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News and Events

Australian Mathematical Society medal awarded to Geordie Williamson

Professor Geordie Williamson has been awarded the Australian Mathematical Society medal for 2018.

See the AMSI media release for information about this years awards, and the list of former winners on the Australian Mathematical Society website.

Workshop on Mathematical Billiards

To be held at the University of Sydney on 24–27 June 2019.

There is a web page with further information.

Triangulated Categories in Geometry and Representation Theory

A workshop to be held at the University of Sydney on 24–29 June 2019.

There is a web page with further information.

Flags, Galleries and Reflection Groups

A workshop to be held at the University of Sydney on 5–9 August 2019.

See this web page for further information.

ARC success for members of the School

The following members of the School of Mathematics and Statistics have been awarded funding from the Australian Research Council for projects beginning in 2019:

Some further information is available on our research grants web page.

Launch of the University of Sydney Mathematical Research Institute

On Monday 12th November the University of Sydney's new Mathematical Research Institute was launched by the Vice-Chancellor and Principal, Dr Michael Spence, and the Institute's founding director, Professor Geordie Williamson.

There are several media reports of the launch available on the internet:
ABC news / Sydney Morning Herald / Australian Financial Review / Times Higher Education Supplement / the 7.30 report for 12/11/18 (on iView until 12/12/18) / The Australian / University of Sydney News / AMSI news.

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 Visitor Program

Simons Foundation deal makes Magma widely available in U.S.

The Simons Foundation and the Magma Group have concluded an agreement that will make the Magma computational algebra system much more widely available in the US. See the School's news page for more information.