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Alan Baker memorial conference: 18 October 2018

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)

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"

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

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

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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Video interviews: INI programme Organisers

Friday 24th November 2017 - 12:00


** 11/06/18 - this page will no longer be updated, please see our video interviews page for this and all future content. **

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Inverse Problems Network meeting, 23-24 November 2017

Monday 20th November 2017 - 14:45


INI is pleased to welcome the EPSRC-funded Inverse Problems Network, which will hold a two day meeting at the Institute on 23-24 November. 

The meeting will commence with a 12.00 lunch held in the common room of the maths campus' nearby Pavilion F. The talks, meanwhile, will be held in INI's Seminar Room 1. 

There is no need to register, and full details of the event can be found via the following link:





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"More Tales of our Forefathers" - a talk by Professor Barry Simon, 13 December 2017

Tuesday 14th November 2017 - 16:15

"More Tales of our Forefathers"
Professor Barry Simon 
13 December 2017



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Konrad Bajer Commemorative Symposium - 12 December 2017

Tuesday 14th November 2017 - 12:45

Konrad Bajer Commemorative Symposium

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"Form in Art: Art of Form" - an INI exhibition, November-December 2017

Thursday 9th November 2017 - 14:45


The Isaac Newton Institute is proud to announce that this autumn we will be hosting the public exhibition "Form in Art: Art of Form".

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