Symposium with Martin Hairer: Colloquium Talk and Survey of Research Directions

These sessions were recordings as part of the SMRI-MATRIX Online Symposium with Martin Hairer (3–19 February 2021). Colloquium talk: ‘Taming Infinities’ Abstract: Some physical and mathematical theories have the unfortunate feature that if one takes them at face value, many quantities of interest appear to be infinite! What’s worse, this doesn’t just happen for some …

Nalini Joshi awarded the 2021 ANZIAM Medal

The Sydney Mathematical Research Institute would like to congratulate Professor Nalini Joshi, a member of our Scientific Advisory Committee, on being awarded the ANZIAM Medal for 2021. The Australian and New Zealand Industrial and Applied Mathematics Medal was established in 1995 and is awarded on the basis of research achievements, activities enhancing applied and/or industrial …

SMRI Algebra and Geometry Online, 26 February: Monica Nevins – Characters and types: The personality of a representation of a p-adic group

SMRI Algebra and Geometry Online Seminar Characters and types: The personality of a representation of a p-adic group, revealed by branching to its compact open subgroups Monica Nevins (University of Ottawa) Friday, 26 February 2021, 10:00–11:30 AEDT (Sydney) Other time zones: PST, Thurs 15:00; EST, Thurs 18:00; GMT London, Thurs 23:00; CET, Fri 00:00; CST …

Jared Field

An evolving career in mathematical biology: Interview with Jared Field Dr Jared Field, Mckenzie Fellow in Mathematics at the University of Melbourne, describes how mathematics and biology intersect in this SMRI research profile.    Jared uses mathematics to understand questions in evolution, such as human longevity, why we sleep, how animals deal with risk, …

Cheryl Praeger appointed a Companion of the Order of Australia

SMRI congratulates Professor Cheryl Praeger AC, a member of our Advisory Board, on her appointment as a Companion of the Order of Australia, the highest honour in the Australia Day awards. The University of Western Australia Emeritus Professor is the 2019 winner of the Prime Minister’s Prize for Science and the 2014 awardee of the …

Successful applicants for the Domestic Visitor Program – November 2020

Visit information up to date as of 10 December 2020. For current information, see the visitor list. Masoud Kamgarpour (University of Queensland) Research interests: Representation theory, algebraic geometry, number theory, geometric Langlands Dates: 1 – 27 March 2021 Jared M. Field (University of Melbourne) Research interests: Life-history theory, evolutionary game theory, mathematical ecology, Bayesian decision …

Nalini Joshi awarded the 2020 George Szekeres Medal

The Sydney Mathematical Research Institute would like to congratulate Professor Nalini Joshi, a member of our Scientific Advisory Committee, on being jointly awarded the George Szekeres Medal for 2020. The George Szekeres Medal was established in 2001 to recognise outstanding contributions to the mathematical sciences, and is awarded in even numbered years.

February 2021 Symposium with Martin Hairer

Online Symposium with Professor Martin Hairer In February 2021, join us for an online symposium as we explore the mathematics of Fields Medallist and Breakthrough Prize winner Martin Hairer, Professor of Mathematics at Imperial College London. The symposium will feature talks by Professor Hairer on his work in stochastic analysis and lecture discussions including an …