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Seminars and Conferences

Regular seminar series

The Joint Colloquium is organized jointly by the USyd and UNSW Schools of Mathematics and Statistics, and the venue alternates between the two institutions. The organizers are Liangyi Zhao at UNSW and Leo Tzou at USyd.

The School Calendar lists upcoming seminars and colloquia. Most seminars are held in the Carslaw building where the School is located.

Upcoming conferences

(None at present)

Past conferences

Past public lectures

  • The mathematics of déjà vu, presented by Prof Amie Wilkinson (University of Chicago), Thursday 27 April 2017.

  • How to solve equations in rational numbers, presented by Professor Frank Calegari, Tuesday 24 May 2011, 5:30pm in the Old Geology Lecture Theatre, University of Sydney.
  • Structure and Randomness in the Prime Numbers presented by Fields Medallist Professor Terence Tao, 7 February 2008, 5:30–6:30pm, in the General Lecture Theatre.
  • A.A. Markov, Markov Chains, and Google presented by Emeritus Professor Eugene Seneta, Thursday 24 August 2006, 6pm in the Eastern Avenue Lecture Theatre, University of Sydney.
  • Ramanujan's Life and Notebooks by Professor Bruce Berndt, Australian Mathematical Society Mahler Lecturer for 2005, 27th October 2005.
  • From Babylon to Silicon Valley an illustrated history of mathematics, by Professor Bill Casselman, 27th July 2005.
  • BIG BANG – the history of the universe in 60 minutes by Simon Singh, 24th May 2005.
  • 4000 Years of Mathematics in Images Professor Bill Casselman, 3 August 2004.