Latest SMRI Quarterly Newsletter published

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SMRI welcomes new Executive Director Professor Stephan Tillmann for 2022

SMRI welcomes new Executive Director Professor Stephan “Tillus” Tillmann from the University of Sydney’s School of Mathematics and Statistics, who will take up the position in January 2022. Professor Tillmann will replace outgoing Executive Director Professor Anthony Henderson, who co-founded SMRI with Professor Geordie Williamson in 2018. In this Q&A with Professor Tillmann, he shares …

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 …

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 …

Call for Proposals: MATRIX-SMRI Research Symposium 2021

UPDATE: The deadline for MATRIX-SMRI Research Symposium proposals has been extended to 18 June. MATRIX (Creswick) and the Sydney Mathematical Research Institute invite proposals for a joint Research Symposium to be held in a hybrid format (in-person/on-line) in 2021. The joint MATRIX-SMRI Research Symposium will be centred around one distinguished international researcher who will Chair …