SMRI Algebra and Geometry Online Seminar, 03 June: David Ben-Zvi – Boundary conditions and hamiltonian actions in geometric Langlands

SMRI Algebra and Geometry Online Seminar Boundary conditions and hamiltonian actions in geometric Langlands David Ben-Zvi (University of Texas at Austin) Wednesday, 03 June, 11:00–12:30 AEST (Sydney) Other time zones: Vancouver, Tue 18:00; Toronto, Tue 21:00; London, Wed 02:00; Berlin, Wed 03:00; Mumbai, Wed 06:30; Beijing, Wed 09:00 I will discuss some of the structures …

A message from the Executive Director

We have just passed one year since the Sydney Mathematical Research Institute opened its doors. Thanks to the hard work of our staff, and the strength of mathematical research at the University of Sydney and across Australia, we have been privileged to host a total of 80 visiting researchers in our first year. Like similar …

Successful applicants for the International Visitor Program – January 2020

Visit information up to date as of 04 March 2020. For current information, see the visitor list. Sydney Mathematical Research Institute acknowledges the valuable contributions (financial and otherwise) to the International Visitor Program made by the School of Mathematics and Statistics at the University of Sydney and by the hosts and universities listed below. Nancy …

Nancy Reid

In the era of big data and machine learning, everybody is trying to extract the best quality information from their data. It’s a complicated task, but one statisticians have been working on for more than a century, long before anyone could even conceive of Facebook or Google. This is the field in which Professor Nancy …

Syarifah Nordin

Have you ever been driving down the highway and found yourself stuck behind a slow-moving car, blocking an otherwise fast-moving lane? When this happens to Dr Syarifah Nordin, Senior Lecturer at Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, her mind jumps to mathematics. Dr Nordin works in operations research, the mathematics of decision-making. It uses a combination of analysis, …

Colloquium, 30 January: In praise of small data

In praise of small data Nancy Reid (University of Toronto) Thursday 30 January, 16:00–17:00 Oriental Room S204, The Quadrangle, University of Sydney (Ground floor of the quadrangle, directly off ‘Lobby B’ accessed through the front ‘Left Entrance’) Statistical science has a 200-year history of advances in theory and application. Data science is a relatively newly …

Nalini Joshi wins a 2019 Premier’s Prize

The Sydney Mathematical Research Institute would like to congratulate Professor Nalini Joshi, a member of our Scientific Advisory Committee, on winning the 2019 NSW Premier’s Prize for Excellence in Mathematics, Earth Sciences, Chemistry or Physics.

Cheryl Praeger wins the 2019 PM’s Prize for Science

The Sydney Mathematical Research Institute would like to congratulate Professor Cheryl Praeger on winning the 2019 Prime Minister’s Prize for Science. Professor Praeger, a member of our advisory board, is the first mathematician, and only the second person in the mathematical sciences, to be awarded the prize.

Successful applicants for the International Visitor Program – July 2019

Visit information up to date as of 23 September 2019 Sydney Mathematical Research Institute acknowledges the valuable contributions (financial and otherwise) to the International Visitor Program made by the School of Mathematics and Statistics at the University of Sydney and by the hosts and universities listed below. Nancy Reid (University of Toronto) Research interests: Theoretical …