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Australian Research Council funding for members of the School

The ARC has announced funding commencing in 2024 for eight Discovery Projects with the following members of the School of Mathematics and Statistics as chief investigators: Associate Professor Eduardo Altmann, Associate Professor Alexander Fish, Professor Ben Goldys, Dr Christopher Lustri, Professor Andrew Mathas, Professor Alexander Molev, Associate Professor Pengyi Yang and Professor Dingxuan Zhou. For more details see the Funding Announcements page on the Australian Research Council website, or our Research Grants page.

A Discovery Early Career Researcher award (commencing 2024) for Dr Lindon Roberts and a Future Fellowship (commencing 2023) for Dr Daniel Tubbenhauer were announced previously. See the DECRA announcements and the Future Fellowships Announcements on the ARC site, or our Research Grants page.

Geordie Williamson and Simon Riche win 2023 Frontiers of Science Award

Geordie Williamson and Simon Riche (Laboratoire de Mathématiques Blaise Pascal) are awarded a "Frontiers of Science Award" at the International Congress of Basic Science in Beijing, China. More...

Geordie Williamson awarded an Australian Laureate Fellowship 2023

The Australian Research Council has announced that Professor Geordie Williamson is one of seventeen new Australian Laureate Fellows. See the ARC website for a summary of his Fellowship Project "Unlocking the secrets of modular representations", as well as the ARC's media release.

"Computational Algebra and Magma" conference

Will be held on 27-29 November at the Sibyl Centre, Women's College in the University of Sydney. The conference will be followed by a workshop on computational number theory. See the conference webpage for more details.

The Eleventh Annual Integrable Systems Workshop

The 11th Workshop on Integrable Systems will be held in the School of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Sydney, on 30th November and 1st December 2023.


The 2023 iteration of the annual Workshop on Optimisation, Metric Bounds, Approximation and Transversality (WOMBAT) will be run in conjunction with the second biennial Workshop on the Intersections of Computation and Optimisation (WICO 2023), at the University of Sydney Business School (Abercrombie Building (H70), corner of Abercrombie Street and Codrington Streets) from 11 to 15 December 2023. For further information, including how to register, see the WOMBAT/WICO 2023 web page.

Simons Foundation deal makes Magma widely available in U.S.

An agreement between the Simons Foundation and the Magma Group makes the Magma computational algebra system widely available in the US. See the School's news page for more information.