Symposium 2014

Symposium 2014

This years Trinity Mathematical Society Symposium is running from 10:00 to 17:45 on Sunday 23rd February. We have talks by fellows and PhD students, ranging across all areas of mathematical research. The event is free and open to all; no particular specialist knowledge is assumed. There is no need to stay for the whole day – just drop in on talks you find interesting.

The program is:

10:00 – 10:45      Prof. Peter Haynes: Some Mathematical Problems in Climate Science
10:45 – 11:15      Bhargav Narayanan: Bootstrap Percolation and Algebra
11:15 – 11:45      Abhishek Dutta: Stability of Predictive Control without Terminal Conditions
11:45 – 12:15      Rahul Jha: God is a Quantum Field Theorist


12:15 – 13:15      -LUNCH-
13:15 – 14:00     Dr. Julia Goedecke : Doing a PhD: Academic Career Move or Just Putting off the Real World?
14:00 – 14:30     Jo French: Counting your way to Quantum Groups
14:30 – 15:00     James Lloyd: How to Build an Automatic Statistician
15:00 – 15:30     Will Sonnex: Dependent Type Theory


15:30 – 16:00     -BREAK-
16:00 – 16:30     Michael Grayling: Phase II Clinical Trial Designs: Then and Now
16:30 – 17:00     Gunnar Peng: Viscous Peeling of an Elastic Sheet
17:00 – 17:45     Prof. Andrew Wiles: Ideals

20:00 –                Annual Dinner

(Made possible by the kind support of the Heilbronn Fund)

For more details, see http://talks.cam.ac.uk/talk/index/50863

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