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Research in the School of Mathematics is undertaken in a wide variety of areas of the mathematical sciences, including pure, applied, statistics, operational research as well as mathematical physics.

The research environment is enhanced by the International Centre for Mathematical Sciences and by close collaboration with Heriot-Watt University through the Maxwell Institute which was set up in 2005 following significant funding from the Scottish Funding Council.

Researchers in areas of applied mathematics benefit from the proximity of strong research groups elsewhere in the University and from collaborative opportunities with local companies and other users of research.

Research groups include:

  • Algebra and Number Theory
  • Analysis
  • Applied and Computational Mathematics
  • Geometry and Topology
  • Mathematical Physics
  • Operational Research and Optimization
  • Probability & Stochastic Analysis
  • Statistics

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  • Maddison, James R.; Marshall, D.P.; Shipton, J.. (2015). Quasi-geostrophic double gyre force function data, 2013-2014 [dataset]. University of Edinburgh, School of Mathematics.
  • Huangfu, Qi; Hall, J.A.J.. (2014). Parallel simplex benchmarking results, 2014 [dataset]. University of Edinburgh. School of Mathematics.
  • Heggie, Douglas. (2014). Snapshots of an N-body model of M4, 2010-2013 [Dataset]. University of Edinburgh, School of Mathematics.
  • HypFun 
    Pearson, John. (2014). HypFun, [Software]. University of Edinburgh, School of Mathematics.
  • Backdahl, Thomas. (2014). Symmetry operators Mathematica notebook, [Software].

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