Past events

Find information about past ANU MSI events.

04
Aug
2016

MSI Friends and Alumni: The Man Who Knew Infinity »

Speakers TBA
6pm 4 August 2016

The Mathematical Sciences Institute will be sponsoring an ANU Film group screening of the recent film “The Man Who Knew Infinity.

03
Aug
2016

A Tour of T-duality »

Mr. Mark Bugden (MSI, ANU)
2.30pm 3 August 2016

String theory is a theoretical framework in physics which replaces point particles with vibrating strings.

01
Aug
2016

ANU Mathematics Society LaTeX Workshop III: More Typesetting with LaTeX »

Maxim Jeffs (MSI/ANU)
4pm 1 August 2016

Learn how to use $LaTeX$ with large equations, bibliographies, macros, tables, figures, commutative diagrams, cross-referencing, Emacs, theorems and definitions, ...

27
Jul
2016

Can groups help us with Diophantine questions? »

Robert Culling (MSI/ANU)
2.30pm 27 July 2016

In this talk I give a few examples of how groups can be used to give us number theoretic information.

26
Jul
2016

K-theory of division algebras over local fields »

Lars Hesselholt
4pm 26 July 2016

This is a report on joint work with Michael Larsen and Ayelet Lindenstrauss.

22
Jul
2016

Khovanov homotopy types »

Dr Vigleik Angeltveit, Dr Tony Licata
3pm 22 July 2016

Khovanov homology conventionally associates to a link a chain complex, whose homology is an invariant of the link.

20
Jul
2016

Modular Properties of Affine Superalgebra osp(1|2) »

John Snadden (MSI/ANU)
2.30pm 20 July 2016

I will give an overview of how one can construct modular-invariant partition functions for the theory corresponding to semisimple Lie algebra $\mathfrak{sl}(2)$ at the so-called admissible levels.

11
Jul
2016

Quantum Gravity: Problems, Puzzles and Perspectives »

Professor Hermann Nicolai, Director for Max Planck Institute for Gravitational Physics (Albert Einstein Institute) Germany
11am 11 July 2016

The unification of quantum theory and Einstein's General Relativity into a consistent theory of quantum gravity, remains the greatest challenge of contemporary theoretical physics.

14
Jun
2016

Poisson stochastic integration and stochastic PDE »

Professor Jan van Neersen (TU Delft, The Netherlands)
1.30pm 14 June 2016

In this talk we present some examples of Poisson random measures and their use in the theory of SPDE.

25
May
2016

Bridgeland Stability IV »

Dr Jesse Burke (MSI, ANU)
1pm 25 May 2016

Continuation of previous week.

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