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Seminars and events

This page lists seminars, study groups, and special events which involve members of the Pure Mathematics group.

Past meetings of seminars (since 2011) can be found on the relevant seminar pages.


Queen Mary seminars

A record of all Pure Mathematics seminars since 2002 is available here.

Joint seminars

A list of all seminars involving SMS members is available: use the link "Seminars" on the left to navigate to this page.

Past events

Professors R. A. Bailey and Peter J. Cameron gave an intensive course at the London Taught Course Centre on Wednesday 13 June and Thursday 14 June. Details of the course can be found here.

In October 2011, we hosted the inaugural Aitken lecturer, Geoff Whittle, from the Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand, whose visit was sponsored by the London and New Zealand Mathematical Societies. He spoke on "Well-quasi-ordering binary matroids" on 14 October, and on "Matroid representation over infinite fields" on 17 October. Slides of the two talks can be found here and here, and an account of the visit is available here.

Professor Leonard Soicher's inaugural lecture, entitled Combinatorial design theory is not just for Sudoku, took place at 6:30 pm on 26 November 2009, in the Skeel Lecture Theatre, People's Palace. Further details are available here.

On 9 November 2009, we held a symposium to mark the retirement and celebrate the career of Ian Chiswell. Details are here.