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Vale Leon Poladian (1964-2018)

We are deeply saddened by the untimely passing of our colleague A/Prof Leon Poladian, whose many contributions to the University of Sydney, and to the mathematical sciences in Australia, will be long remembered.

Professor Norman Dancer awarded Juliusz Schauder Medal

The Scientific Council of the Juliusz P. Schauder Center for Nonlinear Studies at the Nicolaus Copernicus University in Toruń, Poland, has awarded the Schauder medal for 2017 to Prof Norman Dancer. The medal is awarded every two years for scientific achievements and contributions to nonlinear analysis and its applications.

Students honoured for outstanding talks

At the Annual Meeting of the Australian Mathematics Society for 2017, Adrianne Jenner was one of the two joint winners of the BH Neumann prize for the most outstanding talk by a student, and Becky Armstrong received an honourable mention.

Geordie Williamson to be plenary speaker at ICM 2018

Professor Geordie Williamson will be one of the plenary speakers at the International Congress of Mathematicians in Rio de Janeiro in 2018. Held every four years, the International Congress is the world's most prestigious mathematical event, and Professor Williamson is the first Australia-based mathematician to be selected as a plenary speaker.

For the full list of plenary speakers at ICM2018, see the ICM2018 web site.

Visitor Funding Program

Spend some time doing research in the School, with special funding from us!

Applications have closed for visits starting between 1 August 2018 and 31 July 2019. Information about the next round will be released later in 2018.

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.