Category Archives: events

conferences, seminars, lectures, etc

Plymouth workshops

The title refers not to buildings in the Royal Navy dockyard in Devonport, but to a London Mathematical Society regional meeting here last week. The format of the meeting was, on the first day, an LMS meeting with opportunity for … Continue reading

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Banff, days 4 and 5

The problem session was actually on day 3, but I already talked about it. The most interesting problems to me were the ones I stated in the preceding post. The next morning there was 5 or 10 centimetres of snow, … Continue reading

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Banff, days 2 and 3

On Tuesday morning, Michael Pinsker started proceedings with the last part of his tutorial. He finished up what he had to say about cases where the age of the infinite template has the Ramsey property (you can use this to … Continue reading

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Banff, day 1

The first day of the meeting is over. We met in the well-appointed lecture room at BIRS, on the Banff Centre campus, with its comfortable seating: We have also had the group photo taken: The first day was devoted to … Continue reading

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Spitalfields Nippers

Last night, the book of Horace Warner’s photographs of the Spitalfields Nippers was launched. Introduced by the Gentle Author, who runs the Spitalfields Life blog (“In the midst of life I woke to find myself living in an old house … Continue reading

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10th birthday of MSG

Another event last week was the 10th anniversary talk in the Mathematics Study Group at South Bank University. This group was set up by Carrie Rutherford, whose photo is below (as well as a mathematician at South Bank, she is … Continue reading

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Queen Mary MathSoc

In my long association with Queen Mary, one constant has been the variability of the Queen Mary Mathematics Society. As with many student societies, it takes an enthusiastic student or two to breathe life into it, and when these people … Continue reading

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