Iva Halacheva

Spotlight on topology and algebraic geometry: Iva Halacheva and Marcy Robertson

SMRI visitors Iva Halacheva (Northeastern University) and Marcy Robertson (University of Melbourne) have published a paper that sets out a topological characterisation of the Kashiwara–Vergne groups, along with their SMRI host Zsuzsanna Dancso.

Awards for SMRI and University of Sydney Maths affiliates

In recognition of awards and prizes to staff and associates of the Sydney Mathematical Research Institute.

Holger Dullin

“The mathematics of twisting somersaults” lecture recording & photo gallery

In this public lecture, University of Sydney mathematician Professor Holger Dullin explored the mathematical phenomena of twisting somersaults, part of the National Science Week activities.

2012 Abel Prize winner Endre Szemerédi

Laureate interview with Endre Szemerédi

In September 2022, SMRI's communications coordinator Larissa Fedunik had the privilege of interviewing 2012 Abel Prize winner Endre Szemerédi at the 9th Heidelberg Laureate Forum. Watch the interview with the renowned combinatorialist.

Numbers are not so simple

School talks by UC Berkeley mathematician Quan Lam: 26 August 2023

Mathematician Quan Lam from the Berkeley Math Circle hosted two talks at the University of Sydney on Saturday 26 August, for primary and high school students and teachers.

USyd quadrangle

Lecturer in Mathematics: July 2023 job advertisement

Applications are now closed for a three-year fixed term Lecturer position in the School of Maths & Stats for researchers in algebra, geometry & representation theory.

Professor Geordie Williamson

SMRI Director Geordie Williamson awarded Australian Laureate Fellowship

Geordie Williamson has been awarded an Australian Laureate Fellowship to unlock the secrets of modular representations. The project aims to increase our understanding of the fundamental symmetries of discrete structures, such as those present in computer science and cryptography.

Kostiantyn Ralchenko and family with Stephan Tillmann and James Lawson

Farewell afternoon tea for visitor Kostiantyn Ralchenko

On 8 June, SMRI hosted an afternoon tea to farewell Ukrainian mathematician Kostiantyn Ralchenko. Kostiantyn and his family came to Australia through the support of SMRI's Ukrainian Visitor Program for displaced mathematical scientists.

National Science Week: twisting somersaults public lecture & maths workshops

The August events will include a public talk by University of Sydney mathematician Professor Holger Dullin, who'll explore the mathematical phenomena of twisting somersaults. Plus, Geordie Williamson onstage in "Doctor Karl and Friends: Innovation & Beyond".

Tiger Bruhat

Maths and machine learning

SMRI Director Geordie Williamson and a team of mathematicians from Oxford University have collaborated with AI lab DeepMind, using machine learning to help prove or suggest new mathematical theorems.
Articles and podcasts discussing the Nature paper “AI-guided intuition” can be found here, along with the SMRI course "Machine Learning for the Working Mathematician".

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Successful applicants: International Visitor Program 2023 Round 1

SMRI congratulates 20 researchers in the mathematical sciences who were successful in the International Visitor Program 2023 Round 1.

2023 Women in Mathematics Day

Women in Mathematics Day 2023 “Olga Ladyzhenskaya” film screening

To celebrate Women in Mathematics Day on 12 May 2023, SMRI hosted a screening of the short documentary “Olga Ladyzhenskaya” (2022) by acclaimed filmmaker Ekaterina Eremenko.