# Seminars

- Algebra
- Analysis
- Applied Maths
- Continuum Mechanics
- G & T
- ISMP
- Math Biology
- Postgraduate
- SofTMech
- Statistics

# Colloquia

# Past events

*Below are all past events held in the School of Mathematics and Statistics.*

Past conferences and workshops

**Tuesday 13th November 16:00-17:00Maths 311B**

Integrable Systems and Mathematical Physics Seminar

### Open WDVV equations and Virasoro constraints

Alexandr Buryak (University of Leeds)

**Monday 12th November 16:00-17:00Maths 311B**

### The topology of aperiodic order

Jamie Walton (Glasgow)

**Friday 9th November 15:00-16:00Maths 311B**

### Bayesian nonparametric inference for the covariate-adjusted ROC curve

Vanda Inacio De Carvalho (University of Edinburgh)

**Thursday 8th November 16:00-17:00Maths 311B**

### Uniform Roe coronas

Alessandro Vignatti (Paris Diderot 7)

**Wednesday 7th November 16:00-17:00Maths 311B**

### Stability conditions on the A2 quiver

Tom Bridgeland (University of Sheffield)

**Tuesday 6th November 16:00-17:00Maths 311B**

Integrable Systems and Mathematical Physics Seminar

### Integrability in 3 dimensions

Vladimir Novikov (Loughborough University)

**Monday 5th November 16:00-17:00Maths 311B**

### Hyperbolic surfaces in Minkowski 3-space

Peter Smillie (CalTech)

**Monday 5th November 14:00-15:00Maths 311B**

### Hierarchy of models for flow through porous media

Kumbakonam Rajagopal (Texas A&M University)

**Friday 2nd November 15:00-16:00Maths 311B**

### Fast additive quantile regression for electricity demand forecasting

Matteo Fasiolo (University of Bristol)

**Thursday 1st November 16:00-17:00Maths 311B**

### Lie and C*-algebras

Wend Werner (WWU Muenster)

**Thursday 1st November 14:00-15:00Maths 311B**

### How to bend a microtubule

Simon Pearce (University of Manchester)

**Wednesday 31st October 16:00-17:00Maths 311B**

### Geometric realisations of spline spaces on a simplicial complex

Nelly Villamizar (Swansea University)

**Tuesday 30th October 16:00-17:00Maths 311B**

Integrable Systems and Mathematical Physics Seminar

### Non-generic isomonodromy deformations

Davide Guzzetti (SISSA)

**Monday 29th October 16:00-17:00Maths 311B**

### Birational geometry of symplectic quotient singularities

Alastair Craw (Bath)

**Monday 29th October 15:00-16:00Maths 311B**

### Mapping class groups, covers, and braids

Alan Mcleay (Luxembourg)

**Friday 26th October 16:00-17:00Maths 311B**

### Averaging Systems and Fractal Graphs

James Rowe

**Friday 26th October 15:00-16:00Maths 311B**

### Bayesian models of criminal activities

Jim Smith (University of Warwick)

**Thursday 25th October 16:00-17:00Maths 311B**

### K-theory of some AF-algebras from braided categories

Andreas Aaserud (Cardiff University)

**Wednesday 24th October 16:00-17:00Maths 311B**

### The Yang-Baxter equation and higher twists over SU(n)

Ulrich Pennig (Cardiff University)

**Tuesday 23rd October 16:00-17:00Maths 311B**

Integrable Systems and Mathematical Physics Seminar

### Compactified Trigonometric Ruijsenaars-Schneider Systems

Tamás Görbe (University of Leeds)

**Monday 22nd October 16:00-17:00Maths 311B**

### Rational cobordisms and integral homology

Paolo Aceto (MPIM)

**Friday 19th October 16:00-17:00Maths 311B**

### Does mathematics really exist?

Vitalijs Brejevs

**Friday 19th October 15:00-16:00Maths 311B**

### Spatial extremes: a conditional approach

Jenny Wadsworth (University of Lancaster)

**Thursday 18th October 16:00-17:00Maths 311B**

### Tiling spaces and tiling C* algebras

Jamie Walton (University of Glasgow)

**Thursday 18th October 14:00-15:00Maths 311B**

### Microscale systems: armoured microbubbles and retinal haemorrhage

Tamsin Spelman (University of Glasgow)

**Wednesday 17th October 16:00-17:00Maths 311B**

### On the tensor product of well generated pretriangulated DG categories

Julia Ramos González (University of Antwerp)

**Tuesday 16th October 16:00-17:00Maths 311B**

Integrable Systems and Mathematical Physics Seminar

### Stability for crossed product C*-algebras associated to actions of discrete subgroups of SL(2, R) on R^2 \ {0}

Jacopo Bassi (University of Münster)

**Monday 15th October 16:00-17:00Maths 311B**

### Concordance bounds on the Thurston norm

Daniele Celoria (Oxford)

**Friday 12th October 15:00-16:00Maths 311B**

### The Role of Model Assumptions in Statistics

Christian Hennig (UCL)

**Thursday 11th October 16:30-17:30Maths 110**

Integrable Systems and Mathematical Physics Seminar

### On the rational solutions and the solitons of the KP hierarchy

Yuji Kodama (The Ohio State University)

**Thursday 11th October 16:00-17:00Maths 311B**

### Plancherel Formulas

Christian Voigt (University of Glasgow)

**Thursday 11th October 14:00-15:00Maths 311B**

### Observations and numerical models of coronal heating associated with spicules and PCDs

Ineke De Moortel (University of St Andrews)

**Wednesday 10th October 16:00-17:00Maths 311B**

### Maximal Green sequences and stability conditions in module categories

Hipolito Treffinger (University of Leicester)

**Tuesday 9th October 16:00-17:00Maths 311B**

Integrable Systems and Mathematical Physics Seminar

### Algebraic structures arising from physics

Daniele Valeri (University of Glasgow)

**Tuesday 9th October 15:00-16:00Maths 116**

### Toward Automatic Segmentation, Tracking and Classification by Machine Learning for Medical Images

Henry Horng-Shing Lu (Chiao Tung University of Taiwan)

**Monday 8th October 16:00-17:00Maths 311B**

### Ubiquity of ratio optimisers

Luke Jeffreys (Glasgow)

**Friday 5th October 15:00-16:00Maths 311B**

### Modelling 4D climate variables using functional data analysis and the D-STEM software

Francesco Finazzi (University of Bergamo)

**Thursday 4th October 16:00-17:00Maths 311B**

### Quenched decay of correlations for slowly mixing systems

Wael Bahsoun (Loughborough University)

**Thursday 4th October 14:00-15:00Maths 311B**

### Discrete models of elastic growth and vascular solute transport

Alexander Erlich (University of Manchester)

**Wednesday 3rd October 16:00-17:00Maths 311B**

### Degenerations of weighted projective lines

Daniel Chan (University of New South Wales)

**Tuesday 2nd October 16:00-17:00Maths 311B**

Integrable Systems and Mathematical Physics Seminar

### q-W algebras, Mickelsson algebras and Zhelobenko operators

Alexey Sevastyanov (University of Aberdeen)

**Monday 1st October 16:00-17:00Maths 311B**

### Local maxima of the systole function

Maxime Fortier-Bourque (Glasgow)

**Friday 28th September 15:00-16:00Maths 311B**

### Modelling faces

Adrian Bowman (University of Glasgow)

**Thursday 27th September 16:00-17:00Maths 311B**

### The Künneth formula for groupoid crossed products

Christian Bönicke (WWU Muenster)

**Thursday 27th September 14:00-15:00Maths 311B**

### MHD Modelling of Solar Coronal Jets

Peter Wyper (University of Durham)

**Wednesday 26th September 16:00-17:00Maths 311B**

### A representation of the spherical double affine Hecke algebra on the quantum cohomology ring of a Grassmannian

Vincent Gajda (University of Bonn)

**Tuesday 25th September 16:00-17:00Maths 311B**

Integrable Systems and Mathematical Physics Seminar

### Classical and quantum integrable systems from moduli spaces of stable curves

Paolo Rossi (Università degli Studi di Padova)

**Thursday 20th September 16:00-17:00Maths 311B**

### Cartan subalgebras in uniform Roe algebras

Stuart White (University of Glasgow)

**Wednesday 19th September 16:00-17:00Maths 116**

### (Some of) What I don't know about the Kronecker quiver

Greg Stevenson (University of Glasgow )

**Monday 17th September 16:00-17:00Maths 311B**

### The universal deformation space of hypertoric variety and its applications

Takahiro Nagaoka (Kyoto)

**Friday 14th September 16:30-17:30Graham Kerr Lecture Theatre**

### Edinburgh Mathematical Society Public Lecture: Mathematical Modelling, Mutations and Metastases: Can We Cure Cancer with Calculus?

Professor Mark Chaplain FRSE (University of St Andrews)

**Thursday 13th September 16:00-17:00Maths 311B**

### Simple graph algebras

Becky Armstrong (University of Sydney)

**Wednesday 12th September 16:00-17:00Maths 311B**

### Algebraic K-theory of singularity categories of quotient singularities

Evgeny Shinder (University of Sheffield)

**Friday 13th July 15:00-16:00Maths 116**

### Challenges and opportunities in linking animal movement to ecological processes

Juan Morales (CONICET)

**Friday 6th July 15:00-16:00Maths 311B**

### Spatio-temporal Bayesian On-line Changepoint Detection with Model Selection

Jeremias Knoblauch (University of Warwick)

**Wednesday 4th July 15:00-16:00Maths 116**

### New Models for the Analysis of Compositional Data

Connie Stewart (University of New Brunswick)

**Friday 29th June 15:00-16:00Maths 311B**

### Imputation of Race and Ethnicity in Health Insurance Claims

Ofer Harel (University of Connecticut)

**Wednesday 27th June 16:00-17:00Maths 110**

### Multiple zeta values in deformation quantization

Brent Pym (University of Edinburgh)

**Friday 22nd June 12:00-13:00Maths 311B**

### From heterogeneous data of biological systems to quantitative predictive models

Nicole Radde (University of Stuttgart)

**Wednesday 20th June 16:00-17:00Maths 110**

### Hopf-Galois Theory and the Yang-Baxter Equation via Skew Braces

Kayvan Nejabati Zenouz (University of Edinburgh)

**Monday 18th June 16:00-17:00Maths 311B**

Algebra Seminar, Geometry and Topology Seminar

### Operads for ring theorists

James Zhang (University of Washington)

**Friday 15th June 15:00-16:00Maths 311B**

### Learning low-dimensional geometric structure in high-dimensional data

David Dunson (Duke University)

**Thursday 14th June 16:00-17:00Maths 311B**

### Group actions on homology 3-spheres

Ian Hambleton (McMaster University)

**Thursday 14th-Friday 15th June Seminar Room 110**

### Applied Algebra & Geometry Workshop

**Friday 8th June 16:00-17:00Maths 311B**

### Public Key Cryptography

Jamie Antoun

**Wednesday 6th June 16:00-17:00Maths 110**

### Very flat modules and quasi-coherent sheaves

Alexander Slavik (Charles University)

**Thursday 31st May 16:00-17:00Maths 116**

### New Hecke modules for arithmetic groups via operator algebras

Haluk Sengun (University of Sheffield)

**Thursday 24th May 15:30-17:00Maths 311B**

### Free groups and operator algebras

Simon Wassermann (University of Glasgow)

**Wednesday 23rd May 16:00-17:00Maths 110**

### Commutative-by-finite Hopf algebras and their finite dual

Miguel Couto (University of Glasgow)

**Wednesday 23rd May 15:00-16:00Maths 311B**

### A hybrid-discrete reaction diffusion model for cartilage tissue engineering via cell-seeded scaffolds

Professor Mansoor Haider (North Carolina State University)

**Monday 21st May 16:00-17:00Davidson 208**

### Sneddon Lecture: Active Matter: Statistical Physics and the Arrow of Life

Professor Mike Cates FRS FRSE (University of Cambridge)

**Friday 18th May 16:00-17:00Maths 311B**

### The Shape of Data, or Staring into Voids

Vitalijs Brejevs

**Friday 18th May 15:00-16:00Maths 311B**

### Using forest eco-system monitoring data to model tree survival for investigating climate change effects

Nicole Augustin (University of Bath)

**Thursday 17th May 14:00-15:00311B Mathematics and Statistics Building**

### Hybrid Frameworks for modelling reaction-diffusion processes

Kit Yates (University of Bath)

**Wednesday 16th May 16:00-17:00Maths 110**

### The polynomial question in modular invariant theory, old and new

Amiram Braun (University of Haifa)

**Wednesday 16th May 15:00-16:00Maths 110**

### The derived equivalence class of contraction algebras

Jenny August (University of Edinburgh)

**Monday 14th May 16:00-17:00Maths 311B**

### Presenting vertex-transitive graphs like groups

Alex Wendland (Warwick)

**Friday 11th May 16:00-17:00Maths 311B**

### Introduction to Bayesian Statistics and an application to the pulmonary circulation.

Mihaela Paun

**Friday 11th May 15:00-16:00Seminar room 311B**

Algebra Seminar, Statistics Seminar

### Learning Bayesian Networks Using Generalized Permutohedra

Fatemeh Mohammadi (University of Bristol)

**Friday 11th May 13:00-14:00Maths 311B**

### Subalgebras of AF-algebras

Christopher Schafhauser (University of Waterloo)

**Thursday 10th May 16:00-17:00Maths 311B**

### Infima in Cuntz semigroups and the structure of C*-algebras with stable rank one

Hannes Thiel (University of Muenster)

**Wednesday 9th May 16:00-17:00Maths 110**

### Jump sets in local fields

Carlo Pagano (Leiden University)

**Friday 4th May 16:00-17:00Maths 311B**

### An (easy) Introduction to the ADE Classification

Kellan Steele

**Friday 4th May 15:00-16:00Maths 311B**

### Visualising Chance: Learning probability through modelling

Stephanie Budgett (University of Auckland)

**Thursday 3rd May 14:00-15:00311B Mathematics and Statistics Building**

### Mathematical modelling in physiology and medicine: neurological diseases

Eleuterio Toro (University of Trento)

**Wednesday 2nd May 16:00-17:00Maths 110**

### Presentations for Thompson’s infinite simple group V and some of its generalisations

Martyn Quick (U. St Andrews)

**Monday 30th April 16:00-17:00Maths 311B**

Algebra Seminar, Geometry and Topology Seminar

### The cohomology of hyperkahler quotients.

Thomas Nevins (UIUC)

**Friday 27th April 15:00-16:00Maths 311B**

### Optimal Whitening and Decorrelation and a New Look at Probabilistic Canonical Correlation Analysis

Korbinian Strimmer (University of Manchester)

**Thursday 26th April 16:00-17:00Maths 311B**

### Strongly outer actions of amenable groups

Eusebio Gardella (University of Muenster)

**Thursday 26th April 15:00-16:00Maths 311B**

### An introduction to veering triangulations

Saul Schleimer (Warwick)

**Wednesday 25th April 16:00-17:00Maths 110**

### (Cohomology of) arrangements

Brent Everitt (University of York)

**Tuesday 24th April 18:00-19:00Seminar Room 116**

### The effective collective: Why animal groups are smarter together

Colin Torney (University of Glasgow)

**Thursday 19th April 16:00-17:00Maths 311B**

### C*-rigidity of topological dynamical systems

Toke Meier Carlsen (University of the Faroe Islands)

**Friday 6th April 15:00-16:00Maths 311B**

### Fast Parameter Inference in a Computational Model of the Left-Ventricle using Emulation

Vinny Davies (University of Leeds)

**Friday 23rd March 16:00-17:00Maths 311B**

### EMS Meeting: Koszul algebras, cohomology and support varieties

Professor Nicole Snashall (University of Leicester)

**Thursday 22nd March 16:00-17:00Boyd Orr 411 *** Note room change *****

### An infinite C*-algebra with a dense, stably finite *-subalgebra

Niels Laustsen (Lancaster University)

**Thursday 22nd March 14:00-15:00110 Mathematics and Statistics Building**

### The geometry and flow of aqueous foams

Simon Cox (University of Aberystwyth)

**Thursday 22nd-Friday 23rd March Glasgow, exact venues to be confirmed**

### “Frobenius structures and relations”

**Wednesday 21st March 16:00-17:00Maths 110**

### Commensurability in Artin groups

Luis Paris (Université de Bourgogne)

**Friday 16th March 16:00-17:00Maths 311B**

### Călugăreanu's Theorem and the topology of DNA

Michael Snape

**Friday 16th March 14:00-15:00Maths 116**

### Modeling non-Gaussian processes on a sphere using multi-resolution analysis

Debashis Paul (University of California)

**Thursday 15th March 14:00-15:00311B Mathematics and Statistics Building**

### Preconditioned iterative methods for nonsymmetric Toeplitz and block Toeplitz matrices

Jennifer Pestana (University of Strathclyde)

**Tuesday 13th March 16:00-17:00Maths 311B**

Integrable Systems and Mathematical Physics Seminar

### Integrable structures arising from split symmetric pairs.

Jasper Stokman (University of Amsterdam)

**Monday 12th March 16:00-17:00Maths 311B**

### A geometric approach to Artin groups

Ruth Charney (Brandeis)

**Monday 12th March 15:00-16:00Maths 311B**

Algebra Seminar, Geometry and Topology Seminar

### On the quasi-isometry and commensurability classification of low height constructible groups

Nicholas Touikan (Stevens Institute of Technology)

**Friday 9th March 16:00-17:00Maths 311B**

### Bergman's Diamond Lemma

Angela Tabiri

**Friday 9th March 15:00-16:00Maths 311B**

### "Benefits of spatiotemporal modeling for short-term wind power forecasting at both individual and aggregated levels" and "Effects of uncertainties in hydrological modelling: A case study of a mountainous catchment in Southern Norway"

Ingelin Steinsland (Norwegian University of Science and Technology)

**Thursday 8th March 14:00-15:00311B Mathematics and Statistics Building**

### A FD/FE framework for fluid-structure interaction with complex materials and transitional flow

Dominik Obrist (University of Bern)

**Wednesday 7th March 16:00-17:00Maths 311B**

### Purity and pp formulas for sheaves

Samuel Dean (University of Glasgow)

**Monday 5th March 16:00-17:00Maths 311B**

### Rauzy–Veech groups of flat surfaces

Rodolfo Gutierrez (Paris)

**Thursday 1st March 16:00-17:00Maths 311B**

### CANCELLED: Quenched decay of correlations for slowly mixing systems

Wael Bahsoun (Loughborough University)

**Thursday 1st March 14:00-15:00311B Mathematics and Statistics Building**

### (CANCELED) Recent advances in mathematical modelling of cell migration.

Anotida Madzvamuse (University of Sussex)

**Friday 23rd February 16:00-17:00Maths 311B**

### A Mathematical Introduction to Sound Synthesis

James Quinn

**Friday 23rd February 15:00-16:00Seminar room 311B**

### Bayesian Nonparametrics for Sparse Dynamic Networks

Konstantina Palla (Microsoft Research Cambridge)

**Thursday 22nd February 14:00-15:00Maths 311**

### Multiphase and morpho-poro-elastic multiscale models of biological tissue growth

Reuben O'Dea (University of Nottingham)

**Wednesday 21st February 16:00-17:00Maths 311B**

### Inverting elements in rings

Joseph Chuang (City University of London)

**Monday 19th February 16:00-17:00Maths 311B**

### Intersection of almost complex manifolds and pseudoholomorphic maps

Weiyi Zhang (Warwick)

**Friday 16th February 15:00-16:00Maths 311B**

### Kernel Monte Carlo Estimators for Partial Rankings

Maria Lomeli (University of Cambridge)

**Thursday 15th February 16:00-17:00Maths 311B**

### Vanishing of the Lyapunov expansion exponent and word length statistics along random geodesics

Vaibhav Gadre (University of Glasgow)

**Thursday 15th February 14:00-15:00311B Mathematics and Statistics Building**

### Katz centrality, control analysis and directed networks

Kieran Sharkey (University of Liverpool)

**Wednesday 14th February 16:00-17:00Maths 116**

### Recovering automorphisms of quantum spaces

Jan Grabowski (Lancaster University)

**Monday 12th February 16:00-17:00Maths 311B**

### Word-hyperbolic surface bundles

Christopher Leininger (Illinois)

**Friday 9th February 16:00-17:00Maths 311B**

### History of Algebra - from Ancient Civilizations to the Renaissance

Miguel Couto

**Friday 9th February 13:00-18:00Maths 116**

### Scottish Operator Algebra Research Meeting

**Friday 9th February 13:00-14:00Maths 311B**

### Almost finiteness, comparison, and Z-stability

David Kerr (Texas A&M University)

**Thursday 8th February 16:00-17:00Maths 311B**

### Non-commutative Stone duality: from analysis to algebra

Mark Lawson (Heriot-Watt University)

**Thursday 8th February 14:00-15:00311B Mathematics and Statistics Building**

### Pattern formation in nonlocal hyperbolic/kinetic models for collective phenomena in ecology and cell biology

Raluca Eftemie (University of Dundee)

**Wednesday 7th February 16:00-17:00Maths 311B**

### Bousfield localisation and colocalisations of one-dimensional model structures.

Scott Balchin (University of Sheffield)

**Monday 5th February 16:00-17:00Maths 311B**

### SU(2)-cyclic surgeries and the pillowcase

Steven Sivek (Imperial)

**Friday 2nd February 16:00-17:00Maths 311B**

### Mathematical Game Theory

Luke Hamblin

**Friday 2nd February 15:00-16:00Maths 311B**

### Harnessing Sustainability to Improve Urban Health

Sotiris Vardoulakis (Institute of Occupational Medicine)

**Thursday 1st February 16:00-17:00Maths 311B**

### The realization problem for von Neumann regular rings

Joan Bosa (Barcelona)

**Thursday 1st February 14:00-15:00311B Mathematics and Statistics Building**

### Engineering the cellular microenvironment

Manuel Salmeron-Sanchez (University of Glasgow)

**Monday 29th January 16:00-17:00Maths 311B**

### Is the K(1)-local stable homotopy category rigid?

Jocelyne Ishak (Kent)

**Friday 26th January 16:00-17:00Maths 311B**

### Introduction to Bridgeland stability conditions

Sammy Alaoui Soulimani

**Friday 26th January 15:00-16:00Seminar room 311B**

### Model Selection and Local Geometry

Robin Evans (University of Oxford)

**Thursday 25th January 16:00-17:00Maths 311B**

### Finite-dimensional representations and AF mapping telescopes

Kristin Courtney (University of Virginia)

**Thursday 25th January 14:00-15:00311B Mathematics and Statistics Building**

### How do animal territories form and change? A mathematical approach

Jonathan Potts (University of Sheffield)

**Wednesday 24th January 16:00-17:00Maths 116**

### Dunkl angular momenta algebra

Misha Feigin (University of Glasgow)

**Tuesday 23rd January 16:00-17:00Graham Kerr Building Lecture Theatre (room 224)**

### Statistics are Patients with the Tears wiped away

Professor Peter Boyle FRSE (Strathclyde Institute of Global Public Health)

**Monday 22nd January 16:00-17:00Maths 311B**

### Filtering the Heegaard Floer contact invariant

Gordana Matic (Georgia)

**Friday 19th January 16:00-17:00Maths 311B**

### An elementary approach to the Poincaré Conjecture

Spiros Adams-Florou

**Friday 19th January 15:00-16:00Maths 311B**

### Doubly stochastic variational inference for deep Gaussian processes

Hugh Salimbeni (Imperial College London)

**Thursday 18th January 16:00-17:00*** ROOM CHANGE *** Boyd Orr 411**

### Topologically and Algebraically Finitely-Generated Closed Left Ideals in Banach Algebras

Jared White (Lancaster University)

**Wednesday 17th January 16:00-17:00Maths 116**

### Separating invariants and local cohomology

Emilie Dufresne (University of Nottingham)

**Tuesday 16th January 16:00-17:00Maths 311B**

Integrable Systems and Mathematical Physics Seminar

### Quantum Quench in the Infinitely Repulsive Hubbard Model: the Stationary State

Elena Tartaglia (SISSA)

**Monday 15th January 16:00-17:00Maths 311B**

### Lawrence representations of braid groups: a self-distributive approach

Victoria Lebed (Dublin)

**Friday 12th January 15:00-16:00Seminar room 311B**

### Discovering statistical equivalence classes of discrete statistical models using computer algebra

Eva Riccomagno (University of Genova)

**Friday 12th January 13:00-14:00Maths 311B**

### Actions of rigid groups on C*-algebras

Martino Lupini (Cal Tech)

**Thursday 11th January 14:00-15:00Maths 116**

### A quantum refinement of equivariant cohomology

Pedram Hekmati (University of Auckland)

**Wednesday 10th January 16:00-17:00Maths 116**

### Frobenius pushforwards on Grassmannians Gr(2,n)

Theo Raedschelders (University of Glasgow)

**Friday 15th December, 2017 11:00-12:00Maths 116**

Applied Mathematics, CMALS, SofTMech

### Getting in Shape: in vivo and in silico studies of tissue mechanics in growth control

Dr. Yanlan Mao (University College London )

**Wednesday 13th December, 2017 10:00-11:00Maths 116**

Applied Mathematics, CMALS, SofTMech

### Modelling Collective Cell Migration: Clusters and Monolayers

Prof. Nir Gov (Weizmann Institute of Science )

**Friday 8th December, 2017 16:00-17:00Maths 311B**

### Heterogeneous multiscale method

Muhamad Hifzhudin Bin Noor Aziz

**Friday 8th December, 2017 15:00-16:00Maths 311B**

### Sparse graphical models in genomics: inference and network enrichment

Veronica Vinciotti (Brunel University London)

**Wednesday 6th December, 2017 16:00-17:00Maths 311B**

### Formality of P-objects

Andreas Hochenegger (Università degli Studi di Milano)

**Tuesday 5th December, 2017 16:00-17:00Maths 311B**

### Largeness and the horocycle flow

Jacopo Bassi (SISSA)

**Friday 1st December, 2017 16:00-17:00Western Infirmary Lecture Theatre (WILT)**

### Rankin Lecture: Why topology is geometry in dimension 3

Nathan Dunfield ( University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)

**Thursday 30th November, 2017 16:00-17:00Maths 116**

### Floer homology, group orders, and taut foliations of hyperbolic 3-manifolds

Nathan Dunfield (Illinois)

**Thursday 30th November, 2017 14:00-15:00311B Mathematics and Statistics Building**

### The ecological and evolutionary consequences of viral plasticity

Juan Bonachela (University of Strathclyde)

**Wednesday 29th November, 2017 16:00-17:00Maths 311B**

### Extremal twist and quantization of homogeneous vector bundles

Andrey Mudrov (University of Leicester)

**Tuesday 28th November, 2017 16:00-17:00Maths 311B**

### Ideal-related K-theory for C*-algebras

Jamie Gabe (University of Glasgow)

**Monday 27th November, 2017 16:00-17:00Maths 311B**

### Surface homeomorphisms and their lifts by covering maps

Mehdi Yazdi (Oxford)

**Friday 24th November, 2017 16:00-17:00Maths 311B**

### A Typical Model for Gene Expression Data

Mel Chen

**Friday 24th November, 2017 15:00-16:00Seminar room 110**

### Measure-valued Pólya processes

Cécile Mailler (University of Bath)

**Thursday 23rd November, 2017 16:00-17:00Seminar room 116**

### Approximate likelihood inference for discretely observed rough differential equations

Theodore Papamarkou (University of Glasgow)

**Thursday 23rd November, 2017 15:30-16:30Maths 311B**

Integrable Systems and Mathematical Physics Seminar

### Dubrovin-Novikov Hamiltonian operators and Hamiltonian systems of PDEs

Raffaele Vitolo (University of Salento)

**Thursday 23rd November, 2017 14:00-15:00311B Mathematics and Statistics Building**

### Fingers and Bubbles in Rigid and Flexible Tubes

Andrew Hazel (University of Manchester)

**Wednesday 22nd November, 2017 16:00-17:00Maths 311B**

### Vertex algebra module theory made easy-ish

Simon Wood (Cardiff University)

**Wednesday 22nd November, 2017 15:00-16:00Maths 311B**

### Quantum homogeneous spaces and decomposable plane curves.

Angela Tabiri (University of Glasgow)

**Tuesday 21st November, 2017 16:00-17:00Maths 311B**

### Coarse median spaces and groups

Jiawen Zhang (Southampton University)

**Monday 20th November, 2017 16:00-17:00Maths 311B**

### Noncrossing partitions and thick subcategories

Sira Gratz (Glasgow)

**Friday 17th November, 2017 16:00-17:00Maths 311B**

### A Structured Tree Model for the Coronary Circulation.

Jay Mackenzie

**Friday 17th November, 2017 15:00-16:00Seminar room 311B**

### Exploratory Graphics for Volatility in Financial Time Series

Tony Lawrance (University of Warwick)

**Thursday 16th November, 2017 14:00-15:00311B Mathematics and Statistics Building**

### Symmetric phylogenetic group-based models using numerical algebraic geometry.

Dimitra Kosta (University of Glasgow)

**Wednesday 15th November, 2017 16:00-17:00Maths 311B**

### Regulator constants of integral representations

Alex Torzewski (University of Warwick)

**Wednesday 15th November, 2017 15:00-16:00Maths 311B**

### Rigid local systems

Michael Groechenig (Freie Universität Berlin)

**Tuesday 14th November, 2017 16:00-17:00311B**

### Approximation properties of q-Araki-Woods algebras

Mateusz Wasilewski (IMPAN)

**Monday 13th November, 2017 16:00-17:00Maths 311B**

### Automorphisms of complex surfaces.

Konstantin Shramov (HSE)

**Monday 13th November, 2017 15:00-16:00Maths 311B**

### Word measures on unitary groups

Michael Magee (Durham)

**Friday 10th November, 2017 16:00-17:00Maths 311B**

### Riemann Surfaces

Andrew Monk

**Friday 10th November, 2017 15:00-16:00Seminar room 311B**

### Near critical preferential attachment networks

Marcel Ortgiese (University of Bath)

**Thursday 9th November, 2017 14:00-15:00311B Mathematics and Statistics Building**

### From discrete to continuum models of a multi-cellular system

Phillip Murray (University of Dundee)

**Wednesday 8th November, 2017 16:00-17:00Maths 311B**

### Iwasawa algebras

Billy Woods (University of Glasgow)

**Monday 6th November, 2017 16:00-17:00Maths 311B**

### Morava E-theory of finite general linear groups.

Neil Strickland (Sheffield)

**Friday 3rd November, 2017 15:00-16:00Seminar room 311B**

### Spatio-Temporal model structures with shared components for semi-continuous species distribution modelling

David Conesa (University of Valencia)

**Thursday 2nd November, 2017 14:00-15:00Maths 311B**

### Coordination of Algal Cilia and Flagella

Kirsty Wan (University of Exeter)

**Wednesday 1st November, 2017 16:00-17:00Maths 311B**

### Absurd abelian groups

Jeremy Rickard (University of Bristol)

**Tuesday 31st October, 2017 16:00-17:00311B**

### Twisted spectral triples and pseudodifferential calculus on quantum projective spaces

Robert Yunken (Université Clermont Auvergne)

**Monday 30th October, 2017 16:00-17:00Maths 311B**

### Ranks of elliptic curves

Vladimir Dokchitser (Kings College)

**Friday 27th October, 2017 16:00-17:00Maths 311B**

### An introduction to mathematically modelling electrophysiology

Peter Mortensen

**Thursday 26th October, 2017 16:00-17:00Maths 116 **

### K-theory and conformal field theory

David Evans (Cardiff University)

**Thursday 26th October, 2017 14:00-15:00311B Mathematics and Statistics Building**

### A mixed finite element formulation for slightly compressible finite elasticity with stiff fibre reinforcement

Adam Zdunek (Swedish Defence Research Agency)

**Wednesday 25th October, 2017 16:00-17:00Maths 311B**

### Beyond Grothendieck groups of stable categories

Greg Stevenson (University of Glasgow)

**Monday 23rd October, 2017 16:00-17:00Maths 311B**

### Searching for slice alternating knots.

Brendan Owens (Glasgow)

**Friday 20th October, 2017 16:00-17:00Maths 311B**

### Polygonal Billiards and Translation Surfaces

Luke Jeffreys

**Friday 20th October, 2017 13:30-14:30Maths 311B**

### A talk by Charles Kennelly, CTO, Esri UK- world's leader of geographic information systems

Charles Kennelly (Esri UK)

**Wednesday 18th October, 2017 16:00-17:00Maths 311B**

### Conic modules and global dimension of rings of differential operators

Eleonore Faber (University of Leeds)

**Tuesday 17th October, 2017 16:00-17:00Seminar room 311B**

### On the structure of the Automorphisms of the shift as a split extension

Collin Bleak (University of St. Andrews)

**Friday 13th October, 2017 16:00-17:00Maths 311B**

### Slice Knots

Daniel Waite

**Friday 13th October, 2017 15:00-16:00Seminar room 311B**

### The Geometry of Sloppiness

Emilie Dufresne (University of Nottingham)

**Thursday 12th October, 2017 14:00-15:00311B Mathematics and Statistics Building**

### Evaluation of integrals from sparse and noisy data in ecological applications

Natalia Petrovskaya (University of Birmingham)

**Wednesday 11th October, 2017 16:00-17:00Maths 311B**

### What does a random finitely generated abelian group look like?

Alex Bartel (University of Glasgow)

**Tuesday 10th October, 2017 16:00-17:00311B**

### Connective C*-algebras

Ulrich Pennig (Cardiff University)

**Monday 9th October, 2017 16:00-17:00Maths 311 B**

### Complex 3-folds as degeneracy loci of 3 x 3 matrices

Gavin Brown (Warwick)

**Friday 6th October, 2017 15:00-16:00Seminar room 311B**

Algebra Seminar, Statistics Seminar

### Random Walks in Soluble Group Theory

Peter Kropholler (University of Southampton)

**Wednesday 4th October, 2017 16:00-17:00Maths 311B**

### Decompositions of hyperbolic groups

Benjamin Barrett (University of Cambridge)

**Tuesday 3rd October, 2017 16:00-17:00Seminar room 311B**

### The complexity of the classification problem in ergodic theory

Martino Lupini (Cal Tech)

**Monday 2nd October, 2017 17:30-19:00116, Maths & Stats Building, University Place**

### Inequalities, infection and life expectancy

**Monday 2nd October, 2017 16:00-17:00Maths 311 B**

### Two-variable hypersurface singularities and symplectic mapping class groups

Ailsa Keating (Cambridge)

**Friday 29th September, 2017 15:00-16:00Seminar room 311B**

### Measure, Probability and Quantum

John Skilling (Maximum Entropy Data Consultants)

**Tuesday 26th September, 2017 16:00-17:00Seminar room 311B**

### Mauldin-Williams graphs and their C*-algebras

Michael Mampusti (University of Wollongong)

**Friday 22nd September, 2017 15:00-16:00Seminar room 311B**

Analysis Seminar, Statistics Seminar

### From Hopf Algebras to Machine learning via Rough Paths

Terry Lyons (University of Oxford)

**Thursday 21st September, 2017 16:00-17:00seminar room**

Integrable Systems and Mathematical Physics Seminar

### On regularization of second kind integrals

Julia Bernatska (National University of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy)

**Thursday 21st September, 2017 14:00-15:00311B Mathematics and Statistics Building**

### Evaluation of Variations in the In Vivo Mechanics of the Human Right Ventricle through Shape Analysis Based Strategies

Prof. John C Brigham (Durham University)

**Wednesday 20th September, 2017 16:00-17:00Maths 311B**

### Maximal subgroups of groups of intermediate growth

Alejandra Garrido (Heinrich Heine Universität Düsseldorf)

**Tuesday 19th September, 2017 16:00-17:00Seminar Room 311B**

### Integrating Gauss-Manin connection by group cohomology

Makoto Yamashita (Ochanomizu University, Japan)

**Monday 18th September, 2017 16:00-17:00Maths 311 B**

### Colouring curves on surfaces

Joshua Greene (Boston College)

**Tuesday 15th August, 2017 16:00-17:00Maths Seminar Room (level 3)**

### Dimensions of sets arising from iterated function systems -- with a special emphasis on self-affine sets

Henna Koivusalo (University of Vienna)

**Friday 4th August, 2017 15:00-16:00Room 311B**

### Generalised linear cepstral models for the spectrum of a time series

Alessandra Luati (University of Bologna)

**Wednesday 12th July, 2017 11:00-12:00 Room 116, Mathematics & Statistics Building**

Applied Mathematics, Statistics Seminar

### Penalising model component complexity: A principled practical approach to constructing priors

Håvard Rue (KAUST)

**Tuesday 27th June, 2017 16:00-17:00Maths 331B**

### The Genus of Space Curves

Ben Schmidt (The University of Texas at Austin)

**Friday 9th June, 2017 16:00-17:00TBA**

### Mathematics in Art: Utilisation, Visualisation and Inspiration

Jamie Quinn

**Wednesday 7th-Friday 9th June, 2017 University of Glasgow**

### Third Workshop on Soft Tissue Modelling

**Friday 2nd June, 2017 15:00-16:00To be announced soon**

### Parameter estimation in expensive computational models

Umberto Noe (University of Glasgow)

**Wednesday 31st May, 2017 16:00-17:00Maths 331B**

### On Humphreys "parameterization of blocks" conjecture

Ami Braun (U. Haifa, Israel)

**Tuesday 30th May, 2017 16:00-17:00Math seminar room**

### Subfactors with infinite representation theory

Dietmar Bisch (Vanderbilt University)

**Tuesday 30th May, 2017 15:00-16:00Maths Seminar Room**

### Shifted Poisson structure and elliptic deformation

Zheng Hua (Hong Kong)

**Friday 26th May, 2017 16:00-17:00**

### Slow-fast analysis for excitable system

Muhamad Hifzhudin Bin Noor Aziz

**Thursday 25th May, 2017 14:00-15:00Maths Building Seminar Room**

### Morphology and Mechanics of Cellular Matter: from Tilings to Tissues

Sascha Hilgenfeldt (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)

**Tuesday 23rd May, 2017 16:00-17:00Math seminar room**

### Spaces of Analytic Functions on the Complex Half-Plane

Andrzej Kucik (Leeds University)

**Friday 19th May, 2017 16:00-17:00Seminar room **

### Some infinite dimensional linear algebra and an application in index theory

Dimitrios Gerontogiannis

**Friday 19th May, 2017 15:00-16:00Room 311B, 3rd floor of maths and stats building**

### Allowing for uncertainty due to missing and LOCF imputed outcome data in meta-analysis

Dimitris Mavridis (University of Ioannina)

**Thursday 18th May, 2017 16:00-17:00Hunterian Art Gallery Lecture Theatre (Room 103)**

### Inference and application of the shared descent of genome in population samples

Elizabeth Thompson (University of Washington)

**Thursday 18th May, 2017 16:00-17:00Hunterian Art Gallery Lecture Theatre (Room 103)**

### Mitchell Lecture: Inference and application of the shared descent of genome in population samples

Elizabeth Thompson (University of Washington)

**Thursday 18th May, 2017 14:00-15:00110 Mathematics Building**

### Spatial disorder in models of physiological transport

Prof. Oliver Jensen (University of Manchester)

**Wednesday 17th May, 2017 16:00-17:00Maths 331B**

### The action dimension of some discrete groups

Michael Davis (Ohio State Univdersity)

**Wednesday 17th May, 2017 14:15-15:15Maths 331B**

### Krull dimension of groups and applications to large return probability

Lison Jacoboni (d'Orsay, U. Paris-Sud)

**Wednesday 17th May, 2017 13:15-14:15Maths 331B**

### Finiteness conditions for classifying spaces for the family of virtually cyclic subgroups

Brita Nucinkis (Royal Holloway, University of London)

**Tuesday 16th May, 2017 16:15-17:15Math seminar room**

### Extracting information from nuclear approximations

Wilhelm Winter (University of Muenster)

**Friday 12th May, 2017 16:00-17:00Seminar room 3rd floor**

### Mathematically Modelling Self-Generated Chemotactic Gradients

Peter Mortensen

**Friday 12th May, 2017 15:00-16:00Maths and stats seminar room, level 3**

Algebra Seminar, Statistics Seminar

### Probabilistic and statistical aspects of geometric group theory

Murray Elder (The University of Newcastle, Australia)

**Thursday 11th May, 2017 14:00-15:00 Wolfson Medical School Seminar Room 1**

### Multiscale integrative modelling of airway mechanobiology in asthma.

Dr Bindi Brook (University of Nottingham)

**Wednesday 10th May, 2017 16:00-17:00TBC**

### Rational points on wall intersections and the construction of moduli spaces

Sven Meinhardt (University of Sheffield)

**Wednesday 10th May, 2017 14:00-15:00Hunterian Art Gallery Lecture Theatre (Room 103)**

### Automatic assessment of reasoning by equivalence

Prof. Chris Sangwin

**Tuesday 9th May, 2017 16:00-17:00Maths Seminar Room (3rd floor M&S Building)**

### Roots of completely positive maps

Robin Hillier (Lancaster University)

**Monday 8th May, 2017 16:00-17:00Maths 204**

### TBA

Brent Pym (Edinburgh)

**Monday 8th May, 2017 16:00-17:00Maths 204**

### Elliptic singularities on log symplectic manifolds

Brent Pym (Edinburgh)

**Friday 5th May, 2017 16:00-17:00PG common space **

### Population and Disease Models and the Imminent Zombie Apocalypse

Roxanna Barry

**Thursday 4th May, 2017 14:00-15:00109 Main Lecture Theatre, Gregory Building**

### The Mathematics and Mechanics of the Brain: from Axon to Organ, from Morphogenesis to Trauma.

Prof Alain Goriely (University of Oxford)

**Wednesday 3rd May, 2017 16:00-17:00tbc**

### Primitive ideals in Poisson orders

Lewis Topley (University of Kent)

**Tuesday 2nd May, 2017 16:00-17:00Boyd Orr 507**

### Spectra, automata and discrete analogues of the KdV equation

Andrzej Zuk (Paris 7)

**Friday 28th April, 2017 16:00-17:00?**

### Statistical Hyperbolicity in Teichmüller Space

Luke Jeffreys

**Friday 28th April, 2017 15:00-16:00Sir Alexander Stone, room 204**

### Affinity-Based Measures of Diagnostic Test Accuracy

Miguel de Carvalho (University of Edinburgh)

**Wednesday 26th April, 2017 16:00-17:00tbc**

### Cores and intersection numbers of group cubulations

Mark Hagen (University of Cambridge)

**Tuesday 25th April, 2017 16:00-17:00Boyd Orr 507**

### Shift equivalences for C*-correspondences

Evgenios Kakariadis (Newcastle University)

**Friday 21st April, 2017 16:00-17:00Boyd Orr ?**

### MINKOWSKI’S QUESTION MARK FUNCTION

ISMAIL OZKARACA

**Tuesday 18th April, 2017 16:00-17:00Lecture Theatre 2, Boyd Orr Building**

### Sneddon Lecture: Modelling collective cell movement

Philip Maini (University of Oxford)

**Friday 31st March, 2017 15:00-16:00Boyd Orr, 709AB**

### Trials and Tests

Deirdre Toher (University of the West of England)

**Wednesday 29th-Friday 31st March, 2017 University of Glasgow**

### YFAW2017

**Tuesday 28th March, 2017 16:00-17:00Maths 203**

### Harmonic analysis on vector bundles over compact symmetric spaces.

Maarten van Pruijssen (Paderborn University)

**Friday 24th March, 2017 16:30-17:30WILT Lecture Theatre**

### Rankin Lecture: A machine for constructing representations of R. Thompson’s groups, unitary and otherwise

Vaughan F.R. Jones (Vanderbilt University)

**Friday 24th March, 2017 15:00-16:00Maths 203**

### Modelling uncertainty when planning for energy systems

Amy Wilson (University of Edinburgh)

**Friday 24th-Saturday 25th March, 2017 University of Glasgow**

### Scottish Operator Algebras Research (SOAR)

**Thursday 23rd March, 2017 14:00-15:00Maths 515**

### Homogeneous and hierarchical composite soft dielectric elastomer actuators: constitutive modelling, homogenization and instabilities

Prof Massimiliano Gei (Cardiff University)

**Wednesday 22nd March, 2017 16:00-17:00Maths 515**

### Transvections in the automorphism group of a partially commutative group

Andrew Duncan (Newcastle University)

**Tuesday 21st March, 2017 16:00-17:00Maths 516**

### (Almost) arithmetic progressions and dimension

Jon Fraser (University of St Andrews)

**Monday 20th March, 2017 16:00-17:00Maths 204**

### Thurston eigenvalues for unbounded postcritically finite rational maps

Holly Krieger (Cambridge)

**Monday 20th March, 2017 15:00-16:00Maths 204**

### Cobounded foliations are a path connected subset of PMF.

Jon Chaika (Utah)

**Friday 17th March, 2017 16:00-17:00Maths 204**

### Free fermions and Quantum Yang-Baxter Equation

David Palazzo

**Friday 17th March, 2017 15:00-16:00Maths 203**

### Principal component analysis in the space of phylogenetic trees

Tom Nye (Newcastle University)

**Thursday 16th March, 2017 16:00-17:00Maths 522**

Integrable Systems and Mathematical Physics Seminar

### Models of curves for p-functions

Chris Athorne (University of Glasgow)

**Thursday 16th March, 2017 14:00-15:00Maths 515**

### Microstructure-based hyperelastic models for cellular solids

Dr Angela Mihai (Cardiff University)

**Wednesday 15th March, 2017 16:00-17:00Maths 515**

### Azumaya loci and discriminant ideals

Ken Brown (University of Glasgow)

**Monday 13th March, 2017 16:00-17:00Maths 204**

### Annular Khovanov-Lee homology, Braids, and Cobordisms

Elisenda Grigsby (Boston College)

**Friday 10th March, 2017 16:00-17:00Maths 204**

### Hopf Algebras and Duality

Miguel Couto

**Friday 10th March, 2017 15:00-16:00Maths 203**

### Generalising rate heterogeneity across sites in statistical phylogenetics

Sarah Heaps (Newcastle University)

**Thursday 9th March, 2017 14:00-15:00Maths 515**

### Defect curvature energy on nematic shells

Dr Andre Sonnet (University of Strathclyde)

**Wednesday 8th March, 2017 16:00-17:00Maths 515**

### Suzuki functor at the critical level

Tomasz Przeździecki (University of Glasgow)

**Tuesday 7th March, 2017 16:00-17:00Maths 516**

### Complex (quantum) groups and representation theory

Christian Voigt (University of Glasgow)

**Monday 6th March, 2017 16:00-17:00Maths 204**

### Dehn surgery and rational balls.

Marco Golla (Uppsala)

**Friday 3rd March, 2017 16:00-17:00Maths 204**

### Vertex algebras

Tomasz Przezdziecki

**Friday 3rd March, 2017 15:00-16:00Maths 203**

### Multivariate Factorisable Sparse Asymmetric Least Squares Regression

Chen Huang (Humboldt University of Berlin)

**Thursday 2nd March, 2017 16:00-17:00Maths 522**

Integrable Systems and Mathematical Physics Seminar

### Dispersionless limit for the BiHamiltonian structure of classical affine W-algebras: scouting for algebraic Frobenius manifolds

Matteo Casati (University of Loughborough)

**Thursday 2nd March, 2017 14:00-15:00Maths 515**

### Minimality conditions for travelling waves in a smectic C* liquid crystal

Dr Micheal Grinfeld (University of Strathclyde)

**Wednesday 1st March, 2017 16:00-17:00Maths 515**

### Positivity of Kac polynomials

Ben Davison (University of Glasgow)

**Tuesday 28th February, 2017 16:00-17:00Maths 203**

### Stability under small tracial perturbations for C*-algebras

Tatiana Shulman (Instytut Matematyczny Polskiej Akademii Nauk)

**Monday 27th February, 2017 16:00-17:00Maths 204**

### Riley's Conjecture and cyclic branched covers of 2-bridge knots

Cameron Gordon (Austin)

**Friday 24th February, 2017 16:00-17:00Maths 204**

### The evolution of sheep immunity in response to nematode infection

Orlendo, Cameline

**Thursday 23rd February, 2017 16:00-17:00Maths 522**

Integrable Systems and Mathematical Physics Seminar

### The reflection equation, coideal subalgebras and Satake diagrams

Bart Vlaar (University of York)

**Thursday 23rd February, 2017 14:00-15:00Maths 515**

### Electron magneto-hydrodynamics in a neutron star crust

Dr Toby Wood (Newcastle University)

**Wednesday 22nd February, 2017 16:00-17:00Maths 522**

### Dimensions of discrete groups and Brown's question

Nansen Petrosyan (University of Southampton)

**Wednesday 22nd February, 2017 15:00-16:00Maths 522**

### A(nother) topologist ponders the ring of quasi-symmetric functions

Nick Kuhn (University of Virginia)

**Tuesday 21st February, 2017 16:00-17:00Maths 203**

### On Uniform Roe algebras of locally finite groups

Hung-Chang Liao (University of Muenster)

**Monday 20th February, 2017 16:00-17:00Maths 204**

### The topological numerical polynomial ring

Nick Kuhn (University of Virginia)

**Monday 20th February, 2017 15:00-16:00Maths 204**

### Representations of groups in the homology of 3-manifolds, and applications

Alex Bartel (Warwick)

**Friday 17th February, 2017 16:00-17:00Maths 204**

### TDA and Breast Cancer

Mel Chen

**Friday 17th February, 2017 15:00-16:00Maths 204**

### Informed Subsampling MCMC: Approximate Bayesian Inference for Large Datasets

Florian Maire (University College Dublin)

**Thursday 16th February, 2017 16:00-17:00Maths 522**

Integrable Systems and Mathematical Physics Seminar

### Generalised Weierstrass elliptic functions, nonlinear wave equations, and heat equations.

Chris Eilbeck (Heriot Watt University)

**Thursday 16th February, 2017 14:00-15:00Maths 515**

### Investigation of multiphase composites via asymptotic homogenization and its application to the bone hierarchical structure

Raimondo Penta (Universidad Politécnica de Madrid)

**Wednesday 15th February, 2017 16:00-17:00Maths 515**

### Hyperbolic groups and their subgroups

Giles Gardam (University of Oxford)

**Tuesday 14th February, 2017 16:00-17:00Maths 516**

### Dimers, domain walls and the quantum Horn conjecture

Christian Korff (University of Glasgow)

**Monday 13th February, 2017 16:00-17:00Maths 204**

### The signature mod 8 of surface bundles

Andrew Ranicki (Edinburgh)

**Monday 13th February, 2017 15:00-16:00Maths 204**

### Morse theory, concordance and regular homotopy

Marceij Borodzik (Warsaw)

**Friday 10th February, 2017 15:00-16:00Maths 203**

### Fatigued or Ready to Train? - Modelling Availability to Train at Team GB Hockey via a Binary Time Series Mixed Model

Hannah Frick (UCL)

**Thursday 9th February, 2017 16:00-17:00Maths 522**

Integrable Systems and Mathematical Physics Seminar

### Quantum Baecklund transformations and 2D TQFTs

Christian Korff (University of Glasgow)

**Thursday 9th February, 2017 14:00-15:00Maths 515**

### Assessing Cardiomechanical Health through Imaging and Computational Modelling

Dr David Nordsletten (King's College London)

**Wednesday 8th February, 2017 16:00-17:00Maths 515**

### Working with the Steenrod algebra: an introduction for algebraists

Andy Baker (University of Glasgow)

**Tuesday 7th February, 2017 16:00-17:00Maths 203**

### Factors, bimodules, and fusion categories

Noah Snyder (Indiana University)

**Friday 3rd February, 2017 15:00-16:00Maths 203**

### Model based clustering for mixed data: clustMD

Damien McParland (University College Dublin)

**Thursday 2nd February, 2017 16:00-17:00Maths 522**

Integrable Systems and Mathematical Physics Seminar

### Integrable elliptic PDEs

Beatrice Pelloni (Heriot-Watt)

**Thursday 2nd February, 2017 14:00-15:00Maths 515**

### The magnetic Rayleigh-Taylor instability in Solar Prominences

Dr Andrew Hillier (University of Exeter)

**Wednesday 1st February, 2017 16:00-17:00Maths 515**

### Symplectic resolutions of quiver varieties.

Gwyn Bellamy (University of Glasgow)

**Tuesday 31st January, 2017 16:00-17:00Maths 203**

### Representations of Rieffel-deformed C*-algebras and deformations of Borchers triples

Gandalf Lechner (Cardiff University)

**Friday 27th January, 2017 15:00-16:00Maths 203**

### Collapsed finite mixture models for simultaneous model selection and clustering.

Arthur White (Trinity College Dublin)

**Friday 27th January, 2017 12:00-13:00Maths 204**

### Women in Mathematics and Statistics Seminar

Tara Brendle

**Thursday 26th January, 2017 14:00-15:00Maths 515**

### Solar Avalanches and Cellular Automata: coronal magnetic energy release via an MHD avalanche

Prof Alan Hood (University of St Andrews)

**Wednesday 25th January, 2017 16:00-17:00Maths 515**

### Ivanov’s Metaconjecture

Alan McLeay (University of Glasgow)

**Tuesday 24th January, 2017 16:00-17:00Maths 204**

### Towards a dynamical version of the Cuntz semigroup

Joachim Zacharias (University of Glasgow)

**Monday 23rd January, 2017 16:00-17:00Maths 204**

### Square-tiled surfaces

Elise Goujard (Paris-Sud)

**Monday 23rd January, 2017 15:00-16:00Maths 204**

### TBA

Liam Watson (Glasgow/Sherbrooke)

**Friday 20th January, 2017 15:00-16:00Maths 203**

### Delayed-acceptance MCMC with examples: advantages and pitfalls and how to avoid the latter

Chris Sherlock (University of Lancaster)

**Thursday 19th January, 2017 14:00-15:00**

### TBA

Prof Mikhail Osipov (University of Strathclyde)

**Wednesday 18th January, 2017 16:00-17:00Maths 522**

### Higher zig-zag algebras

Joseph Grant (University of East Anglia)

**Tuesday 17th January, 2017 16:00-17:00Maths 204**

### Operator algebras in rigid C*-tensor categories

Corey Jones (Australian National University)

**Wednesday 11th January, 2017 16:00-17:00Maths 522**

### Infinite mutations on marked surfaces

Sira Gratz (University of Oxford)

**Tuesday 10th January, 2017 16:00-17:00Maths 522**

### Noncommutative Geometry, Conformal Geometry, and Cyclic Homology of Group Actions on Manifolds

Raphael Ponge (Seoul National University)

**Monday 9th January, 2017 16:00-17:00Maths 204**

### Random walks on weakly hyperbolic groups

Joseph Maher (CUNY )

**Monday 9th January, 2017 15:00-16:00Maths 204**

### Finitely-presented universal mapping class groups

Javier Aramayona (Madrid)

**Thursday 15th December, 2016 14:00-15:00Maths 515**

### Energy-driven pattern formation in elastic films

Dr David Bourne (Durham University)

**Monday 12th December, 2016 16:00-17:00Maths 204**

### The derived period map

Julian Holstein (Lancaster)

**Monday 12th December, 2016 15:00-16:00Maths 204**

### Algebraic and topological properties of big mapping class groups

Priyam Patel (Univ. of California (Santa Barbara))

**Friday 9th December, 2016 16:00-17:00Maths 204**

### Photothermal Therapy

Ahmed Ismaeel

**Thursday 8th December, 2016 14:00-15:00Maths 515**

### Mathematical and computational multiscale modelling of cancer mechano-biology

Dr Vasileios Vavourakis

**Wednesday 7th December, 2016 16:00-17:00Maths 522**

### Hidden symmetries of hyperkähler varieties

Ciaran Meachan (University of Glasgow)

**Tuesday 6th December, 2016 16:00-17:00Maths 522**

### Flow equivalence and orbit equivalence for shifts of finite type and isomorphism of their groupoids.

Eduard Ortega (Norwegian University of Science and Technology)

**Monday 5th December, 2016 16:00-17:00Maths 204**

### Tilings, limits and shape.

John Hunton (Durham)

**Friday 2nd December, 2016 16:00-17:00Maths 522**

### Towards an integrated mechanics model of mitral valve and the left ventricle

Liuyang Feng

**Friday 2nd December, 2016 15:00-16:00Maths 203**

### Sparse Hierarchical Bayesian Models for Detecting Relevant Antigenic Sites in Virus Evolution

Vinny Davies (University of Glasgow)

**Friday 2nd-Saturday 3rd December, 2016 University of Glasgow**

### Scottish Operator Algebras Research (SOAR)

**Thursday 1st December, 2016 14:00-15:00Maths 522**

### Physical and numerical modelling on wave-dune interaction processes and beach resilience

Dr Felice D'Alessandro (Università del Salento)

**Wednesday 30th November, 2016 16:00-17:00Maths 522**

### Finite presentability of semigroups and isometries

Markus Pfeiffer (University of St Andrews)

**Tuesday 29th November, 2016 16:00-17:00Maths 522**

### The Transverse Geometry of Tiling Spaces

Jean Bellissard (Georgia Tech and University of Muenster)

**Monday 28th November, 2016 16:00-17:00Maths 204**

### Characterizing slopes for torus knots.

Duncan McCoy (Austin)

**Friday 25th November, 2016 16:00-17:00Maths 204**

### Schur-Weyl duality patterns in modern representation theory

Tomasz Przezdziecki

**Friday 25th November, 2016 15:00-16:00Maths 203**

### Reduced-bias inference for regression models with tractable and intractable likelihoods

Ioannis Kosmidis (University College London (UCL))

**Thursday 24th November, 2016 14:00-15:00Maths 522**

### Mathematical modelling of the neural control of blood pressure

Prof Champneys (University of Bristol)

**Wednesday 23rd November, 2016 16:00-17:00Maths 522**

### Thick subcategories of d-abelian categories (report on joint work with Martin Herschend and Laertis Vaso)

Peter Jorgensen (Newcastle University)

**Tuesday 22nd November, 2016 16:00-17:00Maths 522**

### Extensions of uniform algebras and projections

Sam Morley (University of Nottingham)

**Monday 21st November, 2016 16:00-17:00Maths 204**

### Incorporating genus into the Heegaard Floer differential

Jeremy Van Horn-Morris (University of Arkansas.)

**Friday 18th November, 2016 16:00-17:00Maths 204**

### Combinatorial Hopf Algebras

Lucia Rotheray

**Thursday 17th November, 2016 14:00-15:00Maths 522**

### Stochastic modelling of the naive T cell repertoire: size and diversity

Prof Carmen Molina-Paris (University of Leeds)

**Wednesday 16th November, 2016 16:00-17:00Maths 522**

### Singularity categories of deformations of Kleinian singularities

Simon Crawford (University of Edinburgh)

**Tuesday 15th November, 2016 16:00-17:00Maths 522**

### An elementary approach to unitary representations of the Thompson group F

Claus Köstler (University College Cork)

**Monday 14th November, 2016 16:00-17:00Maths 204**

### Calculating the homology of Coxeter groups

Rachael Boyd (Aberdeen)

**Friday 11th November, 2016 16:00-17:00Maths 204**

### The evolution of sheep immunity in response to nematode infection

Cameline Orlendo

**Friday 11th November, 2016 15:00-16:00Maths 203**

### Matching Models across Abstraction Levels with Gaussian Processes

Giulio Caravagna (University of Edinburgh)

**Thursday 10th November, 2016 14:00-15:00Maths 522**

### Instabilities in pressurized poked shells and stretched elastic cylinders

Dr Matteo Taffetani (University of Oxford)

**Wednesday 9th November, 2016 16:00-17:00Maths 522**

### Mixed vs cyclic homology

Uli Krähmer (University of Glasgow)

**Tuesday 8th November, 2016 16:00-17:00Maths 522**

### A class of II_1 factors with exactly two crossed product decompositions

Anna Krogager (KU Leuven)

**Tuesday 8th November, 2016 15:00-16:00Sir Alwyn Williams Building, Level 5**

### Bayesian Deconvolution and Quantitation of NMR Metabolic Profiles with BATMAN

Timothy Ebbels (Imperial College London)

**Monday 7th November, 2016 16:00-17:00Maths 204**

### Basmajian type inequalities for maximal representations.

Beatrice Pozzetti (Warwick)

**Friday 4th November, 2016 18:00-19:00Lecture Theatre 201, Sir Charles Wilson Building**

### Shipwrecked in the Arctic: The Franklin Expedition, 1845

**Friday 4th November, 2016 16:00-17:00Western Infirmary Lecture Theatre**

### What is modern geometry?

Professor Michael Wemyss (University of Glasgow)

**Friday 4th November, 2016 15:00-16:00Maths 203**

### Scaling MCMC Algorithms for Big Data

Chris Nemeth (University of Lancaster)

**Thursday 3rd November, 2016 14:15-15:00Maths 204**

### Generalized Tikhonov regularization in estimation of systems of differential equations with applications

Ernst Wit (University of Groningen)

**Thursday 3rd November, 2016 14:00-15:00Maths 522**

### Turbulent flow over irregular rough surfaces: statistical properties of the near-wall flow

Dr. Angela Busse (University of Glasgow)

**Thursday 3rd November, 2016 13:30-14:15Maths 204**

### Cox-process representation and inference for stochastic reaction-diffusion processes

Guido Sanguinetti (University of Edinburgh)

**Wednesday 2nd November, 2016 16:00-17:00Maths 522**

### Random curves, knots, and three-manifolds

Igor Rivin (University of St Andrews)

**Tuesday 1st November, 2016 16:00-17:00Maths 522**

### Weighted shift directed graph operator algebras

Rupert Levene (University College Dublin)

**Monday 31st October, 2016 16:00-17:00Maths 204**

### A 4-dimensional topological field theory.

David Jordan (Edinburgh)

**Monday 31st October, 2016 15:00-16:00Maths 204**

### Strongly Invertible Knots and Sutured Khovanov Homology

Michael Snape (University of Glasgow)

**Friday 28th October, 2016 16:00-17:00Maths 204**

### Characterising alternating links

Daniel Waite

**Friday 28th October, 2016 15:00-16:00Maths 203**

### Efficient Parameter Estimation in a PDEs Model of the Pulmonary Circulation

Umberto Noe (University of Glasgow)

**Thursday 27th October, 2016 14:00-15:00Maths 522**

### Microstuctural models of ligament and tendon elasticity and viscoelasticity

Dr Tom Shearer (University of Manchester)

**Wednesday 26th October, 2016 16:00-17:00Maths 522**

### Corresponding module and ordered groupoid sequences

Bernard Bainson (Heriot Watt)

**Tuesday 25th October, 2016 16:00-17:00Room 507, Boyd Orr Building.**

### Probabilistic formal analysis of software usage styles in the wild

Professor Muffy Calder (University of Glasgow)

**Monday 24th October, 2016 16:00-17:00Maths 522**

### Correction terms in Heegaard Floer homology and the non-orientable slice genus.

Marco Marengon (Imperial)

**Friday 21st October, 2016 16:00-17:00Maths 204**

### Aperiodic Order - Tilings and their Dynamical Systems

Luke Hamblin

**Friday 21st October, 2016 15:00-16:00Maths 203**

### Multilevel Models for Multilevel Networks

Mark Tranmer (University of Glasgow)

**Wednesday 19th October, 2016 16:00-17:00Maths 522**

### Plethories

William Mycroft (University of Sheffield)

**Tuesday 18th October, 2016 16:00-17:00Maths 522**

### Spectral theory for normal operators on a quaternionic Hilbert space

David Kimsey (Newcastle University)

**Friday 14th October, 2016 16:00-17:00Maths Room 204**

### Quantum homogeneous spaces

Angela Tabiri

**Wednesday 12th October, 2016 16:00-17:00Maths 522**

### Conjugacy growth in groups

Laura Ciobanu (Heriot Watt University)

**Wednesday 12th October, 2016 15:00-16:00Maths 203**

### Nonparametric identification and maximum likelihood estimation for hidden Markov models

Hajo Holzmann (University of Marburg)

**Tuesday 11th October, 2016 16:00-17:00Maths 522**

### L^2-Betti numbers of universal quantum groups

David Kyed (University of Southern Denmark)

**Monday 10th October, 2016 16:00-17:00Maths 522**

### Topological field theory aspects of the Ising model

Constantin Teleman (Oxford)

**Wednesday 5th October, 2016 16:00-17:00Maths 522**

### On Embedding RAAGs in Higher-Dimensional Brin-Thompson groups

Collin Bleak (University of St Andrews)

**Tuesday 4th October, 2016 16:00-17:00Maths 522**

### Reconstruction of graded groupoids from graded Steinberg algebras

Joan Bosa (University of Glasgow)

**Monday 3rd October, 2016 16:00-17:00Maths 522**

### On dynamical Lagrange and Markov spectra.

Carlos Matheus (Paris 13)

**Thursday 29th September, 2016 14:00-15:00Maths 522**

### The global distribution of magnetic helicity in the Sun's corona

Dr Anthony Yeates (Durham University)

**Wednesday 28th September, 2016 16:00-17:00Maths 522**

### Arc, disc, and sphere complexes do not admit CAT(0) metrics.

Richard Webb (Cambridge)

**Wednesday 28th September, 2016 15:00-16:00Maths 203**

### Flexible link functions in nonparametric binary regression with Gaussian process priors

Dipak K. Dey (University of Connecticut)

**Wednesday 28th September, 2016 15:00-16:00Maths 522**

### On the Thom conjecture in CP^3

Saso Strle (University of Ljubljani)

**Tuesday 27th September, 2016 16:00-17:00Maths 522**

### A dynamical characterization of diagonal preserving isomorphisms of Cuntz-Krieger algebras

Sara Arklint (University of Copenhagen)

**Monday 26th September, 2016 16:00-17:00Maths 522**

### Affine actions, and tilings of the plane

Michael Wemyss (University of Glasgow)

**Wednesday 21st September, 2016 16:00-17:00Maths 522**

### Every group is the outer automorphism group of an HNN-extension of a fixed triangle group

Alan Logan (University of Glasgow)

**Wednesday 21st September, 2016 13:10-14:00Room 522, Mathematics Building**

### Professor Mansoor Haider: Continuum mixture models for extracellular matrix regeneration in cartilage tissue engineering

Professor Mansoor Haider (North Carolina State University)

**Wednesday 21st September, 2016 12:30-13:10Room 522, Mathematics Building**

### Professor Mette Olufsen: Validation of 1D fluid dynamics models against pressure data

Professor Mette Olufsen (North Carolina State University)

**Tuesday 20th September, 2016 16:00-17:00Maths 522**

### The Analyst's Traveling Salesman Theorem for large dimensional objects

Jonas Azzam (University of Edinburgh)

**Saturday 10th September, 2016 17:00-20:00Hunterian Museum**

### 50th Anniversary of Statistics at Glasgow

**Monday 29th-Wednesday 31st August, 2016 TBC**

### 31st British Topology Meeting

**Friday 26th August, 2016 15:00-16:00Maths 203**

### Time warping for improved gradient matching

Mu Niu (University of Glasgow)

**Tuesday 2nd August, 2016 16:00-17:00Maths 522**

### Boundary Quotients of Semigroup C*-algebras

Charles Starling (University of Ottawa)

**Friday 1st July, 2016 15:00-16:00Maths 204**

### The total entropy utility function in Bayesian design

James McGree

**Tuesday 28th June, 2016 12:00-16:00Common Room, Mathematics Building**

### School Graduation Reception

**Monday 27th June, 2016 Lecture Theatre 416, Mathematics Building**

### LMS Hardy Lecture by Jacob Lurie

**Friday 24th June, 2016 16:00-17:00Maths 326**

### An Impossibility Theorem for Clustering

Mel Chen

**Wednesday 22nd June, 2016 16:30-17:30Maths 522**

Algebra Seminar, Geometry and Topology Seminar

### Modular representation theory and hypertoric varieties

Tom Braden (University of Massachusetts, Amherst)

**Wednesday 22nd June, 2016 15:30-16:30Maths 522**

Algebra Seminar, Geometry and Topology Seminar

### On (pp-)almost direct products and residual properties of pure braid groups of surfaces.

Paolo Bellingeri (University of Caen)

**Friday 17th June, 2016 16:00-17:00Maths 326**

### Computational model of mitral valve

Liuyang Feng

**Thursday 16th June, 2016 14:00-15:00Maths 326**

### Diffusion in Cellular Systems

Prof. Brian D. Wood (Oregon State University)

**Wednesday 15th June, 2016 16:00-17:00Maths 522**

### Satellite operators and piecewise-linear concordance

Adam Levine (Princeton)

**Friday 10th June, 2016 16:00-17:00Maths 326**

### Combinatorial identities arising from the representation theory and geometry of rational Cherednik algebras

Tomasz Przezdziecki

**Wednesday 8th June, 2016 16:00-17:00Maths 522**

### Actions of semisimple Hopf algebras on iterated Ore extensions

Christian Lomp (University of Porto)

**Monday 6th June, 2016 16:00-17:00Maths 522**

Algebra Seminar, Geometry and Topology Seminar

### Bordered Floer homology via immersed curves

Liam Watson (Glasgow)

**Friday 3rd June, 2016 16:00-17:00Maths 326**

### Gravity

Georgios Antoniou

**Friday 3rd June, 2016 15:00-16:00Maths 204**

### Fast Inference in Nonlinear Dynamical Systems using Gradient Matching

Mu Niu (University of Glasgow)

**Wednesday 1st June, 2016 16:00-17:00Maths 522**

Algebra Seminar, Geometry and Topology Seminar

### On the cubical geometry of the Higman group

Alexandre Martin (University of Vienna)

**Wednesday 1st June, 2016 15:00-16:00Maths 522**

### Alexander invariants for ribbon tangles

Celeste Damiani (University of Caen)

**Tuesday 31st May, 2016 15:00-16:00Maths 204**

### Postgraduate Talks 6

Irene Marinas, Alasdair Macintosh, Craig Alexander

**Friday 27th May, 2016 16:00-17:00Maths 326**

### Tumour growth modelling

Ahmed Ismaeel

**Friday 27th May, 2016 15:00-16:00Maths 204**

### Postgraduate Talks 5

Aisyah N., Ashwini V., Cunyi W.

**Friday 27th May, 2016 14:00-15:00Maths 203**

### Estimation of Fully Three-Dimensional Properties of Passive Soft Tissues: A Coupled Inverse model-experimental Study

Prof. Michael Sacks (University of Texas at Austin)

**Thursday 26th May, 2016 14:00-15:00Maths 204**

### Geometry of field lines in elasticity and MHD

Prof. Mitchell Berger (University of Exeter)

**Wednesday 25th May, 2016 15:00-16:00Maths 204**

### Postgraduate Talks 4

Qingying Shu, Mengzi Gong, Suzy Whoriskey

**Wednesday 25th May, 2016 14:00-15:00Maths 204**

### Multiphase modelling of growing tissue

Prof. John King (University of Nottingham)

**Tuesday 24th May, 2016 15:00-16:00Maths 204**

### Postgraduate Talks 3

Eilidh J., Francesca P., Tusharkanti G.

**Monday 23rd May, 2016 17:30-18:30Maths 203**

Applied Mathematics, Statistics Seminar

### Big data, Networks and the Internet of Things: a mathematician's perspective

Prof. Desmond Higham (University of Strathclyde)

**Monday 23rd May, 2016 11:00-12:00Maths 204**

### Postgraduate Talks 2

Diana Giurghita, George Vazanellis

**Friday 20th May, 2016 16:00-17:00Maths 326**

### Intersection forms of 4-manifolds

Daniel Waite

**Friday 20th May, 2016 15:00-16:00Maths 204**

### Postgraduate Talks 1

Craig Wilkie, Umberto Noe, Marnie McLean

**Thursday 19th May, 2016 14:00-15:00Maths 204**

### A Hybrid Discrete-Continuum Mathematical Model of Pattern Prediction in the Developing Retinal Vasculature

Dr. Michael Watson (Heriot-Watt University)

**Wednesday 18th May, 2016 16:00-17:00Maths 522**

### Bridgeland stability conditions and wall-crossing

Chunyi Li (University of Edinburgh)

**Tuesday 17th May, 2016 16:00-17:00Maths 522**

### AP, WAP, CAP and ITAP

Yemon Choi (Lancaster University)

**Friday 13th May, 2016 16:00-17:00Maths 326**

### The abc conjecture

Miguel Couto

**Friday 13th May, 2016 14:00-15:00Maths 522**

### Hemodynamic Analysis of Vasodilation Function in Microcirculation through Numerical Modeling

Dr Ying HE (Dalian University of Technology (China))

**Thursday 12th-Friday 13th May, 2016 LT 516 Mathematics**

### 2016 UK National Conference on Geophysical, Astrophysical and Industrial Magnetohydrodynamics

**Wednesday 11th May, 2016 16:00-17:00Maths 522**

### Prime ideals in virtually nilpotent mod-p Iwasawa algebras

William Woods (University of Oxford)

**Wednesday 11th May, 2016 14:00-15:00Maths 522**

### Mathematical Equilibria: Applications, Models and Algorithms. An introduction.

Dr Giancarlo Bigi (Università di Pisa)

**Tuesday 10th May, 2016 16:00-17:00Maths 522**

### Classification of graph algebras

Adam Sørensen (University of Oslo)

**Tuesday 10th May, 2016 16:00-17:00TBA**

Integrable Systems and Mathematical Physics Seminar

### Integrability of a deterministic cellular automaton driven by stochastic boundaries

Tomaz Prosen (University of Ljubljana)

**Friday 6th May, 2016 16:00-17:00Maths 326**

### An Introduction to Category Theory

Angela Tabiri

**Friday 6th May, 2016 15:00-16:00Maths 522**

### Annotating metabolites with topic models

Simon Rogers (University of Glasgow)

**Friday 6th May, 2016 13:00-14:00Maths 522**

### On classifying purely infinite C*-algebras using K-theory

James Gabe (Southern Denmark University)

**Wednesday 4th May, 2016 16:00-17:00Maths 522**

### Bigraphs with sharing and their algebra

Michele Sevegnani (University of Glasgow)

**Tuesday 3rd May, 2016 16:00-17:00Maths 522**

### II_1 factors with non-isomorphic ultrapowers

Remi Boutonnet (Institut de Mathématiques de Bordeaux)

**Friday 29th April, 2016 16:00-17:00Maths 326**

### An Introduction to Geometric Group Theory

Luke Hamblin

**Wednesday 27th April, 2016 16:00-17:00Maths 515**

### Pipelines for data science

Hadley Wickham (The Mitchell Lecture)

**Wednesday 27th April, 2016 16:00-17:00Maths 522**

### When is a classical space quantum homogeneous?

Ulrich Kraehmer (University of Glasgow)

**Tuesday 26th April, 2016 16:00-17:00Maths 522**

### Projections of Fractals - Old and New

Kenneth Falconer (University of St Andrews )

**Tuesday 26th-Wednesday 27th April, 2016 Glasgow**

### Scottish Combinatorics Meeting

**Tuesday 26th April, 2016 Wolfson Medical Building**

### Computational modeling in healthcare: making confident predictions in a world of error and uncertainty

**Monday 25th April, 2016 15:00-16:00Maths 515**

### Managing many models

Hadley Wickham (Mitchell Lecturer)

**Friday 22nd April, 2016 13:00-14:00Maths 204**

### Unitary orbits of self-adjoint elements in pure C*-algebras

Bhishan Jacelon (Purdue University)

**Friday 22nd April, 2016 Room TBC, University of Glasgow**

### SofTMech: Dialogue on Heart Failure

IDEAS:The initiative for dialogue between clinicians and modellers

**Thursday 21st April, 2016 12:00-17:00Hilton Hotel, Glasgow West End**

### SofTMech: Launch Event

**Tuesday 19th April, 2016 16:00-17:00Maths 522**

### Matrix positivity preservers in fixed dimension

Alexander Belton (Lancaster University)

**Tuesday 12th April, 2016 16:00-17:00Maths 522**

### Smale spaces and their C*-algebras

Karen Strung (Polish Academy of Sciences)

**Friday 8th April, 2016 15:00-16:00Maths 204**

### Computational and Mathematical Approach to Tumour Metabolism and Microenvironment

Edoardo Milotti (University of Trieste)

**Friday 1st April, 2016 15:00-16:00Maths 522**

### Penalized Composite Link Models for spatial and spatio-temporal aggregated counts

Dae-Jin Lee (Basque Center for Applied Mathematics)

**Thursday 24th March, 2016 16:00-17:00Maths 522**

Integrable Systems and Mathematical Physics Seminar

### A visual approach to the ultra discrete KdV equation

Claire Gilson

**Thursday 24th March, 2016 14:00-15:00Maths 203**

### Exploring The Mechanics Of Swimming

Prof. Eamonn Gaffney (University of Oxford)

**Wednesday 23rd March, 2016 16:00-17:00Maths 522**

### Hovels and Hecke algebras

Stephane Gaussent (Université Jean Monnet)

**Wednesday 23rd March, 2016 14:00-15:00Maths 417**

### Large deformations of planar extensible beams and pantographic lattices: heuristic homogenization, experimental and numerical examples of equilibrium

Prof. Francesco dell'Isola (Università La Sapienza, Rome)

**Tuesday 22nd March, 2016 16:00-17:00Maths 522**

### A simplicial approach to noncommutative distributional symmetries

Gwion Evans (Aberystwyth University)

**Monday 21st March, 2016 16:00-17:00Maths 522**

### Veering Dehn Surgery

Saul Schleimer (Warwick)

**Sunday 20th March, 2016 10:00-12:00204, Maths Building**

### Popular lecture "Mathematical sketches" by Dr N.N. Andreev

**Friday 18th March, 2016 16:00-17:00Maths 326**

### DHR Categories and Duality for Compact Groups

Gabriele Tornetta

**Friday 18th March, 2016 15:00-16:00Maths 522**

### FOURIER ESTIMATION OF SPACE–TIME COVARIANCE

Sourav Das (University of Bristol)

**Friday 18th March, 2016 13:00-14:00Maths 204**

### E-theory spectrum for complex graded C*-algebras

Sarah Browne (Sheffield University)

**Thursday 17th March, 2016 16:00-17:00Maths 522**

Integrable Systems and Mathematical Physics Seminar

### Metrisability of Painleve equations and Hamiltonian systems of hydrodynamic typeTBA

Felipe Contatto (Cambridge)

**Thursday 17th March, 2016 14:00-15:00Maths 203**

### Mechanobiology: the stress of life

Dr. Mark Thompson (University of Oxford)

**Wednesday 16th March, 2016 16:00-17:00Maths 522**

### Connected Hopf algebras of finite Gelfand-Kirillov dimension

Paul Gilmartin (University of Glasgow)

**Tuesday 15th March, 2016 16:00-17:00Maths 522**

### Rates of convergence for alternating projections

David Seifert (University of Oxford)

**Monday 14th March, 2016 16:00-17:00Maths 522**

Algebra Seminar, Geometry and Topology Seminar

### Bordered Floer homology via immersed curves

Jonathan Hanselman (University of Texas at Austin)

**Friday 11th March, 2016 16:00-17:00Maths 326**

### The Neilson-Thurston Classification of Mapping Classes

Alan McLeay

**Friday 11th March, 2016 15:00-16:00Maths 522**

### A test for second-order stationarity of time series based on unsystematic subsamples

Haeran Cho (University of Bristol)

**Friday 11th-Saturday 12th March, 2016 Boyd Orr 507 (Fri); Maths & Stats 203 (Sat).**

Integrable Systems and Mathematical Physics Seminar

### Classical and Quantum Integrability meeting

**Thursday 10th March, 2016 14:00-15:00Maths 203**

### Modelling the mechanobiology of intracranial aneurysm evolution

Dr. Paul Watton (University of Sheffield)

**Wednesday 9th March, 2016 16:00-17:00Maths 522**

### Category O and Knizhnik-Zamolodchikov functor for Chrednik algebras of varieties with finite group action

Daniel Thompson (MIT)

**Tuesday 8th March, 2016 16:00-17:00Maths 522**

### Deformations of nilpotent groups and homotopy symmetric C*-algebras

Ulrich Pennig (University of Münster)

**Monday 7th March, 2016 16:00-17:00Maths 522**

Algebra Seminar, Geometry and Topology Seminar

### Pseudo-Anosov actions on the complex of curves

Vaibhav Gadre (Glasgow)

**Friday 4th March, 2016 16:00-17:00Lecture Theatre C (Room 507), Boyd Orr Building**

Algebra Seminar, Edinburgh-Glasgow-Aberdeen algebraic geometry seminar

### Singularities of moduli of sheaves on K3 surfaces and formality

Ziyu Zhang (University of Bath)

**Friday 4th March, 2016 16:00-17:00Maths 326**

### On Rings of Operators

Sam Evington

**Friday 4th March, 2016 15:00-16:00Maths 522**

### Metropolis-Hastings Random Multiplex Generation

Theodore Papamarkou (University of Glasgow)

**Friday 4th March, 2016 15:00-16:00Lecture Theatre C (Room 507), Boyd Orr Building**

Algebra Seminar, Edinburgh-Glasgow-Aberdeen algebraic geometry seminar

### Polytopes and mirror symmetry for Grassmannians

Konstanze Rietsch (King's College, London)

**Friday 4th March, 2016 13:30-14:30Lecture Theatre C (Room 507), Boyd Orr Building**

Algebra Seminar, Edinburgh-Glasgow-Aberdeen algebraic geometry seminar

### Cluster structures from toric degenerations of orbifold del Pezzo surfaces

Thomas Prince (Imperial College)

**Friday 4th March, 2016 13:00-14:00Maths 204**

### The Bivariant Cuntz Semigroup and Classification of Stably Finite C*-algebras

Gabriele Tornetta (University of Glasgow)

**Thursday 3rd March, 2016 16:00-17:00Maths 522**

Integrable Systems and Mathematical Physics Seminar

### Hypergeometric equation, monodromy, and bispectrality

Oleg Chalyk (Leeds)

**Thursday 3rd March, 2016 14:00-15:00Maths 203**

### Multiscale Tissue Mechanics: from Microstructure to Pathophysiology

Dr. Yuhang Chen (Heriot-Watt University)

**Wednesday 2nd March, 2016 16:00-17:00Maths 522**

### Braid groups and quiver mutation

Robert Marsh (University of Leeds)

**Tuesday 1st March, 2016 16:00-17:00Maths 522**

### The noncommutative geometry of Cuntz-Pimsner algebras

Bram Mesland (Leibniz University Hannover)

**Monday 29th February, 2016 16:00-17:00Maths 522**

### On the symmetric squares of projective spaces

Yumi Boote (Manchester)

**Friday 26th February, 2016 16:00-17:00Maths 326**

### The evolution of sheep immunity in response to nematode infection

Cameline Orlendo

**Friday 26th February, 2016 15:00-16:00Maths 522**

### Pseudo-Marginal Slice Sampling

Iain Murray (University of Edinburgh)

**Friday 26th February, 2016 13:00-14:00Maths 204**

### Constructing pseudodifferential operators from groupoids

Robert Yunken (Université Blaise Pascal, Clermont-Ferrand.)

**Wednesday 24th February, 2016 16:00-17:00Maths 522**

### Quiver Grassmannians and quantized enveloping algebras

Markus Reineke (University of Wuppertal)

**Tuesday 23rd February, 2016 16:00-17:00Maths 522**

### The Fourier and Rajchman algebras of a locally compact group

Søren Knudby (University of Münster)

**Monday 22nd February, 2016 16:00-17:00Maths 522**

### Quantization of Moduli Spaces and Quantum Chern-Simons Theory

Jørgen Andersen (QGM/Århus)

**Friday 19th February, 2016 16:00-17:00Maths 326**

### Self-excited oscillations in collapsible channels

Danyang Wang

**Thursday 18th February, 2016 16:00-17:00Maths 522**

Integrable Systems and Mathematical Physics Seminar

### Diagonally and antidiagonally symmetric alternating sign matrices

Roger Behrend (Cardiff)

**Thursday 18th February, 2016 14:00-15:00Maths 203**

### The cellular mechanisms driving primitive streak formation in the chick embryo

Prof. Kees Weijer (University of Dundee)

**Wednesday 17th February, 2016 16:00-17:00Maths 522**

Algebra Seminar, Geometry and Topology Seminar

### Nef divisors and Bridgeland stability

Alastair Craw (University of Bath)

**Tuesday 16th February, 2016 16:00-17:00Maths 522**

### Functional analytic aspects of renormalization on Lorentzian manifolds

Kasia Rejzner (University of York)

**Monday 15th February, 2016 16:00-17:00Maths 522**

Algebra Seminar, Geometry and Topology Seminar

### Zero divisors and units in group algebras

Ken Brown (Glasgow University)

**Thursday 11th February, 2016 16:00-17:00Maths 522**

Integrable Systems and Mathematical Physics Seminar

### Almost Frobenius duality and quantum cohomology

John Alexander Cruz Morales (MPI, Bonn)

**Thursday 11th February, 2016 14:00-15:00Maths 203**

### The curling of ribbons via sharp blades

Dr. Christopher Prior (University of Durham)

**Wednesday 10th February, 2016 16:00-17:00Maths 522**

Algebra Seminar, Geometry and Topology Seminar

### Random walks on mapping class groups

Vaibhav Gadre (University of Glasgow)

**Tuesday 9th February, 2016 16:00-17:00Maths 522**

### Operator systems, non-signalling correlations and quantum graph parameters

Ivan Todorov (Queen's University Belfast)

**Monday 8th February, 2016 16:00-17:00Maths 522**

### Milnor Invariants and the HOMFLYPT Polynomial

Jean-Baptists Meilhan (Université Grenoble)

**Friday 5th February, 2016 16:00-17:00Maths 326**

### The problem of moments

Jorge Castillejos Lopez

**Friday 5th February, 2016 15:00-16:00Maths 522**

### Modelling the temporal progression of Alzheimer's disease biomarkers

Sara Wade (University of Warwick)

**Friday 5th February, 2016 13:00-14:00Maths 204**

### Locally Trivial W*-bundles

Sam Evington (University of Glasgow)

**Thursday 4th February, 2016 14:00-15:00Maths 203**

### Mathematical modelling of angiogenesis in wounds, tumours and retinae: The good, the bad and the beautiful.

Prof. Mark Chaplain (University of St Andrews)

**Thursday 4th February, 2016 14:00-15:00Maths 203**

CMALS, Mathematical Biology Seminar

### Mathematical modelling of angiogenesis in wounds, tumours and retinae: The good, the bad and the beautiful

Prof. Mark Chaplain (University of St Andrews)

**Wednesday 3rd February, 2016 15:30-16:30Livingstone Tower LT908, Strathclyde University**

### Inequality and diversity in the ocean: lessons from a scale-invariant population model

Dr Gustav Delius (Department of Mathematics, University of York)

**Tuesday 2nd February, 2016 16:00-17:00Maths 522**

### Unbounded Kasparov modules for Cuntz-Pimsner algebras

Magnus Goffeng (University of Copenhagen)

**Monday 1st February, 2016 16:00-17:00Maths 522**

### L-space intervals for graph manifolds and cables

Sarah Rasmussen (Cambridge )

**Friday 29th January, 2016 15:00-16:00Maths 522**

### Determining optimal factors for chemical synthesis of pharmaceutical products using experimental data

Antony Overstall (University of Glasgow)

**Thursday 28th January, 2016 16:00-17:00Maths 522**

Integrable Systems and Mathematical Physics Seminar, Postgraduate Seminar

### Quantum integrable systems of elliptic Calogero-Moser typeTBA

Simon Ruijsenaars (Leeds)

**Wednesday 27th January, 2016 16:00-17:00Maths 522**

### A generalised Dixmier-Moeglin equivalence for quantum Schubert cells.

Brendan Nolan (University of Kent)

**Tuesday 26th January, 2016 16:00-17:00Maths 522**

### Rational and H^\infty dilation

Michael Dritschel (Newcastle University)

**Monday 25th January, 2016 16:00-17:00Maths 522**

Algebra Seminar, Geometry and Topology Seminar

### On profinite properties of knots and 3-manifolds.

Michel Boileau (Aix-Marseille Université)

**Friday 22nd January, 2016 16:00-17:00Maths 326**

### The linearity problem for braid groups

Haris Stylianakis

**Thursday 21st January, 2016 16:00-17:00Maths 522**

Integrable Systems and Mathematical Physics Seminar, Postgraduate Seminar

### Introduction to the gauge/Bethe correspondenceTBA

Lotte Hollands (Heriot-Watt)

**Thursday 21st January, 2016 14:00-15:00Maths 203**

### Foam improved oil recovery: Foams on the verge of a nervous breakdown

Dr. Paul Grassia (University of Strathclyde)

**Wednesday 20th January, 2016 16:00-17:00Maths 522**

Algebra Seminar, Geometry and Topology Seminar

### Taut foliations on graph manifolds

Liam Watson (University of Glasgow)

**Tuesday 19th January, 2016 16:00-17:00Maths 522**

### Spectral triples for subshifts

Antoine Julien (NTNU)

**Wednesday 13th January, 2016 16:00-17:00Maths 522**

Algebra Seminar, Analysis Seminar

### Bieberbach groups and C*-rigidity

Stuart White (University of Glasgow)

**Monday 11th January, 2016 16:00-17:00Maths 522**

### A homology theory for graphs

Richard Hepworth (University of Aberdeen)

**Tuesday 5th-Friday 8th January, 2016 Lab 110, Mathematics Building**

### Environmental Statistics & data Analytics training - Part II

NERC Workshop

**Wednesday 16th December, 2015 15:00-17:00Room 515**

### CMALS afternoon workshop

**Friday 11th December, 2015 15:00-16:00Maths 204**

### Postgraduate Talks

Randa Alharbi, Amira Elayouty

**Wednesday 9th December, 2015 17:30-18:30Room 203, Mathematics Building**

### The Fate of the Franklin Expedition: Statistical Insights

**Tuesday 8th December, 2015 16:00-17:00Maths 522**

### The constructive Kasparov product: achievements and challenges

Adam Rennie (University of Wollongong)

**Tuesday 8th December, 2015 15:00-16:00Maths 204**

### Postgraduate Talks

S. Alghamdi, B. Alruwaili, A. Lorenzo Arribas

**Monday 7th-Thursday 10th December, 2015 **

### Equivariant stable homotopy theory and parametrized higher category theory

**Thursday 3rd December, 2015 16:00-17:00Maths 522**

Integrable Systems and Mathematical Physics Seminar

### Random polymer models and algebraic structures.

Nikos Zygouras (Warwick)

**Thursday 3rd December, 2015 14:00-15:00Maths 203**

### Mathematical Modelling Tools for Red Squirrel Conservation

Prof. Andy White (Heriot-Watt University )

**Thursday 3rd December, 2015 14:00-15:00Room 203**

CMALS, Mathematical Biology Seminar

### Mathematical Modelling Tools for Red Squirrel Conservation

Prof. Andy White (Heriot-Watt University )

**Wednesday 2nd December, 2015 16:00-17:00Maths 522**

Algebra Seminar, Geometry and Topology Seminar

### The index of the normal closure of a power of a twist in the mapping class group

Charalampos Stylianakis (University of Glasgow)

**Tuesday 1st December, 2015 16:00-17:00Maths 522**

### Self-similar group actions and KMS states

Mike Whittaker (University of Glasgow)

**Monday 30th November, 2015 16:00-17:00Maths 522**

### An application of L^2 homology to symplectic geometry

Paolo Ghiggini (Universite de Nantes)

**Friday 27th November, 2015 15:00-16:00Maths 204**

### Discarding in the North Sea fishing industry: Which fish get thrown away? Why does it matter?

Michael Heath (University of Strathclyde)

**Thursday 26th November, 2015 16:00-17:00Maths 522**

Integrable Systems and Mathematical Physics Seminar

### Anyonic quantum chains - a twist on strongly correlated systems

Holger Frahm (Hannover)

**Thursday 26th November, 2015 14:00-15:00Maths 417**

### Effects of macroalgal toxicity and overfishing on the resilience of coral reefs

Prof. Samares Pal (University of Kalyani, India)

**Wednesday 25th November, 2015 16:00-17:00Maths 522**

Algebra Seminar, Geometry and Topology Seminar

### Fusion systems in algebra and topology

Ellen Henke (University of Aberdeen)

**Tuesday 24th November, 2015 16:00-17:00Maths 522**

### Operator algebras associated with subshifts

Evgenios Kakariadis (University of Newcastle)

**Monday 23rd November, 2015 16:00-17:00Maths 522**

### The integral cohomology rings of the symmetric square of projective spaces.

Yumi Boote (University of Manchester)

**Friday 20th November, 2015 16:00-17:00Maths 326**

### APD-alternans in a reduced model of human atrial cells

Amene Asgari Targhi (University of Glasgow)

**Friday 20th November, 2015 15:00-16:00Maths 204**

### Where does the tail begin? Threshold selection for extremes.

Jenny Wadsworth (Lancaster University)

**Thursday 19th November, 2015 16:00-17:00Maths 522**

Integrable Systems and Mathematical Physics Seminar

### Cyclotomic Gaudin models and hyperplane arrangements.

Charles Young (University of Hertfordshire)

**Thursday 19th November, 2015 14:00-15:00Maths 326**

### Models of convection in Earth’s core with lateral variations in boundary heat flow

Dr. Christopher Davies (University of Leeds)

**Wednesday 18th November, 2015 16:00-17:00Maths 522**

### Matrix factorisations: Knörrer’s periodicity and beyond.

Martin Kalck (University of Edinburgh)

**Monday 16th November, 2015 16:00-17:00Maths 522**

### The smooth and topological slice genera of two-bridge knots.

Duncan McCoy (University of Glasgow)

**Friday 13th November, 2015 16:00-17:00LT908 Livingstone Tower, Strathclyde Uni**

### Approximated Lax Paris for Nonlinear Evolution Equations

PROFESSOR J-F GERBEAU (Inria and Sorbonne Universities UPMC)

**Friday 13th November, 2015 15:00-16:00Maths 204**

### Reduced variance Monte Carlo for Bayesian models with intractable likelihoods

Nial Friel (University College Dublin)

**Thursday 12th November, 2015 16:00-17:00Maths 522**

Integrable Systems and Mathematical Physics Seminar

### Dubrovin-Novikov operators in 2D and bi-Hamiltonian deformationsBA

Andrea Savoldi (Loughborough)

**Thursday 12th November, 2015 14:00-15:00Maths 522**

### Concentration profiles of F-actin binding molecules shape the dynamics of actin driven motility

Prof. Martin Falcke (Humboldt University)

**Wednesday 11th November, 2015 16:00-17:00Maths 522**

### Quantum quasi-shuffle algebras and quantum groups

Xin Fang (University of Cologne)

**Tuesday 10th November, 2015 16:00-17:00Maths 522**

### Parabolic restriction of tempered representations

Tyrone Crisp (MPI Bonn)

**Monday 9th November, 2015 16:00-17:00Maths 522**

### Legendrian contact homology and positive isotopies

Baptiste Chantraine (Universite de Nantes)

**Thursday 5th November, 2015 16:00-17:00Maths 522**

Integrable Systems and Mathematical Physics Seminar

### An introduction to Lie systems

Cristina Sardon (University of Salamanca, Spain)

**Thursday 5th November, 2015 14:00-15:00Maths 326**

### Epistasis on networks: Genetic interactions and network reliability

Dr. Delgado-Eckert (Universitäts-Kinderspital beider, Basel)

**Wednesday 4th November, 2015 16:00-17:00Maths 522**

### How to think of the good old Brauer algebra?

Michael Ehrig (University of Bonn)

**Tuesday 3rd November, 2015 16:00-17:00Maths 522**

### Can we compute everything?

Jonathan Ben-Artzi (Imperial College London)

**Monday 2nd November, 2015 16:00-17:00Maths 522**

### Koszul duality patterns in Floer theory

Yanki Lekili (King's College London)

**Friday 30th October, 2015 16:00-17:00Maths 326**

### The eta-polynomial

Mike Snape

**Friday 30th October, 2015 15:00-16:00Maths 204**

### Designing Optimal Langevin samplers

Greg Pavliotis (Imperial College London)

**Thursday 29th October, 2015 14:00-15:00Maths 417**

### Mechanics and Instabilities of Fluid-Conveying Elastic-Walled Tubes

Dr. Robert Whittaker (University of Norwich)

**Wednesday 28th October, 2015 16:00-17:00Maths 522**

### On a question of Bumagin and Wise

Alan Logan

**Wednesday 28th October, 2015 14:00-17:00Maths 516**

### Experiment design special event

Several Speakers

**Tuesday 27th October, 2015 16:00-17:00Maths 522**

### C*-algebras of algebraic dynamical systems

Nadia Larsen (University of Oslo)

**Monday 26th October, 2015 16:00-17:00Maths 522**

### Concordance maps in knot Floer homology

Andras Juhasz (University of Oxford)

**Friday 23rd October, 2015 16:00-17:00Maths 326**

### Amenable groups

Andy Monk

**Thursday 22nd October, 2015 16:00-17:00Maths 522**

Integrable Systems and Mathematical Physics Seminar

### Curious continued fractions

Andrew Hone (University of Kent)

**Thursday 22nd October, 2015 14:00-15:00Maths 522**

### The Ubiquitous Compass –Earth’s magnetic field in the smartphone era

Dr. Beggan (British Geological Survey, Edimburgh)

**Wednesday 21st October, 2015 16:00-17:00Maths 522**

Algebra Seminar, Geometry and Topology Seminar

### Bend relations, valuations, and universal tropicalization

Jeffrey Giansiracusa (University of Swansea)

**Tuesday 20th October, 2015 16:00-17:00Maths 522**

### Scalar and Operator-Valued Fourier-Haar Multipliers

Hugh Wark (Aviva)

**Monday 19th October, 2015 16:00-17:00Maths 522**

### Matchbox manifolds

Alexander Clark (University of Leicester)

**Friday 16th October, 2015 16:00-17:00Maths 326**

### The space-time manifold

David Palazzo

**Friday 16th October, 2015 15:00-16:00Maths 204**

### Bayesian Hierarchical Modelling of Soil Carbon Dynamics with LibBi

Dan Pagendam (CSIRO, Australia)

**Thursday 15th October, 2015 16:00-17:00Maths 522**

Integrable Systems and Mathematical Physics Seminar

### Symmetries of the WDVV Equations

Richard Stedman (University of Glasgow)

**Thursday 15th October, 2015 14:00-15:00Maths 522**

### Modelling eye growth

Dr. Laura Kimpton (University of Oxford)

**Thursday 15th October, 2015 14:00-15:00Room 203**

### Modelling eye growth

Dr Laura Kimpton (Oxford University)

**Wednesday 14th October, 2015 16:00-17:00Maths 522**

### Blobs, paths and tiles

Oliver King (University of Leeds)

**Tuesday 13th October, 2015 16:00-17:00Maths 522**

### Unitary spherical representations of Drinfeld doubles

Yuki Arano (University of Leuven)

**Monday 12th October, 2015 16:00-17:00Maths 522**

### Spectral sequences from Khovanov homology

Andrew Lobb (University of Durham)

**Friday 9th October, 2015 16:00-17:00Maths 326**

### Tarski's problems

Duncan McCoy

**Wednesday 7th October, 2015 16:00-17:00Maths 522**

### PBW filtrations for quantum groups

Ghislain Fourier (University of Glasgow)

**Tuesday 6th October, 2015 16:00-17:00Maths 522**

### Locally compact C*-simple groups

Sven Raum (University of Muenster)

**Monday 5th October, 2015 16:00-17:00Maths 522**

### SU(2) character varieties and a Lagrangian-Floer theory for tangle decompositions of Knots

Paul Kirk (Indiana University Bloomington)

**Monday 5th October, 2015 15:00-16:00Maths 522**

Algebra Seminar, Integrable Systems and Mathematical Physics Seminar

### Noncommutative bispectral Darboux transformations

Milen Yakimov (Louisiana State University)

**Wednesday 30th September, 2015 16:00-17:00Maths 522**

### Zeta functions of nilpotent groups

Ben Martin (University of Aberdeen)

**Tuesday 29th September, 2015 16:00-17:00Maths 522**

### Pair correlations for length spectra on negatively curved manifolds

Richard Sharp (University of Warwick)

**Monday 28th September, 2015 16:00-17:00Maths 522**

Algebra Seminar, Geometry and Topology Seminar

### Combinatorial models for mapping class groups

Tara Brendle (University of Glasgow)

**Friday 25th September, 2015 13:00-17:00Senate Room, Univ Glasgow**

### CMALS Poster Event

**Thursday 24th September, 2015 14:00-15:00Maths 203**

### Measuring magnetic helicity in the Sun from ground and space: message for dynamo theory.

Dr. Kirill Kuzanyan (IZMIRAN, Russian Academy of Sciences)

**Wednesday 23rd September, 2015 16:00-17:00Maths 522**

### The renormalization group, a toy model

Susama Agarwala (University of Oxford )

**Wednesday 23rd September, 2015 14:00-15:00Maths 325**

Applied Mathematics, Statistics Seminar

### Calibration of a Stochastic Model for Corporate Credit Spreads

Dr Douglas McLean (Moody’s Analytics, Edinburgh)

**Monday 21st September, 2015 16:00-17:00Maths 522**

### Filtering Lipshitz-Sarkar homotopy types

Patrick Orson (University of Durham)

**Wednesday 16th September, 2015 14:00-15:00Maths 325**

### Structure preserving discretizations in isogeometric analysis: B-splines and hierarchical splines

Dr. Rafael Vázquez Hernández (IMATI-CNR, Pavia (Italy))

**Monday 14th September, 2015 14:00-15:00Maths 325**

### Homogenization of a directed periodic dispersal model for animal foraging

Prof. Brian Yurk (Hope College, Holland)

**Wednesday 9th September, 2015 14:00-15:00Maths 203**

### How statistics can promote scholarship of teaching and learning

Rochelle Tractenberg (Georgetown University Medical Center)

**Monday 31st August - Friday 4th September, 2015 TBA**

### APTS 2015

**Monday 24th-Saturday 29th August, 2015 Lab 110, Mathematics Building**

### Environmental Statistics and data analytics training

**Wednesday 15th July, 2015 16:00-17:00Maths 325**

Algebra Seminar, Geometry and Topology Seminar

### On a polynomial Alexander invariant for tangles (and its categorification)

Claudius Zibrowius (University of Cambridge)

**Friday 3rd July, 2015 15:00-16:00Maths 203**

### Using Animal Instincts to Design Efficient Experiments for Biomedical Studies

Weng Kee Wong (UCLA)

**Tuesday 30th June, 2015 11:00-12:00Maths 325**

### Necessary applications of set theory to C*-algebras

Ilijas Farah (York University Toronto)

**Monday 22nd June, 2015 16:00-17:00Maths 516**

### Symmetry through geometry

Prof Nalini Joshi (University of Sydney)

**Monday 22nd June, 2015 TBA**

### LMS 150th Anniversary

Prof. Nalini Joshi (Hardy Fellow 2015)

**Wednesday 17th June, 2015 16:00-17:00Maths 516**

### The affine nilTemperley-Lieb algebra

Joanna Meinel (University of Bonn)

**Tuesday 16th June, 2015 16:00-17:00Maths 204**

### Discreteness for energies of Yang-Mills connections over four-dimensional manifolds

Paul Feehan (Rutgers University)

**Friday 12th June, 2015 16:00-17:00Maths 416**

### Dynamics of a host-parasite model describing nematode infection in sheep

Cameline Orlendo (University of Glasgow)

**Wednesday 10th-Friday 12th June, 2015 TBA**

### Glasgow 2nd Workshop on Soft Tissue Modelling

**Friday 5th June, 2015 16:00-17:00Maths 416**

### W-algebras as Slodowy slice’s quantization

Stefania Mele (University of Glasgow)

**Friday 5th June, 2015 14:00-16:00Maths 204**

### Postgraduate Talks 3

Postgraduates (University of Glasgow)

**Thursday 4th June, 2015 16:00-17:00Maths 516**

### Poisson deleting derivations algorithm: Poisson birational equivalence and Poisson spectrum.

Cesar Lecoutre (University of Glasgow)

**Tuesday 2nd June, 2015 15:00-16:00Maths 416**

Integrable Systems and Mathematical Physics Seminar

### Invertible Darboux transformations and analogs of Laplace transformations

Ekaterina Shemyakova (SUNY New Paltz)

**Friday 29th May, 2015 16:00-17:00Maths 417**

### Mapping class groups

ALAN MCLEAY (University of Glasgow)

**Friday 29th May, 2015 15:00-16:00Maths 204**

### Non-PH Parametric Survival Modelling

Gilbert MacKenzie (University of Limerick)

**Wednesday 27th May, 2015 16:00-17:00Maths 516**

### Smooth noncommutative blowups of dimer algebras and isolated nonnoetherian singularities

Charlie Beil (University of Bristol)

**Tuesday 26th May, 2015 15:00-17:00Maths 203**

### Postgraduate Talks 2

Postgraduates (University of Glasgow)

**Friday 22nd May, 2015 16:00-17:00Maths 417**

### Quantum Entanglement

David Palazzo (University of Glasgow)

**Friday 22nd May, 2015 15:00-16:00Maths 204**

### Incorporating a mixture approach to the available case missing variable assumption in pattern mixture models

Abby Flynt (Bucknell University)

**Wednesday 20th May, 2015 16:00-17:00Maths 516**

Algebra Seminar, Analysis Seminar, Geometry and Topology Seminar, Integrable Systems and Mathematical Physics Seminar

### Involutive Heegaard Floer homology and new correction terms

Ciprian Manolescu (University of California, Los Angeles. )

**Wednesday 20th May, 2015 14:00-16:00Maths 204**

### Postgraduate Talks 1

Postgraduates (University of Glasgow)

**Thursday 14th May, 2015 15:00-16:00Maths 204**

### Bayesian design of experiments for Gaussian process regression

Dave Woods (University of Southampton)

**Wednesday 13th May, 2015 16:00-17:00Maths 516**

Algebra Seminar, Geometry and Topology Seminar

### Crossed Modules of Racks

Alissa Crans (MSRI)

**Tuesday 12th May, 2015 17:30-18:303 University Gardens, Room 202**

### Interlace and the early art of Scotland

Mike Brennan (Trinity College Dublin)

**Tuesday 12th May, 2015 16:00-17:00Maths 326**

### The Rokhlin property for compact groups: classification and crossed products

Eusebio Gardella (University of Oregon)

**Friday 8th May, 2015 16:00-17:00Maths 417**

### The Alexander Polynomial

Michael Snape (University of Glasgow)

**Tuesday 5th-Friday 8th May, 2015 ICMS, 15 South College Street, Edinburgh**

### Solving big data challenges from modern science through statistical modelling

**Friday 1st May, 2015 15:00-16:00Maths 204**

### Spatial Statistics in Social Sciences and the Challenges of Big Data

Jing Yao (University of Glasgow)

**Friday 1st May, 2015 14:30-15:30Maths 416**

Algebra Seminar, Geometry and Topology Seminar

### Affine Deligne-Lusztig varieties and the geometry of Euclidean reflection groups

Anne Thomas (University of Glasgow)

**Friday 1st May, 2015 14:00-15:00Mathematics, Univ Glasgow**

### Mathematical Modelling of Cancer

Prof. Thomas Hillen (University of Alberta)

**Wednesday 29th April, 2015 16:00-17:00Maths 516**

Algebra Seminar, Geometry and Topology Seminar

### From a question of Serre to the Quillen-Wendt conjecture

Alexander D. Rahm (National University of Ireland at Galway )

**Wednesday 29th-Thursday 30th April, 2015 **

### Scottish Combinatorics Meeting 2015

**Tuesday 28th April, 2015 16:00-17:00Maths 326**

### Time-frequency analysis and noncommutative geometry

Franz Luef (NTNU - Trondheim)

**Friday 24th April, 2015 16:00-17:00Maths 417**

### 1+2+3+4+…=-1/12

Andrew Monk (University of Glasgow)

**Wednesday 22nd April, 2015 16:00-17:00Maths 516**

Algebra Seminar, Geometry and Topology Seminar, Distinguished Lecture Series

### Moving cubes around

Dale Rolfsen (University of British Columbia)

**Tuesday 21st April, 2015 15:00-16:00Maths 416**

Integrable Systems and Mathematical Physics Seminar

### Discrete Holomorphicity in Solvable Lattice Models

Robert Weston (Heriot-Watt University)

**Monday 20th April, 2015 16:00-17:00Maths 204**

Algebra Seminar, Geometry and Topology Seminar

### Generalized torsion in knot groups

Dale Rolfsen (University of British Columbia)

**Friday 17th April, 2015 15:30-16:30Maths 516**

### Random projection ensemble classification

Richard Samworth (University of Cambridge)

**Thursday 9th April, 2015 14:00-15:00Strathclyde University**

### Moment based delay difference models for the population dynamics of fish: How far can we extend this approach?

Professor John Pope (OBE)

**Friday 27th March, 2015 16:00-17:00Maths 204**

### Differentiation in curvilinear coordinates

Andrey Melnikov (University of Glasgow)

**Friday 27th March, 2015 15:00-16:00Maths 214**

Integrable Systems and Mathematical Physics Seminar

### The geometry of the moduli space of $P^1$ vortex-antivortex pairs

Martin Speight (University of Leeds)

**Friday 27th March, 2015 15:00-16:00Maths 204**

### Statistical tests for large tree-structured data

Karthik Baharath (University of Nottingham)

**Wednesday 25th March, 2015 16:00-17:00Maths 516**

### The Euler characteristic of an algebra

Tom Leinster (University of Edinburgh)

**Tuesday 24th March, 2015 16:00-17:00Maths 326**

### Actions of compact groups on C*-algebras

Luis Santiago Moreno (University of Aberdeen)

**Monday 23rd March, 2015 16:00-17:00Maths 204**

### Emergent Symmetries of Geometric PDE

Stephen Watson (Glasgow)

**Friday 20th March, 2015 15:00-16:00Maths 214**

### Curse of dimensionality in multivariate extremes: a graphical modelling approach

Ioannis Papastathopoulos (University of Edinburgh)

**Friday 20th March, 2015 13:00-17:00Maths 204**

Algebra Seminar, Analysis Seminar, Geometry and Topology Seminar, Integrable Systems and Mathematical Physics Seminar

### An afternoon in low-dimensions, Glasgow

**Friday 20th March, 2015 Lecture Theatre 204, Mathematics Building**

### An afternoon in low-dimensions, Glasgow

**Wednesday 18th March, 2015 16:00-17:00Maths 516**

### Maximal subalgebras of exceptional Lie algebras over fields of good characteristic.

Alexander Premet (University of Manchester)

**Tuesday 17th March, 2015 16:00-17:00Maths 326**

### Exactness of locally compact second countable groups

Chris Cave (University of Southampton)

**Friday 13th March, 2015 15:00-16:00Maths 204**

### Bayes linear uncertainty analysis for complex physical systems modelled by computer simulators

Michael Goldstein (University of Durham)

**Wednesday 11th March, 2015 16:00-17:00Maths 516**

Algebra Seminar, Geometry and Topology Seminar

### Affine Deligne-Lusztig varieties and the geometry of Euclidean reflection groups

Anne Thomas (University of Glasgow)

**Tuesday 10th March, 2015 16:00-17:00Maths 326**

Algebra Seminar, Analysis Seminar

### How many primes are there... roughly?

Tim Trudgian (Australian National University)

**Tuesday 10th March, 2015 15:00-16:00Maths 516**

Integrable Systems and Mathematical Physics Seminar

### Automorphic Lie Algebras and their invariants

Sara Lombardo (Northumbria)

**Monday 9th March, 2015 16:00-17:00Maths 204**

### Tightness and Legendrian surgery

Andy Wand (University of Nantes)

**Friday 6th March, 2015 16:00-17:00Maths 204**

### Can you squash a sphere: z-invariance in dynamo models

Luis Silva (University of Glasgow)

**Thursday 5th March, 2015 16:00-17:00Maths 416**

Algebra Seminar, Edinburgh-Glasgow-Aberdeen algebraic geometry seminar, Geometry and Topology Seminar

### Some uses of the Frobenius skew polynomial ring in prime-characteristic commutative algebra

Rodney Sharp (University of Sheffield)

**Thursday 5th March, 2015 14:30-15:30Maths 515**

Algebra Seminar, Edinburgh-Glasgow-Aberdeen algebraic geometry seminar, Geometry and Topology Seminar

### TBA

Diane Maclagan (University of Warwick)

**Thursday 5th March, 2015 13:00-14:00Maths 203**

Algebra Seminar, Edinburgh-Glasgow-Aberdeen algebraic geometry seminar, Geometry and Topology Seminar

### Degree Bounds on Homology and a Conjecture of Derksen.

Peter Symonds (University of Manchester)

**Wednesday 4th March, 2015 16:00-17:00Maths 516**

### Embedding finite groups into algebraic groups

David Craven (University of Birmingham)

**Wednesday 4th March, 2015 13:00-14:00Maths 417**

### Quantum Groups meet Free Probability

Moritz Weber (Universitaet des Saarlandes)

**Tuesday 3rd March, 2015 16:00-17:00Maths 326**

### CB-norm approximation of derivations by elementary operators

Ilja Gogic (Trinity College Dublin)

**Monday 2nd March, 2015 16:00-17:00Maths 204**

### A non-standard complex structure on R^4 of Calabi-Eckmann type

Daniele Zuddas (Korea Institute for Advanced Study)

**Friday 27th February, 2015 15:00-16:00Maths 204**

### Causal Inference through a Witness Protection Program

Ricardo Silva (UCL)

**Wednesday 25th February, 2015 16:00-17:00Maths 516**

### On the Dwyer-Kan correspondence

Ulrich Kraehmer (University of Glasgow)

**Tuesday 24th February, 2015 16:00-17:00Maths 326**

### C*-Categories, Groupoids and Fell Bundles

David O'sullivan (Sheffield University)

**Monday 23rd February, 2015 16:00-17:00Maths 204**

### Character varieties of knots and their reductions mod p

Luisa Paoluzzi (Universite d'Aix-Marseille)

**Wednesday 18th February, 2015 16:00-17:00Maths 516**

Algebra Seminar, Geometry and Topology Seminar

### Wise's w-cycle conjecture and homological coherence for one-relator groups

Lars Louder (University College London)

**Tuesday 17th February, 2015 16:00-17:00Maths 326**

### A complete characterization of connected Lie groups with the Approximation Property

Tim de Laat (KU Leuven)

**Tuesday 17th February, 2015 15:00-16:00Maths 516**

Integrable Systems and Mathematical Physics Seminar

### Postponed

Claire Gilson (University of Glasgow)

**Monday 16th February, 2015 16:00-17:00Maths 204**

### Seifert fibred higher knot surgery

Jim Howie (Heriot-Watt University)

**Wednesday 11th February, 2015 16:00-17:00Maths 516**

Algebra Seminar, Geometry and Topology Seminar

### Action operads and invertibility

Nick Gurski (University of Sheffield)

**Wednesday 11th February, 2015 15:00-16:00Maths 516**

Algebra Seminar, Analysis Seminar

### Embedding expanders into groups and applications

Damian Osajda (University of Wroclaw)

**Tuesday 10th February, 2015 15:00-16:00Maths 516**

Integrable Systems and Mathematical Physics Seminar

### Analytic series expansion for $\sigma$-functions: applications, examples and open questions

Julia Bernatska (National University of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy)

**Monday 9th February, 2015 16:00-17:00Maths 204**

### The Birman exact sequence for 3-manifolds

Jessica Banks (University of Hull)

**Friday 6th February, 2015 15:00-16:00Maths 516**

### Estimating the population effectiveness of the national seasonal influenza vaccination programme in Scotland

Stephen Corson (University of Strathclyde)

**Wednesday 4th February, 2015 16:00-17:00Maths 516**

### Quantum deformations of projective three-space

Brent Pym (University of Oxford)

**Monday 2nd February, 2015 16:00-17:00Maths 204**

### Surgeries and the Alexander polynomial

Duncan McCoy (Glasgow)

**Friday 30th January, 2015 16:00-17:00Maths 204**

### A (very) brief history of the classification of finite simple groups

Paul Gilmartin (University of Glasgow)

**Wednesday 28th January, 2015 16:00-17:00Maths 516**

### Quantum symmetric pairs and universal solutions of the reflection equation

Martina Balagovic (University of Newcastle)

**Tuesday 27th January, 2015 16:00-17:00Maths 326**

### Exotic line bundles on noncommutative spaces

Jan Jitse Venselaar (University of Goettingen)

**Tuesday 27th January, 2015 15:00-16:00Maths 516**

Integrable Systems and Mathematical Physics Seminar

### Self-Dual Higher Gauge Theory

Martin Wolf (University of Surrey)

**Monday 26th January, 2015 16:00-17:00Maths 204**

### Mirror symmetry for Lagrangian Grassmannians (joint with K. Rietsch)

Clélia Pech (Université Lyon 1)

**Friday 23rd January, 2015 16:00-17:00Maths 204**

### The Topos of Triads

Paul Slevin (University of Glasgow)

**Wednesday 21st January, 2015 16:00-17:00Maths 516**

### On the generic behavior of decomposition morphisms

Ulrich Thiel (University of Stuttgart)

**Tuesday 20th January, 2015 16:00-17:00Maths 326**

### Classification by traces

Joan Bosa (University of Glasgow)

**Monday 19th January, 2015 16:00-17:00Maths 204**

Algebra Seminar, Geometry and Topology Seminar

### Counting resolutions of symplectic quotient singularities

Gwyn Bellamy (Glasgow)

**Wednesday 14th January, 2015 16:00-17:00Maths 516**

### Derived localization (joint with J. Chuang and C. Braun)

Andrey Lazarev (University of Lancaster)

**Monday 12th January, 2015 16:00-17:00Maths 204**

Algebra Seminar, Geometry and Topology Seminar

### Algebraic models in topology

Constanze Roitzheim (University of Kent)

**Friday 9th January, 2015 13:00-17:00Maths 203**

### CMALS STUDY GROUP

**Friday 9th January, 2015 Mathematics Building**

### CMALS Sandpit Day

**Tuesday 16th December, 2014 15:00-16:00Maths 203**

Integrable Systems and Mathematical Physics Seminar

### Random Matrix Theory and Integrability: The Riemann-Hilbert Approach

Max Atkin (Universite Catholique de Louvain)

**Wednesday 10th December, 2014 16:00-17:00Maths 516**

### Quantum deformations of projective three-space

Brent Pym (University of Oxford)

**Tuesday 9th December, 2014 15:00-16:00tba**

Integrable Systems and Mathematical Physics Seminar

### Recent developments in the large-N analysis of correlation functions

Karol Kozlowski (Universite de Bourgogne)

**Monday 8th December, 2014 16:00-17:00Maths 326**

Algebra Seminar, Analysis Seminar, Geometry and Topology Seminar

### Topological Data Analysis: Applications to Computer Vision

Vitaliy Kurlin (Durham)

**Friday 5th December, 2014 16:00-17:00Maths 416**

### Instabilities in an asymptotic model of cardiac excitation

Ameneh Asgari Targhi (University of Glasgow)

**Friday 5th December, 2014 15:00-16:00Maths 203**

### Postgraduate Talks

Randa Alharbi & Amira Elayouty

**Thursday 4th December, 2014 16:00-17:00Maths 416**

### Graph algebras and orbit equivalence

Nathan Brownlowe (Wollongong University)

**Thursday 4th December, 2014 14:00-15:00Maths 203**

### Unravelling the complexities of blood clotting and thrombosis using mathematical techniques

Dr Joanne Dunster (University of Reading)

**Wednesday 3rd December, 2014 16:00-17:00Maths 516**

Algebra Seminar, Geometry and Topology Seminar

### On Exotic Springer Fibres

Neil Saunders (University of Bristol)

**Wednesday 3rd December, 2014 14:00-15:00University of Strathclyde**

### Zooplankton life history plasticity in a changing climate: A new optimality-based model and evidence from subarctic seas

Prof Neil Banas (University of Seattle)

**Tuesday 2nd December, 2014 16:00-17:00Maths 416**

### Decomposition rank of approximately subhomogeneous C*-algebras

Aaron Tikuisis (University of Aberdeen)

**Tuesday 2nd December, 2014 15:00-16:00Maths 203**

Integrable Systems and Mathematical Physics Seminar

### Five surprises from quantum theory

Stephen Barnett (University of Glasgow)

**Monday 1st December, 2014 16:00-17:00Maths 326**

### Subtle Stiefel-Whitney classes

Alexander Vishik (University of Nottingham)

**Friday 28th November, 2014 09:00-17:00Mathematics, Strathclyde Univ**

### CMALS PHD Workshop

**Wednesday 26th November, 2014 16:00-17:00Maths 516**

Algebra Seminar, Geometry and Topology Seminar

### Simplicially controlled Algebra

Spiros Adams-Florou (University of Glasgow)

**Tuesday 25th November, 2014 16:00-17:00Maths 416**

### two constructions of spectral triples

Olivier Gabriel (University of Glasgow)

**Tuesday 25th November, 2014 15:00-16:00Maths 203 **

Algebra Seminar, Integrable Systems and Mathematical Physics Seminar

### Quantum symmetric pairs, the reflection equation, and the beauty of the bar involution

Stefan Kolb (Newcastle University)

**Monday 24th November, 2014 16:00-17:00Maths 326**

Algebra Seminar, Geometry and Topology Seminar

### The complex geometry of TeichmÃ¼ller spaces and symmetric domains

Stergios Antonakoudis (Cambridge)

**Friday 21st November, 2014 16:00-17:00Maths 416**

### Where do C*-algebras come from?

Gabriel Tornetta (University of Glasgow)

**Friday 21st November, 2014 15:00-16:00Maths 203**

### Machine learning for epigenetics: some initial results

Guido Sanguinetti (University of Edinburgh)

**Wednesday 19th November, 2014 16:00-17:00Maths 516**

Algebra Seminar, Geometry and Topology Seminar

### Nielsen realisation for right-angled Artin groups

Dawid Kielak (University of Bonn)

**Tuesday 18th November, 2014 16:00-17:00Maths 416**

### Tannaka-Krein duality for partial compact quantum groups and the dynamical SU_q(2)

Thomas Timmermann (University of Munster)

**Monday 17th November, 2014 16:00-17:00Maths 326**

### Normal forms of random braids

Stephen Tawn (University of Western Sydney)

**Friday 14th November, 2014 16:00-17:00Maths 416**

### Covering Dimension

Jorge Castillejos-Lopez (University of Glasgow)

**Wednesday 12th November, 2014 16:00-17:00Maths 516**

### Factorisations of Distributive Laws

Paul Slevin (University of Glasgow)

**Tuesday 11th November, 2014 16:00-17:00Maths 416**

### The projectivity of C^*-algebras and the topology of their spectra

Zynaida Lykova (Newcastle University)

**Tuesday 11th November, 2014 15:00-16:00Maths 203**

Integrable Systems and Mathematical Physics Seminar

### Weighted Razumov-Stroganov correspondences

Luigi Cantini (LPTM Universite de Cergy Pontoise)

**Monday 10th November, 2014 16:00-17:00Maths 326**

Algebra Seminar, Geometry and Topology Seminar

### Subgraph counting problems

Kitty Meeks (University of Glasgow)

**Friday 7th November, 2014 15:00-16:00Maths 203**

### What drives the glacial-interglacial cycle? A Bayesian solution to a long-standing model selection problem.

Richard Wilkinson (University of Nottingham)

**Thursday 6th November, 2014 14:00-15:00R00m 203, Maths**

### Understanding what makes cells move with microscopes and mathematics

Prof. Robert Insall (University of Glasgow)

**Wednesday 5th November, 2014 16:00-17:00Maths 516**

### Quiver GIT for Reconstruction Algebras.

Joe Karmazyn (University of Edinburgh)

**Tuesday 4th November, 2014 16:00-17:00Maths 416**

### Quasi-representations, surface groups and almost-flat bundles

Jose Carrion (Pennsylvania State university)

**Tuesday 4th November, 2014 15:00-16:00Maths 203**

Integrable Systems and Mathematical Physics Seminar

### The Asymmetric Exclusion Process: an exactly solvable nonequilibrium system

Martin Evans (University of Edinburgh)

**Monday 3rd November, 2014 16:00-17:00Maths 326**

### Mod 2 instanton homology and 4-manifolds with boundary

Kim Frøyshov (Århus)

**Friday 31st October, 2014 16:00-17:00Maths 416**

### Artin groups: a generalized notion of braid groups

Charalampos Stylianakis (University of Glasgow)

**Wednesday 29th October, 2014 16:00-17:00Maths 516**

### Dual singularities in exceptional type nilpotent cones

Paul Levy (University of Lancaster)

**Tuesday 28th October, 2014 16:00-17:00Maths 416**

### The search for the exotic

David Evans (University of Cardiff)

**Tuesday 28th October, 2014 15:00-16:00Maths 515**

### The Bayes factor in environmental forensic inference - with an application to ashes in dispute.

Anders Nordgaard (Swedish National Laboratory of Forensic Science)

**Monday 27th October, 2014 16:00-17:00Maths 326**

### The Alexander Polynomial as a Reshetikhin-Turaev Invariant

Jonathan Grant (Durham University)

**Friday 24th October, 2014 16:00-17:00Maths 416**

### Surgery for Amateurs

Duncan McCoy (University of Glasgow)

**Wednesday 22nd October, 2014 16:30-17:30Maths 516**

Algebra Seminar, Geometry and Topology Seminar

### Stein fillable manifolds and stably complex homotopy spheres

Diarmuid Crowley (University of Aberdeen)

**Wednesday 22nd October, 2014 15:30-16:30Maths 416**

### Finiteness conditions for graph-wreath products.

Peter Kropholler (University of Southampton)

**Tuesday 21st October, 2014 15:00-16:00Maths 203**

Integrable Systems and Mathematical Physics Seminar

### Generating differential invariants of arbitrary order

Chris Athorne (University of Glasgow)

**Friday 17th October, 2014 16:00-17:00Maths 416**

### FUN(ctional calculus)

Samuel Evington (University of Glasgow)

**Friday 17th October, 2014 15:00-16:00Maths 203**

### Flexible sparse dynamic network models

Prof Ernst Wit (University of Groningen)

**Wednesday 15th October, 2014 16:00-17:00Maths 516**

Algebra Seminar, Geometry and Topology Seminar

### Euler characteristics of Hilbert schemes of simple surface singularties

Balazs Szendroi (University of Oxford)

**Tuesday 14th October, 2014 16:00-17:00Maths 416**

### A descriptive set-theoretic view of classification in operator algebras

Asger Tornquist (University of Copenhagen)

**Monday 13th October, 2014 16:00-17:00Maths 326**

Algebra Seminar, Geometry and Topology Seminar

### Birational automorphisms of rationally connected varieties

Constantin Shramov (Steklov Institute of Mathematics)

**Friday 10th October, 2014 16:00-17:00Maths 204**

### Conservation laws: from differential to difference

Prof Peter Hydon (University of Surrey)

**Friday 10th October, 2014 15:00-16:00Maths 203**

### New exact inference methods for small size of lifetime data

Keming Yu (Brunel University London)

**Wednesday 8th October, 2014 16:00-17:00Maths 516**

Algebra Seminar, Geometry and Topology Seminar

### Representation stability and finite linear groups

Andy Putman (Rice University)

**Tuesday 7th October, 2014 16:00-17:00Maths 416**

### Tensor products of quasi-standard C*-algebras

David McConnell (University of Glasgow)

**Tuesday 7th October, 2014 15:00-16:00Maths 203**

Integrable Systems and Mathematical Physics Seminar

### A q-hypergeometric frame for integrable systems related with the q-Onsager algebra

Pascal Baseilhac (LMPT Tours)

**Monday 6th October, 2014 16:00-17:00Maths 326**

### Statistics with a human face: surfaces, shapes and anatomy

Adrian Bowman (University of Glasgow)

**Wednesday 1st October, 2014 16:00-17:00Maths 516**

Algebra Seminar, Integrable Systems and Mathematical Physics Seminar

### Affine degenerate flag varieties and Sato Grassmannians.

Evgeny Feigin

**Tuesday 30th September, 2014 16:00-17:00Maths 416**

### Reflection for quantum groups and an identity for special functions

Erik Koelink (University of Nijmegen)

**Monday 29th September, 2014 16:00-17:00Maths 326**

### Ergodicty of the mapping class group action on a component of the character variety

Juan Souto (Université de Rennes I)

**Friday 26th September, 2014 15:00-16:00Maths 204**

### Robustness of Design: A Survey

Doug Wiens (University of Alberta)

**Wednesday 24th September, 2014 16:00-17:00Maths 516**

Algebra Seminar, Geometry and Topology Seminar

### A categorified view of the Alexander invariant.

Liam Watson (University of Glasgow)

**Tuesday 23rd September, 2014 16:00-17:00Maths 416**

### Classifying maps by traces and dimension

Stuart White (University of Glasgow)

**Tuesday 16th September, 2014 15:00-16:00Maths 203**

Integrable Systems and Mathematical Physics Seminar

### Irreducibility and co-primeness as an integrability criterion for discrete equations

Masataka Kanki (Rikkyo University)

**Friday 12th September, 2014 15:00-16:00tba**

Integrable Systems and Mathematical Physics Seminar

### Cluster algebras and $q$-Painleve equations

Naoto Okubo (The University of Tokyo)

**Thursday 11th September, 2014 15:00-16:00tba**

Integrable Systems and Mathematical Physics Seminar

### Integrable systems over finite fields

Tetsuji Tokihiro (The University of Tokyo)

**Monday 8th-Friday 12th September, 2014 Lab 110, Mathematics Building**

### Core and advanced environmental statistics training: Quantifying the environment

**Monday 25th-Friday 29th August, 2014 Maths 516**

### Algebraic Lie theory and representation theory

Research School

**Monday 25th August - Friday 5th September, 2014 **

### Postgraduate Masterclass

**Monday 18th August, 2014 16:00-17:00Maths 204**

### Homology three-spheres and surgery obstructions

Tye Lidman (University of Texas at Austin)

**Friday 15th August, 2014 16:00-17:00Maths 516**

### Morse Homology

Tye Lidman (UT Austin)

**Friday 8th August, 2014 15:00-16:00Maths 509**

Integrable Systems and Mathematical Physics Seminar

### General bright-dark soliton solution to the continuous and discrete vector nonlinear Schroedinger equation

Baofeng Feng (University of Texas-Pan American)

**Friday 18th July, 2014 15:00-16:00Maths 417**

### The Power of Examples: An Experimental Approach to C*-Algebras.

Sam Evington (University of Glasgow)

**Friday 11th July, 2014 16:00-17:00Maths 417**

### PG Seminar

Reem Almahmud (University of Glasgow)

**Friday 27th June, 2014 15:00-16:00Maths 204**

### Extending conditional autoregressive models for space time studies of air pollution and health

Alastair Rushworth (University of Glasgow)

**Wednesday 25th June, 2014 16:00-17:00Maths 204**

### The q-Division Ring: Fixed Rings and Automorphisms.

Sian Fryer (University of Manchester)

**Monday 16th-Thursday 19th June, 2014 227A & B, St Andrews Building, Eldon Street**

### Reconnection Events in Classical, Quantum and Magnetized Fluids

**Friday 13th June, 2014 16:00-17:00Maths 417**

### A coupled human model of the circulation and the left ventricle

Weiwei Chen (University of Glasgow)

**Friday 13th June, 2014 11:30-12:30Maths 516**

### Functional analytic approach to stochastic differential equations II

Michael Roeckner (University of Bielefeld)

**Friday 13th June, 2014 10:00-11:00Maths 516**

### Functional analytic approach to stochastic differential equations I

Michael Roeckner (University of Bielefeld)

**Thursday 12th June, 2014 17:30-18:30Maths 516**

### Ghost operators, expanders, and exactness II

Rufus Willett (University of Hawaii)

**Thursday 12th June, 2014 16:00-17:00Maths 516**

### Ghost operators, expanders, and exactness I

Rufus Willett (University of Hawaii)

**Thursday 5th June, 2014 16:00-17:00Maths 204**

Geometry and Topology Seminar, Integrable Systems and Mathematical Physics Seminar

### Global existence and convergence of smooth solutions to Yang-Mills gradient flow over compact four-manifolds

Paul Feehan (Rutgers)

**Wednesday 4th June, 2014 16:00-17:00Maths 204**

### Weak multiplier bialgebras

Gabriella Bo"hm

**Monday 2nd June, 2014 16:00-17:00Maths 204**

Algebra Seminar, Geometry and Topology Seminar

### Representation theory of symplectic singularities

Ben Webster (University of Virginia / Paris 7)

**Friday 30th May, 2014 16:00-17:00Maths 417**

### The Jones Polynomial

Jorge Castillejos-Lopez (University of Glasgow)

**Friday 30th May, 2014 15:00-16:00Maths 204**

### Quantifying Uncertainty in the Solution of Differential Equations: A Probabilistic Framework

Mark Girolami (University of Warwick)

**Thursday 29th-Friday 30th May, 2014 Maths 204**

### Young Applied Analysts in the UK

**Wednesday 28th May, 2014 16:00-17:00Maths 204**

Algebra Seminar, Geometry and Topology Seminar

### Geometric Schur-Weyl duality

Guillaume Pouchin (University of Edinburgh)

**Tuesday 27th May, 2014 16:00-17:00Maths 204**

### Knot Floer homologies

Andras Stipsicz (Scottish Topology Seminar) (Renyi Institute)

**Tuesday 27th May, 2014 16:00-17:00Maths 416**

### Commutator estimates and Fredholm modules on sub-Riemannian manifolds

Heiko Gimperlein (Heriot-Watt University and Maxwell Institute)

**Tuesday 27th May, 2014 14:30-15:30Maths 204**

### Hyperbolic groups, Cannon-Thurston maps, and hydra

Tim Riley (Scottish Topology Seminar) (Cornell)

**Tuesday 27th May, 2014 13:15-14:15Maths 204**

### Scottish Topology Seminar

**Tuesday 27th May, 2014 13:15-14:15Maths 204**

### Commensurability of knot complements and hidden symmetries

Michel Boileau (Scottish Topology Seminar) (Marseille)

**Friday 23rd May, 2014 15:00-16:00Maths 326**

Integrable Systems and Mathematical Physics Seminar

### The full Kostant-Toda lattice on the positive flag variety and a flag matroid polytope

Yuji Kodama (The Ohio State University)

**Friday 23rd May, 2014 14:00-17:00Various**

### CMALS SHOW and TELL DAY

**Thursday 22nd May, 2014 15:00-16:00Maths 326**

Integrable Systems and Mathematical Physics Seminar

### Combinatorics and Geometry of KP solitons and application to tsunami

Yuji Kodama (The Ohio State University)

**Thursday 22nd May, 2014 14:00-15:00Maths 326**

### Optimal locomotion of cells

Dr. Eric Lauga (University of Cambridge)

**Wednesday 21st May, 2014 11:00-12:00Maths 326**

### SMART studies and the personalization of medical care

Erica Moodie (McGill University)

**Tuesday 20th May, 2014 16:00-17:00Maths 416**

### Open Projections and Herediary subalgebras with applications to the Cuntz semigroup

Gabriele Tornetta (University of Glasgow)

**Monday 19th-Friday 23rd May, 2014 Maths 515**

### Combinatorics of bases and degenerate flag varieties

Summer School

**Thursday 15th May, 2014 16:00-17:00Maths 204**

Algebra Seminar, Geometry and Topology Seminar

### Modular Representation Theory and Parity Sheaves

Carl Mautner (MPI Bonn)

**Thursday 15th May, 2014 14:00-15:00Maths 326**

### Micro/Nanomechanics in Engineering and Biological Systems

Dr Jinju Chen (Newcastle University)

**Tuesday 13th May, 2014 15:00-16:00Maths 326**

Integrable Systems and Mathematical Physics Seminar

### Understanding complex dynamics by means of an associated Riemann surface

Matteo Sommacal (Northumbria University Newcastle)

**Monday 12th May, 2014 16:00-17:00Maths 204**

Algebra Seminar, Geometry and Topology Seminar

### HOMFLY-PT skein module of singular links in the three-sphere

Luis Paris (Institut de Mathematiques de Bourgogne)

**Friday 9th May, 2014 15:00-16:00Maths 204**

### Smarter City Predictive Analytics using Generalized Additive Model

Bei Chen (IBM )

**Thursday 8th May, 2014 16:00-17:00Maths 416**

### A new look at the category Cu

Francesc Perera (Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona)

**Thursday 8th May, 2014 15:00-16:00Maths 203**

### Multi-resolution spatial methods for large data sets.

Doug Nychka (National Center for Atmospheric Research)

**Thursday 8th May, 2014 14:00-15:00Maths 326**

### Chains and rings of spherical magnets

Dr. Cameron Hall (University of Oxford)

**Wednesday 7th May, 2014 16:00-17:00Maths 204**

Algebra Seminar, Geometry and Topology Seminar

### Lie superalgebras and categorification.

Antonio Sartori (University of York)

**Tuesday 6th May, 2014 16:00-17:00Maths 416**

### Derivations on Fourier algebras of connected Lie groups

Yemon Choi (Lancaster University)

**Tuesday 6th May, 2014 15:00-16:00Maths 326**

Integrable Systems and Mathematical Physics Seminar

### A New Class of QFTs: Cluster Algebras, the Grassmannian and Beyond

Sebastian Franco (Durham University)

**Tuesday 6th May, 2014 15:00-16:00Maths 203**

### Uncertain weather, uncertain climate

Doug Nychka (National Center for Atmospheric Research)

**Monday 5th May, 2014 16:00-17:00Maths 204**

Algebra Seminar, Geometry and Topology Seminar

### Augmentation categories of Legendrian submanifolds.

Baptiste Chantraine (University of Nantes)

**Friday 2nd May, 2014 16:00-17:00Mathematics 516**

### The Dynamos inside our Planets

Prof Chris Jones (University of Leeds)

**Thursday 1st May, 2014 14:00-15:00Maths 326**

### Mathematical Modelling of Cancer

Prof. Thomas Hillen (University of Alberta (Canada))

**Wednesday 30th April, 2014 16:00-17:00Maths 204**

Algebra Seminar, Geometry and Topology Seminar

### Cohomology of arithmetic groups over function fields

Kevin Wortman (University of Utah)

**Tuesday 29th April, 2014 16:00-17:00Maths 416**

### Semiprojectivity and fields of C*-algebras

Dominic Enders (University of Copenhaguen)

**Tuesday 29th April, 2014 15:00-16:00Maths 326**

Integrable Systems and Mathematical Physics Seminar

### The nineteen-vertex model and combinatorics

Christian Hagendorf (IRMP, Universite catholique de Louvain)

**Friday 25th April, 2014 15:00-16:00Maths 204**

### Modelling of spatiotemporal dynamical systems with kernel learning methods

Hanwen Ning (Zhongnan University of Economics and Law)

**Tuesday 22nd April, 2014 16:40-17:40Maths 204**

Algebra Seminar, Geometry and Topology Seminar

### Height extensions of the Temperley--Lieb category

Shona Yu (University of Leeds)

**Tuesday 22nd April, 2014 16:00-17:00Maths 416**

### Discrete groups and continuous rings

Gabor Elek (University of Lancaster)

**Friday 11th-Saturday 12th April, 2014 Maths 515**

### ICFT 2014

18th UK Meeting on Integrable Models, Conformal Field Theory and Related Topics

**Tuesday 8th April, 2014 15:00-16:00Maths 326**

Integrable Systems and Mathematical Physics Seminar

### Generalized elliptic Calogero-Moser systems from elliptic Dunkl operators

Alexey Silantyev (University of Leeds)

**Thursday 3rd April, 2014 14:00-15:00Maths 203**

### TBA

James Hensman (University of Sheffield)

**Monday 31st March, 2014 16:00-17:00Maths 204**

### How to draw a knot, and what it has to do with discrete complex analysis

Roger Fenn (University of Sussex)

**Friday 28th March, 2014 15:00-16:00Maths 204**

### TBA

Christopher Yau (Imperial College)

**Thursday 27th March, 2014 14:00-15:00Maths 326**

### The Dynamics and the Heating of Solar Coronal Loops

Dr. Mahboubeh Asgari-Targhi (Harvard University)

**Wednesday 26th March, 2014 16:40-17:30Maths 204**

### Factoriality for the Zassenhaus variety or how lucky can one be.

Amiram Braun (Haifa University)

**Wednesday 26th March, 2014 15:30-16:30Maths 325**

Algebra Seminar, Geometry and Topology Seminar

### Floer cohomology and Platonic Solids

Yanki Lekili (King's College London)

**Tuesday 25th March, 2014 16:00-17:00Maths 416**

### Nuclear dimension and $\mathcal Z$-stablility

Stuart White (Glasgow University)

**Tuesday 25th March, 2014 15:00-16:00Maths 326**

Algebra Seminar, Geometry and Topology Seminar, Integrable Systems and Mathematical Physics Seminar

### Cluster algebras and Teichmueller theory

Pavel Tumarkin (Durham University)

**Friday 21st March, 2014 15:00-16:00Maths 204**

### Modeling seed viability over time to decide when to regenerate seed lots in long-term storage

Philip Dixon (Iowa State University )

**Friday 21st-Saturday 22nd March, 2014 Maths 326**

### LMS Workshop on Classical and Quantum Integrability

**Wednesday 19th March, 2014 16:00-17:00Maths 204**

Algebra Seminar, Analysis Seminar

### The codimension 3 conjecture for holonomic DQ-modules

Francois Petit (University of Edinburgh)

**Tuesday 18th March, 2014 16:00-17:00Maths 416**

### The K-theory of quantum permutation groups

Christian Voigt (University of Glasgow)

**Tuesday 18th March, 2014 15:00-16:00Maths 326**

Integrable Systems and Mathematical Physics Seminar

### A proof of the De Concini-Kac-Procesi conjecture

Alexey Sevastyanov (University of Aberdeen)

**Monday 17th March, 2014 16:00-17:00Maths 204**

### Colored HOMFLY homology of rational tangles

Jake Rasmussen (University of Cambridge)

**Monday 17th-Tuesday 18th March, 2014 Lab 215, Maths & Stats Building**

### NERC-funded Functional data analysis workshop

**Friday 14th March, 2014 16:50-17:35504 Joseph Black Building**

### The category Cu. Which maps are the correct ones? *-homomorphisms or cpc order zero maps?

Joan Bosa (University of Glasgow)

**Friday 14th March, 2014 15:55-16:40504 Joseph Black Building**

### Calculating K-theory of substitution tiling C*-algebras using dual tilings

Greg Maloney (University of Newcastle)

**Friday 14th March, 2014 15:00-16:00Maths 204**

### Building a Prognostic Model for Breast Cancer Survival

John Newell (National University of Ireland, Galway)

**Friday 14th March, 2014 14:40-15:25 504 Joseph Black Building**

### Operator theory and coarse geometry

Jan Spakula (University of Southampton)

**Friday 14th March, 2014 13:45-14:30504 Joseph Black Building**

### Murray-von Neumann equivalence for positive elements and order zero c.p. maps

Yasuhiko Sato (Kyoto University)

**Friday 14th March, 2014 12:00-12:45 504 Joseph Black Building**

### The row length of unital C*-algebras

Liam Dickson (University of Glasgow)

**Thursday 13th March, 2014 14:00-15:00Maths 326**

### Solitons and Breathers on Quantized Superfluid Vortices

Dr. Hayder Salman (University of East Anglia)

**Wednesday 12th March, 2014 16:00-17:00Maths 204**

### Lie-Rinehart algebras, Hopf algebroids with and without an antipode.

Ana Rovi (University of Glasgow)

**Tuesday 11th March, 2014 16:00-17:00Maths 416**

### Vanishing of the first continuous L^2-cohomology for II_1 factors

Stefaan Vaes (University of Leuven)

**Tuesday 11th March, 2014 15:00-16:00Maths 325**

Integrable Systems and Mathematical Physics Seminar

### Classical and quantum integrable defects

Anastasia Doikou (Heriot-Watt University)

**Monday 10th March, 2014 16:00-17:00Maths 204**

### Conformal Blocks, Kummer Surfaces and Quantum Representations of the Mapping Class Group

Johan Martens (University of Edinburgh)

**Friday 7th March, 2014 15:00-16:00Maths 204**

### Assessing the impact of selective migration and care homes on geographical inequalities in health - a total population cohort study in Sheffield

Ravi Maheswaran (University of Sheffield)

**Wednesday 5th March, 2014 16:00-17:00Maths 204**

Algebra Seminar, Geometry and Topology Seminar

### Palindromic automorphisms of free groups

Neil Fullarton (University of Glasgow)

**Tuesday 4th March, 2014 16:00-17:00Maths 416**

### A more general method to classify up to equivariant KK-equivalence

Rasmus Bentmann (Maths Institut Georg-August-Universitat Gottingen)

**Tuesday 4th March, 2014 15:00-16:00Maths 326**

Integrable Systems and Mathematical Physics Seminar

### KP hierarchy for the cyclic quiver

Oleg Chalykh (University of Leeds )

**Monday 3rd March, 2014 16:00-17:00Maths 204**

Algebra Seminar, Geometry and Topology Seminar

### Link invariants from racks

Friedrich Wagemann (University of Nantes)

**Wednesday 26th February, 2014 16:00-17:00Maths 204**

Algebra Seminar, Geometry and Topology Seminar

### Congruence subgroups of braid groups

Tara Brendle (University of Glasgow)

**Tuesday 25th February, 2014 16:00-17:00Maths 416**

### Central sequence algebras and their Cuntz semigroups

Aaron Tikuisis (University of Aberdeen)

**Monday 24th February, 2014 16:00-17:00Maths 204**

Algebra Seminar, Geometry and Topology Seminar

### The homotopy theory of Khovanov homology

Brent Everitt (University of York)

**Monday 24th February, 2014 13:30-14:00Maths 203**

### Statistics Postgraduate Talk

Abdullah Al Omir: Teaching Statistics to Non-specialist Students in Saudi Universities

**Friday 21st February, 2014 16:00-17:00Maths 417**

### Introduction to Topos Theory

Kevin Dunne (University of Glasgow)

**Thursday 20th February, 2014 14:00-15:00Maths 326**

### Multiscale modelling of discrete microstructure

Dr. Ron Peerlings (Eindhoven University of Technology)

**Wednesday 19th February, 2014 16:00-17:00Maths 204**

### The Cohen-Lenstra heuristic revisited; or: what does a random abelian group look like?

Alex Bartel (University of Warwick)

**Tuesday 18th February, 2014 16:00-17:00Maths 416**

### The Rokhlin dimension of topological Z^m-actions

Gabor Szabo (University of Muenster)

**Monday 17th February, 2014 16:00-17:00Maths 204**

### Three-manifolds and Dedekind sums

Daniel Lines

**Friday 14th February, 2014 16:00-17:00Maths 417**

### Configuration Spaces and Braid Groups

Charalampos Stylianakis (University of Glasgow)

**Thursday 13th February, 2014 14:00-15:00Maths 326**

### Higher order in time ALE formulations: a DG approach

Dr. Irene Kyza (University of Dundee)

**Wednesday 12th February, 2014 16:00-17:00Maths 204**

### F-thresholds and Test ideals for determinantal ideals

Ines Henriques (University of Sheffield)

**Tuesday 11th February, 2014 16:00-17:00Maths 416**

### The coarse geometry of expander graphs.

Martin Finn-Sell (University of Southampton)

**Tuesday 11th February, 2014 15:00-16:00Maths 326**

Integrable Systems and Mathematical Physics Seminar

### On the reduction for discrete systems: Hirota-Miwa equation and Miwa equation

Junxiao Zhao (University of the Chinese Academy of Science)

**Monday 10th February, 2014 16:00-17:00Maths 204**

### Embeddings of non-orientable surfaces in orientable manifolds

Saso Strle (Univerza v Ljubljani)

**Thursday 6th February, 2014 14:00-15:00Maths 326**

### Anatomically accurate multiscale-multiphysics models of total cardiac function

Prof. Gernot Planck (University of Graz)

**Wednesday 5th February, 2014 16:00-17:00Maths 204**

### Some cluster algebras of infinite rank as direct limits.

Sira Gratz (University of Hannover)

**Tuesday 4th February, 2014 16:00-17:00Maths 416**

### Near inclusions of injective von Neumann algebras

Liam Dickson (University of Glasgow)

**Tuesday 4th February, 2014 15:00-16:00Maths 326**

Integrable Systems and Mathematical Physics Seminar

### From the deformed Virasoro algebra to Temperley-Lieb algebras

Azat Gainutdinov (University of Hamburg)

**Monday 3rd February, 2014 16:00-17:00Maths 204**

Algebra Seminar, Geometry and Topology Seminar

### Complex structures as homotopy algebras

Joan Milles (University of Toulouse)

**Monday 3rd-Tuesday 4th February, 2014 Room 215, Mathematics Building, University of Glas**

### NERC-funded Spatio-temporal modeling workshop

**Friday 31st January, 2014 16:00-17:00Maths 417**

### Conway's Game of Life and Other Automata

Neil Fullarton (University of Glasgow)

**Friday 31st January, 2014 15:00-16:00LT908, Livingstone Tower, U of Strathclyde**

### Statistics making an impact (RSS Glasgow Group meeting)

John Pullinger

**Thursday 30th January, 2014 14:00-15:00Maths 326**

### Regularity of weak and viscosity solutions to phase transition problems with convection

Dr. Aram Karakhanyan

**Wednesday 29th January, 2014 16:00-17:00Maths 204**

### Product of trees, quaternions and fake quadrics

Alina Vdovina (University of Newcastle)

**Tuesday 28th January, 2014 16:00-17:00Maths 416**

### A general theory of multilinear duality

Tony Carbery (University of Edinburgh)

**Tuesday 28th January, 2014 15:00-16:00Maths 326**

Integrable Systems and Mathematical Physics Seminar

### Classification of integrable Davey-Stewartson type equations

Benoit Huard (Northumbria University Newcastle)

**Monday 27th January, 2014 16:00-17:00Maths 204**

### E∞ ring spectra, power operations and coactions

Andy Baker (University of Glasgow)

**Friday 24th January, 2014 16:00-17:00Maths 417**

### Modelling of tear propagation in fibre-reinforced soft tissue

Lei Wang (University of Glasgow)

**Thursday 23rd January, 2014 14:00-15:00Maths 326**

### Design and Manufacture with Advanced Composite and Porous Materials

Dr. Philip Harrison (University of Glasgow)

**Wednesday 22nd January, 2014 16:00-17:00Maths 204**

Algebra Seminar, Integrable Systems and Mathematical Physics Seminar

### Quantum integrability of the periodic Benjamin-Ono model

Maxim Nazarov (University of York)

**Tuesday 21st January, 2014 16:00-17:00Maths 416**

### Ultraproducts, QWEP von Neumann algebras and the Effros-Mar\'echal topology

Hiroshi Ando (IHES Paris)

**Tuesday 21st January, 2014 15:00-16:00Maths 326**

Integrable Systems and Mathematical Physics Seminar

### Quasi-Determinant Solutions to Non-Commutative Integrable Equations

Claire Gilson (University of Glasgow)

**Monday 20th January, 2014 16:00-17:00Maths 204**

### Alternating knots with unknotting number one

Duncan McCoy (University of Glasgow)

**Friday 17th January, 2014 16:00-17:00Maths 417**

### Unknotting Knots

Duncan McCoy (University of Glasgow)

**Wednesday 15th January, 2014 16:00-17:00Maths 204**

### Equations over groups

Andreas Thom (Leipzig University)

**Tuesday 14th January, 2014 16:00-17:00Maths 416**

### Entropy, Determinants, and l2-Torsion

Andreas Thom (University of Leipzig)

**Monday 13th January, 2014 16:00-17:00Maths 204**

### Tori in four-dimensional Milnor fibres

Ailsa Keating (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)

**Friday 10th January, 2014 16:00-17:00Maths 417**

### On Wolfram's New Kind of Science

Gabriele Tornetta (University of Glasgow)

**Monday 6th-Friday 10th January, 2014 Lab 110**

### Statistics for Environmental Evaluation: Quantifying the environment Course

**Friday 13th December, 2013 16:00-17:30Maths 417**

### Symplectic topology of Euclidean space - EMS Meeting

Professor I. Smith (Cambridge)

**Friday 13th December, 2013 15:00-16:00Maths 204**

### Understanding seabirds: a statistical perspective

Adam Butler (BioSS)

**Wednesday 11th December, 2013 16:00-17:00Maths 204**

### Poisson and Hochschild cohomology and the semiclassical limit

Matthew Towers (University of Kent)

**Wednesday 11th-Thursday 12th December, 2013 Lab 110**

### Statistics for Environmental Evaluation: Quantifying the environment - Advanced Workshop

**Tuesday 10th December, 2013 16:00-17:00Maths 416**

### C*-algebras, monoids, and dynamical systems

Xin Li (Queen Mary London)

**Monday 9th December, 2013 17:15-19:00Mathematics & Statistics Building, Rm 515**

### Statistics & the Environment Lecture

Prof Marian Scott OBE (University of Glasgow)

**Friday 6th December, 2013 15:00-16:00Maths 204**

### Optimal Design, Langrangian, Linear Model Theories. A Fusion.

Ben Torsney (University of Glasgow)

**Wednesday 4th December, 2013 16:00-17:00Maths 204**

### Cells for Hecke algebras and Calogero-Moser spaces

Iain Gordon (University of Edinburgh)

**Tuesday 3rd December, 2013 16:00-17:00Maths 416**

### The Cuntz semigroup of some Continuous Fields

Joan Bosa (University of Glasgow)

**Tuesday 3rd December, 2013 15:00-16:00Maths 515**

Integrable Systems and Mathematical Physics Seminar

### Potts Models with Invisible States

Des Johnston (Heriot-Watt University)

**Monday 2nd December, 2013 16:00-17:00Maths 204**

Algebra Seminar, Geometry and Topology Seminar

### Infinite loop spaces and positive scalar curvature

Oscar Randal-Williams (University of Cambridge)

**Monday 2nd December, 2013 15:00-16:00Maths 204**

### Ribbon Graph Constructions with Applications to Link Invariants

Neal Stoltzfus (Louisiana State University)

**Friday 29th November, 2013 17:00-17:55516**

### Index and determinant of n-tuples of commuting operators

Ryszard Nest (University of Copenhagen)

**Friday 29th November, 2013 16:00-16:55516**

### Clifford algebras, fermions, and categorification

Christian Voigt (University of Glasgow)

**Friday 29th November, 2013 15:00-16:00Maths 204**

### Smartphone-based sensor networks and some statistical challenges: the Earthquake Network Android application

Francesco Finazzi (University of Bergamo)

**Friday 29th November, 2013 14:30-15:25516**

### Noncommutative geometry, metric spaces and groups

Jacek Brodzki (University of Southampton)

**Thursday 28th November, 2013 14:00-15:00Maths 326**

Applied Mathematics, Continuum Mechanics Seminar

### On the approximation of isochoric motions of fluids under different flow conditions

Dr. Luigi Vergori (University of Glasgow)

**Wednesday 27th November, 2013 16:00-17:00Maths 204**

### One dimensional representations of finite W-algebras

Lewis Topley (University of East Anglia)

**Tuesday 26th November, 2013 16:00-17:00Maths 416**

### Classification of non-singular systems and critical dimension

Anthony Dooley (University of Bath)

**Tuesday 26th November, 2013 16:00-17:00Maths 417**

Algebra Seminar, Geometry and Topology Seminar

### Arithmetic and congruence links

Alan Reid (University of Texas, Austin)

**Tuesday 26th November, 2013 15:00-16:00Maths 515**

Integrable Systems and Mathematical Physics Seminar

### Integrable systems and commuting differential operators

Dafeng Zuo (University of Science & Technology of China)

**Tuesday 26th November, 2013 00:00-00:00Western Infirmary Lecture Theatre**

### Statistics & Society Lecture -Postponed

Professor Sir Ian Diamond (Principal, University of Aberdeen)

**Monday 25th November, 2013 16:00-17:00Maths 204**

Algebra Seminar, Geometry and Topology Seminar

### String Operations for Orbifolds

Behrang Noohi (Queen Mary University of London)

**Monday 25th November, 2013 16:00-17:00Maths 522**

### TBA

Ellen Henke (University of Aberdeen)

**Monday 25th November, 2013 16:00-17:00Maths 522**

### TBA

Ellen Henke (University of Aberdeen)

**Wednesday 20th November, 2013 16:00-17:00Maths 204**

### Fusion products and symmetric functions

Ghislain Fourier (University of Glasgow)

**Tuesday 19th November, 2013 16:00-17:00Maths 416**

### Index theory for non-Fredholm operators

Jens Kaad (University of Paris)

**Tuesday 19th November, 2013 15:00-16:00Maths 203**

Integrable Systems and Mathematical Physics Seminar

### Darboux and binary Darboux transformations for discrete integrable systems--Discrete potential KdV equation

Ying Shi (University of Glasgow)

**Monday 18th November, 2013 16:00-17:00Maths 417**

### Moduli spaces of vertex-labelled graphs

James Griffin (University of Glasgow)

**Friday 15th November, 2013 16:00-17:00Maths 516**

### Some Mathematical Foundations of Continuum Mechanics

Andrey Melnikov

**Friday 15th November, 2013 15:00-16:00Maths 204**

### Wild Binary Segmentation for multiple change-point detection

Piotr Fryzlewicz (London School of Econnomics)

**Thursday 14th November, 2013 17:15-19:00Western Infirmary Lecture Theatre, Dumbarton Road**

### Statistics & Health - Prof Stephen Senn

Professor Stephen Senn (Centre for Public Health Research, Luxembourg)

**Thursday 14th November, 2013 14:00-15:00Maths 326**

Applied Mathematics, Continuum Mechanics Seminar

### Coalescence and fracture of gas-liquid foams

Dr. Peter Stewart (University of Glasgow)

**Wednesday 13th November, 2013 16:00-17:00Maths 204**

### Subgroups of automorphism groups of partially commutative groups

Andrew Duncan (University of Newcastle)

**Tuesday 12th November, 2013 16:05-17:00Maths 417**

Integrable Systems and Mathematical Physics Seminar

### The action of index integral transforms on orthogonal polynomial sequences

Ana Loureiro (University of Kent)

**Tuesday 12th November, 2013 16:00-17:00Maths 416**

### On the adjoint representation of orthogonal free quantum groups

Roland Vergnioux (University of Caen)

**Tuesday 12th November, 2013 15:00-15:55Room 515**

Integrable Systems and Mathematical Physics Seminar

### Deformations of Poisson pencils of hydrodynamic type. An introduction

Paolo Lorenzoni (University of Milano-Bicocca)

**Monday 11th November, 2013 16:00-17:00Maths 204**

### Quasi-isometry and commensurability for right-angled Coxeter groups

Anne Thomas (University of Glasgow)

**Thursday 7th November, 2013 14:00-15:00Maths 326**

Applied Mathematics, Continuum Mechanics Seminar

### Personalising Computational Cardiology

Dr. Steven Niederer (King's College London)

**Wednesday 6th November, 2013 16:00-17:00Maths 204**

### The strong profinite genus can be infinite

Martin Bridson (University of Oxford)

**Wednesday 6th November, 2013 14:30-15:30Maths 417**

### Testing the curvature of braid groups

Petra Schwer (Muenster University)

**Wednesday 6th November, 2013 13:15-14:15Maths 417**

### On Some Pro-p Groups from Infinite Dimensional Lie theory

Inna Capdeboscq (University of Warwick)

**Tuesday 5th November, 2013 16:00-17:00Maths 416**

### Unit spectra of K-theory via strongly self-absorbing C*-algebras

Ulrich Pennig (University of Muenster)

**Tuesday 5th November, 2013 15:00-16:00Maths 203**

Integrable Systems and Mathematical Physics Seminar

### Set theoretical reflection equation: origin and applications to discrete integrable systems

Vincent Craudrelier (City University London)

**Monday 4th November, 2013 16:00-17:00Maths 204**

### Quantum cohomology via vicious and osculating walkers

Christian Korff (University of Glasgow)

**Wednesday 30th October, 2013 16:00-17:00Maths 204**

### Cycles of Algebraic D-modules in positive characteristic

Chris Dodd (University of Toronto)

**Tuesday 29th October, 2013 16:00-17:00Maths 416**

### What can noncommutative probability tell about representation theory?

Claus Koestler (University College Cork)

**Tuesday 29th October, 2013 15:00-16:00Maths 515**

Geometry and Topology Seminar, Integrable Systems and Mathematical Physics Seminar

### Computational Approach to Riemann Surfaces

Christian Klein (University of Bourgogne)

**Monday 28th October, 2013 16:00-17:00Maths 204**

### Quillen equivalences of model categories and homotopy types

Pouya Adrom (University of Glasgow)

**Thursday 24th October, 2013 14:00-15:00Maths 326**

Applied Mathematics, Continuum Mechanics Seminar

### Vortex Dynamics and Quantum Turbulence in Bose-Einstein Condensates

Dr. Joy Allen (Newcastle University)

**Wednesday 23rd October, 2013 16:00-17:00Maths 204**

### Heegaard Floer homology solid tori

Liam Watson (University of Glasgow)

**Tuesday 22nd October, 2013 16:00-17:00Maths 416**

### A refinement of the Baum-Connes conjecture for p-adic groups

Roger Plymen (University of Southampton)

**Tuesday 22nd October, 2013 15:00-16:00Maths 203**

Analysis Seminar, Integrable Systems and Mathematical Physics Seminar

### Spectral triples and Noncommutative Metric Spaces

Joachim Zacharias (University of Glasgow)

**Monday 21st October, 2013 16:00-17:00Maths 204**

### On the Khovanov homotopy type

Andrew Lobb (University of Durham)

**Friday 18th October, 2013 16:00-17:00Maths 516**

### Exact Solutions to Nonlinear Partial Difference Equations: the Discrete KdV Equation

Ying Shi

**Friday 18th October, 2013 15:00-16:00Maths 204**

### Explicit and Implicit Parametric Regression

David Barber (University College London)

**Thursday 17th October, 2013 14:00-15:00Maths 326**

Applied Mathematics, Continuum Mechanics Seminar

### A phase field model for the optimization of the Willmore energy in the class of connected surfaces

Dr. Patrick Dondl (Durham University)

**Wednesday 16th October, 2013 16:00-17:00Maths 204**

### Tannaka duality for dg categories.

Jonathan Pridham (University of Edinburgh)

**Tuesday 15th October, 2013 16:00-17:00Maths 416**

### Hyperbolic polynomials and their relation to semidefinite programming

Tim Netzer (University of Leipzig)

**Tuesday 15th October, 2013 15:00-16:00Maths 515**

Algebra Seminar, Integrable Systems and Mathematical Physics Seminar

### Cluster algebras, planar networks, and integrability of generalized pentagram maps

Michael Shapiro (Michigan State University)

**Monday 14th October, 2013 16:00-17:00Maths 204**

### Orderable groups and Heegaard Floer homology

Mauro Mauricio (Alfred Renyi Institute of Mathematics)

**Friday 11th October, 2013 16:00-17:00Maths 516**

### Ordinals and Cardinals

Paul Slevin

**Friday 11th October, 2013 15:00-16:00Maths 204**

### Statistical Modelling with Graphical Models

Sofia Massa (University of Oxford)

**Wednesday 9th October, 2013 16:00-17:00Maths 204**

### Chains of Prime Ideals: Finite and Infinite

Be'eri Greenfeld (Bar-Ilan University )

**Tuesday 8th October, 2013 16:00-17:00Maths 416**

### An amenable operator algebra not isomorphic to a C*-algebra

Ilijas Farah (York University)

**Monday 7th October, 2013 16:00-17:00Maths 204**

### Topology of spaces of knots

Ryan Budney (University of Victoria)

**Thursday 3rd October, 2013 14:00-15:00Maths 326**

Applied Mathematics, Continuum Mechanics Seminar

### Elastodynamics in two contexts, foam micromechanics and ribbon curling

Dr. Buddhapriya Chakrabarti (Durham University)

**Wednesday 2nd October, 2013 16:00-17:00Maths 204**

### Quantum differential operators, and the torus T2

David Jordan (University of Edinburgh)

**Tuesday 1st October, 2013 16:00-17:00Maths 416**

### K-theory of C*-algebras associated with free groups

Simon Wassermann (University of Glasgow)

**Tuesday 1st October, 2013 15:00-16:00Maths 203**

Algebra Seminar, Integrable Systems and Mathematical Physics Seminar

### Rational Cherednik algebras and the Calogero-Moser space

Gwyn Bellamy (University of Glasgow)

**Monday 30th September, 2013 16:00-17:00Maths 204**

### Concordance invariants and quasi-alternating links

Brendan Owens (University of Glasgow)

**Friday 27th September, 2013 15:00-16:00Maths 204**

### Modelling Genetic Variations using Fragmentation-Coagulation Processes

Yee Whye Teh (University of Oxford)

**Wednesday 25th September, 2013 16:00-17:00Maths 204**

### Cocompact lattices in locally compact Kac-Moody groups

Anne Thomas (University of Glasgow)

**Tuesday 24th September, 2013 16:00-17:00Maths 416**

### The ultrasimplicial property for rank two simple dimension groups with unique state, the image of which has rank one

Greg Maloney (University of Newcastle)

**Monday 23rd September, 2013 16:00-17:00Maths 204**

### The virtual fibering theorem for 3-manifolds

Stefan Friedl (University of Cologne/University of Regensburg)

**Friday 20th September, 2013 15:00-16:00Maths 204**

### Optimal Detection of Changepoints with a Linear Computational Cost

Paul Fearnhead (Lancaster University)

**Friday 20th September, 2013 13:00-17:10515 Mathematics Building**

### Scottish Topology Seminar

**Tuesday 17th September, 2013 15:00-16:00Maths 416**

Integrable Systems and Mathematical Physics Seminar

### Nonlinear Stationary Phase

Spyros Kamvissis (University of Crete)

**Tuesday 10th September, 2013 15:00-16:00Maths 416**

Integrable Systems and Mathematical Physics Seminar

### Elliptic Deformations of Algebras and Macdonald Polynomials

Junichi Shiraishi (University of Tokyo)

**Friday 6th September, 2013 15:00-16:00Maths 509**

### Some observations on ecosystem-based fisheries management

Nandadulal Bairagi ( (Centre for Mathematical Biology and Ecology, De)

**Thursday 5th September, 2013 16:00-17:00Maths 516**

### Automorphisms of generalised polygons

James Parkinson (University of Sydney)

**Wednesday 28th August, 2013 16:00-17:00Maths 516**

### On rigid sheaves on the projective n-space

Dan Zacharia (Syracuse University)

**Friday 23rd August, 2013 13:30-14:30Maths 203**

### Making science relevant to policy

Ian Boyd (University of St Andrews)

**Monday 19th-Friday 23rd August, 2013 Maths Building Room TBC**

### Statistics for Environmental Evaluation: Quantifying the environment

**Friday 16th August, 2013 10:00-11:30Maths 203**

### Statistics MSc talks

**Thursday 25th July, 2013 14:00-15:00Maths 204**

Applied Mathematics, Continuum Mechanics Seminar

### Mathematical Modeling of Micro-Electro Mechanical Systems (MEMS)

Dr. Alan Lindsay (Heriot-Watt University)

**Thursday 25th July, 2013 14:00-16:20Maths 203**

### Statistics Postgraduate Talks III

**Tuesday 23rd July, 2013 15:00-16:00Maths 416**

Integrable Systems and Mathematical Physics Seminar

### Elliptic Askey-Wilson functions and associated elliptic Schur functions

Masatoshi Noumi (Kobe University)

**Thursday 18th July, 2013 14:00-15:40Maths 203**

### Statistics Postgraduate Talks II

**Tuesday 16th July, 2013 16:00-17:00Mathematics 417 **

### Around the Berge conjecture

Dr J. Greene (Boston College)

**Thursday 11th July, 2013 14:00-15:00Mathematics 203 (tea & coffee at 3pm)**

### Characterization and Modeling of Articular Cartilage: Mathematical Formulations, Experiments and Numerical Examples

Dr. David M. Pierce (Graz University of Technology, Austria)

**Wednesday 10th July, 2013 16:00-17:00Maths 516**

### Heavy cycles in weighted graphs and heterochromatic cycles in colored graphs

Shenggui Zhang (Northwestern Polytechnical University, China)

**Friday 5th July, 2013 15:30-16:30Maths 416**

Integrable Systems and Mathematical Physics Seminar

### Two-dimensional interaction of weakly nonlinear solitary waves in shallow water: the Benney-Luke equation and the KP equation

Kenichi Maruno (University of Texas Pan American)

**Friday 5th July, 2013 14:00-15:00Maths 416**

Integrable Systems and Mathematical Physics Seminar

### Discrete Schlesinger Transformations, Discrete Painleve Equations, and Birational Geometry of Algebraic Surfaces

Anton Dzhamay (University of North Colorado)

**Thursday 4th July, 2013 14:00-16:00Maths 203**

### Statistics Postgraduate Talks I

**Friday 28th June, 2013 16:00-17:00Maths 516**

### TBA

Richard Stedman (University of Glasgow)

**Tuesday 25th June, 2013 15:00-16:00Maths 416**

Integrable Systems and Mathematical Physics Seminar

### Bilinear structures of Discrete Boussinesq-type equations

Da-jun Zhang (Shanghai University)

**Friday 14th June, 2013 16:00-17:00Mathematics Building, room 516**

### Hopf algebras and Quantum groups

Jake Goodman (University of Glasgow)

**Thursday 6th June, 2013 14:00-15:00Maths 204**

### High Performance Computing to tackle turbulence problems

Dr. Sylvain Laizet (Dept. of Aeronautics, Imperial College London)

**Friday 31st May, 2013 16:00-17:00Maths 516**

### Nonsmooth analysis

Jorge Castillejos López (University of Glasgow)

**Wednesday 29th May, 2013 16:00-17:00204**

### Noncommutative unipotent groups

Ken Brown (U Glasgow)

**Tuesday 28th May, 2013 16:00-17:00Maths 204**

### Deformation of operator algebras by Borel cocycles

Jyotishman Bhowmick (University of Oslo)

**Friday 24th May, 2013 16:00-17:00Mathematics 516**

### Fluid modelling of carbon dioxide sequestration

Prof. H. Huppert FRS (Institute of Theoretical Geophysics DAMTP, Univers)

**Thursday 23rd May, 2013 16:00-17:00Maths 516**

### RSK correspondence

Mary Clark (University of Glasgow)

**Thursday 23rd-Friday 24th May, 2013 Maths 515**

### Glasgow 2013 UK MHD Conference

**Wednesday 22nd May, 2013 16:00-17:00204**

### Metabelian Groups and the Bieri-Groves Conjecture

Joseph Mullaney (U Glasgow)

**Wednesday 22nd May, 2013 14:00-15:00Maths 203**

### Quasistatic evolution problems in plasticity

Prof. Maria Giovanna Mora (University of Pavia, Italy)

**Monday 20th May, 2013 16:00-17:00Mathematics 325**

### The Kaehler-Einstein Problem, Tian's $\alpha$-invariant and $\mathbb{C}_+$-actions on affine cones

Dr A. Wilson (University of Glasgow)

**Monday 20th May, 2013 14:30-15:30tba**

### Twisted $K$-theory and gerbes in the case of a decomposable Dixmier-Douady class

A. J. Harju (University of Helsinki )

**Friday 17th May, 2013 16:00-17:00Maths 516**

### Dehn twists

Haris Stylianakis (University of Glasgow)

**Thursday 16th May, 2013 14:00-15:00Maths 204**

### Seashell growth and morphology

Dr. Derek Moulton (University of Oxford)

**Wednesday 15th May, 2013 16:00-17:00204**

### Homotopy BV algebras in Poisson geometry

Christopher Braun (City University London)

**Tuesday 14th May, 2013 16:00-17:00Maths 203**

### Infinitesimal rigidity for bar-joint frameworks in non-Euclidean spaces

Derek Kitson (University of Lancaster)

**Monday 13th May, 2013 16:00-17:00Mathematics 325**

### When is a Stein structure merely symplectic?

Dr C. Wendl (University College London)

**Friday 10th May, 2013 16:00-17:00Mathematics 516**

### Strange episodes in the evolution of mathematics

Prof. F. Quinn (Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State Universit)

**Friday 10th May, 2013 14:00-15:00Mathematics 417**

### The triangulation of manifolds

Prof. F. Quinn (Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State Universit)

**Thursday 9th May, 2013 16:00-17:00Maths 516**

### Finite Abelian Groups and Rational Galois Extensions

Paul Gilmartin (University of Glasgow)

**Thursday 9th May, 2013 14:00-15:00Maths 204**

### Stochastic Models of Tumor Progression

Dr. Tibor Antal (Edinburgh University)

**Wednesday 8th May, 2013 16:00-17:00204**

### Braid groups and quiver mutation

Joseph Grant (U Leeds)

**Tuesday 7th May, 2013 16:00-17:00Maths 203**

### L2-Betti numbers for locally compact groups and their cross section equivalence relations

David Kyed (University of Leuven)

**Friday 3rd May, 2013 16:00-17:00Maths 516**

### Automata

Paul Slevin (University of Glasgow)

**Wednesday 1st May, 2013 16:00-17:00204**

### Gerstenhaber and BV-algebras, Hochschild and Hopf cyclic cohomology

Luc Menichi (U Angers)

**Tuesday 30th April, 2013 15:00-16:00Maths 416**

Integrable Systems and Mathematical Physics Seminar

### Discrete integrable lattice equations and discrete Painleve equations

Yang Shi (Technische Universitaet Berlin)

**Monday 29th April, 2013 15:00-16:00Maths 416**

Integrable Systems and Mathematical Physics Seminar

### $BC_{1,2}$ Elliptic systems and $BC_{1,2}$ Lame polynomials

Alexander Turbiner (Instituto de Ciencias Nucleares, UNAM)

**Friday 26th April, 2013 16:00-17:00Mathematics 516**

### Energy-driven pattern formation: Optimal crystals

Dr F. Theil (University of Warwick)

**Friday 26th April, 2013 15:00-16:00Maths 203**

### Is the brain Bayesian?

David Leslie (University of Bristol)

**Wednesday 24th April, 2013 16:00-17:00204**

### Conjugacy in Cremona Groups and the alpha-invariant of Tian

Andrew Wilson (U Glasgow)

**Tuesday 23rd April, 2013 16:00-17:00Maths 203**

### C(X) as a (bi)dual space

Garth Dales (University of Lancaster)

**Tuesday 23rd April, 2013 15:00-16:00Maths 416**

Geometry and Topology Seminar, Integrable Systems and Mathematical Physics Seminar

### Mathieu Moonshine for K3

Katrin Wendland (Universitaet Freiburg)

**Monday 22nd April, 2013 16:00-17:00Mathematics 325**

### T-duality and string structures

Dr P. Hekmati (University of Adelaide)

**Friday 19th April, 2013 16:00-17:00Maths 516**

### Graph Colourings and Ramsey's Theorem

Duncan McCoy (University of Glasgow)

**Friday 19th April, 2013 15:00-16:00Maths 204**

### Spatial regression models with differential regularization

Laura Sangalli (Politecnico di Milano)

**Thursday 18th April, 2013 14:00-15:00Maths 204**

### Vortex reconnections

Prof. Carlo Barenghi (Newcastle University)

**Wednesday 17th April, 2013 16:00-17:00Maths 203**

### Bayesian Hidden Markov models with linear time decoding for the analysis of cancer genomes

Chris Holmes (University of Oxford)

**Tuesday 16th April, 2013 15:00-16:00Maths 416**

Integrable Systems and Mathematical Physics Seminar

### The discrete SchrÃ¶dinger equation for compact support potentials and 9th variation Schur functions

Jonathan Nimmo (University of Glasgow)

**Friday 12th April, 2013 16:00-17:00Maths 516**

### Genesis of an Arterial Pulse

Muhammad Umar Qureshi (University of Glasgow)

**Friday 22nd March, 2013 15:00-16:00Maths 204**

### Fisher's Information Matrix: A new way to do dimension reduction in semiparametric multivariate analysis

Bruce Lindsay (Penn State University)

**Tuesday 19th March, 2013 16:00-17:00Maths 204**

### Conformal nets of quantum fields and K-theory

Robin Hillier (University of Cardiff)

**Tuesday 19th March, 2013 15:00-16:00Maths 416**

Integrable Systems and Mathematical Physics Seminar

### Thermal form factors of the anisotropic Heisenberg chain and some of their applications

Frank Goehmann (Bergische Universitaet Wuppertal)

**Friday 15th March, 2013 16:00-17:00Maths 516**

### von Neumann's Minimax Theorem

Liam Dickson (University of Glasgow)

**Friday 15th March, 2013 15:00-16:00Maths 204**

### Bernstein-von Mises theorem for nonregular generalised linear inverse problems

Natalia Bochkina (University of Edinburgh)

**Thursday 14th March, 2013 14:00-15:00Maths 203**

### Freezing colloidal suspensions: ice segregation and pattern formation

Dr. Anthony Anderson (University of Cambridge)

**Wednesday 13th March, 2013 16:00-17:00204**

### Hochschild homology of Hopf algebras and free Yetter-Drinfeld modules

Julien Bichon (U Clermont-Ferrand)

**Tuesday 12th March, 2013 16:00-17:00Maths 203**

### Noncommutative topology and quantum flag manifolds

Robert Yuncken (University of Clermont-Ferrand)

**Tuesday 12th March, 2013 15:00-16:00Maths 416**

Integrable Systems and Mathematical Physics Seminar

### Extracting the $\wp$'s from the equivariant Jacobian

Christopher Athorne (University of Glasgow)

**Monday 11th March, 2013 16:00-17:00Mathematics 203**

### Moebius inversion in general categories

Dr A. Tonks (London Metropolitan University)

**Monday 11th March, 2013 15:00-16:00Mathematics 203**

### Higher homotopy structures in the spineless cactus operad

Dr I. Galvez Carillo (Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya)

**Friday 8th March, 2013 16:00-17:00Maths 203**

### Mixed-type functional differential equations: theory, applications and numerical insights

Prof. Neville Ford (University of Chester)

**Friday 8th March, 2013 16:00-17:00Maths 516**

### Stochastic Algorithm for the solution of Differential Equations: A case study of a host vector system

Bilal Ahmed Usmani (University of Glasgow)

**Friday 8th March, 2013 15:00-16:00Maths 204**

### Optimal Design for two-parameter nonlinear models with applications to survival models

Alan Kimber (University of Southampton)

**Friday 8th March, 2013 15:00-16:00Maths 203**

### Mechanics of Soft Tissues: Reflecting on Roads Traveled And The Road Just Taken

Prof. Alan D. Freed (Saginaw Valley State University, MI, USA)

**Friday 8th March, 2013 10:00-11:00Maths 417**

### The nonunital Toms-Winter conjecture

Bhishan Jacelon (University of Muenster)

**Wednesday 6th March, 2013 16:00-17:00204**

### Distribution of prime ideals and the space of adele classes

Sergey Neshveyev (U Oslo)

**Tuesday 5th March, 2013 16:00-17:00Maths 203**

### Rudolph's theorem on the Furstenberg conjecture

Joachim Cuntz (University of Muenster)

**Tuesday 5th March, 2013 15:00-16:00Maths 416**

Integrable Systems and Mathematical Physics Seminar

### Liouville model, invariant functionals and Macdonald constant term identities

Vadim Schechtmann (Universite Paul Sabatier)

**Monday 4th March, 2013 16:00-17:00Mathematics 203**

Geometry and Topology Seminar, Integrable Systems and Mathematical Physics Seminar

### That which we call a manifold ...

Dr Andrew Stacey (NTNU Trondheim)

**Friday 1st March, 2013 04:00-05:00516**

### TBC

Reem Almahmud (University of Glasgow)

**Thursday 28th February, 2013 14:00-15:00Maths 203**

### On a constitutive model for microbial biofilms based on polymer mechanics

Dr. Alexander Ehret (University of Glasgow)

**Wednesday 27th February, 2013 16:00-17:00204**

### On spectral measures in semidirect products and the decidability of the zero divisor problem

Łukasz Grabowski (U Oxford)

**Tuesday 26th February, 2013 17:00-18:00Maths 203**

### Positive scalar curvature and analytic assembly

Vikki Quigley (University of Sheffield)

**Monday 25th February, 2013 16:00-17:00Mathematics 203**

Geometry and Topology Seminar, Integrable Systems and Mathematical Physics Seminar

### Geometry, Topology and Analysis for locally symmetric spaces

Dr Eugenie Hunsicker (Loughborough University)

**Friday 22nd February, 2013 16:00-17:00Mathematics 516**

### Topological Data Analysis - applying homology in medicine, robotics, sensor networks, and graphics

Dr Mikael Vejdemo Johansson (KTH, Stockholm)

**Friday 22nd February, 2013 15:00-16:00Maths 203**

### Bayesian parameter estimation for latent Markov random fields and social networks

Richard Everitt (University of Reading)

**Friday 22nd February, 2013 14:00-15:00Maths 203**

### An Evolution Model for Sequence Length Based on Residue Insertion-Deletion Independent of Substitution

Sophie Lebre (Universite de Strasbourg)

**Friday 22nd February, 2013 04:00-05:00516**

### To be confirmed

Reem Almahmud (University of Glasgow)

**Thursday 21st February, 2013 14:00-15:00Maths 203**

### Supernovae driven turbulence: dynamo, mean and random structure and the multiphase interstellar medium.

Dr. Frederick Gent (University of Sheffield)

**Wednesday 20th February, 2013 16:00-17:00204**

### Cactus products

James Griffin (U Glasgow)

**Tuesday 19th February, 2013 16:00-17:00Maths 203**

### The Haagerup property for locally compact quantum groups

Stuart White (University of Glasgow)

**Tuesday 19th February, 2013 15:00-16:00Maths 416**

Integrable Systems and Mathematical Physics Seminar

### E6 consistency: a generalisation of the Yang-Baxter property

James Atkinson (University of Sydney)

**Monday 18th February, 2013 16:00-17:00Mathematics 203**

### Tame subsets of spheres

Dr B. Owens (University of Glasgow)

**Thursday 14th February, 2013 02:00-03:00Maths 203**

### Analysis of mathematical models of CI inducing Wolbachia infections

Jozsef Farkas (University of Stirling)

**Wednesday 13th February, 2013 16:00-17:00204**

### Multiple Conjugacy Search Problem in Limit Groups

Zoe O'Connor (Herriot-Watt)

**Tuesday 12th February, 2013 16:00-17:00Maths 203**

### On the Unstable Bivariant Cuntz Semigroup

Gabriele Tornetta (University of Glasgow)

**Monday 11th February, 2013 16:00-17:00Mathematics 203**

### On topological triangulated orbit categories

Dr M. Robertson (University of Western Ontario / visiting INI)

**Friday 8th February, 2013 15:00-16:00Maths 204**

### Using data to organize large sets of analysis methods

Nick Jones (Imperial College)

**Friday 8th February, 2013 04:00-05:00516**

### A computational framework of patient-specific device on analysing aortic dissection

Lei Wang (University of Glasgow)

**Thursday 7th February, 2013 14:00-15:00Maths 203**

### Scale-bridging in models of crystal plasticity

Dr. Caterina Zeppieri (Universitaet Muenster)

**Wednesday 6th February, 2013 16:00-17:00204**

Algebra Seminar, Analysis Seminar

### Quantum homogeneous spaces

Pawel Kasprzak (U Warsaw)

**Tuesday 5th February, 2013 16:00-17:00Maths 203**

### Gauge theory for spectral triples via the unbounded KK-product

Bram Mesland (University of Warwick)

**Tuesday 5th February, 2013 15:00-16:00Maths 416**

Geometry and Topology Seminar, Integrable Systems and Mathematical Physics Seminar

### Local version of the spectral curve topological recursion

Sergey Shadrin (Universiteit van Amsterdam)

**Monday 4th February, 2013 16:00-17:00Maths 203**

### Oka manifolds and the Oka principle in complex geometry

Dr T. Ritter (University of Adelaide )

**Monday 4th February, 2013 15:00-16:00Mathematics 203**

### On Dehn surgeries between S^1xS^2 and lens spaces

Dr A. Lecuona (UniversitÃ© de Aix-Marseille )

**Friday 1st February, 2013 15:00-16:00Maths 204**

### Reverse engineering and design of natural and synthetic biological systems

Chris Barnes (UCL)

**Friday 1st February, 2013 04:00-05:00516**

### Mechanics and all that

Gabriele Tornetta (University of Glasgow)

**Thursday 31st January, 2013 14:00-15:00Maths, 203**

### Biomechanical modelling of dispersion in cardiac hypertrophy

T. Eriksson (University of Glasgow)

**Wednesday 30th January, 2013 16:00-17:00204**

Algebra Seminar, Analysis Seminar

### Almost Calabi-Yau algebras associated to SU(3) modular invariants

Mathew Pugh (U Cardiff)

**Tuesday 29th January, 2013 15:00-16:00Maths 416**

Integrable Systems and Mathematical Physics Seminar

### The asymmetric exclusion process: an integrable model for non-equilibrium statistical physics

Kirone Mallick (CEA-Saclay)

**Friday 25th January, 2013 16:00-17:00516**

### Acceleration strategies based on bubble packing method

Nan Qi (University of Glasgow)

**Friday 25th January, 2013 15:00-16:00Maths 204**

### Gaussian process regression on a phylogeny

John Moriarty (University of Manchester)

**Thursday 24th January, 2013 14:00-15:00203**

### The impact of fluid motion on microbial ecology: phytoplankton patchiness and bacterial biofilm development in porous media.

Dr. Mack Durham (Oxford University)

**Wednesday 23rd January, 2013 16:00-17:00204**

### Generators for the kernel of the integral Burau representation

Tara Brendle (U Glasgow)

**Tuesday 22nd January, 2013 16:00-17:00Maths 203**

### The Glimm space of the minimal tensor product of C*-algebras

Dave McConnell (Trinity College Dublin)

**Tuesday 22nd January, 2013 15:00-16:00Maths 416**

Integrable Systems and Mathematical Physics Seminar

### Virasoro correlation functions on hyperelliptic Riemann surfaces

Marianne Leitner (Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies)

**Monday 21st January, 2013 16:00-17:00Maths 203**

### Fixed points of p-local finite groups with a group theoretical flavor

Dr A. Gonzalez (University of Aberdeen)

**Friday 18th January, 2013 16:00-17:00Mathematics Building, room 516**

### Vexing flexing

Neil Fullarton (University of Glasgow)

**Thursday 17th January, 2013 14:00-15:00326**

### Order of Partial Synchronies derived from Network Structure

Dr. Hiroko Kamei (University of Dundee)

**Wednesday 16th January, 2013 16:00-17:00516**

### A Kohno-Drinfeld theorem for cyclotomic KZ connections

Adrien Brochier (U Edinburgh)

**Tuesday 15th January, 2013 16:00-17:00Maths 203**

### Structure of II_1 factors arising from free Bogoljubov actions of arbitrary groups

Cyril Houdayer (ENS Lyon)

**Tuesday 15th January, 2013 15:00-16:00Maths 416**

Geometry and Topology Seminar, Integrable Systems and Mathematical Physics Seminar

### Toric Gromov-Witten Theory and Integrable Hierarchies

Andrea Brini (Imperial College)

**Friday 11th January, 2013 15:00-16:00Maths 325**

### Space-time modelling for trend estimation of natural resources

Nicole Augustin (University of Bath)

**Wednesday 9th January, 2013 16:00-17:00516**

### Tannaka-Krein duality of quantum homogeneous spaces

Makoto Yamashita (U Ochanomizu)

**Tuesday 8th January, 2013 16:00-17:00Maths 203**

### Operator methods for estimating energy decay

Charles Batty (University of Oxford)

**Tuesday 8th January, 2013 15:00-16:00Maths 416**

Integrable Systems and Mathematical Physics Seminar

### Integrals of motion for Calogero-Sutherland model of infinitely many particles

Evgeny Sklyanin (University of York)

**Monday 7th January, 2013 16:00-17:00203 (nb: room change)**

### Modular Rigidity of E-local Spectra

Dr C. Roitzheim (University of Kent)

**Monday 7th January, 2013 15:00-16:00203 (nb: room change)**

### A-infinity structures on coalgebras

Prof. N. Iwase (Kyushu University)

**Friday 14th December, 2012 15:00-16:00Maths 203**

### Embedding Astronomical Computer Models into Principled Statistical Analyses

David van Dyk (Imperial College)

**Thursday 13th December, 2012 14:00-15:00325**

### Nonlinear modeling of active biohybrid materials

Prof. Luis Dorfmann (Tufts University Medford, MA )

**Tuesday 11th December, 2012 15:00-16:00Maths 325**

Integrable Systems and Mathematical Physics Seminar

### On mirror symmetry for Grassmannians

Konstanze Rietsch (King's College London)

**Friday 7th December, 2012 15:00-16:00Maths 203**

### Recent advances in dealing with values below detection limit in compositional data sets

Javier Palarea-Albaladejo (BIOSS)

**Friday 7th December, 2012 04:00-05:00516**

### Toric Varieties in Algebraic Geometry

Nathan Prabhu-Naik (University of Glasgow)

**Thursday 6th December, 2012 14:00-15:00Maths Bldg, LT 326**

### Creating Images using Ultrasound Arrays

Tony Mulholland (University of Strathclyde)

**Tuesday 4th December, 2012 16:00-17:00Maths 515**

### K-continuity is equivalent to K-exactness

Otgonbayar Uuye (University of Cardiff)

**Tuesday 4th December, 2012 15:00-16:00Maths 325**

Geometry and Topology Seminar, Integrable Systems and Mathematical Physics Seminar

### From Frobenius structures to constant holomorphic curvature metrics

Eduard Looijenga (Universiteit Utrecht)

**Monday 3rd December, 2012 16:00-17:00417**

### The boundary of the arc complex

Dr S. Schleimer (University of Warwick)

**Monday 3rd December, 2012 15:00-16:00**

### Postgraduate talks

**Monday 3rd December, 2012 14:00-15:00Maths 515**

### Applications of geometric mechanics: rigid bodies, fluids, liquid crystals, KdV, Teichmüller geodesics

Prof Tudor Ratiu (EPFL)

**Friday 30th November, 2012 16:00-17:00Mathematics Building, room 516**

### The ABC conjecture

Jesus Tapia Amador (University of Glasgow)

**Thursday 29th November, 2012 14:00-15:00325**

### h-principle for the incompressible Euler equations

Antoine Choffrut

**Wednesday 28th November, 2012 16:00-17:00516**

### On the Dolbeault-Dirac operator of a quantised Hermitian symmetric space

Uli Kraehmer (U Glasgow)

**Tuesday 27th November, 2012 16:00-17:00Maths 515**

### Closed operator ideals on the Banach space of continuous functions on the first uncountable ordinal

Niels Lausten (U. Lancaster)

**Monday 26th November, 2012 15:30-16:30417**

### Rigidity in equivariant stable homotopy theory

I. Patchkoria (Universität Bonn)

**Friday 23rd November, 2012 15:00-16:00Maths 203**

### Some Statistical Issues in Water Quality Assessment

Sylvia Esterby (University of British Columbia)

**Friday 23rd November, 2012 04:00-05:00516**

### Lie algebras, commutative algebras and how to mix them

Ana Rovi (University of Glasgow)

**Thursday 22nd November, 2012 14:00-15:00Maths Bldg, LT 326**

### Engineering Analysis in the Biomedical Sciences, using the NF-kB pathway

Dennis Lee (University of Strathclyde)

**Wednesday 21st November, 2012 16:00-17:00204**

### Cohomology Theories for Lie groups

Christoph Wockel (U Hamburg)

**Tuesday 20th November, 2012 16:00-17:00Maths 515**

### TBA

Andrew Hawkings (Nottingham / Glasgow)

**Tuesday 20th November, 2012 16:00-17:00203**

### Morse 2-functions and trisections of 4-manifolds

Prof. R. Kirby (University of California, Berkeley)

**Tuesday 20th November, 2012 15:00-16:00Maths 325**

Integrable Systems and Mathematical Physics Seminar

### An overview of the ODE/IM correspondence

Patrick Dorey (Durham University)

**Monday 19th November, 2012 13:00-14:00Maths 204**

### Using spatial survival models with time varying covariates to explain ecological processes; modeling wildfires and first flowering times

Alan Gelfand (Duke University)

**Friday 16th November, 2012 04:00-05:00516**

### To be announced

Weiwei Chen (University of Glasgow)

**Thursday 15th November, 2012 14:00-15:00325**

Continuum Mechanics Seminar, Geometry and Topology Seminar

### A study of the entanglement in polymer melts

Eleni Panagiotou

**Wednesday 14th November, 2012 16:00-17:00516**

### Brauer graph algebras, Coverings and Ext algebras

Nicole Snashall (U Leicester)

**Tuesday 13th November, 2012 16:00-17:00515**

### Semigroup C*-Algebras and assembly

Paul Mitchener (U. Sheffield)

**Tuesday 13th November, 2012 15:00-16:00Maths 325**

Integrable Systems and Mathematical Physics Seminar

### Alternating sign matrices and descending plane partitions

Roger Behrend (Cardiff University)

**Monday 12th November, 2012 15:30-16:30417**

### Immersions of manifolds and the Hopf invariant

Prof. P. Eccles (University of Manchester)

**Friday 9th November, 2012 16:00-17:00Mathematics Building, room 516**

### Measuring subsets of Euclidean spaces

Pouya Adrom (University of Glasgow)

**Friday 9th November, 2012 15:00-16:00Maths 203**

### Refined adaptive design for D-optimum dose-finding in early phase clinical trials

Dariusz Uciński (University of Zielona Gora)

**Thursday 8th November, 2012 14:00-15:00Maths Bldg, LT 326**

### New studies and new issues concerning the modeling of human cornea

Anna Pandolfi (Politecnico di Milano)

**Wednesday 7th November, 2012 16:00-17:00516**

### Platonic polygonal complexes

Ian Leary (U Southampton)

**Tuesday 6th November, 2012 16:00-17:00515**

### TBA

Joachim Zacharias (Glasgow)

**Tuesday 6th November, 2012 15:00-16:00Maths 325**

Algebra Seminar, Integrable Systems and Mathematical Physics Seminar

### Quantum groups and quantum cohomology

Vassily Gorbounov (University of Aberdeen)

**Tuesday 6th November, 2012 12:00-13:00Room 206, Sir Alexander Stone Building**

### Analyzing Elastic Wave Propagation in Kidney Stones

Informal Mathematical Biology Group Meeting

**Friday 2nd November, 2012 16:00-17:00516**

### The Joy of Hexagons

Dr David Bourne (University of Glasgow)

**Friday 2nd November, 2012 15:00-17:30Kibble Suite, Hilton Grosvenor Hotel**

### Estimating Spatial Models

Bernard Fingleton (University of Cambridge)

**Wednesday 31st October, 2012 16:00-17:00516**

### The second bounded cohomology of groups acting on CAT(0) cube complexes

Indira Chatterji (U Orleans)

**Tuesday 30th October, 2012 15:00-16:00Maths 325**

Integrable Systems and Mathematical Physics Seminar

### Noncommutative spaces with minimal volume uncertainty relations

Andreas Fring (City University London)

**Monday 29th October, 2012 15:30-16:30417**

### Geometry and topology of infinite-dimensional bundles and the caloron correspondence

Dr R. Vozzo (University of Glasgow)

**Friday 26th October, 2012 16:00-17:00Mathematics Building, room 516**

### Multiscale problems in dislocation theory

Lucia Scardia (University of Glasgow)

**Thursday 25th October, 2012 14:00-15:00325**

### Locally-periodic homogenization and plywood microstructures

Mariya Ptashnyk (University of Dundee)

**Wednesday 24th October, 2012 16:00-17:00516**

### Not another talk about corings

Tomasz Brzezinski (U Swansea)

**Tuesday 23rd October, 2012 16:00-17:00515**

### TBA

Joachim Zacharias (U. Glasgow)

**Tuesday 23rd October, 2012 15:00-16:00Maths 325**

Algebra Seminar, Integrable Systems and Mathematical Physics Seminar

### Geometric RSK correspondence and Whittaker functions

Neil O'Connell (University of Warwick)

**Monday 22nd October, 2012 16:05-17:00516**

### Quotients of Operator Systems and Lance's WEP

Vern Paulsen (U. Houston)

**Monday 22nd October, 2012 15:30-16:30417**

### On cutting fiber surfaces along arcs, and ramifications for DNA

Dr M. Rathbun (Imperial College)

**Friday 19th October, 2012 16:00-17:00516**

### 4th years students speak about their work

(University of Glasgow)

**Friday 19th October, 2012 16:00-17:00416**

### Transformations between the isotropic and uniaxial nematic phases of a liquid crystal

Eliot Fried (McGill University)

**Wednesday 17th October, 2012 16:00-17:00516**

Algebra Seminar, Geometry and Topology Seminar

### A homotopy theoretic approach to fusion systems: p-local group theory

Ran Levi (U Aberdeen)

**Wednesday 17th October, 2012 16:00-17:00515**

### Size doesn't matter, it's the way you stack it: upscaling dislocations

Mark Peletier (Eindhoven University of Technology)

**Tuesday 16th October, 2012 16:00-17:00515**

### $K$-theory of group $C^*$-algebras and translation algebras

Nick Wright (U. Southampton)

**Tuesday 16th October, 2012 15:00-16:00325**

Integrable Systems and Mathematical Physics Seminar

### Hermitian geometry on the big phase space

Ian Strachan (University of Glasgow)

**Friday 12th October, 2012 16:15-17:15Maths 203**

### A geostatistical model for spatial point aggregated data

Francesco Finazzi (University of Bergamo)

**Friday 12th October, 2012 16:00-17:00Mathematics Building, room 516**

### To be announced

Andrew Baggaley (University of Glasgow)

**Friday 12th October, 2012 15:00-16:00Maths 203**

### Active particles, Markov chain Monte Carlo and local adaptation

Anthony Lee (University of Warwick)

**Thursday 11th October, 2012 14:00-15:00Maths Bldg, LT 326**

### Size-dependent and tunable mechanical properties of hierarchical cellular materials

Hanxing Zhu (Cardiff University)

**Wednesday 10th October, 2012 16:00-17:00516**

### Untwisting a twisted Calabi-Yau algebra

Jake Goodman (U Glasgow)

**Tuesday 9th October, 2012 16:00-17:00515**

### Operator systems: tensor products and nuclearity

Ivan Todorov (Queen's University, Belfast)

**Tuesday 9th October, 2012 15:00-16:00325**

Integrable Systems and Mathematical Physics Seminar

### Recursion operators, conservation laws and integrability conditions for difference equations

Jing Ping Wang (University of Kent)

**Friday 5th October, 2012 15:00-16:00325**

### Codes, arithmetic and manifolds

Prof. M. Kreck (Universitaet Bonn)

**Thursday 4th October, 2012 14:00-15:00Maths Bldg, LT 326**

### Modelling Evolution of Vascular Disease: Critical Reflections, Future Directions

Paul Watton (University of Oxford)

**Wednesday 3rd October, 2012 16:00-17:00516**

### Splitting theorems for soluble groups and homological dimension

Peter Kropholler (U Glasgow)

**Tuesday 2nd October, 2012 16:00-17:00515**

### Ideal structure in multiplier algebras of C*-algebra

Rob Archbold (U. Aberdeen)

**Tuesday 2nd October, 2012 15:00-16:00325**

Integrable Systems and Mathematical Physics Seminar

### Generalized Macdonald-Mehta integrals and Baker-Akhiezer functions

Mikhail Feigin (University of Glasgow)

**Monday 1st October, 2012 15:30-16:30214**

### Bridgeland stability conditions and birational geometry of moduli spaces

Prof. A. Bayer (University of Connecticut)

**Friday 28th September, 2012 16:00-17:00Mathematics Building, room 516**

### ODEs from the algebraic point of view

Gywn Bellamy (University of Glasgow)

**Wednesday 26th September, 2012 16:00-17:00516**

### Quantum Hamiltonian Reduction

Gwyn Bellamy (U Glasgow)

**Tuesday 25th September, 2012 16:00-17:00TBA**

### Quantum automorphism groups and K-theory

Christian Voigt (U. Glasgow)

**Tuesday 25th September, 2012 15:00-16:00326**

Integrable Systems and Mathematical Physics Seminar

### On the developments of Sklyanin's quantum separation of variables for integrable quantum field theories

Giuliano Niccoli (C. N. Yang Institute, Stony Brook)

**Monday 17th September, 2012 16:00-17:00214**

### Representation spaces and quantum invariants of graphs

Dr R. Zentner (Universitaet Koeln)

**Thursday 30th August, 2012 16:00-17:00Mathematics Building, room 325**

CMALS, Mathematical Biology Seminar

### The Conventional Wisdom Redux: Stochastic Evolution in Mulit-strain Epidemics

Todd Parsons (University of Toronto)

**Monday 27th-Friday 31st August, 2012 **

### Statistics for Environmental Evaluation - Quantifying the Environment 2012

**Tuesday 7th August, 2012 13:00-14:00Mathematics Building, room 325**

### Two Variations on Normal Modes: Sloshing in Free Containers & Bragg Resonance

Dr Andrzej Herczynski (Department of Physics, Boston College, USA)

**Wednesday 18th July, 2012 16:00-17:00516**

### The classification problem for separable $C^*$-algebras

Ilijas Farah (York, Toronto)

**Wednesday 18th July, 2012 14:30-15:30516**

### The generator rank for C*-algebras

Hannes Thiel (U. Copenhagen)

**Friday 29th June, 2012 15:00-16:00Maths 203**

### Election Maths: Proportional Representation and Iterative Proportional Fitting

Friedrich Pukelsheim (Augsburg University)

**Friday 29th June, 2012 15:00-16:00204**

Geometry and Topology Seminar, Algebra Seminar

### Chen ranks and resonance

Dan Cohen (Louisiana State University)

**Friday 22nd June, 2012 16:00-17:00Mathematics Building, room 516**

### What if Euler were a clown?

Sophie Norman

**Tuesday 19th June, 2012 15:45-16:45Mathematics Building, room 325**

CMALS, Mathematical Biology Seminar

### The role of communication mechanisms on the movement of self-organised biological aggregations with nonlocal interactions

Raluca Eftimie (University of Dundee)

**Tuesday 19th June, 2012 14:30-15:30Mathematics Building, room 325**

CMALS, Mathematical Biology Seminar

### Species persistence and spread in patchy landscapes

Frithjof Lutscher (University of Ottawa)

**Friday 15th June, 2012 16:00-17:00Mathematics Building, room 516**

### Lie theory and the world of Poisson

Ana Rovi

**Thursday 14th June, 2012 14:00-15:00Maths & Stats Bldg, LT 325**

### Aortic flow and drug delivery in solid tumour

Xiao Yun Xu (Imperial College London)

**Friday 8th June, 2012 16:00-17:00Mathematics Building, room 516**

### The Algorithm for Summing Two Integers and the Cohomology of Groups

Jake Goodman

**Wednesday 6th June, 2012 16:00-17:00204**

### Garside groups

Stephen Tawn (U Western Sydney)

**Wednesday 6th June, 2012 14:30-15:30204**

### On the automorphisms of two-generated groups

Alan Logan (U Glasgow)

**Friday 1st June, 2012 16:00-17:00Mathematics Building, room 516**

### An introduction to wavelets

Reem Almahmud

**Wednesday 30th May, 2012 16:00-17:00204**

### Invariant theory of finite groups

Fawad Hussain (U Glasgow)

**Friday 25th May, 2012 16:00-17:00Mathematics Building, room 516**

### Frank P. Ramsey, the Host with the Most

Barry Devlin

**Friday 25th May, 2012 15:15-15:45Maths 203**

### Warped Gaussian Process Modelling of Transcriptional Regulation

Ruirui Ji (University of Glasgow)

**Thursday 24th May, 2012 14:00-15:00Maths&Stats Bldg, LT 325**

### Designing Small Swimmers

Ramin Golestanian (University of Oxford)

**Wednesday 23rd May, 2012 16:00-17:00204**

### Ore-extension Hopf algebras

Steven O'Hagan (U Glasgow)

**Monday 21st May, 2012 16:30-17:30204**

### String Topology of (2n-1)-connected 4n-manifolds

Nora Seeliger (MPIM)

**Monday 21st May, 2012 15:00-16:00204**

### The geometry of the Batalin-Vilkovisky formalism

Alexander Quintero Velez (University of Glasgow)

**Friday 18th May, 2012 16:00-17:00Mathematics Building, room 516**

### Enumerative Geometry and String Theory

Nathan Prabhu-Naik

**Friday 18th May, 2012 15:00-16:00Maths 203**

### Statistical Modelling in Clinical Trials

Vladimir Anisimov (GlaxoSmithKline)

**Thursday 17th May, 2012 14:00-15:00Maths & Stats Bldg, LT 325**

### Modelling approaches to bacterial biofilm growth (CMALS seminar)

John Ward (Loughborough University)

**Monday 14th May, 2012 15:00-16:00204**

### Geometric models of matter

Bernd Schroers (Heriot-Watt)

**Friday 11th May, 2012 16:15-17:15Mathematics Building, room 516**

### Parallel Delaunay Triangulation (DT) Algorithms from 2D to 3D

Lei Wang

**Friday 11th May, 2012 15:00-16:00Maths 203**

### Statistical questions in estimating postmortem interval from insect evidence

Lynn LaMotte (Lousianna State University)

**Thursday 10th May, 2012 14:00-15:00325**

### Nonlinear magnetoelasticity: some boundary value problems

Prashant Saxena (School Maths & Stats, University Glasgow)

**Tuesday 8th May, 2012 15:00-16:00416**

### Monoidality of exotic models

Constanze Roitzheim (University of Glasgow)

**Friday 4th May, 2012 16:00-17:00Mathematics Building, room 516**

### General Introduction to Fractal Geometry

Weiwei Chen

**Friday 4th May, 2012 **

### Scottish and Northumbrian Academic Statisticians Meeting 2012

**Wednesday 2nd May, 2012 16:00-17:00204**

### Geometry of generalised Pimsner-Voiculescu extensions

Jacek Brodzki (U Southampton)

**Monday 30th April, 2012 16:00-17:00Maths 203**

### Statistical problems with Alpine permafrost

Anthony Davison (EPFL Lausanne)

**Friday 27th April, 2012 16:00-17:00515**

### Pure Inductive Logic

Prof. J. Paris FBA (Manchester University)

**Thursday 26th April, 2012 14:00-15:00Maths & Stats Bldg, LT 325**

### The role of communication mechanisms on the movement of self-organised biological aggregations with nonlocal interactions

Raluca Eftimie (University of Dundee)

**Wednesday 25th April, 2012 16:00-17:00204**

### Spectral triples and equicontinuous actions on C*-algebras

Andrew Hawkins (U Nottingham)

**Monday 23rd April, 2012 15:00-16:00416**

### Metabelian SL(n,C) representations of knot groups

Hans Boden (MPI Bonn/ McMaster)

**Friday 20th April, 2012 16:00-17:00Mathematics Building, room 516**

### Operator algebras in the real (well...quantum) world

Liam Dickson

**Friday 20th April, 2012 15:00-16:00Maths 203**

### Approximate Bayesian Computation

Christian Robert (Universite Paris-Dauphine)

**Thursday 19th April, 2012 02:00-03:00Maths, LT 325**

### TBA

Rene De Borst (University of Glasgow)

**Wednesday 18th April, 2012 16:00-17:00204**

### The additivity and multiplicativity of fixed-point invariants

Mike Shulman (UC San Diego)

**Friday 23rd March, 2012 16:00-17:00515**

### Bayesian nonparametric modelling with Gaussian processes in systems biology

Prof. D. Husmeier (Glasgow University)

**Thursday 22nd March, 2012 14:00-15:00Maths & Stats Bldg, LT 325**

### Models of tick borne diseases- complex biology, a challenging result and some practical solutions

Rachel Norman (University of Stirling)

**Monday 19th March, 2012 16:30-17:30416**

### Morse theory for manifolds with boundary

Maciej Borodzik (University of Warsaw)

**Monday 19th March, 2012 15:00-16:00416**

### The Seiberg-Witten invariant of negative definite plumbed 3-manifolds

Andras Nemethi (A. Renyi Institute of Mathematics, Budapest)

**Friday 16th March, 2012 15:00-16:00Maths 203**

### Detecting changes in functional time series with applications to fMRI imaging

John Aston (University of Warwick)

**Wednesday 14th March, 2012 16:00-17:00204**

### Everyone knows what a Batalin-Vilkovisky algebra is

Uli Kraehmer (U Glasgow)

**Wednesday 14th-Friday 16th March, 2012 **

### Glasgow Workshop on Soft Tissue Modelling

**Monday 12th March, 2012 15:00-16:00416**

### Constructions of generalized complex structures in dimension four

Rafael Torres (University of Oxford)

**Thursday 8th March, 2012 14:00-15:00Maths & Stats Bldg, LT 325 **

### (CMALS seminar) Reversing waves of invasion in bistable systems

Fordyce Davidson (University of Dundee)

**Monday 5th March, 2012 15:00-16:00416**

### Orientation and duality: manifolds and chromatic homotopy theory

John Greenlees (University of Sheffield)

**Friday 2nd March, 2012 14:00-15:00416**

### UHF slicing and tracial approximation

Karen Strung (U. Munster)

**Friday 2nd-Saturday 3rd March, 2012 **

### Workshop on Matrix models, tau-functions and geometry

**Wednesday 29th February, 2012 16:00-17:00204**

### TBA

Toby Stafford (U Manchester)

**Monday 27th February, 2012 15:00-16:00416**

### Homotopy nilpotent groups and spaces

Georg Biedermann (Universitaet Osnabrueck)

**Friday 24th February, 2012 15:00-16:00Maths 203**

### Likelihood-free approaches for Bayesian hierarchical models: applications in population genetics

Mark Beaumont (University of Bristol)

**Thursday 23rd February, 2012 14:00-15:00Maths & Stats Bldg, LT 325**

### (Rescheduled to 14 June 2012)

Xiao Yun Xu (Imperial College London)

**Wednesday 22nd February, 2012 16:00-17:00204**

### Braid group actions on coideal subalgebras of quantum groups

Stefan Kolb

**Friday 17th February, 2012 16:00-17:00Mathematics Building, room 516**

### Tractrix Problems

Xiang Liu

**Wednesday 15th February, 2012 16:00-17:00204**

### Algebras all of whose subalgebras are noetherian

Sue Sierra (U Edinburgh)

**Friday 10th February, 2012 16:00-17:00515**

### Random matrix theory and the distribution of the primes

Prof. J. Keating FRS (Bristol University)

**Thursday 9th February, 2012 14:00-15:00Maths-Stats Bldg, LT 325**

### Decoding pulsatile GnRH signals

Krasimira Tsaneva-Atanasova (University of Bristol (Engineering Mathematics))

**Wednesday 8th February, 2012 16:00-17:00204**

### Group presentations for which the generators weigh more than the relators

Peter Kropholler (U Glasgow)

**Monday 6th February, 2012 16:30-17:30416**

### Symplectic structures on 4-manifolds with a free S^1-action

Stefan Friedl (Universitaet zu Koeln)

**Monday 6th February, 2012 15:00-16:00416**

### String topology of classifying spaces

Richard Hepworth (University of Aberdeen)

**Friday 3rd February, 2012 15:00-16:00Maths 203**

### Sentiment Analysis of Online Media

Brendan Murphy (University College Dublin)

**Wednesday 1st February, 2012 16:00-17:00204**

### Automorphisms of right-angled Artin groups

Ruth Charney (Brandeis)

**Monday 30th January, 2012 15:00-16:00416**

### Window shifts and spherical (co)twists

Will Donovan (University of Edinburgh)

**Friday 27th January, 2012 15:00-16:00Maths 203**

### General Bayesian Updating

Stephen Walker (University of Kent)

**Thursday 26th January, 2012 14:00-15:00Math & Stats Bldg, LT 325**

### On fitting differential-equation models to data

Simon Preston (University of Nottingham)

**Wednesday 25th January, 2012 16:00-17:00204**

### Higgs algebras of weighted projective lines and loop crystals

Guillaume Pouchin (U Edinburgh)

**Monday 23rd January, 2012 15:00-16:00416**

### Roots of the Alexander polynomial and Hoste's conjecture

Alexander Stoimenow (Keimyung University)

**Friday 20th January, 2012 16:00-17:00Mathematics Building, room 516**

### Some problems on Minimizers in Classical Mechanics

Prashant Saxena

**Wednesday 18th January, 2012 16:00-17:00204**

### Frobenius Green functors

Andy Baker (U Glasgow)

**Monday 16th January, 2012 15:00-16:00416**

### Cohomology of the hyperelliptic Torelli group

Tara Brendle (University of Glasgow)

**Friday 13th January, 2012 16:00-17:00Mathematics Building, room 516**

### A Special Triangulation of the Junior Simplex with Applications in the Resolution of Singularities

Jesus Tapia Amador

**Wednesday 11th January, 2012 16:00-17:00204**

### Quantum Bundles and Noncommutative Complex Geometry

Re O'Buachalla (QM London)

**Monday 9th January, 2012 15:00-16:00416**

### Moduli Spaces, Stability and Fourier-Mukai transforms

Ciaran Meachan (University of Edinburgh)

**Thursday 15th December, 2011 14:00-15:00325**

### The quasi-adiabatic approximation for solving dynamic problems of non-hyperboring thermoelasticity

Dr. Aleksey Pichugin (Brunel)

**Friday 9th December, 2011 16:00-17:00Mathematics Building, room 516**

### To be announced

Suzanne Doig

**Friday 9th December, 2011 15:00-16:00Maths 203**

### Statistical Software at the Centre for Multilevel Modelling

Bill Browne (University of Bristol)

**Wednesday 7th December, 2011 16:00-17:00204**

### Simple loop conjecture for limit groups

Larsen Louder (U Oxford)

**Monday 5th December, 2011 15:00-16:00416**

### Homotopy theory for generalised algebraic operads and their algebras

Roald Koudenburg (University of Sheffield)

**Friday 2nd December, 2011 16:00-17:00Mathematics Building, room 516**

### To be announced

Astrid Jahn

**Friday 2nd December, 2011 15:00-16:00Maths 203**

### The Statistical Analysis of Complex Numerical Models

Peter Challenor (National Oceanography Centre)

**Thursday 1st December, 2011 14:00-15:00325**

### Asymptotic Model Equations and Analytical Solutions for Stress-induced Phase Transitions in a Thin SMA Layer

Prof. Hui-Hui Dai (Department of Mathematics, City University, Hong K)

**Wednesday 30th November, 2011 16:00-17:00204**

### Quantizing cluster algebras associated to coordinate rings

Jan Grabowski (U Lancaster)

**Tuesday 29th November, 2011 16:00-17:00204**

### Primitivity of algebras related to certain semigroup

Michael Crabb (Glasgow)

**Tuesday 29th November, 2011 15:00-16:00Mathematics Building, room 516**

Integrable Systems and Mathematical Physics Seminar

### To be announced

Bart Vlaar (Glasgow)

**Monday 28th November, 2011 16:00-17:00204**

### The shape of an attractor

John Hunton (University of Leicester)

**Friday 25th November, 2011 16:00-17:00Mathematics Building, room 516**

### Basis of Dimensional Analysis

Muhammad Umar Qureshi

**Thursday 24th November, 2011 14:00-15:00Maths-Stats Bldg, LT 325**

### Mathematical Modelling of Neural Tube Patterning

Karen Page (University College London)

**Wednesday 23rd November, 2011 16:00-17:00204**

### The noncommutative geometry of a singular symplectic manifold

Christian Blohmann (MPI Bonn)

**Tuesday 22nd November, 2011 15:00-16:00Mathematics Building, room 516**

Integrable Systems and Mathematical Physics Seminar

### To be announced

Hessel Posthuma (University of Amsterdam, Korteweg-de Vries Institu)

**Monday 21st November, 2011 15:00-16:00416**

### On the equivariant K-theory of toric varieties

Gareth Williams (Open University)

**Friday 18th November, 2011 16:00-17:00Mathematics Building, room 516**

### A sequence of increasingly complicated examples

Andrew Donald

**Friday 18th November, 2011 15:00-16:00Maths 203**

### Algorithms for constructing D-optimal designs of experiments

Radoslav Harman (Comenius University in Bratislava)

**Thursday 17th November, 2011 14:00-15:00325**

### Colloidal mushy layers and liquid snowflakes

Dr. Stephen Peppin (OCCAM and KAUST)

**Wednesday 16th November, 2011 16:00-17:00204**

### Higher Grothendieck-Witt groups and the structure of projective modules

Marco Schlichting (U warwick)

**Tuesday 15th November, 2011 15:00-16:00Mathematics Building, room 509**

Integrable Systems and Mathematical Physics Seminar

### Junction type representations of Temperley-Lieb algebra and associated symmetries

Nikos Karaiskos (Univ. Patras)

**Monday 14th November, 2011 15:00-16:00416**

### Spaces with Noetherian cohomology

Alain Jeanneret (Universitaet Bern)

**Friday 11th November, 2011 16:00-17:00Mathematics Building, room 516**

### The evolution of the KSE-100 index

Bilal Ahmed Usmani

**Friday 11th November, 2011 15:00-16:00Maths 203**

### Bayesian inference for Markov processes with application to biochemical network dynamics

Darren Wilkinson (Newcastle University)

**Thursday 10th November, 2011 14:00-15:00Maths-Stats Bldg, LT 325**

### On the Neimark-Sacker bifurcation in a discrete predator-prey model

Andrew Hone (University of Kent)

**Wednesday 9th November, 2011 16:00-17:00204**

### Two-dimensional category theory and Deligne's tensor product of abelian categories

Ignacio Lopez Franco (U Cambridge)

**Tuesday 8th November, 2011 16:00-17:00204**

### Embeddings in $B(H)$ of ideals and tensor products of $JC*$-triples

Richard Timoney (Trinity College, Dublin)

**Tuesday 8th November, 2011 15:00-16:00Mathematics Building, room 516**

Integrable Systems and Mathematical Physics Seminar

### Towards Lax formulation of integrable hierarchies of topological type

Johnan van de Leur (Department of Mathematics, University of Utrecht)

**Monday 7th November, 2011 15:00-16:00416**

### Several Sorts of Shuffles

Martin Crossley (University of Swansea)

**Saturday 5th November, 2011 13:30-14:30204**

### Magnetic monopoles with large charge

Dr Derek Harland (Durham University)

**Saturday 5th November, 2011 11:45-12:45204**

### Non-symmetric Yang-Baxter algebra for the quantum nonlinear Schrodinger model

Mr Bart Vlaar (University of Glasgow)

**Saturday 5th November, 2011 11:00-12:00204**

### Skyrmion Stars and the Multilayered Rational Map Ansatz

Miss Susan Nelmes (Durham University)

**Saturday 5th November, 2011 09:45-10:45204**

### Entanglement degradation of cavity modes due to motion and beyond'

Mr David Bruschi (University of Nottingham)

**Saturday 5th November, 2011 09:00-10:00204**

### Double Product Quantum Stochastic Differential Equations

Mr Paul Jones (Loughborough University)

**Friday 4th November, 2011 16:45-17:45204**

### Matrix Models and Scalar Field Theories on Noncommutative Spaces

Dr Christian Saemann (Heriot-Watt University)

**Friday 4th November, 2011 16:00-17:00204**

### Stability conditions and the Painleve equations

Mr Tom Sutherland (University of Oxford)

**Friday 4th November, 2011 15:00-16:00Maths 203**

### Automating the analysis of variance for orthogonal designs

Heiko Grossmann (Queen Mary, University of London)

**Friday 4th November, 2011 14:45-15:45204**

### New methods in boundary scattering theory: from twisted Yangians to coideal quantum affine algebras

Mr Vidas Regelskis (University of York)

**Friday 4th November, 2011 14:00-15:00204**

### Vortices on Riemann Surfaces

Mr Norman Rink (University of Cambridge)

**Thursday 3rd November, 2011 14:00-15:00325**

### Modelling non-classical mechanisms of crystal nucleation and growth

Dr. David Quigley (University of Warwick)

**Wednesday 2nd November, 2011 16:00-17:00204**

### Decison problems in Thompson's groups F, T and V

Nathan Baker (UC London)

**Tuesday 1st November, 2011 15:00-16:00Mathematics Building, room 515**

Integrable Systems and Mathematical Physics Seminar

### Quasi-invariants of special arrangements.

David Johnstone (Glasgow)

**Monday 31st October, 2011 15:00-16:00416**

### Residue theory and Gysin maps

Harry Ullman (University of Sheffield)

**Friday 28th October, 2011 16:00-17:00Mathematics Building, room 516**

### A simple Mathmatical model of heart and circulation in body

Ma Xingshuang

**Friday 28th October, 2011 15:00-16:00Maths 203**

### Mendelian Randomisation as an Instrumental Variable Approach to Causal Inference

Vanessa Didelez (University of Bristol)

**Thursday 27th October, 2011 14:00-15:00Maths-Stats Bldg, LT 325**

### Investigating the immune evasion mechanism of Plasmodium falciparum malaria

Mario Recker (University of Oxford)

**Wednesday 26th October, 2011 16:00-17:00204**

### Primitive ideals in completed enveloping algebras

Simon Wadsley (U Cambridge)

**Tuesday 25th October, 2011 16:00-17:00204**

### TBA

Bhishan Jacelon (U. Glasgow / U. Munster)

**Tuesday 25th October, 2011 15:00-16:00Mathematics Building, room 515**

Integrable Systems and Mathematical Physics Seminar

### Piecewise flat metrics and bosonic strings

Natalia Amberg (ITEP, Moscow)

**Monday 24th October, 2011 15:00-16:00416**

### Stable moduli spaces of high-dimensional manifolds

Oscar Randal-Williams (Universitet Copenhagen)

**Friday 21st October, 2011 16:00-17:00Mathematics Building, room 516**

### Hypercomplex numbers

Pouya Adrom

**Friday 21st October, 2011 15:00-16:00Maths 203**

### A-optimal block designs for the comparison of treatments with a control with autocorrelated errors

Joachim Kunert (TU Dortmund)

**Thursday 20th October, 2011 14:00-15:00325**

### A symplectic expansion for stress/thermal/electric/magnetic intensity factors

Prof. Andrew Leung (City University, Hong Kong)

**Wednesday 19th October, 2011 16:00-17:00204**

### Fusion and Amalgams

Geoffrey Robinson (U Aberdeen)

**Tuesday 18th October, 2011 15:00-16:00Mathematics Building, room 515**

Integrable Systems and Mathematical Physics Seminar

### Integrable hierarchies and growth problems

Dmitry Vasiliev (Moscow Institute for Physics and Technology, Russi)

**Monday 17th October, 2011 15:00-16:00416**

### Heegaard Floer homology of broken fibrations

Yanki Lekili (University of Cambridge)

**Friday 14th October, 2011 16:00-17:00Mathematics Building, room 516**

### To be announced

Alan Logan

**Friday 14th October, 2011 15:00-16:00Maths 203**

### Full and Limited information estimation methods for latent variable models with longitudinal categorical data

Irini Moustaki (London School of Economics)

**Thursday 13th October, 2011 14:00-15:00Maths-Stats Bldg, Lt 325**

### The NAG numerical libraries and the HECToR CSE service

Yiqi Qiu (NAG Ltd, Oxford)

**Wednesday 12th October, 2011 16:00-17:00204**

### Noetherian Hopf Algebras: some speculations on noncommutative soluble groups

Ken Brown (U Glasgow)

**Tuesday 11th October, 2011 16:00-17:00204**

### Perturbing order zero maps

Stuart White (U Glasgow)

**Monday 10th October, 2011 16:00-17:00204**

### Noncommutative toric geometry

Alastair Craw (University of Glasgow)

**Friday 7th October, 2011 16:00-17:00Mathematics Building, room 516**

### On Nim, and its application in game theory

Neil Fullarton

**Friday 7th October, 2011 15:00-16:00Maths 203**

### Dose-Finding Experiments in Clinical Trials

Nancy Flournoy (Univeristy of Missouri)

**Wednesday 5th October, 2011 16:00-17:00204**

### The Topology of Randomness

Alex Simpson (U edinburgh)

**Tuesday 4th October, 2011 16:00-17:00204**

### Kirchberg's approximation theorem

Stuart White (U Glasgow)

**Monday 3rd October, 2011 16:00-17:00204**

### T-duality via bundle gerbes

Raymond Vozzo (University of Adelaide)

**Thursday 29th September, 2011 14:00-15:00Maths-Stats Bldg, LT 325**

### Multiscale modelling of biological branching structures

Tiina Roose (University of Southampton)

**Wednesday 28th September, 2011 00:00-01:00**

### TBA

Astrid an Huef (U Otago)

**Tuesday 27th September, 2011 16:00-17:00204**

### Embedding separable exact algebras into $\mathcal O_2$

Simon Wassermann (U Glasgow)

**Monday 26th September, 2011 16:00-17:00204**

### Motivic Donaldson-Thomas invariants

Sergey Mozgovoy (University of Oxford)

**Tuesday 20th September, 2011 16:00-17:00204**

### Embedding separable exact algebras into $\mathcal O_2$

Simon Wassermann (U. Glasgow)

**Monday 5th-Friday 9th September, 2011 **

### Statistics for Environmental Evaluation - Quantifying the Environment 2011

**Monday 4th-Friday 8th July, 2011 **

### Tropical Geometry and Integrable Systems

**Monday 20th June, 2011 16:45-17:45204**

Edinburgh-Glasgow-Aberdeen algebraic geometry seminar

### Geometric unitarity of the KZ/Hitchin connection on conformal blocks in genus 0

Prakash Belkale (UNC/INI)

**Monday 20th June, 2011 15:15-16:15204**

Edinburgh-Glasgow-Aberdeen algebraic geometry seminar

### Cox rings of toric vector bundles

Milena Hering (UConnecticut/INI)

**Monday 20th June, 2011 14:00-15:00204**

Edinburgh-Glasgow-Aberdeen algebraic geometry seminar

### Bridgeland stability conditions on threefolds and birational geometry

Arend Bayer (UConnecticut/INI)

**Tuesday 31st May, 2011 10:00-16:00**

### Statistical Science - Colloquium to mark the retiral of Mike Titterington

**Friday 27th May, 2011 16:00-17:00515**

### Functions of a Matrix: Theory, Applications and Computation

Prof. N. J. Higham (University of Manchester)

**Wednesday 25th May, 2011 16:00-17:00204**

### Representation theory of finite W-algebras associated to classical Lie algebras.

Simon Goodwin (U Birmingham)

**Tuesday 24th May, 2011 16:00-17:00204**

### Almost completely isometric maps and applications

Jean Roydor (Kyoto University)

**Monday 23rd May, 2011 16:00-17:00204**

### Embedding Seifert manifolds in the 4-sphere

Andrew Donald (University of Glasgow)

**Thursday 19th May, 2011 14:00-15:00Maths 325**

### Bubble Dynamics in a Compressible Liquid

Qian Xi Wang (University of Birmingham)

**Wednesday 18th May, 2011 16:00-17:00204**

### Commutative and Noncommutative Positivstellensaetze

Konrad Schmuedgen (U Leipzig)

**Tuesday 17th May, 2011 16:00-17:00204**

### Kadison's carpenter problem

Roger Smith (Texas A and M University)

**Friday 13th May, 2011 16:00-17:00Mathematics Building, room 516**

### Conway's Game of Life, and other cellular automata

Neil Fullarton

**Friday 13th May, 2011 15:00-16:00326**

### A set of indicators for decomposing the secular increase of life expectancy

Valentin Rousson (Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois, Lausanne)

**Friday 13th May, 2011 **

### Scottish Category Theory Seminar

**Wednesday 11th May, 2011 16:00-17:00204**

### TBA

Dmitriy Rumynin (U Warwick)

**Friday 6th May, 2011 16:00-17:00Mathematics Building, room 516**

### The Mathematics Behind Animal Pattern Formation

Suzanne Doig

**Thursday 5th May, 2011 14:00-15:00Maths 325**

### (CMALS seminar) Modelling aspects of solid cancerous tumour growth

Philip Maini (CMALS seminar) (University of Oxford)

**Wednesday 4th May, 2011 16:00-17:00204**

### The Klein-Podles bottle as a nontrivial bundle over quantum real projective space RPq(2)

Piotr M. Hajac (U Warsaw)

**Tuesday 3rd May, 2011 15:00-16:00Mathematics Building, room 515**

Integrable Systems and Mathematical Physics Seminar

### Hecke Surfaces and Duality transformations for Lattice Spin models

M. Monastyrsky (Institute for Theoretical and Experimental Physics)

**Thursday 28th April, 2011 **

### Workshop on Abelian Functions and equations of hydrodynamic type

**Wednesday 27th April, 2011 16:00-17:00204**

### Techniques in the theory of cyclically presented groups

Gerald Williams (U Essex)

**Thursday 21st April, 2011 14:00-15:00Maths 325**

### Chemotaxis and cell movement in biological tissues

Bakhtier Vasiev (University of Liverpool)

**Wednesday 20th April, 2011 16:00-17:00204**

### Calabi-Yau, Batalin-Vilkovisky, and all that

Uli Kraehmer (U Glasgow)

**Tuesday 19th April, 2011 15:00-16:00Mathematics Building, room 515**

Integrable Systems and Mathematical Physics Seminar

### Gromov-Witten theory of local P1 and its mirror model

Paolo Rossi

**Monday 18th April, 2011 16:00-17:00Mathematics Building, room 204**

### Homotopy 4-spheres and surgery on 2-tori

Daniel Nash (Renyi Institute)

**Friday 8th April, 2011 13:00-14:00515**

Integrable Systems and Mathematical Physics Seminar

### Form factor approach to the correlation functions of the integrable models.

Nikolai Kitanine (University of Bourgogne)

**Monday 4th April, 2011 16:00-17:00204**

### The homotopy theory of vortex equations

Markus Szymik (Universitaet Duesseldorf)

**Monday 28th March, 2011 16:00-17:00204**

### Commuting tuples in reductive groups and maximal compact subgroups.

Juan Souto (University of Michigan)

**Friday 25th March, 2011 15:00-16:00326**

### Game-theoretic probability: a brief introduction to its mathematics and philosophy

Prof Vladimir Vovk (Royal Holloway)

**Thursday 24th March, 2011 14:00-15:00325**

### Wave propagation in pre-stressed nonlinear inhomogeneous media

Dr. Will Parnell (University of Manchester)

**Wednesday 23rd March, 2011 16:00-17:00204**

### Nominal techniques: a success story of the continued relevance of mathematical foundations to computer science

Jamie Gabbay (Heriot Watt)

**Monday 21st March, 2011 16:00-17:00204**

### A classical construction for simplicial sets revisited

Danny Stevenson (University of Glasgow)

**Friday 18th March, 2011 13:00-14:00326**

### How much of health inequality in the UK is explained by physical environment?

Richard Mitchell (University of Glasgow)

**Thursday 17th March, 2011 14:00-15:00Maths 325**

### Modelling Electrophysiology: Bidomain, Fibres and Efficiency.

David Kay (University of Oxford)

**Wednesday 16th March, 2011 16:00-17:00204**

### Applications of tropical geometry to the cohomology of metabelian groups

Peter Kropholler (U Glasgow)

**Tuesday 15th March, 2011 15:00-16:00Mathematics Building, room 515**

Integrable Systems and Mathematical Physics Seminar

### Quantum integrable models with boundaries and q-Onsager algebras

Sam Belliard (INFN, Bologna)

**Monday 14th March, 2011 16:00-17:00204**

### Mori Dream Spaces as Fine Moduli

Dorothy Winn (University of Glasgow)

**Friday 11th March, 2011 16:00-17:00Mathematics Building, room 516**

### Stability Problem in Collapsible Channel

Yujue Hao

**Thursday 10th March, 2011 14:00-15:00325**

### Capillary billiards and the fluid-mechanical sewing machine

Prof. John Lister (DAMTP, University of Cambridge)

**Wednesday 9th March, 2011 16:00-17:00204**

### Free groups, Kazhdan groups and algebras with no tensor factorisation

Simon Wassermann (U Glasgow)

**Tuesday 8th March, 2011 16:00-17:00204**

### Random Matrix models of $C*_r(F_2)$ (II)

Stuart White (U. Glasgow)

**Tuesday 8th March, 2011 15:00-16:00Mathematics Building, room 515**

Integrable Systems and Mathematical Physics Seminar

### A discrete version of the reduced qKZ equation and the Heisenberg magnet at finite temperature

Britta Aufgebauer (University of Wuppertal.)

**Monday 7th March, 2011 16:00-17:00204**

### Integer-valued Operators

Francis Clarke (University of Swansea)

**Friday 4th March, 2011 16:00-17:00Mathematics Building, room 516**

### Hercules, Hydras and Peano Arithmetic

Astrid Jahn

**Friday 4th March, 2011 15:00-16:00326**

### Additive Models for Quantile Regression: Model Selection and Confidence Bandaids

Roger Koenker (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)

**Thursday 3rd March, 2011 14:00-15:00Maths 326**

### Having Fun with Adjoints

Dwight Barkley (University of Warwick)

**Wednesday 2nd March, 2011 16:00-17:00204**

### Actions of higher-rank lattices on right-angled Artin groups

Richard Wade (U Oxford)

**Tuesday 1st March, 2011 16:00-17:00204**

### Random matrix models of $C*_r(F_2)$ (I)

Stuart White (U. Glasgow)

**Monday 28th February, 2011 16:00-17:00204**

### Equivariant K-homology for hyperbolic reflection groups

Ruben Sanchez Garcia (University of Southampton)

**Friday 25th February, 2011 16:00-17:00Mathematics Building, room 516**

### Mathematical model of aortic dissection

Beibei Li

**Wednesday 23rd February, 2011 16:00-17:00204**

### Generating toric noncommuative crepant resolutions

Raf Bocklandt (U Newcastle)

**Tuesday 22nd February, 2011 16:00-17:00204**

### Sampling and Recovery of Bandlimited Functions using scattered shifts of Gaussians

Thomas Schulmprecht (Texas A&M University )

**Monday 21st February, 2011 16:00-17:00204**

### Transversal Homotopy of Spheres and the Tangle Hypothesis

Jon Woolf (University of Liverpool)

**Friday 18th February, 2011 16:00-17:00Mathematics Building, room 516**

### Pressure In Connected Network of Small Pulmonary Vessels

Muhammad Umar Qureshi

**Thursday 17th February, 2011 14:00-15:00Maths 325**

### Chaste: computational modelling of cardiac activity, and cancer

Pras Pathmanathan (University of Oxford, Computing Laboratory)

**Wednesday 16th February, 2011 14:00-15:00TBA**

### Cyclic homology and graph homology

Andrey Lazarev (U Leicester)

**Tuesday 15th February, 2011 16:00-17:00204**

### The Cuntz semigroup (II)

Bhishan Jacelon (U. Glasgow)

**Monday 14th February, 2011 16:00-17:00204**

### Orthogonal Calculus and Model Categories

David Barnes (University of Sheffield)

**Thursday 10th February, 2011 14:00-15:00325**

### Homeostatic strain in elastic arteries

Dr. Jeremiah Murphy (Dublin City University)

**Wednesday 9th February, 2011 16:00-17:00204**

### Topology and dynamics of the outer automorphism group of a free group

Alexandra Pettet (U Oxford)

**Tuesday 8th February, 2011 16:00-17:00204**

### The Cuntz semigroup (I)

Bhishan Jacelon (U. Glasgow)

**Monday 7th February, 2011 16:00-17:00204**

### Stein fillable Seifert fibered 3-manifolds

Ana Lecuona (ENS Lyon)

**Friday 4th February, 2011 16:00-17:00Mathematics Building, room 516**

### Wrinkling and its modelling

Xiang Liu

**Friday 4th February, 2011 15:00-16:00326**

### Spatiotemporal smothing of Magnetoencephalography data

Massimo Ventrucci

**Thursday 3rd February, 2011 14:00-15:00Maths 325**

### Mathematical modelling of genetic regulation: from stochastic model via time delay to memory

Tianhai Tian (University of Glasgow)

**Wednesday 2nd February, 2011 16:00-17:00204**

### Free subgroups in groups with few relations

John S. Wilson (U Oxford)

**Tuesday 1st February, 2011 16:00-17:00204**

### The Cuntz algebras (II)

Simon Wassermann (U. Glasgow)

**Monday 31st January, 2011 16:00-17:00204**

### Cohomology of moduli stacks of vector bundles on algebraic curves and Frobenius morphisms

Frank Neumann (University of Leicester)

**Friday 28th January, 2011 16:00-17:00Mathematics Building, room 516**

### Invariant ring of Aut(V,\xi)

Fawad Hussain

**Wednesday 26th January, 2011 16:00-17:00204**

### Universal diagram groups with identical Poincare series

Steve Pride (U Glasgow)

**Tuesday 25th January, 2011 16:00-17:00204**

### The Cuntz algebras (I)

Simon Wassermann (U Glasgow)

**Monday 24th January, 2011 16:00-17:00204**

### Concordance of links

Saso Strle (Univerza v Ljubljani)

**Friday 21st January, 2011 16:00-17:00Mathematics Building, room 516**

### Shape memory effect in alloys

Prashant Saxena

**Thursday 20th January, 2011 14:00-15:00Maths 325**

### Does Microbiology Need Statistical Physics?

Mike Cates (University of Edinburgh)

**Wednesday 19th January, 2011 16:00-17:00204**

### Maximal Modification Algebras

Michael Wemyss (U Edinburgh)

**Tuesday 18th January, 2011 16:00-17:00204**

### $C^*$ and right dual algebras

Philip Spain (U. Glasgow)

**Monday 17th January, 2011 16:00-17:00204**

### Links Concordant to the Hopf Link

Mark Powell (University of Edinburgh)

**Friday 14th January, 2011 16:00-17:00Mathematics Building, room 516**

### Modelling Human Mitral Valve from MRI

Xingshuang Ma

**Thursday 13th January, 2011 14:00-15:00325**

### A Modica-Mortola type problem involving curvature

Dr. Roger Moser (University of Bath)

**Wednesday 12th January, 2011 16:00-17:00204**

### R-module Thom spectra

Samik Basu (U Copenhagen)

**Monday 10th January, 2011 16:00-17:00204**

### Topological applications of 2-dimensional homological algebra

Teimuraz Pirashvili (University of Leicester)

**Tuesday 21st December, 2010 16:00-17:00204**

### A fixed point theorem of Bader, Gelander and Monod

Stuart White (U. Glasgow)

**Thursday 16th December, 2010 14:00-15:00325**

### Asymptotic models and localisation in structured media

Prof. A. Mochvan (University of Liverpool)

**Wednesday 15th December, 2010 16:00-17:00204**

### The local index formula in noncommutative geometry

Adam Rennie (ANU Canberra)

**Tuesday 14th December, 2010 16:00-17:00204**

### An analytic formula for Tom and Uli's Hochschild cocycle on SU_q2

Adam Rennie (Australian National University)

**Friday 10th December, 2010 16:00-17:00Mathematics Building, room 516**

### Mathematics on the Screen

Sophie Norman

**Friday 10th December, 2010 15:00-16:00326**

### High Resolution Bayesian Space-Time Modelling for Ozone Concentration Levels

Sujit Sahu (University of Southampton)

**Friday 10th December, 2010 14:00-15:00325**

### Cracking phenomena in drying and freezing soils

Dr. Rob Style (OCCAM, University of Oxford and KAUST)

**Thursday 9th December, 2010 16:00-17:00325**

### CANCELLED Sequence--Dependent Continuum Mechanics Models of DNA

Prof. John Maddocks (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology)

**Wednesday 8th December, 2010 16:00-17:00204**

### The concept of p-deficiency and its applications

Anitha Thillaisunda (U Cambridge)

**Monday 6th December, 2010 16:00-17:00204**

### Determinants, K-theory, and derived categories

Fernando Muro (Universidad de Sevilla)

**Saturday 4th December, 2010 10:00-11:00Mathematics Building, Room 204**

### Counting to infinity - the principle of mathematical induction

Dr Uli Kraehmenr (Glasgow)

**Friday 3rd December, 2010 16:00-17:00Mathematics Building, room 516**

### Surface cross-sections

Andrew Donald

**Friday 3rd December, 2010 15:00-16:00326**

### To be announced

Nema Dean (University of Glasgow)

**Thursday 2nd December, 2010 14:00-15:00Maths 325**

### Towards a multi-scale model of airway smooth muscle contraction in an asthmatic airway

CANCELED -- Bindi Brook (University of Nottingham)

**Wednesday 1st December, 2010 16:00-17:00204**

### Homomorphisms from Fourier Algebras

Matt Daws (U Leeds)

**Monday 29th November, 2010 16:00-17:00204**

### Lie Hopf algebras and splittings of suspension spaces

Jelena Grbic (University of Manchester)

**Saturday 27th November, 2010 10:00-11:00Mathematics Building, Room 204**

### To be announced

Dr Frances Goldman (Glasgow)

**Friday 26th November, 2010 16:00-17:00Mathematics Building, room 516**

### Squaring the Circle

Alan Logan

**Friday 26th November, 2010 15:00-16:00326**

### Univariate and multivariate Conditional AutoRegressive models for areal data

Fedele Greco (University of Bologna)

**Wednesday 24th November, 2010 16:00-17:00204**

### Instantons on noncommutative toric varieties

Richard Szabo (Heriot-Watt Edinburgh)

**Tuesday 23rd November, 2010 16:00-17:00204**

### Nuclear C*-algebras (III)

Simon Wassermann (U. Glasgow)

**Monday 22nd November, 2010 16:00-17:00204**

### Cellular resolutions of noncommutative toric algebras from superpotentials

Alexander Quintero Velez (University of Glasgow)

**Saturday 20th November, 2010 10:00-11:00Mathematics Building, Room 204**

### Fun and Games

Dr David Webber (Glasgow)

**Friday 19th November, 2010 16:00-17:00516**

### Algebraic Statistics: the new interface

Prof Henry Wynn (London School of Economics)

**Thursday 18th November, 2010 14:00-15:00Maths 325**

### Clinical and functional significance of acute myocardial infarction: insights from magnetic resonance imaging

Colin Berry (University of Glasgow)

**Wednesday 17th November, 2010 16:00-17:00204**

### Toric Poisson Ideals in Cluster Algebras

Sebastian Zwicknagel (U Bonn)

**Tuesday 16th November, 2010 16:00-17:00204**

### Nuclear C*-algebras (II)

Simon Wassermann (U. Glasgow)

**Tuesday 16th November, 2010 15:00-16:00Mathematics Building, room 515**

Integrable Systems and Mathematical Physics Seminar

### On classification and construction of algebraic Frobenius manifolds

Yassir Dinar (Scuola Internazionale Superiore di Studi Avanzati)

**Monday 15th November, 2010 16:00-17:00204**

### A short proof of the Goettsche conjecture

Martijn Kool (Imperial College London)

**Saturday 13th November, 2010 11:30-12:30326**

### Classification of C*-algebras: functors verus Borel cardinality (II)

Andrew Toms (Purdue University)

**Saturday 13th November, 2010 10:00-11:00326**

### Classiﬁcation of C*-algebras: functors versus Borel cardinality (I)

Andrew Toms (Purdue University)

**Saturday 13th November, 2010 10:00-11:00Mathematics Building, Room 204**

### Randomness and variability

Dr Tereza Neocleous (Glasgow)

**Saturday 13th November, 2010 10:00-11:00Mathematics Building, Room 204**

### Capture/Recapture

Dr Ben Torsney (Glasgow)

**Friday 12th November, 2010 16:00-17:00Mathematics Building, room 516**

### Pressure and axial load in a residually stressed incompressible elastic tube

Moniba Shams

**Friday 12th November, 2010 16:00-17:00326**

### Unitary representations of groups - variations on a theme (II)

Andreas Thom (U. Leipzig)

**Friday 12th November, 2010 15:00-16:00325**

### Information Theoretic Novelty Detection

Maurizio Filippone (University of Glasgow)

**Friday 12th November, 2010 14:30-15:30326**

### Unitary representations of groups - variations on a theme (I)

Andreas Thom (U. Leipzig)

**Thursday 11th November, 2010 16:00-17:00417**

### From particle to kinetic and hydrodynamic descriptions of flocking

Prof. Eitan Tadmor (Center for Scientific Computation and Mathematical)

**Wednesday 10th November, 2010 16:00-17:00204**

### From periodic quiver mutation to cyclically quantized Weyl algebras

David A. Jordan (U Sheffield)

**Monday 8th November, 2010 16:00-17:00204**

### Central cohomology operations and K-theory

Sarah Whitehouse (University of Sheffield)

**Saturday 6th November, 2010 10:00-11:00Mathematics Building, Room 204**

### Knots and Links

Julia Collins (Edinburgh)

**Friday 5th November, 2010 16:00-17:00Mathematics Building, room 516**

### What is an Integrable System?

Ewan Morrison

**Wednesday 3rd November, 2010 16:00-17:00204**

### A Groupoid Approach to Quantization

Eli Hawkins (U York)

**Tuesday 2nd November, 2010 16:00-17:00204**

### Nuclear C*-algebras (I)

Simon Wassermann (U. Glasgow)

**Monday 1st November, 2010 16:00-17:00204**

### Stacky Quiver Representations

Tarig Abdel Gadir (University of Glasgow)

**Saturday 30th October, 2010 10:00-11:00Mathematics Building, Room 204**

### Mathematics in the supermarket: the arithmetic of barcodes

Dr Ian Anderson (Glasgow)

**Friday 29th October, 2010 16:00-17:00Mathematics Building, room 516**

### Colouring a cube

Steven O'Hagan

**Friday 29th October, 2010 15:00-16:00326**

### Boring variograms and interesting p-splines

Adrian Bowman (University of Glasgow)

**Thursday 28th October, 2010 14:00-15:00325**

### Dynamics and Instability of Metallic Foams

Dr. Anthony Anderson (DAMTP, University of Cambridge)

**Wednesday 27th October, 2010 16:00-17:00204**

### Hopf algebras, tetramodules, and n-fold monoidal categories

Boris Shoikhet (U Luxembourg)

**Tuesday 26th October, 2010 16:00-17:00204**

### Arveson's Extension Theorem

Stuart White (U. Glasgow)

**Tuesday 26th October, 2010 15:00-16:00Mathematics Building, room 515**

Integrable Systems and Mathematical Physics Seminar

### Symmetries of K3 lattices in the Mathieu group M_24

Anne Taormina (Durham)

**Monday 25th October, 2010 16:00-17:00204**

### Pontryagin classes of fiber bundles with fiber R^n

Michael Weiss (University of Aberdeen)

**Friday 22nd October, 2010 16:00-17:00Mathematics Building, room 516**

### The Friendship Theorem

Joseph Mullaney

**Thursday 21st October, 2010 14:00-15:00Maths 325**

### Immersed boundary method with finite element elasticity

Boyce Griffith (New York University)

**Wednesday 20th October, 2010 16:00-17:00204**

### Algebroids and Assembly

Paul David Mitchener (U Sheffield)

**Tuesday 19th October, 2010 16:00-17:00204**

### Completely positive maps and Steinspring's theorem III

Bhishan Jacelon (Glasgow)

**Monday 18th October, 2010 16:00-17:00204**

### Invariant generalized complex structures on Lie groups

Liana David ( I.M.A.R. Bucharest)

**Wednesday 13th October, 2010 16:00-17:00204**

### A version of continous cohomology for certain Hopf algebroids

Andy Baker (U Glasgow)

**Monday 11th October, 2010 16:00-17:00204**

### Some cobordism groups in low-dimensional topology.

Brendan Owens (University of Glasgow)

**Friday 8th October, 2010 15:00-16:00326**

### Bayesian disease mapping

Duncan Lee (University of Glasgow)

**Wednesday 6th October, 2010 16:00-17:00204**

### C*-algebras of minimal dynamical systems and Z-stable classification

Karen Strung (U Nottingham)

**Tuesday 5th October, 2010 16:00-17:00204**

Edinburgh-Glasgow-Aberdeen algebraic geometry seminar

### Completely positive maps and Steinspring's theorem (I)

Bhishan Jacelon (Glasgow)

**Monday 4th October, 2010 16:00-17:00204**

### Configuration spaces of graphs

Liz Hanbury (University of Durham)

**Thursday 30th September, 2010 15:00-16:00325**

### Elasto-capillarity: From capillary wrinkling to stretchable electronics

Dr. Dominic Vella (DAMTP, University of Cambridge)

**Thursday 30th September, 2010 14:00-15:00Maths 325**

### Controlling mosquitoes by classical or transgenic sterile insect techniques

Steven White (Centre for Ecology & Hydrology, Wallingford)

**Wednesday 29th September, 2010 16:00-17:00204**

### The ideal theory of Leavitt path algebras

Kulumani Rangaswamy (U Colorado)

**Tuesday 28th September, 2010 15:00-16:00Mathematics Building, room 515**

Integrable Systems and Mathematical Physics Seminar

### A conjecture on quadratic identities for hyperelliptic curves

Chris Athorne

**Monday 27th September, 2010 16:00-17:00204**

### Complete Intersections of Quadrics

Nicolas Addington (Imperial College London)

**Wednesday 22nd September, 2010 16:00-17:00204**

### Birman exact sequences for hyperelliptic mapping class groups

Tara Brendle (U Glasgow)

**Monday 20th September, 2010 16:00-17:00204**

### The Gromov-Lawson-Rosenberg conjecture for some finite groups

Arjun Malhotra (University of Sheffield)

**Wednesday 15th September, 2010 15:00-16:00Mathematics Building, room 515**

Integrable Systems and Mathematical Physics Seminar

### To be announced

Paolo Lorenzoni (Dipartimento di Matematica e Applicazioni, Univers)

**Monday 30th August - Friday 3rd September, 2010 **

### Statistics for Environmental Evaluation - Quantifying the Environment 2010

**Thursday 26th August, 2010 16:00-17:00509**

### Scattering for the cubic Klein--Gordon equation in two space dimensions

Betsy Stovall (UCLA)

**Tuesday 6th-Thursday 8th July, 2010 **

### Individual and Collective Fluid Mechanics of Swimming Microorganisms

**Monday 5th-Friday 9th July, 2010 **

### International Workshop on Statistical Modelling

**Wednesday 30th June, 2010 16:00-17:00204**

### Limits of groups

Alexei Miasnikov (Stevens Institute and McGill University)

**Friday 25th June, 2010 15:00-16:00Mathematics Building, room 515**

### A tribute to Martin Gardner

Sophie Norman

**Friday 18th June, 2010 16:00-17:00Mathematics Building, room 515**

### An introduction to Bifurcation and Stability

Xiang Liu

**Friday 11th June, 2010 16:00-17:00Mathematics Building, room 515**

### Game On

Nick Loughlin

**Tuesday 8th June, 2010 16:00-17:00214**

### Mixing subalgebras of finite von Neumann algebras

Jan Cameron (Vassar College)

**Friday 4th June, 2010 16:00-17:00Mathematics Building, room 515**

### Blood, Flow and Arteries

Muhammad Umar Qureshi

**Thursday 3rd June, 2010 14:00-15:00326, Maths Department**

### Theory and Practice of Medical Image Registration

David Barber (University of Sheffield)

**Wednesday 2nd June, 2010 16:00-17:00204**

### Injections of mapping class groups

Javier Aramayona (U Ireland @ Galway )

**Tuesday 1st-Friday 4th June, 2010 **

### Conference on Nonlinear Analysis in honour of Jeff Webb

**Friday 28th May, 2010 16:00-17:00Mathematics Building, room 515**

### Computed Tomography

Prashant Saxena

**Wednesday 26th May, 2010 16:00-17:00204**

### Composing theories using distributive laws

Andrei Akhvlediani (Oxford)

**Wednesday 26th May, 2010 16:00-17:00204**

Algebra Seminar, Analysis Seminar

### Free and non-free actions, maximal abelian subalgebras and ideals in crossed-product algebras and generalisations

Sergei Silvestrov (U Lund)

**Tuesday 25th May, 2010 15:00-16:00Mathematics Building, room 204**

Integrable Systems and Mathematical Physics Seminar

### To be announcedFunctional relations for the six vertex model with domain wall boundaries

Wellington Galleas - Max Planck (Potsdam)

**Monday 24th May, 2010 16:00-17:00Mathematics Building, room 204**

### Symmetric homology for surfaces

Tara Brendle (University of Glasgow)

**Friday 21st May, 2010 16:00-17:00Mathematics Building, room 515**

### Mechanics of Walking

Joyce Ma

**Thursday 20th May, 2010 14:00-15:00326**

### In search of a rheology for granular flows

Dr. Lydie Staron (Institut Jean le Rond d'Alembert, CNRS-Universite )

**Wednesday 19th May, 2010 16:00-17:00204**

### Symmetric algebras of radical cube zero and Chebyshev polynomials

Sibylle Schroll (U Leicester)

**Tuesday 18th May, 2010 16:00-17:00214**

### Index pairings and residue formulas for a noncommutative 2-sphere

Elmar Wagner (Michoacan University)

**Tuesday 18th May, 2010 14:00-15:00326, Maths Department**

### What thermal convection can teach us about the nature of turbulence

Friedrich H Busse (University of Bayreuth)

**Monday 17th May, 2010 16:00-17:00Mathematics Building, room 204**

### Nil groups in algebraic K-theory

Jim Davis (Indiana University)

**Friday 14th May, 2010 16:00-17:00Mathematics Building, room 515**

### Public Key Cryptography

Andrew Donald

**Thursday 13th May, 2010 14:00-15:00326, Maths Department**

### Translating mathematical models to the Heart of the clinic

Nicolas Smith (St John's College, University of Oxford)

**Wednesday 12th May, 2010 16:00-17:00204**

### Analogues of Self-Distributivity

Alissa Crans (Loyola Marymount University)

**Tuesday 11th May, 2010 16:00-17:00214**

### Weighted norm inequalities for pseudo-differential operators with rough symbols

David Rule (Heriot-Watt University)

**Monday 10th May, 2010 16:00-17:00Mathematics Building, room 204**

### Order-preserving chain maps between simplexes

Richard Steiner (University of Glasgow)

**Friday 7th May, 2010 16:00-17:00Mathematics Building, room 515**

### Mathematical Modelling of a Zombie Outbreak

Astrid Jahn

**Wednesday 5th May, 2010 16:00-17:00204**

### On the ubiquity of AS Gorenstein rings

Kenny Brown (U Glasgow)

**Tuesday 4th May, 2010 16:00-17:00Mathematics Building, room 204**

### Old and new perspectives on Hilbert functions

Greg Smith (Queen's University, Ontario/KTH)

**Tuesday 4th May, 2010 16:00-17:00214**

### The Hilbert Transform (and other operators) between two function spaces of vector-valued functions.

Robert Kerr (University of Glasgow)

**Tuesday 4th May, 2010 15:00-16:00Mathematics Building, room 204**

Integrable Systems and Mathematical Physics Seminar

### Vertex Operator Super Algebras on a Riemann Surface

Sasha Zuevsky (National University of Ireland Galway (NUIG))

**Friday 30th April, 2010 16:00-17:00Mathematics Building, room 515**

### Archimedes: The Method

Alan Logan

**Thursday 29th April, 2010 14:00-15:00326, Maths Department**

### Structural Mechanics and Protein Flexibility

Simon Guest (University of Cambridge)

**Wednesday 28th April, 2010 16:00-17:00Mathematics Building, room 204**

Algebra Seminar, Integrable Systems and Mathematical Physics Seminar

### Exceptional Lie and Finite Groups in Vertex Operator Algebras

Michael Tuite (University of Galway)

**Tuesday 27th April, 2010 15:00-16:00Mathematics Building, room 204**

Integrable Systems and Mathematical Physics Seminar

### Lagrangian formulation of multidimensionally consistent systems

Pavlos Xenitidis (Leeds)

**Monday 26th April, 2010 16:00-17:00Mathematics Building, room 204**

### Hochschild cohomology of A-infinity algebras

Constanze Roitzheim (University of Glasgow)

**Friday 23rd April, 2010 16:00-17:00Mathematics Building, room 515**

### Connection between Two lemmas

Fawad Hussain

**Friday 23rd-Saturday 24th April, 2010 **

### Artin/Integrability Workshop

**Wednesday 21st April, 2010 16:00-17:00204**

### Rethinking set theory

Tom Leinster (U Glasgow)

**Tuesday 20th April, 2010 16:00-17:00214**

### The Rieffel deformation of homogeneous spaces

Pawel Kasprzak (University of Copenhagen)

**Monday 19th April, 2010 16:00-17:00Mathematics Building, room 204**

### Diffeomorphism groups of 3-dim handlebodies and Batalin-Vilkovisky graph homology

Jeffrey Giansiracusa (University of Oxford)

**Friday 26th March, 2010 16:00-17:00Mathematics Building, room 515**

### Granger causality: Linear dependence and feedback relations between two simultaneous time series.

Faiza Allehiany

**Thursday 25th March, 2010 14:00-15:00326, Maths Department**

### Limit Theorems for Density Dependent Population Genetics

Todd Parsons (University of Pennsylvania)

**Wednesday 24th March, 2010 16:00-17:00204**

### A reductive monoid and the walled Brauer algebra

Rudolf Tange (U York)

**Tuesday 23rd March, 2010 16:15-17:15214**

### An introduction to the Elliott classification programme

Bhishan Jacelon (Glasgow)

**Tuesday 23rd March, 2010 15:00-16:00Mathematics Building, room 204**

Integrable Systems and Mathematical Physics Seminar

### Noncommutative Schur polynomials and the crystal limit of the affine U_q(^sl_2) vertex model.

Christian Korff (Glasgow)

**Tuesday 23rd March, 2010 15:00-16:00417**

### Some sharp Sobolev-Strichartz inequalities

Neal Bez (University of Glasgow)

**Monday 22nd March, 2010 16:00-17:00Mathematics Building, room 204**

### All 2-dimensional links in 4-space live inside a universal 3-dimensional polyhedron.

Vitaliy Kurlin (Durham University)

**Friday 19th March, 2010 16:00-17:00Mathematics Building, room 515**

### Modelling arterial dissection

Beibei Li

**Thursday 18th March, 2010 14:00-15:00326, Maths Department**

### Modeling of rabbit right atrium with conduction system

Jue Li (University of Manchester)

**Wednesday 17th March, 2010 16:45-17:45Edinburgh Univ.**

Edinburgh-Glasgow-Aberdeen algebraic geometry seminar

### Grand unification theories and geometry of homogeneous spaces

Alexey Bondal (Aberdeen)

**Wednesday 17th March, 2010 16:00-17:00204**

### Induction. Reimagined. Fibrationally

Neil Ghani (U Strathclyde)

**Wednesday 17th March, 2010 15:15-16:15Edinburgh Univ.**

Edinburgh-Glasgow-Aberdeen algebraic geometry seminar

### A-infinity structures associated with brane tilings and D-brane categories

Alex Quintero Velez (Glasgow)

**Wednesday 17th March, 2010 14:00-15:00Edinburgh Univ.**

Edinburgh-Glasgow-Aberdeen algebraic geometry seminar

### Instantons and Crystal Melting

Richard Szabo (Heriot-Watt)

**Tuesday 16th March, 2010 16:00-17:00214**

### Salem sets in local fields, the Fourier restriction phenomenon and the Hausdorff-Young inequality

Christos Papadimitropoulos (Edinburgh)

**Monday 15th March, 2010 16:00-17:00Mathematics Building, room 204**

### Quiver flag varieties and derived categories

Alastair Craw (University of Glasgow)

**Friday 12th March, 2010 16:00-17:00Mathematics Building, room 515**

### Wave Propagation in Elastic Half Spaces

Moniba Shams

**Thursday 11th March, 2010 14:00-15:00326, Maths Department**

### Mathematical modelling and infectious disease control

Michael Tildesley (University of Edinburgh)

**Wednesday 10th March, 2010 16:00-17:00204**

### The Character of the Weil Representation

Joaquin Teruji Thomas (U Edinburgh)

**Tuesday 9th March, 2010 16:00-17:00214**

### An introduction to quantum random walks

Alexander Belton (Lancaster)

**Monday 8th March, 2010 16:00-17:00Mathematics Building, room 204**

### Plucker relations for space curves

Terry Wall (University of Liverpool)

**Friday 5th March, 2010 16:00-17:00Mathematics Building, room 515**

### An Introduction to Relativity

Ewan Morrison

**Thursday 4th March, 2010 02:00-03:00326, Maths Department**

### Computational modelling of cardiovascular flows heart valves and carotid bifurcation

Raoul van Loon (Swansea University)

**Wednesday 3rd March, 2010 16:00-17:00204**

### Classification of coideal subalgebras for quantum groups

Stefan Kolb (U Amsterdam)

**Tuesday 2nd March, 2010 16:00-17:00214**

### TBA

Simon Wassermann (Glasgow)

**Tuesday 2nd March, 2010 15:00-16:00Mathematics Building, room 204**

Integrable Systems and Mathematical Physics Seminar

### Lagrangian multiforms and integrability of lattice systems

Sarah Lobb (University of Leeds)

**Monday 1st March, 2010 16:00-17:00Mathematics Building, room 204**

### Manifolds, quadratic forms and bagels

Andrew Ranicki (University of Edinburgh)

**Friday 26th February, 2010 16:00-17:00Mathematics Building, room 515**

### Eigenproblem of Flow in Collapsible Tubes

Yujue Hao

**Wednesday 24th February, 2010 16:00-17:00204**

### Rouquier families for Hecke algebras

Maria Chlouveraki (U Edinburgh)

**Tuesday 23rd February, 2010 **

### Harmonic Analysis and PDE Workshop

**Monday 22nd February, 2010 16:00-17:00Mathematics Building, room 204**

### Double Point Surgery and Configurations of Surfaces in 4-manifolds

Hee Jung Kim (MPIM)

**Friday 19th February, 2010 16:00-17:00Mathematics Building, room 515**

### The Irrationality of e and pi

Joe Mullaney

**Wednesday 17th February, 2010 16:00-17:00204**

### Cayley graph expanders, pro-p-groups and buildings

Alina Vdovina (U Newcastle)

**Tuesday 16th February, 2010 16:00-17:00214**

### Z-stability and noncommutative dimension

Wilhelm Winter (Nottingham)

**Monday 15th February, 2010 16:00-17:00Mathematics Building, room 204**

### Explicit moduli for closed genus 2 surfaces

Iain Aitchison (University of Melbourne)

**Friday 12th February, 2010 16:00-17:00Mathematics Building, room 515**

### The Classical McKay Correspondence

Tarig Abdel Gadir

**Wednesday 10th February, 2010 16:00-17:00204**

### Unitary representations of rational Cherednik algebras

Stephen Griffeth (U Edinburgh)

**Monday 8th February, 2010 16:00-17:00Mathematics Building, room 204**

Geometry and Topology Seminar, Integrable Systems and Mathematical Physics Seminar

### Chamber structure and Double Hurwitz numbers

Paul Johnson (Imperial College)

**Friday 5th February, 2010 16:00-17:00Mathematics Building, room 515**

### An introduction to Scottish mathematics education

Steven O'Hagan

**Thursday 4th February, 2010 15:00-16:00Mathematics Building, room 416**

### For orientation preserving power operations, p-typicality is atypical

Justin Noel (IRMA Strasbourg)

**Thursday 4th February, 2010 14:00-15:00326, Maths Department**

### Computational tools for cardiac electrophysiology

Alan Garny (University of Oxford)

**Wednesday 3rd February, 2010 16:00-17:00204**

### Some perspectives on inverse semigroups

Mark Lawson (Heriot-Watt)

**Tuesday 2nd February, 2010 16:00-17:00214**

### Convergence of Almost Periodic Fourier Series

Andrew Bailey (Birmingham)

**Tuesday 2nd February, 2010 15:00-16:00Mathematics Building, room 204**

Integrable Systems and Mathematical Physics Seminar

### Calogero-Moser operators and symmetric functions

Martin Hallnas (University of Loughborough)

**Friday 29th January, 2010 14:00-15:00Mathematics Building, room 515**

### The Banach-Tarski paradox

Bhishan Jacelon

**Wednesday 27th January, 2010 16:00-17:00204**

### Groups acting on semimetric spaces and quasi-isometries of monoids

Mark Kambites (University of Manchester)

**Tuesday 26th January, 2010 16:00-17:00214**

### Contractive homomorphisms from Fourier algebras

Hung Le Pham (Victoria University, Wellington, New Zealand)

**Tuesday 26th January, 2010 15:00-16:00Mathematics Building, room 204**

Integrable Systems and Mathematical Physics Seminar

### Critical asymptotics for the Korteweg-de Vries equation in the small dispersion limit

Tom Claeys

**Monday 25th January, 2010 16:00-17:00Mathematics Building, room 204**

### An interpretation of $E_n$-homology as functor homology

Birgit Richter (University of Hamburg)

**Friday 22nd January, 2010 16:00-17:00Mathematics Building, room 515**

### Every Finite Division Ring is a Field

David Johnston

**Thursday 21st January, 2010 14:00-15:00326, Maths Department**

### Impulsive delay equation models for the control of vector-borne diseases

Stephen Gourley (University of Surrey)

**Wednesday 20th January, 2010 16:00-17:00Mathematics Building, Room 204**

### Ambiskew Hopf algebras

Monica MacAuley (University of Glasgow)

**Tuesday 19th January, 2010 16:00-17:00214**

### Stability of the Calderon inverse problem on rough planar domains

Keith Rogers (CSIC, Madrid)

**Tuesday 19th January, 2010 15:00-16:00Mathematics Building, room 204**

Integrable Systems and Mathematical Physics Seminar

### Generalization of the Talalaev's determinant formula to the elliptic dynamical case

Alexey Silantyev (University of Glasgow)

**Monday 18th January, 2010 16:00-17:00Mathematics Building, room 204**

### Halphen pencils on quartic threefolds

Ilya Karzhemanov (University of Edinburgh)

**Friday 15th January, 2010 16:00-17:00Mathematics Building, room 325**

### A Christmas theorem and a short proof

Bart Vlaar

**Wednesday 13th January, 2010 16:00-17:00Mathematics Building, Room 204**

### Noncommutative Koszul algebras from combinatorial topology

Christopher Phan (University of Glasgow)

**Tuesday 12th January, 2010 16:00-17:00214**

### Some open problems related to Strichartz estimates

Evgeni Ovcharov (Edinburgh)

**Monday 11th January, 2010 16:00-17:00Mathematics Building, room 204**

### Discrete group actions on symplectic manifolds

Jarek Kedra (University of Aberdeen)

**Tuesday 15th December, 2009 15:00-16:00Mathematics Building, room 204**

Integrable Systems and Mathematical Physics Seminar

### Topological solitons of the Faddeev-Skyrme model and the FBN-decomposition

Juha Jäykkä (University of Leeds)

**Monday 14th December, 2009 16:00-17:00Mathematics Building, room 204**

### Rational blow-down and exotic smooth 4-manifolds

Maria Michalogiorgaki (Universität Zürich)

**Friday 11th December, 2009 16:00-17:00Mathematics Building, room 325**

### Commutative coherent rings and modules

Bahzad Hassan

**Wednesday 9th December, 2009 16:00-17:00Mathematics Building, Room 204**

### Products and dualities in algebraic (co)homology theories

Uli Kraehmer (University of Glasgow)

**Monday 7th December, 2009 16:00-17:00Mathematics Building, room 204**

### Singular special Lagrangians and gluing methods

Mark Haskins (Imperial College)

**Thursday 3rd December, 2009 14:00-15:00326, Maths Department**

### Mathematical models of microbial evolution

Ivana Gudelj (Imperial College London)

**Wednesday 2nd December, 2009 16:00-17:00Mathematics Building, Room 204**

### Noncommutative Cohen-Macaulay

Marjory Macleod (University of Glasgow)

**Tuesday 1st December, 2009 16:00-17:00214**

### Characterisations of Hilbert space -- from parallelogram to V-P

Philip Spain (Glasgow)

**Monday 30th November, 2009 16:00-17:00Mathematics Building, room 204**

### Torus knot signatures

Julia Collins (University of Edinburgh)

**Friday 27th November, 2009 **

### Scottish Category Theory Seminar

**Wednesday 25th November, 2009 16:30-17:30Mathematics Building, Room 516**

### The 'size' of a finitely generated group: quantitative and qualitative aspects

Jack Button (Cambridge University)

**Wednesday 25th November, 2009 15:00-16:00Mathematics Building, Room 516**

### Amenability, cohomology and property A

Graham Niblo (University of Southampton)

**Wednesday 25th November, 2009 14:00-15:00Mathematics Building, Room 516**

### Proper actions on classifying spaces

Peter Kropholler (University of Glasgow)

**Wednesday 25th November, 2009 **

### Northern British Geometric Group Theory

**Tuesday 24th November, 2009 16:00-17:00214**

### The magnitude of a metric space

Tom Leinster (Glasgow)

**Tuesday 24th November, 2009 15:00-16:00Mathematics Building, room 204**

Integrable Systems and Mathematical Physics Seminar

### The noncommutative Davey-Stewartson equations

Susan MacFarlane (Glasgow)

**Monday 23rd November, 2009 16:00-17:00Mathematics Building, room 204**

### Removing double points of immersions

Mark Grant (University of Edinburgh)

**Thursday 19th November, 2009 14:00-15:00326, Maths Department**

### Individual to population models of swimming micro-organisms in fluid flow

Rachel Bearon (University of Liverpool)

**Wednesday 18th November, 2009 16:00-17:00Mathematics Building, Room 204**

### Splittings over Poincare duality groups and the Almost Stability Theorem

John Walker (Glasgow University)

**Wednesday 18th November, 2009 15:00-16:00326**

### Differentiability of Lipschitz functions inside thin sets

Olga Maleva (Birmingham)

**Monday 16th November, 2009 16:00-17:00Mathematics Building, room 204**

Geometry and Topology Seminar, Algebra Seminar

### Hochschild cohomology and non-commutative deformations

Wendy Lowen (Universiteit Antwerpen)

**Friday 13th November, 2009 16:00-17:00Mathematics Building, room 325**

### Adaptive Grid Methods - An Introduction

Craig Chapman

**Wednesday 11th November, 2009 16:00-17:00Mathematics Building, Room 204**

Algebra Seminar, Analysis Seminar

### Amenability for groups and quantum groups

David Kyed (Goettingen)

**Monday 9th November, 2009 16:00-17:00Mathematics Building, room 204**

### Topology of moduli spaces and birational maps

Elizabeth Gasparim (University of Edinburgh)

**Friday 6th November, 2009 16:00-17:00Mathematics Building, room 325**

### To be announced

Steven O'Malley

**Thursday 5th November, 2009 14:00-15:00326, Maths Department**

### Modelling of blood circulation in the liver

Jennifer Siggers (Imperial College London)

**Wednesday 4th November, 2009 16:00-17:00Mathematics Building, Room 204**

### Quantum differentials on U_q(g) and q-fuzzy spheres

Shahn Majid (Queen Mary)

**Tuesday 3rd November, 2009 16:00-17:00214**

### Hidden symmetries and decay for the wave equation outside a Kerr black hole

Pieter Blue (Edinburgh)

**Tuesday 3rd November, 2009 15:00-16:00Mathematics Building, room 204**

Integrable Systems and Mathematical Physics Seminar

### To be announced

Richard Ward (Durham)

**Monday 2nd November, 2009 16:00-17:00Mathematics Building, room 204**

### Integrating morphisms of Lie 2-algebras

Behrang Noohi (King's College London)

**Friday 30th October, 2009 16:00-17:00Mathematics Building, room 325**

### Swimming and Bioconvection of Biflagellated Green Algae

Ehsan Ashraf

**Wednesday 28th October, 2009 16:00-17:00Mathematics Building, Room 204**

### From total positivity to quantum algebras

Stephane Launois (University of Kent)

**Tuesday 27th October, 2009 16:00-17:00214**

### Hankel operators between Hardy-Orlicz spaces and products of holomorphic functions

Benoit Sehba (Glasgow)

**Tuesday 27th October, 2009 15:00-16:00Mathematics Building, room 204**

Integrable Systems and Mathematical Physics Seminar

### Integrable field theories with a new class of defects

Cristina Zambon (Durham)

**Monday 26th October, 2009 16:00-17:00Mathematics Building, room 204**

### Embeddings of 4-manifolds in 7-space

Diarmuid Crowley (Hausdorff Institute)

**Friday 23rd October, 2009 16:30-17:30203**

Edinburgh-Glasgow-Aberdeen algebraic geometry seminar

### Finite generation of the canonical ring

Alessio Corti (Imperial College London)

**Friday 23rd October, 2009 15:00-16:00203**

Edinburgh-Glasgow-Aberdeen algebraic geometry seminar

### The divisor class group of quartic 3-folds and rationality questions

Anne-Sophie Kaloghiros (University of Cambridge)

**Friday 23rd October, 2009 13:45-14:45203**

Edinburgh-Glasgow-Aberdeen algebraic geometry seminar

### What are the invariants of a canonical n-fold? -- a sketch cosmology of varieties

Miles Reid (University of Warwick)

**Thursday 22nd October, 2009 14:00-15:00326, Maths Department**

### Soft active matter - from microscopics to hydrodynamics

Tanniemola B Liverpool (University of Bristol)

**Wednesday 21st October, 2009 16:00-17:00Mathematics Building, Room 204**

### Clusters in type A infinity

Peter Jorgensen (Newcastle University)

**Tuesday 20th October, 2009 16:00-17:00214**

### Quadrilaterals of Factors and Strong Singularity for Subfactors

Pinhas Grossman (Cardiff)

**Tuesday 20th October, 2009 15:00-16:00Mathematics Building, room 204**

Integrable Systems and Mathematical Physics Seminar

### Kinks, chains, and loop groups in sigma models

Derek Harland (Durham)

**Monday 19th October, 2009 16:00-17:00Mathematics Building, room 204**

### McKay correspondence for Landau-Ginzburg models

Alexander Quintero Velez (University of Glasgow)

**Friday 16th October, 2009 16:00-17:00Mathematics Building, room 325**

### Modelling random events: Poisson and Neyman-Scott Processes

Erida Gjini

**Wednesday 14th October, 2009 16:00-17:00Mathematics Building, Room 204**

### Netting the Monster

Simon Norton (Cambridge University)

**Tuesday 13th October, 2009 16:00-17:00214**

### Optimisers for the Brascamp-Lieb inequality

Stefan Valdimarsson (Science Institute, Iceland)

**Tuesday 13th October, 2009 15:00-16:00Mathematics Building, room 204**

Integrable Systems and Mathematical Physics Seminar

### Cluster mutation-periodic quivers and associated laurent sequences

Allan Fordy (University of Leeds)

**Monday 12th October, 2009 16:00-17:00Mathematics Building, room 204**

Geometry and Topology Seminar, Algebra Seminar

### Maps from Out(F_n) to Out(F_m)

Karen Vogtmann (Cornell University)

**Friday 9th October, 2009 16:00-17:00Mathematics Building, room 325**

### Mathematics and Art

Dorothy Winn

**Thursday 8th October, 2009 14:00-15:00326, Maths Department**

### Investigating the mechanism of sudden cardiac death using computational models and patient data

Richard H. Clayton (University of Sheffield)

**Wednesday 7th October, 2009 16:00-17:00Mathematics Building, Room 204**

### The Cyclic Theory of Hopf Algebroids

Niels Kowalzig (University of Amsterdam)

**Wednesday 7th October, 2009 15:00-16:00326**

### Angular derivatives in the bidisk

John McCarthy (Washington)

**Tuesday 6th October, 2009 15:00-16:00Mathematics Building, room 204**

Integrable Systems and Mathematical Physics Seminar

### Phase space representation of quantum mechanics

Prof. Maciej Blaszak (Poznan, Poland)

**Thursday 1st-Friday 2nd October, 2009 **

### A workshop to integrate Systems Biology and in vivo Mammalian Biology - "in vivo Mammalian Biology - get it out of your system!"

**Wednesday 30th September, 2009 16:00-17:00Mathematics Building, Room 204**

### Growth of Generating Sets of Direct Products

Nik Ruskuc (St. Andrews)

**Tuesday 29th September, 2009 16:00-17:00214**

### The multiplier algebra of the product BMO space

Sandra Pott (Glasgow/Paderborn)

**Monday 28th September, 2009 16:00-17:00Mathematics Building, room 204**

### Pseudo-Riemannian manifolds with many Killing spinors

Dmitri Alekseevsky (University of Edinburgh)

**Wednesday 23rd September, 2009 16:00-17:00Mathematics Building, Room 204**

### A free fermion formulation of the (small) quantum cohomology ring

Christian Korff (Glasgow University)

**Tuesday 22nd September, 2009 16:00-17:00214**

### Quasiregular dynamics on the n-sphere

Alastair Fletcher (Glasgow)

**Tuesday 15th September, 2009 16:00-17:00Mathematics Building, room 204**

### Bibundles and bibundle gerbes

Michael Murray (University of Adelaide)

**Monday 24th-Saturday 29th August, 2009 **

### Statistics for Environmental Evaluation - Quantifying the Environment 2009

**Wednesday 12th August, 2009 16:00-17:00204 Mathematics**

### On the class groups of quadratic function fields

Andreas Schweizer (National Center for Theoretical Sciences, National)

**Thursday 30th July, 2009 02:00-03:00326**

### Two short talks: Progress Towards an Efficient Implicit Immersed Boundary Method, and an Extended Version of the Bidomain Model of Cardiac Electrophysiology

Boyce Griffith (New York University)

**Tuesday 23rd June, 2009 16:00-17:00204**

### TBA

Eberhard Kirchberg (Humboldt-Universitat Berlin)

**Friday 19th June, 2009 16:00-17:00Mathematics Building, room 516**

### To be announcedEigenvalue Analysis for Flow in a Collapsible Channel

Yujue Hao

**Wednesday 17th June, 2009 15:00-16:00Mathematics Building, room 204**

Integrable Systems and Mathematical Physics Seminar

### Casoratian formulae and solutions to some ABS lattice equations

Da-Jun Zhang (Shanghai University)

**Tuesday 16th June, 2009 15:00-16:00Mathematics Building, room 204**

Integrable Systems and Mathematical Physics Seminar

### From KP/UC hierarchies to Painleve equations

Teruhisa Tsuda (Kyushu University, Japan)

**Friday 12th June, 2009 16:00-17:00Mathematics Building, room 516**

### Modelling artery dissection

Beibei Li

**Tuesday 9th June, 2009 15:00-16:00Mathematics Building, room 204**

Integrable Systems and Mathematical Physics Seminar

### Darboux transformations for elliptic Hirota-Miwa equations (joint work with Jonathan Nimmo)

Masatoshi Noumi (Kobe University, Japan)

**Friday 5th June, 2009 16:00-17:00Mathematics Building, room 516**

### An Introduction to Riemannian Geometry

Ewan Morrison

**Wednesday 3rd June, 2009 16:00-17:00Room 204, Mathematics**

### Primitivity of twisted homogeneous coordinate rings

Susan Sierra (University of Washington)

**Tuesday 2nd June, 2009 16:00-17:00214**

### A collection of Browder joint spectra

Derek Kitson (Trinity College, Dublin)

**Friday 29th May, 2009 16:00-17:00Mathematics Building, room 516**

### The field of p-adic numbers

Joseph Mullaney

**Friday 29th May, 2009 02:00-03:00325**

### Spatial structures of chaotically advected scalars: the role of a delay time

Alexandra Tzella (Laboratoire de Meteorologie Dynamique, Paris)

**Thursday 28th May, 2009 02:00-03:00325 **

### A continuous model for microtubule dynamics with catastrophe, rescue and nucleation processes

Peter Hinow (University of Minnesota)

**Wednesday 27th May, 2009 16:00-17:00Mathematics Building, Room 204**

### Monodromy, twisting cochains and cyclic Chern character after Bismut, Getzler and others

Georgy Sharygin (Institute for Theoretical and Experimental Physics)

**Friday 22nd May, 2009 16:00-17:00Mathematics Building, room 516**

### Integer partitions and the Rogers-Ramanujan identities

Steven O'Hagan

**Thursday 21st May, 2009 14:00-15:00Mathematics Building, 325**

### Computational modelling of post-transcriptional gene regulation by microRNAs

Raya Khanin (University of Glasgow)

**Wednesday 20th May, 2009 16:00-17:00Mathematics Building, Room 204**

### Painlev\'e equations and families of irregular connections.

Marius van der Put (University of Groningen)

**Tuesday 19th May, 2009 16:00-17:00204**

### Real meromorphic functions

Dan Nicks (Nottingham)

**Monday 18th May, 2009 16:00-17:00Mathematics Building, room 204**

### Complete Intersections in Rational Homotopy Theory

Shoham Shamir (University of Sheffield)

**Friday 15th May, 2009 16:00-17:00Mathematics Building, room 516**

### Factor Bisemiring

Fawad Hussain

**Wednesday 13th May, 2009 16:00-17:00Mathematics Building, Room 204**

### Noncommutative Dunkl operators

Yuri Bazlov (University of Warwick)

**Tuesday 12th May, 2009 16:00-17:00214**

### Zero modes of the Weyl-Dirac operator and their strong field asymptotics

Daniel Elton (Lancaster)

**Monday 11th May, 2009 16:00-17:00Mathematics Building, room 204**

### Combinatorial description of Heegaard Floer homologies

Andras Stipsicz (Renyi Institute)

**Thursday 7th May, 2009 14:00-15:00Mathematics Building, 325**

### Pathogen Control in multi-host, shared pathogen systems

Andrew Hoyle (University of Stirling)

**Wednesday 6th May, 2009 16:00-17:00Mathematics Building, Room 204**

### Morita equivalence revisited

Paul Baum (Pennsylvania State University)

**Wednesday 6th May, 2009 15:00-16:00325**

### A review of the Nagy-Foias type functional model and its applications

Dmitry Yakubovich (Madrid)

**Tuesday 5th May, 2009 16:15-17:15Mathematics Building, room 204**

### Dirac operator and K-theory for discrete groups

Paul Baum (Pennsylvania State University)

**Tuesday 5th May, 2009 14:00-15:00325**

### Positive solutions of non-local boundary value problems

Mirosława Zima (University of Rzeszow)

**Wednesday 29th April, 2009 16:00-17:00Mathematics Building, Room 204**

### Totally positive matrices

Tom Lenagan (University of Edinburgh)

**Tuesday 28th April, 2009 16:00-17:00214**

### Composition operators and Aleksandrov-Clark measures

Sam Elliott (Leeds)

**Tuesday 28th April, 2009 15:00-16:00Mathematics Building, room 204**

Integrable Systems and Mathematical Physics Seminar

### Cyclic Monopoles, Toda and Ramanujan

Harry Braden (Edinburgh)

**Monday 27th April, 2009 16:00-17:00Mathematics Building, room 204**

### The Hilden subgroup of the braid group.

Stephen Tawn (University of Warwick)

**Thursday 23rd April, 2009 14:00-15:00Mathematics Building, 325**

### To correlate genotype to phenotype of cardiac arrhythmias - a mathematical approach

Henggui Zhang (University of Manchester)

**Tuesday 21st April, 2009 15:00-16:00Mathematics Building, room 204**

Integrable Systems and Mathematical Physics Seminar

### Riemann Surfaces with Symmetry: New results for Klein's curve

Tim Northover (Edinburgh)

**Monday 13th-Saturday 18th April, 2009 **

### Categorification and Geometrisation from Representation Theory

**Tuesday 31st March, 2009 16:00-17:00416**

### Idempotent states on quantum groups

Adam Skalski (Lancaster)

**Wednesday 25th March, 2009 16:00-17:00Mathematics Building, room 214**

### Relative presentations and cyclically presented groups

Martin Edjvet (University of Nottingham)

**Monday 23rd March, 2009 16:00-17:00Mathematics Building, room 204**

### A homotopy-theoretic approach to derived categories of toric varieties

Thomas Huettemann (Queen's University, Belfast)

**Friday 20th March, 2009 16:00-17:00Mathematics Building, room 516**

### The effect of residual stress on elastic materials

Moniba Shams

**Friday 20th March, 2009 14:00-15:00204**

### Two dimensional wave propagation in a rotating elastic material with voids

Prof. Sushil Tomar (Panjab University)

**Thursday 19th March, 2009 14:00-15:00Mathematics Building, 325**

### An analytical approach to initiation of propagating fronts

Vadim N. Biktashev (University of Liverpool)

**Wednesday 18th March, 2009 16:00-17:00Mathematics Building, room 214**

### Separating twists and the Magnus representation

Aaron Pixton (Cambridge University / Princeton University)

**Tuesday 17th March, 2009 16:00-17:00214**

### Singularities for parabolic equations with $L^1$ conservation.

Jose Rodrigo (Warwick)

**Tuesday 17th March, 2009 15:00-16:00204**

Integrable Systems and Mathematical Physics Seminar

### Fermionic structure in the XXZ model

Michio Jimbo (Graduate School for Mathematical Science, The Univ)

**Tuesday 17th March, 2009 12:00-13:00Boyd Orr Lecture Theatre C**

Integrable Systems and Mathematical Physics Seminar

### Moduli Spaces and Geometrical Flow

Nick Manton (DAMTP Cambridge)

**Monday 16th March, 2009 16:00-17:00Mathematics Building, room 204**

### The notion of order in the stable module category

Martin Langer (Universität Bonn)

**Friday 13th March, 2009 16:00-17:00Mathematics Building, room 516**

### The degenerate affine Hecke algebra

Bart Vlaar

**Thursday 12th March, 2009 14:00-15:00325**

### Numerical analysis of a nonlinear partial integro-differential equation

Dugald Duncan (Heriot-Watt University)

**Wednesday 11th March, 2009 16:00-17:00Mathematics Building, room 214**

### Introduction to staggered sheaves

Pramod Achar (Louisiana State/Newton Institute)

**Wednesday 11th March, 2009 14:00-15:00Mathematics Building, room 326**

### Super-exponential 2-dimensional Dehn functions

Pallavi Dani (Louisiana State/Emory University)

**Tuesday 10th March, 2009 16:00-17:00214**

### Heat inequalities, closure properties, and the sharp Young convolution inequality

Neal Bez (Glasgow)

**Monday 9th March, 2009 16:00-17:00Mathematics Building, room 204**

### Batalin Vilkovisky algebras and string homology

John Jones (University of Warwick)

**Thursday 5th March, 2009 14:00-15:00Mathematics Building, 325**

### Efficient Bayesian Inference over Nonlinear Differential Equations with Hamiltonian Monte Carlo on the Riemann Manifold

Mark A Girolami (University of Glasgow)

**Wednesday 4th March, 2009 16:00-17:00Mathematics Building, room 214**

### The braid group of Z^n

Daan Krammer (Warwick University)

**Tuesday 3rd March, 2009 16:00-17:00214**

### Boundary interpolation problems in a half plane

Nicholas Young (Leeds)

**Monday 2nd March, 2009 16:00-17:00Mathematics Building, room 204**

### Cartan Geometries and Invariant Multilinear Differential Operators

Jens Kroeske (ThinkTank Maths)

**Friday 27th February, 2009 15:00-16:00Mathematics Building, room 516**

### Wavelet Transform

Fazia Allehiany

**Friday 27th February, 2009 14:00-15:00204**

### Moving interfaces in solids: from conservative lattice models to macroscopic dissipation

Johannes Zimmer (University of Bath)

**Wednesday 25th February, 2009 16:00-17:00Mathematics Building, room 214**

### Asymptotically CAT(0) Groups

Aditi Kar (Southampton)

**Tuesday 24th February, 2009 16:00-17:00214**

### Boundary C*-algebras of acylindrical groups

Guyan Robertson (Newcastle)

**Tuesday 24th February, 2009 15:00-16:00Mathematics Building, room 204**

Integrable Systems and Mathematical Physics Seminar

### Affine sphere equation, Hitchin system and Painleve III

Prim Plansangkate (Cambridge)

**Monday 23rd February, 2009 16:00-17:00Mathematics Building, room 204**

### Cobordism invariants of mutual position of manifolds and applications

Konstantin Feldman (University of Cambridge)

**Friday 20th February, 2009 16:00-17:00Mathematics Building, room 516**

### The Finite Element Method

Craig Chapman

**Thursday 19th February, 2009 14:00-15:00Mathematics Building, 325**

### Modelling ciliary and flagellate flows

Eamonn Gaffney (University of Oxford)

**Tuesday 17th February, 2009 15:00-16:00Mathematics Building, room 204**

Integrable Systems and Mathematical Physics Seminar

### New Discretization of Complex Analysis

Prof Sergey Novikov (University of Maryland)

**Monday 16th February, 2009 16:00-17:00Mathematics Building, room 204**

Geometry and Topology Seminar, Algebra Seminar

### Infinite Smith groups and Kropholler's hierarchy

Ian Leary (Ohio State University)

**Monday 16th February, 2009 15:00-16:00326**

### The Uncertainty Principle

Michael Cowling (Birmingham)

**Friday 13th February, 2009 16:00-17:00Mathematics Building, room 516**

### Goedel's Incompleteness Theorem

Tarig Abdel Gadir

**Wednesday 11th February, 2009 16:00-17:00Mathematics Building, room 214**

### L-complete Hopf algebroids

Andy Baker (Glasgow)

**Tuesday 10th February, 2009 16:00-17:00214**

### On the relation between an operator and its self-commutator

Yuri Safarov (Kings College London)

**Monday 9th February, 2009 16:00-17:00Mathematics Building, room 214**

### Classifying minimal genus Seifert surfaces

Andras Juhasz (University of Cambridge)

**Friday 6th February, 2009 14:00-15:00Mathematics Building, room 516**

### The Poincare Conjecture and its Solution

Dorothy Winn

**Thursday 5th February, 2009 14:00-15:00Mathematics Building, 325**

### Dynamics and Bifurcations in PDEs and Networks

Adela Comanici (University of Glasgow)

**Wednesday 4th February, 2009 16:00-17:00Mathematics Building, room 214**

### Group actions on polynomial rings

Peter Symonds (University of Manchester)

**Tuesday 3rd February, 2009 16:00-17:00Mathematics Building, room 214**

### Local existence for Quasilinear Schroedinger equations.

Nicholas Michalowski (Edinburgh)

**Tuesday 3rd February, 2009 15:00-16:00Mathematics Building, room 204**

Integrable Systems and Mathematical Physics Seminar

### Quaternionic KP hierarchy

Ian McIntosh (York)

**Monday 2nd February, 2009 16:00-17:00Mathematics Building, room 214**

### Introduction to Coarse Geometry

Paul Mitchener (University of Sheffield)

**Friday 30th January, 2009 14:30-15:30Mathematics Building, room 516**

### Schur Polynomials

David Johnston

**Thursday 29th January, 2009 14:00-15:00325**

### A novel liquid crystal display: from theory to experimentation to commercialisation

Nigel Mottram (University of Strathclyde)

**Wednesday 28th January, 2009 16:05-17:05Mathematics Building, room 214**

Edinburgh-Glasgow-Aberdeen algebraic geometry seminar

### Noncommutative algebras and variation of GIT

Iain Gordon (University of Edinburgh)

**Wednesday 28th January, 2009 16:00-17:00Mathematics Building, room 214**

### Noncommutative algebras and variation of GIT

Iain Gordon (University of Edinburgh)

**Wednesday 28th January, 2009 15:00-16:00Mathematics Building, room 326**

Edinburgh-Glasgow-Aberdeen algebraic geometry seminar

### Toric CY-3 algebras and quiver polyhedra

Raf Bocklandt (University of Antwerp)

**Tuesday 27th January, 2009 16:00-17:00Mathematics Building, room 416**

### Piecewise polynomials and weighted projective space

Nigel Ray (University of Manchester)

**Tuesday 27th January, 2009 16:00-17:00214**

### The escaping set and quasiregular mappings

Alastair Fletcher (University of Glasgow)

**Monday 26th January, 2009 16:10-17:10Mathematics Building, room 214**

### Generalized conjugacy problem for virtually free groups

Pedro V. Silva (University of Porto)

**Monday 26th January, 2009 15:00-16:00Mathematics Building, room 203**

### Applications of representation theory of finite semigroups

Jorge Almeida (University of Porto)

**Friday 23rd January, 2009 14:30-15:30Mathematics Building, room 516**

### Brouwer's fixed point theorem

Bhishan Jacelon

**Thursday 22nd January, 2009 14:00-15:00Mathematics Building, 325**

### An engineering approach to the study of percutaneous pulmonary valve implantation

Silvia Schievano (University College London)

**Wednesday 21st January, 2009 16:00-17:00Mathematics Building, room 214**

### Final Coalgebras in Accessible Categories

Jiri Velebil (Czech Technical University)

**Tuesday 20th January, 2009 16:00-17:00214**

### Spectrum of positive type of operator functions

Matteius Langer (Stathclyde)

**Monday 19th January, 2009 16:00-17:00Mathematics Building, room 214**

### Equivariant CW-complexes and group actions on spheres

Ian Hambleton (McMaster University)

**Friday 16th January, 2009 14:30-15:30Mathematics Building, room 516**

### To be announced

Meeting

**Wednesday 14th January, 2009 16:00-17:00Mathematics Building, room 214**

### Small infinite noncommutative groups

Ken Brown (Glasgow University)

**Wednesday 14th January, 2009 15:30-16:30L831 Math Blg, Livingstone Tower, Strathclyde Uni.**

### to collective behaviour: decision making by house-hunting honeybees

Mary Myerscough (Centre for Mathematical Biology School of Mathema)

**Tuesday 13th January, 2009 16:00-17:00214**

### The multiplication operators on weighted BMOA space

Benoit Sehba (Glasgow)

**Monday 12th January, 2009 16:00-17:00Mathematics Building, room 214**

### TBA

Alastair Craw (University of Glasgow)

**Wednesday 7th January, 2009 16:00-17:00Mathematics Building, room 214**

### Monoids and Groups of $I$-type and their Algebras.

Eric Jespers (Vrije Universiteit Brussel)

**Tuesday 6th January, 2009 16:00-17:00214**

### Perturbations of nuclear C* algebras

Stuart White (Glasgow)

**Thursday 18th December, 2008 13:00-14:00Mathematics Building, 325**

### >>> Seminar is CANCELED <<<

Richard H Clayton (University of Sheffield)

**Tuesday 16th December, 2008 15:00-16:00Mathematics Building, room 204**

Integrable Systems and Mathematical Physics Seminar

### Bispectrality and separation of variables in multiparticle hypergeometric systems

Evgeny Sklyanin

**Tuesday 16th December, 2008 **

### Workshop in Harmonic Analysis and Geometric Measure Theory in memory of Laura Wisewell

**Friday 12th December, 2008 14:30-15:30Mathematics Building, room 516**

### Nichols algebras

Monica Macauley

**Tuesday 9th December, 2008 15:00-16:00Mathematics Building, room 204**

Integrable Systems and Mathematical Physics Seminar

### To be announced

Joerg Teschner (DESY Hamburg)

**Monday 8th December, 2008 16:00-17:00Mathematics Building, room 214**

### A slice genus lower bound from Khovanov-Rozansky homology

Andrew Lobb (Imperial College)

**Friday 5th December, 2008 14:30-15:30Mathematics Building, room 516**

### A numerical study to the 2D collapsible channel flow with Finte Element Method.

Haofei Liu

**Thursday 4th December, 2008 14:00-15:00Mathematics Building, 204**

### Stochastic travelling waves in neural dendrites

Gabriel Lord (Heriot-Watt University)

**Wednesday 3rd December, 2008 16:00-17:00Mathematics Building, room 214**

### Cofinite hopficity and free-by-infinite cyclic groups

Jonathan Hillman

**Monday 1st December, 2008 16:00-17:00Mathematics Building, room 214**

### Indecomposable $PD_3$-complexes

Jonathan Hillman (University of Sydney)

**Friday 28th November, 2008 14:30-15:30Mathematics Building, room 516**

### The simplest case of the Dirichlet problem via some basic calculus and a little complex analysis.

Robert Kerr

**Thursday 27th November, 2008 14:00-15:00204**

### Exact Distributions from Molecular Dynamics

Ben Leimkuhler (University of Edinburgh)

**Wednesday 26th November, 2008 16:00-17:00Mathematics Building, room 214**

### Representations of rational Cherednik algebras and quantum integrable systems

Misha Feigin (Glasgow University)

**Tuesday 25th November, 2008 15:00-16:00Mathematics Building, room 204**

Integrable Systems and Mathematical Physics Seminar

### Abelian Functions: New results for functions associated with a cyclic tetragonal curve of genus six

Matthew England (Heriot-Watt)

**Tuesday 25th November, 2008 15:00-16:00214**

### Classifying actions of amenable groups

David Kerr (Texas A&M University)

**Monday 24th November, 2008 16:00-17:00Mathematics Building, room 214**

### A-infinity monads and completion

Tilman Bauer (Vrije Universiteit)

**Friday 21st November, 2008 14:30-15:30Mathematics Building, room 516**

### To be announced

Erida Gjini

**Thursday 20th November, 2008 15:00-16:00203**

### Nullstellensatz for systems of PDEs

Amol Sasane (London School of Economics)

**Thursday 20th November, 2008 14:00-15:00Mathematics Building, 204**

### Experimental and theoretical investigations of human sperm motility

David J Smith (University of Birmingham)

**Wednesday 19th November, 2008 16:00-17:00214**

### Dual spanning trees in planar graphs, and "filling invariants" for finitely presented groups

Tim Riley (Bristol)

**Wednesday 19th November, 2008 14:00-15:00Mathematics Building, room 326**

### Z * (Z^2) does not embed in Thompson's group V

Collin Bleak (University of Nebraska - Lincoln)

**Wednesday 19th November, 2008 13:00-14:00Mathematics Department, Rm 214A**

### Finite derivation type (FDT) for monoids

Collin Bleak (University of Nebraska - Lincoln)

**Monday 17th November, 2008 16:00-17:00Mathematics Building, room 214**

### Discrete module categories

Tony Hignett (University of Sheffield)

**Friday 14th November, 2008 14:30-15:30Mathematics Building, room 516**

### Frobenius Algebras

Marjory MacLeod

**Thursday 13th November, 2008 14:00-15:00204**

### Predicting the structure and flow of foams

Simon Cox (Aberystwyth University)

**Wednesday 12th November, 2008 16:00-17:00214**

### Freeness of Quasi-Hopf Algebras over Coideal Subalgebras

Hannah Henker (Munich)

**Tuesday 11th November, 2008 15:00-16:00214**

### Jordan Algebras and Manifolds

Cho-ho Chu (Queen Mary, University of London)

**Monday 10th November, 2008 16:00-17:00Mathematics Building, room 214**

### Two 2-traces

Simon Willerton (University of Sheffield)

**Monday 10th November, 2008 15:00-16:00416**

### My adventures in a quantum wonderland

Man-Duen Choi (Toronto)

**Friday 7th November, 2008 14:30-15:30Mathematics Building, room 516**

### Resistive Force theory & swimming of biflagellated green algae

Ehsan Ashraf

**Thursday 6th November, 2008 15:00-16:00204**

### Self-similarity and the scaling attractor for models of coagulation and clustering

Robert Pego (Carnegie Mellon University)

**Thursday 6th November, 2008 14:00-15:00Mathematics Building, 204**

### Instabilities of flows through deformable tubes and channels

Oliver Jensen (University of Nottingham)

**Wednesday 5th November, 2008 16:00-17:00214**

### Parking functions and tridendriform bialgebra structures

Emily Burgunder (Warsaw)

**Tuesday 4th November, 2008 15:00-16:00Mathematics Building, room 204**

Integrable Systems and Mathematical Physics Seminar

### The Yang-Baxter equation and exceptional Lie algebras

Niall MacKay (York)

**Tuesday 4th November, 2008 15:00-16:00214**

### Some results on approximation in II_1-factors.

Ken Dykema (Texas A&M University)

**Monday 3rd November, 2008 16:00-17:00Mathematics Building, room 416**

### Smooth and Irreducible Multigraded Hilbert schemes

Diane Maclagan (University of Warwick)

**Monday 3rd November, 2008 15:00-16:00Mathematics Building, room 416**

### On a question of Berge

Saul Schleimer (University of Warwick)

**Saturday 1st November, 2008 09:00-10:00Mathematics Building, room 325**

Integrable Systems and Mathematical Physics Seminar

### LMS Meeting on Classical and Quantum Integrability

**Friday 31st October, 2008 14:00-15:00Mathematics Building, room 325**

Integrable Systems and Mathematical Physics Seminar

### LMS Meeting on Classical and Quantum Integrability

**Wednesday 29th October, 2008 16:00-17:00214**

### Soluble groups with proper cocompact classifying spaces

Peter Kropholler (Glasgow)

**Tuesday 28th October, 2008 15:00-16:00214**

### s-numbers of elementary operators

Ivan Todorov (Queen's University, Belfast)

**Monday 27th October, 2008 16:00-17:00Mathematics Building, room 214**

### Fibered 3-manifolds and symplectic 4-manifolds

Stefan Friedl (University of Warwick)

**Friday 24th October, 2008 14:30-15:30Mathematics Building, room 516**

### non-linear equilibrium equations and numerical method

Yunfei Zhu

**Wednesday 22nd October, 2008 16:00-17:00214**

### Algebraic model categories and applications

Constanze Roizheim (Glasgow)

**Wednesday 22nd October, 2008 14:00-15:00Mathematics Building, Rm 516**

### Some special cases of Moore's conjecture on projective modules and finite index subgroups

Ehud Meir (Technion)

**Tuesday 21st October, 2008 15:00-16:00214**

### Elliptic equations in the plane satisfying a Carleson measure condition

David Rule (Edinburgh)

**Tuesday 21st October, 2008 15:00-16:00Mathematics Building, room 204**

Integrable Systems and Mathematical Physics Seminar

### Generalized Calogero-Moser systems from rational Cherednik algebras

Misha Feign

**Monday 20th October, 2008 16:00-17:00Mathematics Building, room 214**

### Low genus knots in lens spaces

Jacob Rasmussen (University of Cambridge)

**Friday 17th October, 2008 14:30-15:30Mathematics Building, room 516**

### Dromion solutions of the Davey-Sewartson equations

Susan Macfarlane

**Thursday 16th October, 2008 14:00-15:00204**

### The Heterogeneous Multiscale Method: a computational strategy for multiscale problems.

Assyr Abdulle (University of Edinburgh)

**Wednesday 15th October, 2008 16:00-17:00214**

### Lattices in automorphism groups of right-angled buildings

Anne Thomas (Cornell)

**Tuesday 14th October, 2008 15:00-16:00214**

### Transference of multilinear multiplier operators

Paco Villarroya (Glasgow)

**Monday 13th October, 2008 16:00-17:00Mathematics Building, room 214**

### Actions of p-local finite groups and maps between their classifying spaces

Assaf Libman (University of Aberdeen)

**Friday 10th October, 2008 14:00-15:00325**

### Modular invariants, subfactors and twisted K-theory

David Evans (University of Cardiff)

**Wednesday 8th October, 2008 16:00-17:00214**

### Modular representations of Hecke algebras and groups of Lie type

Meinolf Geck (Aberdeen)

**Wednesday 8th October, 2008 14:00-15:00326**

### Center,semi-center, polynomial invariants and semi-invariants for enveloping algebra in prime characteristic.

Amiraun Braun (Haifa)

**Tuesday 7th October, 2008 16:00-17:00Mathematics Building, room 214**

### Algebraic models for the K-local stable homotopy category

Constanze Roitzheim (University of Glasgow)

**Tuesday 7th October, 2008 15:00-16:00Mathematics Building, room 204**

Integrable Systems and Mathematical Physics Seminar

### To be announced

Wolfgang Schief (TU Berlin)

**Tuesday 7th October, 2008 15:00-16:00214**

### Two completions of a left-primitive algebra: some properties and open questions

Colin McGregor (University of Glasgow)

**Friday 3rd October, 2008 14:30-15:30Mathematics Building, room 516**

### Embedding relations in the upper-half plane

Benoit Sehba

**Wednesday 1st October, 2008 16:00-17:00214**

### Polygonal combinatorics for algebraic cycles

Herbert Gangl (Durham)

**Tuesday 30th September, 2008 15:00-16:00Mathematics Building, room 204**

Integrable Systems and Mathematical Physics Seminar

### Quantum Field Theory with deformed Poincare symmetry.

Charles Young (Dept. Mathematical Sciences, Durham)

**Monday 29th September, 2008 16:00-17:00Mathematics Building, room 214**

### The basic bundle gerbe on unitary groups, revisited

Danny Stevenson (University of Glasgow)

**Wednesday 24th September, 2008 16:00-17:00214**

### Ring groups and wickets

Tara Brendle (Glasgow)

**Monday 22nd September, 2008 15:00-16:00TBA**

Integrable Systems and Mathematical Physics Seminar

### On a nonlinear elastic shell system in liquid crystal theory:generalized Willmore surfaces and Dupin cyclides

Colin Rogers (University of New South Wales)

**Tuesday 16th-Friday 19th September, 2008 **

### Rings and Modules: in honour of Patrick F. Smith's 65th birthday

**Monday 15th-Friday 19th September, 2008 **

### Rankin Lectures

**Wednesday 13th August, 2008 15:00-16:00Mathematics Building, room 325**

### Modelling atherogenesis and progression as an inflammatory response

Prof Jay Walton (Texas A & M University)

**Wednesday 13th August, 2008 13:30-14:30Mathematics Building, room 325**

### Adaptive numerical methods for simulating cardiovascular fluid dynamics and electrophysiology fluid dynamics and electrophysiology

Boyce Griffith (Courant Insitute of Mathematical Sciences, New Y)

**Monday 14th July, 2008 15:00-16:00Mathematics Building, room 325**

### Organizations, Mathematics and Biology

MaurÃcio Vieira Kritz (the National Laboratory for Scientific computing, )

**Thursday 26th June, 2008 15:00-16:00Room L8.31 Livingstone Tower, Maths Department, Un**

### Simulating a developmental cell invasion process

Kerry Landman (University of Melbourne, Australia)

**Wednesday 25th June, 2008 16:00-17:00214**

### Pursuing the Farrell-Jones conjecture

Frank Quinn (Virginia Tech)

**Wednesday 18th June, 2008 16:00-17:00214**

### How to solve Diophantine equations of the form f(x)=g(y)

Sury (Bangalore)

**Wednesday 28th May, 2008 16:00-17:00214**

### Poisson (co)homology of truncated polynomial algebras in two variables

Lionel Richard (Edinburgh)

**Wednesday 21st May, 2008 16:30-17:30416**

### Stability of orbifolds through embeddings in weighted projective spaces

Julius Ross (Cambridge)

**Wednesday 21st May, 2008 16:00-17:00214**

### Quantum algebras associated to quivers and reflection functors

Nicolas Guay (Edinburgh)

**Wednesday 21st May, 2008 15:00-16:00416**

### On polar homology

Alexey Rosly (Inst. of Theor. and Exp. Physics, Moscow)

**Wednesday 14th May, 2008 16:00-17:00214**

### On the Hochschild (co)homology of quantum homogeneous spaces

Ulrich Kraehmer (Glasgow)

**Wednesday 7th May, 2008 16:00-17:00214**

### Finitely presentable residually free groups

Jim Howie (Heriot-Watt)

**Thursday 1st May, 2008 16:00-17:00515**

### Fluidics of sitting, depinning, sliding and running drops

Uwe Thiele (Lougborough)

**Wednesday 30th April, 2008 16:00-17:00214**

### Kostant's problem - II

Johan Kaahrstroem (Uppsala)

**Tuesday 29th April, 2008 15:00-16:00Mathematics Building, room 516**

Integrable Systems and Mathematical Physics Seminar

### Differential geometry and integrability of 2+1 dimensional second order quasilinear PDEs.

E Ferapontov (Loughborough)

**Wednesday 23rd April, 2008 16:00-17:00214**

### The Jacobian algebras

Vladimir Bavula (Sheffield)

**Monday 21st April, 2008 16:00-17:00214, Mathematics Building**

### The Shapiro-Shapiro Conjecture

Iain Gordon (University of Edinburgh)

**Wednesday 16th April, 2008 16:00-17:00214**

### More or less than Dehn

Sarah Rees (Newcastle)

**Monday 14th April, 2008 16:00-17:00214, Mathematics Building**

### A general homological Kleiman-Bertini theorem

Susan Sierra (University of Michigan)

**Wednesday 9th April, 2008 16:00-17:00214**

### On finitely generated algebras with quadratic growth

Agata Smoktunowicz (Edinburgh)

**Tuesday 8th April, 2008 15:00-16:00Mathematics Building, room 516**

Integrable Systems and Mathematical Physics Seminar

### Topology and Dynamics of Integrable Systems

Leo Butler (University of Edinburgh)

**Monday 7th April, 2008 16:00-17:00214, Mathematics Building**

### Koszul duality and the McKay correspondence

Chris Brav (Queens University, Ontario)

**Thursday 13th March, 2008 16:00-17:00515**

### Bi-velocity Hydrodynamics

Howard Brenner (MIT)

**Wednesday 12th March, 2008 16:00-17:00214**

### Towards an analogue of the Baum-Connes conjecture for quantum groups

Christian Voigt (Muenster)

**Tuesday 11th March, 2008 15:00-16:00Mathematics Building, room 516**

Integrable Systems and Mathematical Physics Seminar

### To be announced

Antonio Moro (University of Loughborough)

**Monday 10th March, 2008 16:00-17:00214, Mathematics Building**

### Quantum cohomology and birational geometry

Andrei Mustata (University College Cork)

**Wednesday 5th March, 2008 16:00-17:00214**

Algebra Seminar, Analysis Seminar

### Subgroups of negatively curved groups

Andreas Thom (Goettingen)

**Tuesday 4th March, 2008 16:00-17:00515**

### Fracture evolution based on Griffith's criterion

Christopher J. Larsen (WPI)

**Tuesday 4th March, 2008 15:00-16:00Mathematics Building, room 516**

Integrable Systems and Mathematical Physics Seminar

### The differential equations of von Gehlen and Roan arising from the study of superintegrable chiral Potts models

Etsuro Date (Osaka)

**Thursday 28th February, 2008 16:00-17:00Mathematics building, room 515**

### Hidden symmetries in virus architecture and their implications on virus assembly

Reidun Twarock (York)

**Wednesday 27th February, 2008 16:00-17:00214**

### New examples of groups with restricted actions on finite dimensional spaces

Peter Kropholler (Glasgow)

**Tuesday 26th February, 2008 15:00-16:00Mathematics Building, room 516**

Integrable Systems and Mathematical Physics Seminar

### Integrable sigma-models: a survey

Jonathan Evans (DAMTP Cambridge)

**Monday 25th February, 2008 16:00-17:00214, Mathematics Building**

### Calculating G-Hilb via higher superpotentials

Michael Wemyss (University of Bristol)

**Wednesday 20th February, 2008 16:00-17:00214**

### Contramodules

Tomasz Brzezinski (Swansea)

**Wednesday 20th February, 2008 16:00-17:00Mathematics Building**

### Topological characterization of complex biological networks

Dr. Ernesto Estrada (University of Santiago de Compostela)

**Monday 18th February, 2008 16:00-17:00214, Mathematics Building**

### On geometry of quantum Calogero-Moser systems

Misha Feigin (University of Glasgow)

**Wednesday 13th February, 2008 16:00-17:00214**

Algebra Seminar, Analysis Seminar

### Affine Hecke algebras, Langlands duality and geometric structure

Roger Plymen (Manchester)

**Tuesday 12th February, 2008 15:00-16:00Mathematics Building, room 516**

Integrable Systems and Mathematical Physics Seminar

### $BC_{\infty}$ Calogero-Moser operator and super Jacobi polynomials.

Sasha Sergeev (Loughborough)

**Monday 11th February, 2008 16:00-17:00214**

Algebra Seminar, Geometry and Topology Seminar

### Noncommutative correspondences and Galois-Tannaka reconstruction

Tomasz Maszczyk (Warsaw)

**Thursday 7th February, 2008 16:00-17:00Mathematics building, room 515**

### Hopf Solitons

Paul Michael Sutcliffe (Durham)

**Wednesday 6th February, 2008 16:00-17:00214**

### Kostant's problem - I

Walter Mazorchuk (Glasgow)

**Monday 4th February, 2008 16:00-17:00214, Mathematics Building**

### Noncommutative toric geometry

Alastair Craw (University of Glasgow)

**Thursday 31st January, 2008 16:00-17:00Mathematics building, room 515**

### Stochastic Modelling and Simulation with Switches

Des Higham (Strathclyde)

**Wednesday 30th January, 2008 16:00-17:00214**

### New results on intermediate subgroups related to Aschbacher classes

Nikolai Vavilov (Belfast and St. Petersburg)

**Tuesday 29th January, 2008 15:00-16:00Mathematics Building, room 516**

Integrable Systems and Mathematical Physics Seminar

### Darboux transformation of the supersymmetric sine-Gordon equation

Mahmoud Hassan (Lahore & Glasgow)

**Monday 28th January, 2008 16:00-17:00214, Mathematics Building**

### Geometry of one-tori

Nikolai Vavilov (University of Saint-Petersburg and Queen's Univers)

**Wednesday 23rd January, 2008 16:00-17:00Mathematics Building, room 214**

### Parking functions and vertex operators

Vladimir Dotsenko's (University of Dublin)

**Tuesday 22nd January, 2008 15:00-16:00Mathematics Building, room 516**

Integrable Systems and Mathematical Physics Seminar

### Singular Linear Statistics and PIII

Prof. Yang Chen (Imperial College, London)

**Monday 21st January, 2008 16:00-17:00214, Mathematics Building**

### Dimer Models and Calabi-Yau algebras

Nathan Broomhead (University of Bath)

**Wednesday 16th January, 2008 16:00-17:00Mathematics Building, room 214**

### Representations of rational Cherednik algebras

Gwyn Bellamy (U Edinburgh)

**Monday 14th January, 2008 16:00-17:00214, Mathematics Building**

### Galois extensions of Lubin-Tate spectra

Andrew Baker (University of Glasgow)

**Wednesday 9th January, 2008 16:00-17:00Mathematics Building, room 214**

### Finiteness Conditions in Group Cohomology

Martin Hamilton

**Thursday 1st January, 1970 01:00-01:00Maths 204**

Analysis Seminar, Statistics Seminar

### To be announced soon

Terry Lyons (University of Oxford)

**Thursday 1st January, 1970 01:00-01:00Maths 204**

Analysis Seminar, Statistics Seminar

### To be announced soon

Terry Lyons (University of Oxford)