MatriX Online Seminar – August 2021 – Professor Ole Warnaar

Date/Time: Thursday 5 August; 10:00 AEST Presenter: Prof. Ole Warnaar, (The University of Queensland)   Biography: U Queensland Title: Plane partitions Abstract: Plane partitions are a two-dimensional generalisation of integer partitions. There are many beautiful formulae for the enumeration of plane partitions which reveal a close connection to the representation theory of classical groups and infinite... more

Symmetry in Newcastle, 9 August 2021

The state of New South Wales might be in lockdown, but that won’t stop our seminar:      Symmetry in Newcastle seminar!! The confirmed speakers for next Monday are (i) Sven Raum, Stockholm University, and (ii) James Parkinson, University of Sydney. Feel free to grab a beverage appropriate for your respective timezone and join us for... more

ANZAMP Seminar: 10 August 2021

We are excited to announce the next seminar in ANZAMP’s seminar series, by Shinsei Ryu titled Partial transpose for anyons, abstract below. Date: 10 August 2021 Time: 9:00 am The seminar will be presented via Zoom: https://unimelb.zoom.us/j/4992068976 Password: seminar Speaker: Shinsei Ryu Title: Partial transpose for anyons Abstract: A basic diagnostic of entanglement in mixed... more

National Science Week – Maths Documentaries

MATRIX invites you to join us during National Science Week 2021, for free screenings of the following documentaries that celebrate the wonders of the mathematical sciences.  visit: https://www.matrix-inst.org.au/events/docos/. 1.  Math Circles Around The World Documentary film by Ekaterina Eremenko 16 August 2021, 16.30 AEST (Melbourne) Every week, hundreds of children in different cities of the... more

National Science Week – MathsCraft workshop

MATRIX invites you to join us during National Science Week 2021, for a free online ACEMS  MathsCraft workshop, for school students in Years 5–10.  Visit: https://www.matrix-inst.org.au/events/mathscraft/. Registration required. (Click above image to go to the website.) This is preceded, the day before, by a documentary film screening: Math Circles Around The World Documentary film by Ekaterina Eremenko... more

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AIP Theoretical Physics Seminar: 26 August

ANU Mathematical Sciences Institute, ANU, Canberra

You are invited to a Zoom webinar; please register in advance. Date: 26 August 2021 Time: 1:00 pm The seminar will be presented via Zoom: https://anu.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_e2iTFLnfR_Wd0e0aUITZyQ Speaker: Carl Bender, Washington University in St. Louis Title: PT Symmetry Abstract:  By using complex-variable methods one can extend conventional Hermitian quantum theories into the complex domain. The result is... more

Abel Prize 2022 – Call for nominations

The Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters hereby calls for nominations of candidates for the Abel Prize 2022. The Abel Prize recognizes outstanding scientific work in the field of mathematics, including mathematical aspects of computer science, mathematical physics, probability, numerical analysis and scientific computing, statistics and applications of mathematics in the sciences. The Abel Prize... more

ACEMS Public Lecture – Hypocrisy ++ : On the clash between the philosophy & the science of probability

Speaker: Prof Krzysztof Burdzy, University of Washington Date: Wednesday, 15 September at 12 pm AEST Abstract: What does it really mean when we discuss the 'probability' of an event? There are two popular, but competing, philosophical theories which attempt to answer this question, usually referred to as the 'subjective' and the 'frequency' approaches. These theories... more

ACEMS Public Lecture

Date: Wednesday, 15 September at 12 pm AEST Speaker: Prof Krzysztof Burdzy, University of Washington, USA Title: Hypocrisy ++ : on the clash between the philosophy & the science of probability Abstract: What does it really mean when we discuss the 'probability' of an event? There are two popular, but competing, philosophical theories which attempt... more

Workshop: Data-driven Queueing Challenges

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Event: Data-driven Queueing Challenges     Dates: 21–23 September 2021 Location: on-line The increasing availability of empirical data in the operation of large computer networks and in the management of human service systems is creating new opportunities for study in queueing theory. To respond to this opportunity, ACEMS and NETWORKS are co-sponsoring an on-line ‘Data-driven queueing... more

Cheryl Praeger and Anne Penfold Street Awards — Call for applications

WIMSIG is calling for applications for AustMS ​Cheryl E. Praeger Travel and Anne Penfold Street Awards (second round 2021 closing 1 October) The AustMS WIMSIG Cheryl E. Praeger Travel Awards are designed to provide full or partial support for Australian women, trans and gender-diverse mathematicians to attend conferences or to visit collaborators.  The Awards are named after Professor Cheryl E.... more