School of Mathematics

About Us

About Us

The School of Mathematics is situated in the James Clerk Maxwell Building within the King's Buildings campus, 4 km south of Edinburgh city centre. There are over 50 academic and related staff and around 60 postgraduate research students.

The School was judged "Excellent" in the last Teaching Quality Assessment and was rated 5* (Pure), 5 (Applied) and 4 (Statistics and Operational Research) in the 2001 Research Assessment Exercise. We remain committed to maintaining and improving the quality of our teaching provision, including the related administrative procedures. Within the school there is a wide range of research areas and many seminars and colloquia are run throughout the academic year.

The University of Edinburgh is a historic institution founded in 1583, and is a world-leading centre of academic excellence.Our alumni include Charles Darwin and James Clerk Maxwell.

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