Past events

Find information about past ANU MSI events.

26
Oct
2018

Extension theory for fusion categories »

Scott Morrison (ANU)
3pm 26 October 2018

An introduction to extension theory for fusion categories.

26
Oct
2018

2018 Maths Market Day  »

1pm 26 October 2018

This event will provide an opportunity for students to network with course convenors, meet prospective employers and learn about the potential for graduate employment or work experience within the mathematical sciences.

25
Oct
2018

Persistent cohomology and circular coordinates »

Associate Prof Vin De Silva, Pomona College
4pm 25 October 2018

In this talk, Associate Professor De Silva will talk about persistent cohomology to find circle-valued coordinate functions.

23
Oct
2018

Master of Mathematical Sciences Online Information Session »

Professor John Urbas (MSI)
6pm 23 October 2018

Join us for a live webinar to learn more about the Master of Mathematical Sciences (Advanced).

23
Oct
2018

Parabolic induction for compact p-adic groups »

Dr Uri Onn, ANU
3.30pm 23 October 2018

A useful approach for studying representations of reductive groups over finite or local fields is to use parabolic induction and restriction that allow one to relate representations of different groups.

18
Oct
2018

Joint MSI and Student Colloquium: 2018 Fields Medals I »

Dr Anand Deopurkar (MSI), Professor John Urbas (MSI)
4pm 18 October 2018

Anand Deopurkar and john Urbas will shed light on the mathematical work that merited the 2018 Fields Medals awarded to Caucher Birkar and Alessio Figalli.

11
Oct
2018

Why knot?  »

Dr Joan Licata, Senior Lecturer, Mathematical Sciences Institute, ANU College of Science
5.30pm 11 October 2018

In this special Alumni & Friends event, Dr Joan Licata will explain why you can multiply knots but not add them, and why knot theory may be the key to understanding the shape of the universe.

09
Oct
2018

Functoriality of the Khovanov homology »

Dr Anna Beliakova, University of Zurich
3.30pm 9 October 2018

In 1999 Khovanov assigned to a knot (or link) a complex whose homotopy type is a link invariant and whose Euler characteristic is the Jones polynomial. This construction is known as a categorification of the Jones polynomial.

08
Oct
2018

Bioluminescence tomography: models and reconstruction »

Professor Rongfang Gong, Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics, China and ANU
4pm 8 October 2018

In this talk, Prof Rongfang Gong will consider inverse source problems arising in bioluminescence tomography (BLT). 

27
Sep
2018

Patterns of obsession »

Richard Hassell, Founding Director WOHA Singapore
4pm 27 September 2018

In this talk, Richard Hassell will discuss tessellation art, the recurrent tropes of his practice, and the interconnectivity between nature, mathematics, art and architecture.

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