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News and Events

Sixth Annual Integrable Systems Workshop

This workshop will be held at the University of Sydney on 29–30 November 2018.

See Integrable Systems Group's web page for further information.

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 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.