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 April 2016
Friday 01
11:00 - SEMINAR - Groups and Combinatorics Seminar: Counting labelled delta-matroids More Information
Time and place: 11:00 Friday 1 April in MLR1

Speaker: Steven Noble (Brunel University London)

Title: Counting labelled delta-matroids

Abstract: Delta-matroids were introduced and studied by Bouchet in the 1980s, but have largely been ignored until the last few years (...)
Thursday 07
16:00 - SEMINAR - Mathematics and Statistics Colloquium Website | More Information
Title: Mathematics and Statistics of Scuba Diving

Abstract: Scuba divers are trained to follow procedures that keep them safe while diving and afterward. Surprisingly, these safety measures are based on just a handful of simple mathematical and statistical principles, which will be (...)
Friday 08
16:00 - SEMINAR - Groups and Combinatorics Seminar: Invariable generation of permutation groups More Information
Time and place: 16:00 Friday 8 April in Weatherburn LT

Speaker: Kyle Rosa (UWA)

Title: Invariable generation of permutation groups

Abstract: An invariable generating set for a group is a collection of conjugacy classes from which any choice of representatives form a (...)
Friday 15
16:00 - SEMINAR - Groups and Combinatorics Seminar: The superelliptic covers and the lifting mapping class group More Information
Time and place: 16:00 Friday 15 April in Weatherburn LT

Speaker: Ty Ghaswala (University of Waterloo)

Title: The superelliptic covers and the lifting mapping class group

Abstract: Given a finite sheeted (possibly branched) covering space over a surface, one can ask (...)
Monday 18
12:00 - EVENT - "Plan on a Page" Workshops : Learn about this new tool to help you draft a compelling and comprehensive case to research funders. Website | More Information
UWA encourages its researchers to be proactive and plan early for applications to competitive grant schemes. With the move to continuous rounds of the ARC Linkage program from the 1st July, it is more important than ever to plan ahead! To help you in this regard, the UWA Research Development team (...)
Tuesday 19
8:30 - Short course - Introduction to statistics using Microsoft Excel : The course is open to anyone and is designed for those who have little or no experience with statistics or Microsoft Excel but who would like to learn more. Website | More Information
This course aims to provide you with an introduction to the facilities available in MS Excel from a statistical point of view. As well as an introduction to Excel, spreadsheet functions and graphics, it concentrates on performing basic statistical methods, producing charts and tables, and discusses (...)
Friday 22
16:00 - SEMINAR - Groups and Combinatorics Seminar: Relative elementary groups and their applications More Information
Time and place: 16:00 Friday 22 April in Blakers LT

Speaker: Cai-Heng Li (UWA)

Title: Relative elementary groups and their applications

Abstract: Motivated by some problems about Cayley graphs and permutation groups, we introduce and study a class of finite groups (...)
Friday 29
16:00 - SEMINAR - Groups and Combinatorics Seminar: Bruck nets and partial Sherk planes More Information
Time and place: 16:00 Friday 29 April in Weatherburn LT

Speaker: Jesse Lansdown (UWA)

Title: Bruck nets and partial Sherk planes

Abstract: In Bachmann’s Aufbau der Geometrie aus dem Spiegelungsbegriff, it was shown that a finite metric plane is a Desarguesian affine (...)

 May 2016
Friday 06
16:00 - SEMINAR - Groups and Combinatorics Seminar: Counting curves on surfaces More Information
Time and place: 16:00 Friday 6 May in Weatherburn LT

Speaker: Norman Do (Monash University)

Title: Counting curves on surfaces

Abstract: Choose an even number of points on the boundary of a surface. How many ways are there to pair up these points with disjoint arcs (...)
Friday 13
16:00 - SEMINAR - Groups and Combinatorics Seminar: Hemisystem-like structures in finite geometries More Information
Time and place: 16:00 Friday 13 May in Blakers LT

Speaker: John Bamberg (UWA)

Title: Hemisystem-like structures in finite geometries

Abstract: This is a longer version of the talk I will be giving at “New Directions in Combinatorics” (Singapore). Beniamino Segre (...)
Friday 20
16:05 - SEMINAR - Groups and Combinatorics Seminar: The Weiss Conjecture and inspirations thereof More Information
Time and place: 16:00 Friday 20 May in Weatherburn LT

Speaker: Luke Morgan (UWA)

Title: The Weiss Conjecture and inspirations thereof

Abstract: In 1979 Richard Weiss made a beautiful conjecture: There exists a function f on the natural numbers such that, for each G-v (...)
Friday 27
16:00 - SEMINAR - Groups and Combinatorics Seminar: What do you do when Krull-Schmidt fails? More Information
Time and place: 16:00 Friday 27 May in Weatherburn LT

Speaker: Phill Schultz (UWA)

Title: What do you do when Krull-Schmidt fails?

Abstract: I present some old and some new results on partitions of positive integers and direct decompositions of torsion-free abelian (...)

 June 2016
Thursday 02
16:00 - SEMINAR - Mathematics and Statistics Colloquium More Information
Title: Galois and his groups

Abstract: When Galois invented groups they were very different from the structures taught and learned and loved in undergraduate courses at UWA and other modern universities. My purpose in this lecture will be to explain the differences and calibrate (...)
Friday 03
15:00 - SEMINAR - Groups and Combinatorics Seminar: TPP subgroup triples in finite groups More Information
Time and place: 15:00 Friday 3 June in Weatherburn LT

Speaker: Peter Neumann (Oxford)

Title: TPP subgroup triples in finite groups

Abstract: About a dozen years ago, Henry Cohn and Christopher Umans proposed a group-theoretic attack on a famous problem in the theory (...)
Wednesday 08
18:00 - EVENT - Fresh Science Pub Night : Drinks, food, fireworks and science. Come and watch as WA's fresh, young scientists present their work at a pub event with a difference. Website | More Information
Drinks, food, fireworks and science. Come and watch as our fresh, young scientists present their work at a pub event with a difference.

The ten young scientists will describe their scientific discoveries in the time it takes a party sparkler to burn out.

One hundred early-caree (...)
Thursday 09
10:00 - EVENT - Pawsey Roadshow at The University of Western Australia : The Pawsey Supercomputing Centre and UWA would like to invite you to the Pawsey Roadshow. Website | More Information
The Pawsey Supercomputing Centre and The University of Western Australia would like to invite you to the Pawsey Roadshow, an event showcasing services and resources that Pawsey provides to researchers across Australia.

This free event will see researchers presenting about their (...)
Friday 10
16:00 - EVENT - Groups and Combinatorics Seminar: The characteristic polynomial of a graph More Information
Time and place: 16:00 Friday 10 June in Blakers LT

Speaker: Gordon Royle (UWA)

Title: The characteristic polynomial of a graph

Abstract: The characteristic polynomial of a graph G is the characteristic polynomial of its adjacency matrix.  While there are many (...)

18:30 - DINNER - ASMR MRW(R) Gala Dinner : Australian Society for Medical Research (ASMR) Medical Research Week (R) WA Gala Dinner 2016 Website | More Information
The Australian Society for Medical Research (ASMR)WA Branch invites you to share and enjoy the fellowship of the health and medical research community at our annual gala dinner to celebrate ASMR medical research week (MRW®)

Friday 10th June – 6:30pm for 7pm start Ballroom - Duxton Hotel (...)
Friday 17
10:00 - EVENT - Blakers Mathematics Competition : Closes Fri 19 Aug 2016 4:00pm More Information
The 2016 Blakers Mathematics Competition is now open.

Eligible candidates are all undergraduates in first, second and third years at a WA university.

Entries must be received by Friday, 19 August 2016. They may be mailed or given to Dr Greg Gamble, School of Mathematics and (...)

 July 2016
Thursday 07
8:30 - CONFERENCE - 7th Wave Conference Series : he '7th Wave' reflects the ever changing landscape in Higher Education Website | More Information
The '7th Wave' reflects the ever changing landscape in Higher Education - every 7th wave is larger than the rest and will bring the biggest learning innovation changes.

The first of the 7th Wave Conference Series is a two-day event exploring opportunities to build on the momentum of (...)


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