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PUBLIC LECTURE: The Unreasonable Effectiveness of Mathematics

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An IAS public lecture by Winthrop Professor Cheryl Praeger AM FAA, Director of the Centre for Mathematics of Symmetry and Computation at UWA and 2009 WA Scientist of the Year.

As the vital role of technology in modern society increases, the mathematical sciences are becoming indispensable.

The title, borrowed from Eugene Wigner, is re-proved daily as mathematicians find that the same fundamentals of mathematics can apply to vastly different problems, giving applications from physics to finance, to fast secure communication.

The supply of mathematics graduates and mathematics teachers in Australia is unable to meet education and employer demand.

What must Australia do to properly equip itself for the future?
Location Social Sciences Lecture Theatre, UWA
Contact Institute of Advanced Studies <[email protected]> : 6488 1340
URL https://www.ias.uwa.edu.au/lectures/praeger
Start Tue, 18 May 2010 18:00
End Tue, 18 May 2010 19:00
Submitted by Audrey Barton <[email protected]>
Last Updated Fri, 26 Mar 2010 15:52
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