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.
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.
Congratulations to the successful applicants of the International Visitor Program – July 2019.
Why do guitars, flutes and voices sound different? How do we hear the different notes in a piece of music? Why does the sound of a whistle feel simpler than that of a violin? Most importantly, what does all of this have to do with the cover of Pink Floyd’s “The dark side of the ...
Dr Gwyn Bellamy is a Senior Lecturer at the University of Glasgow, and is among the first visitors through SMRI's International Visitor Program. Hailing from a small village on the Welsh coast, the school-aged Bellamy made the decision of where to study maths on a cattle showground, at a university careers fair in the village of Carmarthen.