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Outreach - Teacher Event and Maths Circle

Published: Friday, 20 December 2019 Tags: undergraduate outreach

On the 14th of December 2019 Francesca Iezzi, along with Benjamin Goddard and Zoe Wyatt, ran a teacher workshop and an accompanying Maths Circle. The workshop, titled: Learn how to run a Maths Circle, had Francesca and company ...

A new paper in a top journal Acta Mathematica

Published: Friday, 20 December 2019 Tags: Analysis

Congratulations to Jonathan Hickman for his new paper "Sharp estimates for oscillatory integral operators via polynomial partitioning" in prestigious Acta Mathematica! The paper can be found at the journal website: ...

ERC Consolidator Grant Awarded

Published: Friday, 13 December 2019 Tags: funding award

Tadahiro Oh has been awarded an ERC Consolidator Grant worth almost 2 million euros. This award is one of only 9 awards made by the Mathematics Panel (PE1), one of the two in the UK and one of the three awards granted to the University. ...

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 ...