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LMS Prizes won by Ben Davidson and Des Higham

Published: Monday, 6 July 2020 Tags: prizes

Congratulations to: Ben Davison who won one of this year's LMS Whitehead Prizes https://www.lms.ac.uk/sites/lms.ac.uk/files/files/Davison_Whitehead_citation.pdf Des Higham who won the LMS Shephard Prize (https://www.lms.ac.uk/sites/lms.ac.uk/files/files/Higham_Shephard_citation.pdf) ...

Academics from the School of Maths are taking part in a scientific endeavour, DECOVID.

Published: Wednesday, 1 July 2020 Tags: Statistics funding award

Ruth King (co-deputy team lead), Nicol Margaritella, Michael Allerhand and Gail Robertson from the School of Mathematics are taking part in a COVID related scientific endeavour. This UoE team is composed of 13 members and includes ...

George Kinnear has been awarded funds to back a project which will help deliver and enhance higher education

Published: Tuesday, 30 June 2020 Tags: funding award Maths Education

George Kinnear has been awarded $10,000, in the 2020 U21 Global Educational Enhancement Fund Call, to back a project which will help deliver and enhance higher education. The project team consists of Chris Sangwin, University ...

Communicating statistics, risk and uncertainty in the age of Covid - Prof. David Spiegelhalter

Published: Monday, 22 June 2020 Tags: Applied Mathematics Statistics Graduate School

The Centre for Statistics is excited to announce our next lecture: Communicating statistics, risk and uncertainty in the age of Covid', with the inimitable Prof. David Spiegelhalter.

Victor Elvira awarded an ARL Grant

Published: Tuesday, 16 June 2020 Tags: Computational Mathematics Statistics

Victor Elvira has been awarded an ARL grant, by the Network Science and Intelligent Systems Division, to research "Combining particle filters for Bayesian inference in multiple complex models". In this project, we will ...

Michal Branicki awarded an ONR Grant

Published: Thursday, 11 June 2020 Tags: Applied Mathematics Probability

Michal Branicki has been awarded an ONR grant, by the Applied and Computational Analysis Division, to research "Geometry of information flow and uncertainty quantification for robust neural network architectures in deep learning". This ...

Dr Skarleth Carrales has been allocated a grant to develop a tool to support communities in Edinburgh hampered by COVID-19

Published: Wednesday, 10 June 2020 Tags: Analysis Statistics funding award

Dr Skarleth Carrales has been allocated a grant, £12,904, to develop an innovative tool to support communities in Edinburgh hampered by COVID-19. This work is a collaborative effort between the School of Mathematics, the ...

Goncalo dos Reis awarded an Impact Acceleration Grant (IAA)

Published: Thursday, 4 June 2020 Tags: Applied Mathematics Computational Mathematics funding award

Goncalo dos Reis was awarded an Impact Acceleration Grant (IAA) to research Data and Analytical tools required to develop and run advanced Machine Learning models to accurately predict the end of Lithium lon Cell's useful ...

MIGSAA students pass vivas

Published: Wednesday, 3 June 2020 Tags:

The following MIGSAA students passed their vivas: Miles Savva (April), Tim Hurst (May) (2015 MIGSAA Cohort) Jakub Stocek (May) (2016 MIGSAA cohort)

Timo Hanninen has been awarded a prestigious 5-year Academy of Finland Personal Fellowship

Published: Thursday, 28 May 2020 Tags: Fellowship

Timo Hanninen, until recently a postdoc with Tony Carbery, has been awarded a prestigious 5-year Academy of Finland Personal Fellowship. It was one of only two or three awarded in mathematics this year, with around 25 awards altogether ...