Past events

Find information about past ANU MSI events.

19
Apr
2016

Quantum mechanics without all the physics »

Associate Professor Scott Morrison (MSI, ANU)
3pm 19 April 2016

I'll try to explain to you what quantum mechanics is about, without any regard to the real world. You'll need to know how to multiply matrices (and be willing to hold onto your hat).

08
Apr
2016

Modular tensor categories 2 »

3pm 8 April 2016

We'll continuing discussing what modular tensor categories are and how they are related to other notions in category theory and condensed matter physics.

01
Apr
2016

Modular tensor categories »

3pm 1 April 2016

I'll begin describing what modular tensor categories are, and how they are related to other notions in category theory and condensed matter physics.

30
Mar
2016

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer Seminars - Dr Sanchayan Sen »

Dr Sanchayan Sen
11am 30 March 2016

The aim of this talk is to give an overview of two interconnected themes that have arisen in my work.

24
Mar
2016

Why should a general Diophantine equation have only finitely many solutions? »

Dr Ariyan Javanpeykar (Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz, Germany)
4pm 24 March 2016

In this talk I will explain why a general polynomial in several variables with integer coefficients should have only finitely many integer zeroes.

23
Mar
2016

Maximal connected subgroups of the Cremona group »

Dr Ronan Terpereau (Max Planck Institute for Mathematics)
4pm 23 March 2016

This talk is about a work in progress with Jérémy Blanc and Andrea Fanelli.

22
Mar
2016

Logarithmic compactification of the Abel map »

Professor Jonathan Wise (University of Colorado, Boulder)
4pm 22 March 2016

The Abel map takes a smooth algebraic curve with marked points and associates to it a point of the Jacobian of that curve.

18
Mar
2016

The exceptional knot polynomial »

Noah Snyder (Indiana)
3pm 18 March 2016

We will run from 3pm to 4:30pm, when we will break for the wine & cheese event in the common room.

17
Mar
2016

Learning to deal with uncertainty in Flood and Tsunami Modelling »

Dr Stephen Roberts (ANU)
6pm 17 March 2016

Dr Stephen Roberts will be presenting a special lecture for MSI's Alumni, friends and colleagues.

17
Mar
2016

ANU Mathematics Society LaTeX Workshop II: Introduction to LaTeX »

Maxim Jeffs (MSI/ANU)
4pm 17 March 2016

Bring a laptop (optional) and learn how to install and use the most sophisticated and powerful software for typesetting mathematical documents (not Microsoft Word!).

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