Thirty second British Mathematical Colloquium

This was held at Sheffield: 8 - 12 April 1980     

The enrolment was 340.    The chairman was D Northcott and the secretary was V W Bryant.

Minutes of meetings, etc. are available by clicking on a link below

General Meeting Minutes for 1980

Committee Meeting Minutes for 1980

The plenary speakers were:

Buchsbaum, D Hilbert revisited: matrices and syzygies
Fuglede, B The fine topology in potential theory
Mumford, D Abelian varieties and dynamical systems

The morning speakers were:

Biggs, N LGraphs and symmetry
Bushnell, C JGalois-module structure in number fields
Carter, R WComplex representation theory of finite Chevalley groups
Dales, H GRadical Banach algebras
Devlin, K JThe axiom of constructability
Elliott, R JThe variational priciple and stochastic control
Hayman, W KValue distribution of functions meromorphic in an angle
Horrocks, GAlgebraic vector bundles
James, G DTensors in characteristic p
Lenagan, T HKrull dimension of Noetherian rings
Madsen, IbRepresentations of finite groups by homeomorphisms of spheres
McLeod, J BConnection problems for ordinary differential equations
Nair, MNewman's proof of the prime number theorem
O'Farrell, A GQualitative rational approximations on plane compacta
Seymour, R MGeneralised equivariant cohomology theories and the Kunneth formula
Wall, C T CTopological stability of smooth manifolds
Wassermann, A SRepresentations of inseparable C*-algebras
Welsh, D J AComputing and combinatorics