A unique approach in doctoral training linking mathematicians with scientists and engineers

  Applications for September 2023 are open!

THE PROGRAMME

MAC-MIGS is a prestigious EPSRC-funded PhD programme in Mathematical Modelling, Analysis and Computation, run jointly by Edinburgh and Heriot-Watt universities, as part of the Maxwell Institute Graduate School, that offers fully-funded scholarships.

MAC-MIGS offers its PhD students an intensive 4-year training and research programme that equips them with the skills needed to tackle challenges in the formulation, analysis and implementation of state-of-the-art mathematical and computational models and methods. 

RECENT AND Upcoming Events

LATEST NEWS FROM THE PROGRAMME

18th October 2022
    MAC-MIGS will be hosting two online Industrial Sandpits, on the afternoons of Friday 21st and 28th October, 13:30-17:00.  The primary aim of the ...
4th November 2021
We’re excited This is What We Do talks are back! To help MAC-MIGs students decide on their future projects and supervisors, we have invited three ...
28th October 2021
The first prize went to the team solvED, consisting of PhD students Andrés Miniguano-Trujillo, Yiran Zhu, and Syu-Ning Johnn, and  supported by the advisor Dr ...
Mac-Migs Students
If you're ready to work hard, we'll help you realise your potential.

At the end of the programme you will be on your way to becoming a leader of your field – in business, as an entrepreneur or as a future academic – but along the way you will be able have a laugh with your fellow students and explore some of the stimulating cultural, social and recreational opportunities provided by Edinburgh and Scotland.

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As a MAC-MIGS student, you will have many opportunities to work with our Industrial Partners.  These range from afternoon events such as our Sandpits, where you will find out how mathematics can be used to tackle real-world problems, through semester-long group projects working directly with our Partners, to full PhDs co-funded by industry.  These collaborations provide excellent training and engagement opportunities, whatever your future career path.