Forty seventh British Mathematical Colloquium

This was held at Heriot-Watt: 3 - 6 April 1995     

The enrolment was 340.    The chairman was J Howie and the secretary was A R Prince.

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

General Meeting Minutes for 1995

Scientific Committee Meeting Minutes for 1995

The plenary speakers were:

Bombieri, E How many rational points can there be on a curve?
Carter, R W New developments in the representation theory of Lie algebras, algebraic groups and quantum groups
Pisier, GOperator spaces and group representations
Serre, J-P Finite subgroups of Lie groups

The morning speakers were:

Archbold, R J Multiplicity and primality in spectra of (group) C*-algbras
Boettcher, AToeplitz operators with piecewise continuous symbols - a neverending story ?
Bruns, WOn multi-graded resolutions
Cremona, J E The arithmetic of elliptic curves
Cuntz, JExcision in bivariant periodic cyclic cohomology
Etheridge, A M SuperBrownian motion
Gilbert, N D Groups that are knot-like groups
Gowers, W T Ramsey theory, games and the structure of Banach space
Hinz, A MSelf-adjoint Schrödinger operators
Jerrum, M R Random walks and approximate computation
Kropholler, P HHomological methods for group-graded rings
Lenagan, T HCatenarity in quantum algebras
Levy, L SKrull-Scmidt theorems in dimension 1
Lewis, J T Entropy, large deviations and the thermodynamical formalism
Mason, L J Twistor theory, self-duality and integrability
Paris, J B Non-monotone reasoning
Reid, A W The geometry of incompressible surfaces in hyperbolic 3-manifolds
Reid, M The McKay correspondence for finite subgroups of SL(3,C)
Ringel, C The Hall algebra approach to quantum groups
Smith, RCohomology of operator algebras
Taylor, R LGalois groups and Fermat's last theorem
Toland, J F Self-adjoint operators, cones and polynomials

Special session: Functional analysis  Organiser: A M Sinclair
Boettcher, AToeplitz operators with piecewise continuous symbols -- a never-ending story?
Cuntz, JExcision in bivariant periodic cyclic cohomology
Hinz, ASelf-adjoint Schrödinger operators
Smith, RCohomology of operator algebras

Special session: Ring theory  Organiser: K A Brown
Bruns, WOn multi-graded resolutions
Kropholler, P HHomological methods for group-graded rings
Lenagan, T HCatenarity in quantum algebras
Levy, L SKrull-Schmidt theorems in dimension 1