Past events

Find information about past ANU MSI events.

23
Mar
2017

MSI Friends and Alumni: Hidden Figures »

6pm 23 March 2017

The MSI will be sponsoring an ANU Film Group screening of the highly acclaimed, Oscar-nominated film “Hidden Figures.

22
Mar
2017

Morse homology »

Shuaige Qiao
2.30pm 22 March 2017

The PhD seminar is a weekly seminar held on Wednesday afternoons, at 2:30-3:30pm, for PhD students to talk about their thesis work or other projects.

21
Mar
2017

Operator algebras in rigid C*-tensor categories »

David Penneys (Ohio State)
3.30pm 21 March 2017

The notion of an algebra makes sense in any monoidal category C4.

21
Mar
2017

$L^p$ estimates for eigenfunctions on manifolds with boundary »

Melissa Tacy (ANU)
1.30pm 21 March 2017

In this talk I will discuss the whispering gallery modes from a semiclassical perspective and introduce a method for studying such eigenfunctions semiclassically on general manifolds.

20
Mar
2017

Solving Random Differential Equations with HPC and UQ techniques »

Tobias Neckel (Technical University of Munich)
4pm 20 March 2017

In the field of scientific computing, random effects become increasingly important to allow for an accurate modelling of realistic effects.

17
Mar
2017

G-crossed monoidal categories »

Julia Plavnik (Texas A&M)
3.30pm 17 March 2017

Julia will tell us about G-crossed monoidal categories, and gauging symmetries of modular tensor categories.

17
Mar
2017

Honours Seminar »

Joel Martin and Owen Cameron (MSI/ANU)
1pm 17 March 2017

Coming soon........

15
Mar
2017

K-theory, K- homology, and index theory for orientifolds. »

Simon Kitson
2.30pm 15 March 2017

I will discuss my recent work which is based on an extension of equivariant K-theory that allows implementation of the group action by both linear and anti-linear maps.

14
Mar
2017

On the classification of modular categories »

Julia Plavnik (Texas A&M)
3.30pm 14 March 2017

The idea of the talk is to give an overview about the current situation of the classification program for modular categories.

14
Mar
2017

MSRVP Lectures on "Integrability, Duality and Deformed Symmetry" (Lecture 3) »

Ctirad Klimcik (University of Marseille, Luminy)
2pm 14 March 2017

Three important concepts of classical and quantum physics - duality, integrability and (deformed) symmetry will be introduced and their interplay discussed.

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