
Seminar 
PDE Seminar: Paul Bryan  Finite time blow up for harmonic map heat flow 
Daniel Hauer  16 Feb 
Geometry and Topology Seminar: Worden (Temple University)  Veering triangulations: theory and experiment 
Boris Lishak  15 Feb 
Algebra Seminar: Doty  Integral SchurWeyl duality for partition algebras 
Kevin Coulembier  13 Feb 
Algebra Seminar: Graham  Some Reflections on Root Systems 
Kevin Coulembier  13 Feb 
Statistics Seminar: Jorgensen  Using routinely collected data in aged care research: a grey area 
Garth Tarr  13 Feb 
Statistics Seminar: Swartz  A buffet of problems in sports analytics 
Garth Tarr  11 Feb 
Applied Maths Seminar: Huppert  How to frack into and out of trouble 
Eduardo Altmann  7 Feb 
Joint Colloquium: Vinet  $osp(1,2)$, the BannaiIto Algebra and Generalizations 
Leo Tzou  2 Feb 
Algebra Seminar: Bufetov  On the VershikKerov Conjecture Concerning Typical Dimensions of Representations of Finite Symmetric Groups 
Kevin Coulembier  1 Feb 
Statistics Seminar: VictoriaFeser  A prediction divergence criterion for model selection and classification in high dimensional settings 
Garth Tarr  31 Jan 
Seminar: Ay  Introduction to Information Geometry 
Eduardo Altmann  24 Jan 
Joint Colloquium: Tracy  Beyond the BellShaped Curve: A New Universal Law 
Leo Tzou  11 Jan 
Geometry & Topology Seminar: Jonathan Zhu (Harvard)  Entropy and selfshrinkers of the mean curvature flow 
Haotian Wu  1 Dec 
Joint Colloquium: Makowsky  Integer Sequences Arising from Graph Polynomials: An Application of a Theorem by C. Blatter and E. Specker 
Leo Tzou  16 Nov 
Geometry & Topology Seminar: Ofer Shwartz (Weizmann Institute of Science)  Thermodynamic Formalism for Countable Markov Shifts 
Haotian Wu  1 Nov 
Geometry & Topology Seminar: Changwei Xiong (ANU)  Homotopy type of manifolds with partially positive curvature 
Haotian Wu  6 Oct 
Geometry & Topology Seminar: Qirui Li (ANU)  Minkowski type problems in convex geometry 
Haotian Wu  6 Oct 
Joint Colloquium: Kim  Modelling evolution of postmenopausal human longevity: The Grandmother Hypothesis 
Leo Tzou  3 Oct 
Geometry & Topology Seminar: Daniel Mathews (Monash)  Plane graphs, special alternating links, and contact geometry 
Haotian Wu  3 Oct 
Joint Colloquium: Williamson  Challenges in the representation theory of finite groups 
Leo Tzou  25 Sep 
Joint Colloquium: Ghoussoub  On the structure of optimal martingale transport plans in general dimensions 
Leo Tzou  22 Sep 
Geometry & Topology Seminar: Yong Wei (ANU)  Laplacian flow for closed G_2 structures 
Haotian Wu  1 Sep 
Joint Colloquium: Nikshych  The Witt group of braided fusion categories 
Leo Tzou  12 May 
Joint Colloquium: Shige Peng  Databased Quantitative Analysis under Nonlinear Expectations 
Leo Tzou  2 Apr 
Joint Colloquium: Wilkinson  Robust mechanisms for chaos 
Leo Tzou  27 Mar 
Joint Colloquium: Masoud Kamgarpour  Symmetries in mathematics: a personal perspective 
Alexander Fish  Mar 14 
Joint Colloquium: Prof. Xiao Zhang  Some Geometrical Problems in General Relativity 
Alexander Fish  Mar 14 
Joint Colloquium: Bursztyn  Lie theory and geometry of groupoids 
Alexander Fish  Jan 14 
Joint Colloquium: Henrik Kragh Sørensen  Abel’s exception, history of infinity and cognitive accounts of mathematics: One chance fumbled and another one missed 
Alexander Fish  Jan 14 
AGR Seminar: Prof. George Willis  Amenability, measure and randomness in groups 
Alexander Fish  Nov 13 
Joint Colloquium: Coquereaux  From the representation theory of compact Lie groups and their finite subgroups to modular fusion categories associated with affine Lie algebra at some level (or quantum groups at roots of unity) and their modulecategories 
Alexander Fish  Oct 13 
Joint Colloquium: Dykema  Invariant suspaces and upper triangular forms for classes of infinite dimensional operators 
Alexander Fish  Oct 13 
Joint Colloquium: Xiaodong Cao  Ricci flow, Einstein manifolds and Ricci solitons 
Alexander Fish  Oct 13 
Joint Colloquium: Dyer  The counting constraint satisfaction problem 
Alexander Fish  May 13 
Joint Colloquium: Sukhendu Mehrotra  Noncommutative K3 surfaces 
Alexander Fish  May 13 
Joint Colloquium: Anthony Licata  Positivity and integrality from higher representation theory 
Alexander Fish  Apr 13 
Joint Colloquium: Palsson  kpoint configurations and multilinear generalised Radon transforms 
Alexander Fish  Apr 13 
MATH2917 Presentations  Geometry and Topology of Surfaces 
Stephan Tillmann  Sep 12 

Meeting 
First Meeting of Postgraduate Society 
Alex Casella  22 Jan 

Deadline 
Postdoctoral position at UT Dallas 
Stephanie Swanson  19 Feb 
PhD position Loughborough University 
Stephanie Swanson  19 Feb 

Announce 
ARC DP and DECRA outcomes for 2018 
Jacqui Ramagge  10 Nov 
Congratulations to Geordie Williamson! 
Jacqui Ramagge  16 Jun 
Mathematika licences  available software 
Andrew Mathas  13 Jun 
Congratulations to Stephan Tillmann! 
Jacqui Ramagge  5 Jun 
Future Fellowship: congratulations to Zhou Zhang 
Andrew Mathas  Dec 15 
Geordie Williamson to Receive 2016 AMS Chevalley Prize 
Andrew Mathas  Nov 15 
Congratulations to Jean Yang!! 
Andrew Mathas  Nov 15 
Announcing: Choose Maths Travel Grants for Women 
Andrew Mathas  Nov 15 
ARC Grant Success 
Andrew Mathas  Oct 15 
Australian Museum Eureka Prizes  Jean and Mary finalists 
Andrew Mathas  Jul 15 
Physicists show bias against female job applicants 
Andrew Mathas  Oct 13 
Congratulations to Anthony Henderson 
Gus Lehrer  Dec 10 
SUPRA  Guide to writing a thesis 
Andrew Mathas  Jun 08 
Joost van Hamel: 4 August 196912 January 2008 
Andrew Mathas  Jan 08 

Info 
Unikey/WASM login and /loc/ objects 
Paul Szabo  Jul 07 
Laptops, wired and wireless connections 
Paul Szabo  Oct 05 
Evacuation Procedure 
Leon Poladian  Sep 12 
Stroke recognition  early & life saving 
Janet Thomas  Nov 05 

ITMatters 
Mac users: VNC writeup available 
Paul Szabo  22 May 
Transparent proxy (no proxy settings needed) 
Paul Szabo  Nov 13 
Ricoh printers: hold print, locked print features 
Paul Szabo  Sep 11 

Other 
Australia’s Future: STEM 
Leon Poladian  Mar 14 
Dean on wages 
Paul Szabo  Sep 13 
Garton on pay rates 
Paul Szabo  Aug 13 
VC on financial position 
Paul Szabo  Jul 13 
VC to allstaff: casuals are untrained 
Paul Szabo  Aug 13 
When your phone stops working, change your internet banking password 
Paul Szabo  Jul 13 
Do not fall victim to scam/fake tech support calls 
Paul Szabo  Aug 12 
