz Szpruch has been appointed as the lead on the Finance and Economic Data Science Programme at the Alan Turing Institute.

PhD studentship funded by BT

Published: Friday, 8 March 2019 Tags: Statistics Graduate School funding award

Dr Amy Wilson is lead supervisor on a new PhD studentship part funded by BT.

Impact Acceleration Account Secondment Awarded

Published: Friday, 8 March 2019 Tags: Statistics funding award

Dr Tim Cannings successfully applied for an EPSRC IAA secondment with Cambridge Cancer Genomics (CCG).

Ruth King gives an ICMS Public Lecture: The Rise and Fall and Rise of Bayesian Statistics

Published: Thursday, 28 February 2019 Tags: Statistics

Ruth King presented a public lecture at the ICMS on the 5th February. Ruth talked about "The Rise and Fall and Rise of Bayesian Statistics" describing the basic underlying principle on which Bayesian statistics relies ...

UKRI/EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Mathematical Modelling, Analysis and Computation ("MAC-MIGS")

Published: Monday, 4 February 2019 Tags: Analysis Applied Mathematics Computational Mathematics Graduate School funding award

The University of Edinburgh's School of Mathematics, in collaboration with its Maxwell Institute partners at Heriot-Watt University, has been awarded around £6M by The Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) for a new centre for training PhDs which is addressed to the formulation, analysis and implementation of state-of-the-art mathematical and computational models and methods.

Postdoctoral Fellowship at the Hausdorff Center for Mathematics

Published: Thursday, 31 January 2019 Tags:

We are pleased to announce that our Ph.D. student Leonardo Tolomeo (UoE & MIGSAA under the supervision of Dr. Tadahiro Oh) has accepted a prestigious postdoctoral fellowship at the Hausdorff Center for Mathematics, Bonn, Germany. ...

Tom Leinster awarded 2019 Chauvenet Prize

Published: Thursday, 17 January 2019 Tags: funding award

Tom Leinster has been awarded the 2019 Chauvenet Prize. This prize is awarded to the author of an outstanding expository article on a mathematical topic. First awarded in 1925, the Prize is named for William Chauvenet, a professor of mathematics at the United States Naval Academy. It was established through a gift in 1925 from J. L. Coolidge, then President of the Mathematical Association of America. Winners of the Chauvenet Prize are among the most distinguished of mathematical expositors.