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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:
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.
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.
International Visitor Program
Please see the University of Sydney Mathematical Research Institute web site.