Department of Mathematics & Statistics Colloquia 2014/15

Time and Location: All colloquia take place at 4pm in MS2, Top Floor, Logic House, South Campus, Maynooth University, unless otherwise indicated.

Colloquium Organiser for the academic year 2014/15: Dr. Fiacre Ó Cairbre


Date Speaker Institution Title
24/09/14 Professor Neil O'Connell University of Warwick From longest increasing subsequences to Whittaker functions and random polymers
01/10/14 Professor Nial Friel UCD Noisy Monte Carlo
08/10/14 Dr. Micheál Brennan TCD Mathematics and Early Art
15/10/14 Dr. John Burns NUI Galway Graded Lie Algebras and Homogeneous Einstein Metrics
22/10/14 Dr. Brien Nolan DCU Mathematical Knowledge for Teaching for Pre-Service Teachers
05/11/14 Professor George Huxley Maynooth University On the classification of Curves in Greek Geometry
12/11/14 Professor Peter Lynch UCD Balanced Flow on the Spinning Globe
19/11/14 Professor Gwyneth Stallard Open University The structure of the escaping set in complex dynamics
Professor Todor Gramchev University of Cagliari Diophantine approximations issues and global hypoellipticity for pseudodifferential operators
26/11/14 Professor Stephen Buckley Maynooth University Groups that are isoclinic to rings
Dr. Santosh Kandel Max Planck Institute CANCELLED
03/12/14 Professor Stephen Buckley Maynooth University Commuting Probabilities of Semigroups and Quasigroups
10/12/14 Dr. John Murray Maynooth University Symplectic Vertices for Simple Modules
17/12/14 Dr. John Harvey University of Munster Equivarient Alexandrov geometry
04/02/15 Professor Yvonne Buckley Trinity College Dublin Big data in ecology: using the COMPADRE database of plant matrix population models to discover what makes plant populations tick and how to manage them
11/02/15 Dr. Ronan Flatley Mary Immaculate College Quadratic trace forms on symbol algebras
18/02/15 Professor John Hinde NUI Galway A medley of mixtures
25/02/15 Dr. Tom Gilroy   Genus Two Zhu Theory for Vertex Operator Algebras.
04/03/15 Dr. Tom Brady DCU Non-crossing partitions and Milnor Fibres
11/03/15 Dr. Eugenio Gianelli University of Kaiserslautern Relative projectivity for simple modules of the symmetric group
25/03/15 Dr. Stefan Bechtluft-Sachs Maynooth University Biot-Savart Operators and Linking Numbers on Rank-1-Symmetric Spaces
01/04/15 Dr. John Newell NUI Galway Translational Statistics and Dynamic Nomograms
15/04/15 Dr. Faustin Adiceam University of York A problem in Diophantine geometry: how far can you see a forest?
22/04/15 Dr. Sibylle Schroll University of Leicester A new perspective on Brauer graph algebras
29/04/15 Dr. Immo Warntjes QUB Did Early Medieval Ireland save mathematics/astronomy?
06/05/15 Dr. Aditi Kar University of Oxford Ping Pong in non-positively curved cubical complexes
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