The general purpose of the School Colloquia is to provide accessible and engaging introductions to a broad range of topics of current research interest in any branch of Mathematics or its applications.
All talks this ( Autumn 2016) semester take place on Mondays at 17:00-18:00 in the Mathematics Lecture Theatre and are followed by a reception at 18:00 in the School of Mathematical Sciences Foyer.
3rd October 2016 Prof. Frank den Hollander (Leiden) Breaking of ensemble equivalence for complex networks
31st October 2016 Prof. Andrew Thomason (Cambridge) Containers in combinatorics
5th December 2016 Prof. Jens Marklof (Bristol) Kinetic transport, renormalization and measure rigidity
January 25, 2016 Prof. Alexander Gamburd (CUNY, New York) Markoff Triples and Strong Approximation
February 15, 2016 Prof. Martin Hairer FRS (Warwick) Taming infinities
March 14, 2016 Prof. Keith Ball FRS (Warwick) Where is a convex set?
October 5, 2015 Prof. Misha Sodin (Tel Aviv) Topology of zero sets of smooth random functions
October 19, 2015 Prof. Ivan Smith (Cambridge) Flat surfaces and symplectic topology
March 2, 2015 Prof. Mark Pollicott (Warwick) Counting circles in the Apollonian Circle Packing
November 17, 2014 Prof. Toby Gee (Imperial) The modularity of elliptic curves 20 years on