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School of Mathematics

Blog for the School of Mathematics community

Dr Isabella Deutsch stands onstage with a sign reading 'Bayesian'

My name is Isabella Deutsch and I have just finished my PhD in Statistics at the School of Mathematics. One of my favourite aspects about my degree was talking to a whole host of different people about my research: to fellow students and academics in seminars at the University of Edinburgh, to experts at international […]

My name is Guadiana Gonçalves, I come from a Portuguese-Brazilian family but I have lived in France my whole life, and I am currently in my third year of studying for an integrated Masters in Mathematics. As well as Mathematics, I love: cinema, music, reading, football, and languages. I’m involved in a few university societies […]

Spyros Dallas, an MSc Computational Mathematical Finance student, explores the ways in which the artistic features of the King’s Buildings campus foster a sense of community. Finding a sense of belonging in a place often comes from the connections we make with its sights, its people, and the experiences we share within its bounds. The […]

Hear about Enrique’s experience working in industry and studying a PhD in Quantum Information and Computation in Singapore.   Programme BSc Mathematics and Physics Year of graduation 2019 Job title PhD in Quantum Information and Computation Industry Quantum Information Home country Spain   Why did you decide to study Maths at the University of Edinburgh? […]

Photo of Maria. She has straight blonde hair is wearing a cream jumper with a black and white checked blazer jacket. Text reads: Alumni Stories, Maria Poulli, Data Scientist Consultant, BSc Mathematics

Maria shares how her initial job after graduation led to her moving to New York to pursue a Masters degree in Data Analytics.   Programme BSc Mathematics Year of graduation 2018 Job title Data Scientist Consultant Industry Technology Home country Cyprus   Why did you decide to study at the University of Edinburgh? And why […]

Satellite dish with a sunset background

Torben Sell, a lecturer in Machine Learning at the School of Mathematics, talks about his experiences of attending an AIMday and the resulting project with the Pentland Land Managers Association. Academic researchers in the School of Mathematics regularly participate in various knowledge exchange activities with external partners and across Schools. One format that has proved […]

Photo of Megan smiling with a waterfall in the background. Megan is wearing a black cap, and a floral red top with a blue flower motif

The fight against deforestation – supporting sustainable land use with satellite data Computer Science MSc student, Megan, shares their experience with taking part in the School of Mathematics’ annual interdisciplinary MSc Challenge. For one week, Master’s students from diverse academic backgrounds – mathematics, informatics and geosciences – came together to take on the week-long Earth […]

Photo of Vera. She has dark curled hair and is wearing a red jumper. Text reads: Alumni Stories, Vera Dimovska, Machine Learning Engineer, MMath Mathematics

Vera shares the broad range of extra-curricular opportunities she took part in to develop her employability skills, as well as her experiences of 2nd year entry to the programme.   Programme MMath Mathematics (2nd year entry) Year of graduation 2020 Job title Machine Learning Engineer Industry Technology Home country North Macedonia   Why did you […]

by Jena / from Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam / BSc Mathematics and Business / 2nd Year (UG)   Coming to university, checking your bank account’s balance can be one of your least favourite things to do. There are a lot of expenses to consider, such as tuition fees, rent, transportation, groceries, and social activities, […]

Photo of Mathew smiling at camera. Text reads: Alumni Stories, Mathew Legge, Software Engineer, BSc Mathematics

Mathew shares how finishing his degree during a pandemic helped him to identify a future career path in tech.   Programme BSc Mathematics Year of graduation 2020 Job title Software Engineer Industry Technology Home country Scotland   Why did you decide to study at the University of Edinburgh? And why did you choose to study […]


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