Latest SMRI Quarterly Newsletter published

The latest issue of the SMRI Quarterly Newsletter has been mailed and can be viewed online. To be added to the newsletter mailing list, please email SMRI Admin. August 2021 Newsletter Please note that the Zoom meeting link to Lauren Williams’ seminar has been updated. Previous issues: April 2021 Newsletter January 2021 Newsletter October 2020 …

Jessica Purcell

Triangulations, geometry and knots: Interview with Jessica Purcell Professor Jessica Purcell works on the interplay of hyperbolic geometry and 3-dimensional manifolds. In this SMRI interview, she describes the open questions she’s investigating and how her interest in mathematical knots began.    Jessica Purcell is a Professor in the School of Mathematical Sciences and Associate …

Professor Helen Byrne awarded 2021 Australian Laureate Fellowship

The Sydney Mathematical Research Institute would like to congratulate Professor Helen Byrne, a member of our Scientific Advisory Committee, on being awarded a 2021 Australian Laureate Fellowship through the ARC Laureate Fellowship Scheme. Professor Byrne was awarded her Fellowship to unlock the potential of mathematical biology creating a blueprint for future research in advanced mathematics. …

SMRI Director Geordie Williamson joins editorial board of Inventiones mathematicae

SMRI congratulates Director Professor Geordie Williamson on joining the editorial board of Inventiones Mathematicae. Professor Williamson is the first mathematician working in Australia to be an editor of Inventiones, one of the highest ranking mathematical journals listed across numerous ranking systems, including InCites Journal Citation Reports and AustMS journal rankings for pure mathematics and the …

SMRI Seminar List

View and register for upcoming seminars, including SMRI Algebra & Geometry Online and Applied Maths seminars. View past seminar recordings.

2021 Computational & Algorithmic Topology Sydney Workshop

CATS 2021 19 – 23 July 2021 (online) & November/December 2021 (live talks, TBA) Location: The University of Sydney The CATS 2021 workshop at The University of Sydney will bring together experts and emerging researchers from Australia, the USA and Europe to report on recent results and explore future directions in computational and algorithmic topology …

International Women in Mathematics Day at the University of Sydney

Celebrating women mathematicians at SMRI The University of Sydney’s School of Mathematics & Statistics hosted an in-person and online event to celebrate Women in Mathematics Day on 12 May, sponsored by SMRI and the University of Sydney. The event began with a video screening of ‘Secrets of the Surface’, featuring Fields Medallist Maryam Mirzakhani. This …