Sir Edmund Whittaker Memorial Prize

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The Sir Edmund Whittaker Memorial Prize is awarded every four years by the Edinburgh Mathematical Society to an outstanding young mathematician having a specified connection with Scotland. It is named after Sir Edmund Whittaker.

History[edit]

After the death of Sir Edmund Whittaker in 1956, his son John Whittaker most generously gave on behalf of the Whittaker Family the sum of £500 to the Edinburgh Mathematical Society to establish a prize for mathematical work in memory of his father.

Winners[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Whittaker Prize". Edinburgh Mathematical Society. Retrieved 30 November 2014.