SMS scnews item created by Emma Carberry at Mon 12 Sep 2011 0831
Type: Meeting
Modified: Thu 15 Sep 2011 0831; Thu 15 Sep 2011 1215
Distribution: World
Expiry: 19 Sep 2011
Calendar1: 19 Sep 2011 1100-1705
CalLoc1: Various
CalTitle1: PM4 Honours Talks
Auth: carberry@ (carberry) in SMS-WASM

PM4 Honours Talks (updated schedule)

This year's pure mathematics honours talks will be held on Monday the 19th and Tuesday, 20 September. This is the inaugural year of the Rolf Adams prize for the best talk and everyone is encouraged to come and hear about the interesting projects our students have been working on. Below is the talk schedule, with a link to the abstracts.


Monday September 19


11:00-11:25 Carslaw 829: Graham White - Coxeter Groups, Davis complexes and lattices

11:30-11:55 Carslaw 829: Gary Bosjnak - Quantum group solutions to the Yang-Baxter equation

13:50-14:15 Carslaw 830: Sean Gomes - Harmonic Analysis on the hyperbolic plane

14:20-14:45 Carslaw 830: Jon Xu - Generalised n-gons and the Feit-Higman theorem

14:50-15:15 Carslaw 830: Ali Mohammadi Nikouypasokhi Progression-free subsets of the integers

15:20-16:00 Common Room: Tea break

16:05-16:30 Carslaw 829: Noah White - The symmetric groups and the combinatorics of partitions and abacuses

16:35-17:00 Carslaw 829: Ross Ogilvie - Introdiction to Futaki invariant

17:05-17:30 Carslaw 829: Bryce Kerr - The prime number theorem


Tuesday September 20


14:05-14:30 Carslaw 830: Audra McMillan - Random walks on finite groups

14:35-15:00 Carslaw 830: John Nakhoul - Consequences of the Calabi-Yau theorem

15:05-15:30 Carslaw 830: Michael Canagasabey Irreducible bosonic and fermionic representations of classical affine Lie algebras

15:35-16:00 Carslaw 830: Daniel Barter Defining the natural numbers using category theory

16:05 Common room: Afternoon tea


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