Full Seminar Archive

Our regular seminar program covers a broad range of topics from applied mathematics, pure mathematics and statistics. All staff and students are welcome. This page has a complete list of past seminars and a list restricted by year can be accessed via the left-hand menu.

PhD students - UNSW
This seminar will deliver answers to those who want to know what a Mathematics PhD is, and how to get one.There will be several speakers at different stages of their PhD journey. They will each talk...

Several PhD Students - UNSW
This seminar will deliver answers to those who want to know what a Mathematics PhD is, and how to get one.There will be several speakers, all of whom are close to submitting their PhD. They will each...

Daniel Mansfield - UNSW
Join us for a night of Maths, Murder and the 4-colour theorem as we travel through cinema to Japan for the crime/thriller Suspect X.www.imdb.com/title/tt1160629/

Daniel Mansfield - The University of New South Wales
An introductory talk on what it means to be computable. For example, we would expect f(x) = x + 1 to be a computable function, but not f(x) = "Saturday's winning lotto number". We shall conclude with...

Herbert E. Huppert - University of Cambridge and University of New South Wales
Gravity currents occur frequently in many household, industrial and environmental situations whenever fluid of one density intrudes into fluid of a different density. Common examples include:...

Amirah Rahman - The University of New South Wales
The zombie apocalypse draws nigh. To prepare ourselves, we will analyse a possible model of the spread of zombie-itis. This model will then be used in a discussion of the best methods we can apply in...

Stephen Sanchez - University of New South Wales
There are many different voting systems in use around the world, each with their own pros and cons. I will briefly talk about the proven impossibility of a perfect voting system, and what that might...

Daniel Mansfield - UNSW
This week's math movie is a Disney classic, where Donald Duck discovers the many applications of mathematics.

Eve Slavich - The University of New South Wales
Origami is now far more complicated than paper cranes. In this fun talk, I introduce origami as a mathematical field of study with many technological applications. 

Thomas Watson - The University of New South Wales
Using LaTeX to typeset beautiful documents is simple when only the most basic of documents is desired, but can be a real pain in the arse if you ever want to include pictures or diagrams. Several...

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