The enrolment was 230. The chairman was J R Hunton and the secretary was A D Clark.
Scientific Committee Meeting Minutes: April 2011
Scientific Committee Meeting Minutes: October 2011
Report on the 2011 Leicester BMC
Gowers, T | Polymath and the density Hales-Jewett theorem |
Lindenstrauss, E | From multiplying by 2 and 3 to quantum unique ergodicity |
Pedit, F | Advances in surface geometry: theory and experiment |
Rouquier, R | Higher Representation Theory |
Vogtmann, K | The topology and geometry of automorphism groups of free groups |
Greenlees, J | Homotopy invariant commutative algebra: rings, groups and spaces |
Hurder, S | Invitation to Matchbox Manifolds |
Hyland, M | What is a linear theory? |
Jacob, N | Metric Spaces Isometric to Hilbert Spaces, Metric Measure Spaces, and the Transition Densities of Levy Processes |
Joyce, D | Derived differential geometry |
Kim, M | Homotopy theory and Diophantine geometry |
Rietsch, K | On mirror symmetry for Grassmannians |
Roney-Dougal, C | Generation of finite groups |
Shank, J | Modular Invariant Theory |
Sidorova, N | Localisation and ageing in the Parabolic Anderson model |
Ward, T | Group automorphisms from a dynamical point of view |
Public lectures
Harman, D | Presentation and Discussion on Mathematics and the EPSRC |
Penrose, R | Seeing Through the Big Bang into Another World: an Exercise in Conformal Geometry |
Special session: Algebraic Topology Organizers: A Baker, A Lazarev
Barnes, B | Monoidality of Exotic Models for Localised Spectra |
Giansiracusa, G | The geometry of the Miller-Morita-Mumford characteristic classes of surface bundles |
Lambrechts, L | |
Pridham, P | n-types, higher Lie groupoids and higher stacks |
Roendigs, R | Hermitian K-theory and algebraic K-theory |
Schlichtkrull, S | Applications of diagram spaces |
Vishik, V | Symmetric operations in Algebraic Cobordism |
Special session: Differential Geometry Organizers: M Haskins, K Leschke
Calderbank, C | Ambitoric structures: from general relativity to Kahler geometry |
Donaldson, D | Kahler metrics with cone singularities along a divisor |
Hein, H | Imperial College An update on gravitational instantons |
Hitchin, H | Holomorphic Poisson manifolds and their deformations |
Veselov, V | Universal flat connections and stable rational curves |
Special session: Dynamical Systems Organizers: A Clark, S Hurder
Bruin, B | Monotonicity of topological entropy in polynomial families |
Jordan, J | University of Bristol Multifractal analysis for Birkhoff averages for countable Markov maps |
Sharp, S | University of Manchester Spectral triples and Gibbs measures on Cantor sets |
Urbanski, U | University of North Texas Regularity properties of Hausdorff dimension |
Special session: Harmonic and Geometric Analysis Organizers: J Bennett, N Bez
Barthe, B | Spectral gaps and symmetries |
Maleva, M | Universal differentiability sets and geometric measure theory |
Sisask, S | Arithmetic progressions and L^p -almost-periodicity via random sampling |
Wright, W | Problems related to averages and lacunary maximal functions |
Special session: Number Theory and Algebraic Geometry Organizers: M Kim, F Neumann
Elkin, E | Ekedahl-Oort strata of Artin-Schreier curves in characteristic 2 |
Gangl, G | Harmonic polylogarithms and tensor calculu |
Noohi, N | Galois cohomology of crossed-modules and cohomology of reductive groups |
Ramero, R | Cohomological epsilon factors and p-adic analytic geometry |
Yafaev, Y | The Andre-Oort Conjecture |
Special session: Representation Theory Organizers: J Chuang, N Snashall
Erdmann, E | Block components of the Lie module for the symmetric group |
Jorgensen, J | Ptolemy diagrams and torsion pairs in cluster categories of Dunkin type A |
Meng, M | Tan Lie powers and Lie modules |
Paget, P | Foulkes modules for symmetric groups |
Turner, T | The Weyl extension algebra for GL |
Williamson, W | Coxeter groups, Soergel bimodules and higher representation theory |