Past events

Find information about past ANU MSI events.

23
May
2019

Connecting art & algebra »

Dr Tim Brook, Artist and Visiting Fellow, ANU College of Arts & Social Sciences & Adjunct Lecturer, ANU College of Engineering and Computer Science
5.30pm 23 May 2019

In this special Alumni & Friends event, Dr Tim Brooks will discuss the connections between art & algebra in works of art.

22
May
2019

Informal learning seminar on Hodge theory »

Anand Deopurkar, MSI
10am 22 May 2019

Anand Deopurkar will discuss classical notions of Hodge structures and how they arise in complex algebraic geometry

22
May
2019

The discrete thin plate spline smoother »

Lishan Fang, ANU
10am 22 May 2019

Anand Deopurkar will discuss classical notions of Hodge structures and how they arise in complex algebraic geometry

20
May
2019

Honours Seminar »

James King, Yuxi Liu
3pm 20 May 2019

Fourth meeting of the Honours Seminar (25 minute talks)

17
May
2019

Disclinations in 3D Landau-de Gennes theory »

Yong Yu, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
11am 17 May 2019

In this talk I will introduce a new bifurcation theory to find multiple solutions of Landau-de Gennes equation.

16
May
2019

The McKay correspondence in higher dimensions »

Dr Gwyn Bellamy, University of Glasgow
4pm 16 May 2019

The McKay correspondence is a surprising, and beautiful, bijection (defined geometrically by du Val, and algebraically by McKay) between the isomorphism classes of Kleinian surfaces singularities and the simply laced Dynkin diagrams.

15
May
2019

Projective generators for equivariant D-modules »

Gwyn Bellamy (University of Glasgow)
3.30pm 15 May 2019

Projective generators for equivariant D-modules

15
May
2019

A scientist's adventure in pseudoscience: the strange case of the Bible Codes »

Emeritus Professor Brendan McKay, Research School of Computer Science, ANU
12pm 15 May 2019

In this event, Brendan McKay will reveal the inside story of the Codes and the people behind them, from their inception through to their refutation.

14
May
2019

Spaces of functions invariant under Fourier integral operators of order zero (part 2) »

Jan Rozendaal, ANU
2pm 14 May 2019

This talk follows up on the seminar by Andrew Hassell on May 8. However, at the start of my talk I will recall the contents of his seminar, so that the talk is accessible without prior knowledge of the subject.

13
May
2019

Day of women in mathematics panel »

11am 13 May 2019

On Monday the 13th of May, MSI and ANU Mathematics Society are hosting a panel discussion and networking event to celebrate the inaugural Day of Women in Mathematics. 

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