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Workshop on recent trends in nonlinear PDEs
To be held at the University of Sydney on 1st and 2nd November 2018.
See the workshop web page for more information.
Simon Marais Competition
The University of Sydney will be taking part in the second Simon Marais Mathematics Competition on Saturday 13 October 2018. This is a mathematical problem-solving competition for undergraduate students in Australia and neighbouring countries, in which contestants enter either as individuals or as pairs. Generous prizes are on offer. To register your interest in entering, please contact local coordinator Dr Milena Radnović [email: email@example.com] before Friday 7 September.
International Visitor Program
Spend some time doing research in our new mathematical research institute, with funding from us, and with the possibility to also visit other Australian universities!
Applications have closed for visits in the period from May to December 2019. The next application round, for visits in the period from November 2019 to July 2020, is expected to open before the end of 2018.
Geordie Williamson, plenary speaker at the International Congress
Professor Geordie Williamson has become the first Australia based mathematician to be a plenary speaker at the International Congress of Mathematicans. Organized by the International Mathematical Union, and held every four years, the ICM is the premier event on the calendar of mathematicians world-wide.
The ICM website has a page describing Professor Williamson's talk: Williamson: 'Semi-simplicity is like the air we breathe'. The slides from his lecture, Representation Theory and Geometry, are also available.
International Mathematical Union honours Nalini Joshi
Professor Nalini Joshi has been elected Vice-President of the International Mathematical Union, from the start of 2019. She becomes the first Australian to hold this position.