University Of Edinburgh Mathematics

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University Of Edinburgh Mathematics

University Of Edinburgh 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 research students. The School also runs a number of MSc programmes. Undergraduate courses are given to around 2000 students in any one year. The administration of undergraduate courses is co-ordinated by the Mathematical Teaching Organisation (MTO), which comprises the Teaching Administrator, Deputy Teaching Administrator and administrative staff.

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. It is committed to maintaining and improving the quality of its teaching provision, including the related administrative procedures. Within the School there are a wide range of research areas and many seminars and colloquia are run throughout the academic year.

Contact details for the School of Mathematics.

  •  Work: +44 (0)131 650 5060
James Clerk Maxwell Building
The King’s Buildings
Peter Guthrie Tait Road
Edinburgh
EH9 3FD

Contact email addresses

UndergraduateFor questions about entry requirements and the application process, please contact the College Admissions Office here: undergraduate or postgraduate taught enquiries

For all other questions, please contact: apply@maths.ed.ac.uk

Postgraduate Research (PhD)pgresearch@maths.ed.ac.uk
Taught Postgraduate (MSc)For MSc course contacts, please refer to the course information on the Maths MSc website.
Website technical supportwebadmin@maths.ed.ac.uk
Any other enquiriesqueries@maths.ed.ac.uk

If you are unsure whom to contact regarding your enquiry, please do not email multiple addresses but email the general enquiries address only, and your enquiry will be forwarded to the appropriate person.

Key contact personnel

Management and Operations (including Finance, HR, Estates)

Head of SchoolProfessor Iain Gordon0131 650 5062hos@maths.ed.ac.uk
School AdministratorChris Jowett0131 650 5061chris.jowett@ed.ac.uk
Research & Finance AdministratorDr Jill Douglas0131 650 6568jill.douglas@ed.ac.uk
Finance & HR SecretaryKaren Downie0131 650 6568k.downie@ed.ac.uk
School Operations SecretaryMarieke Blair0131 650 5048m.blair@ed.ac.uk
School Operations SecretaryNicole Luu0131 650 5059Nicole.Luu@ed.ac.uk

Mathematics Teaching Organisation (MTO)

AdministratorFiona Curle0131 650 5043f.curle@ed.ac.uk
Deputy AdministratorKate Ainsworth0131 651 7761Kate.Ainsworth@ed.ac.uk
Examination Co-ordinatorLouise Durie0131 650 5050l.durie@ed.ac.uk
Administrative AssistantMartin Delaney0131 650 6427martin.delaney@ed.ac.uk
MTO SecretaryAlison Fairgrieve0131 650 5045alison.fairgrieve@ed.ac.uk
MSc & EMS SecretaryFrances Reid0131 650 4883f.c.reid@ed.ac.uk

Teaching & Learning, Student Support, Outreach

Director of Teaching Dr Toby Bailey0131 650 5068t.n.bailey@ed.ac.uk
Deputy Director of Teaching Dr Stuart King0131 651 7032S.King@ed.ac.uk
Senior Personal Tutor (Undergraduate) Dr Max Ruffert0131 650 5039m.ruffert@ed.ac.uk
Senior Personal Tutor (Taught Postgraduate) Dr Burak Buke0131 650 5840b.buke@ed.ac.uk
Student Learning Advisor Dr Pamela Docherty0131 650 7151p.docherty@ed.ac.uk
Mathematics Engagement Officer Dr Francesca Iezzi0131 650 5842Francesca.Iezzi@ed.ac.uk
Teaching & Recruitment Development Officer Dr George Kinnear0131 650 5052G.Kinnear@ed.ac.uk

Research

Director of ResearchProfessor Ben Leimkuhler 0131 650 4882 B.Leimkuhler@ed.ac.uk
Research & Finance AdministratorDr Jill Douglas 0131 650 6568 jill.douglas@ed.ac.uk
For contact details for Heads of Research Groups, please refer to the respective research group pages.

Graduate School of Mathematics

Director of Graduate SchoolDr Martin Dindos0131 650 6758M.Dindos@ed.ac.uk
PhD Admissions AdvisorDr Pieter Blue0131 650 5076p.blue@ed.ac.uk
PhD Student AdvisorProfessor Noel Smyth0131 650 5080n.smyth@ed.ac.uk
Graduate School AdministratorMrs Gill Law0131 650 5085g.law@ed.ac.uk

Computing and IT Support

Maths IT Helpdesk0131 650 5100support@maths.ed.ac.uk
Maths Website Technical Supportwebadmin@maths.ed.ac.uk