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Vacancy: INI-ICMS Chair of Correspondents

Publication Date: 
Friday 12th October 2018 - 15:00


The Isaac Newton Institute (INI) and International Centre for Mathematical Sciences (ICMS) seek to appoint a new Chair of Correspondents from 1st January 2019. The principal role of Chair of Correspondents is to assist in the coordination of the activity of the Correspondents Network in linking the two Institutes with the UK mathematical sciences community. The post-holder will serve a 3-year term, which is renewable.

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GALLERY: Fermat's Last Theorem celebration, 1 October 2018

Publication Date: 
Tuesday 2nd October 2018 - 12:30


On the afternoon of Monday 1 October 2018 the Isaac Newton Institute hosted the event "Fermat’s Last Theorem: A celebration 25 years on".

Celebrating the 25th Anniversary of Sir Andrew Wiles famously announcing his proof of Fermat’s Last Theorem at the Institute, the event featured technical talks with speakers including Andrew Wiles himself (Oxford), John Coates (Cambridge) and Jack Thorne (Cambridge); a presentation to Andrew Wiles; and a wine reception for the gathered guests.

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Professor Lars Hesselholt - Rothschild Lecture (8th October)

Publication Date: 
Thursday 13th September 2018 - 12:45

We are delighted to announce that Professor Lars Hesselholt (Nagoya University), the Rothschild Distinguished Visiting Fellow for the HHH programme, will be giving the Rothschild Lecture on Monday 8 October at 4.00 pm at the Institute, followed by a wine reception.

More details about the lecture are available, here

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Professor Martin Hairer - Rothschild Lecture date announced

Publication Date: 
Thursday 13th September 2018 - 12:30

We are delighted to announce that Professor Martin Hairer (Imperial College, London), the Rothschild Distinguished Visiting Fellow for the SRQ programme, will be giving the Rothschild Lecture on Friday 28 September at 4.00 pm at the Institute, followed by a wine reception.

More details are available, here

 

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INI and ICMS are currently seeking a new Chair of Correspondents

Publication Date: 
Friday 7th September 2018 - 10:45

The Isaac Newton Institute (INI) and International Centre for Mathematical Sciences (ICMS) seek to appoint a new Chair of Correspondents from 1st January 2019.

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Alan Baker memorial conference: 18 October 2018

Publication Date: 
Wednesday 1st August 2018 - 16:30

 

The Institute is pleased to announce that on 18 October 2018 it will be hosting a one day conference in memory of Alan Baker, and celebrating his mathematical legacy. An eminent number theorist, Fields Medal recipient and Fellow of Trinity College, Baker passed away in February of this year aged 78. Details of the conference can be found via the poster below.

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A tribute to Professor Mila Nikolova (1962-2018)

Publication Date: 
Thursday 28th June 2018 - 14:15

It is with great sadness that we report the passing away last week of Professor Mila Nikolova, Research Director at Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS), and Microsoft Fellow, Simons Fellow, and long term participant (August to December 2017) on the recent INI programme on Variational Methods and Effective Algorithms for Imaging and Vision (VMV). Mila is known for her substantial contributions in optimisation, in particular the analysis of solutions to optimisation problems and application of optimisation techniques in image processing and inverse problems.

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Abel Prize: Robert P. Langlands wins 2018 award for "completely new way of thinking about mathematics"

Publication Date: 
Tuesday 20th March 2018 - 12:45

 

The Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters has awarded the 2018 Abel Prize to Robert P. Langlands (Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton) “for his visionary program connecting representation theory to number theory”.  

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Prof Bernard Silverman FRS: longtime INI supporter knighted in New Year's Honours

Publication Date: 
Tuesday 2nd January 2018 - 16:15

 

The Institute would like to extend its warmest congratulations to Professor Bernard Silverman - a long-time friend and supporter of INI - who has been knighted in the New Year's Honours list 2018.

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Interview: "Form in Art" contributing artist Manoel Veiga

Publication Date: 
Thursday 7th December 2017 - 15:00

 

Since 20 November 2017, INI has played host to the art exhibition "Form in Art: Art of Form". Run concurrently with the "Growth form and self-organisation" programme, it has aimed to "explore the relationship between form, as understood mathematically, and art" and features works from 10 leading contemporary artists.

At the exhibition's launch event, and shortly before he returned to his native Sao Paulo, we interviewed one of the contributing artists: Manoel Veiga.

 

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