Past events

Find information about past ANU MSI events.

02
Nov
2016

MSI Spring Excursion »

1.30pm 2 November 2016

The MSI Social Committee are organising a guided tour of the Australian National Botanic Gardens.

31
Oct
2016

Introductory talk on contact geometry »

Dr Daniel Matthews (Monash University)
3pm 31 October 2016

This is an introductory talk on contact geometry and hyperbolic geometry.

31
Oct
2016

Introductory talk on finite type invariants »

Dr Zsuzsanna Dancso (MSI, ANU)
1.30pm 31 October 2016

This is an introductory talk on finite type invariants of knots and manifolds.

31
Oct
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04
Nov
2016

Low-Dimensional Topology & Quantum Algebra »

12pm 31 October 2016

The MSI Workshop on Low-Dimensional Topology & Quantum Algebra will be held October 31-November 4 (Monday-Friday) at the Australian National University.

31
Oct
2016

Introductory talk on link homologies »

Dr Hoel Queffelec (Université de Montpellier)
11am 31 October 2016

This will be an introductory talk on link homology theories, and their connections to topology and representation theory.

31
Oct
2016

Introductory talk on 3-manifold topology »

Dr Stephan Tillman (The University of Sydney)
9.30am 31 October 2016

This is an introductory talk on 3-manifold topology, with a focus on constructive methods.

27
Oct
2016

Batalin-Vilkovisky cohomology and supergravity »

Ezra Getzler (Northwestern)
4pm 27 October 2016

In this talk, we introduce the BV formalism, and then construct cohomology classes in negative degrees in a toy model with supergravity.

25
Oct
2016

Deformations of strictly unital A-infinity algebras »

Jesse Burke (MSI/ANU)
3.30pm 25 October 2016

I'll start by giving a gentle introduction to $A$-infinity algebras and their Hochschild cochains.

21
Oct
2016

Operator algebras ... in tensor categories? »

Corey Jones (ANU)
3pm 21 October 2016

Corey will give an overview of why operator algebras are interesting, aimed at an algebraically-minded audience.

19
Oct
2016

Schreier-Sims algorithm »

Robin Candy
2.30pm 19 October 2016

How do we test for membership in a permutation group?

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