Mathematics Showdown 2023

As part of the Edinburgh Science Festival in May, five MAC-MIGS PhD students presented engaging short talks to the public at a “Mathematics Showdown” comedy evening in the Bayes Centre. The evening was a huge success, and the talks are now available to watch here on the Maxwell Institute Youtube channel.

Prof. Ruth King Appointed Bayes Centre Director

Professor Ruth King, the Thomas Bayes Chair of Statistics at the University of Edinburgh, has been appointed as the next Director of the Bayes Centre. Ruth will take over from Michael Rovatsos in August 2023 and will hold the post for an initial five years, sharing her time between Bayes and Mathematics. The Maxwell Institute […]

ICMS receives £5M from EPSRC Additional Funding Programme for Mathematical Sciences

The International Centre for Mathematical Sciences (ICMS), jointly operated by Heriot-Watt University and the University of Edinburgh, is delighted to announce that it has been awarded an additional grant of £5M to support the mathematical sciences community over the next five years. The grant will increase the range and scope of what ICMS does – […]

Prof. Minhyong Kim appointed Director of ICMS and Sir Edmund Whittaker Prof. of Mathematical Sciences

Professor Minhyong Kim has been appointed as Director of the ICMS and Sir Edmund Whittaker Professor of Mathematical Sciences at both Heriot-Watt University and the University of Edinburgh, with effect from September 2021. Minhyong is the first full-time director of the ICMS and the first joint professor in the Maxwell Institute. For details see