Sixty fifth British Mathematical Colloquium

This was held at Sheffield: 25 - 28 March 2013     

The enrolment was 202.    The chairman was D A Jordan and the secretary was E Cheng.

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

General Meeting Minutes for 2013

Scientific Committee Meeting Minutes: March 2013

Scientific Committee Meeting Minutes: September 2013

Report on the 2013 Sheffield BMC

The plenary speakers were:

Baez, JThe Mathematics of Planet Earth
Henniart, GFrom modular forms to automorphic representations: a tale of Hecke operators, continued.
Kapranov, MHigher Segal spaces
Piene, RPolytopes, discriminants and toric geometry
Saloff-Coste, LRandom walks and the geometry of groups
Schick, TCoarse geometry and index theory

The morning speakers were:

Ardakov, KLocalisation of p-adic representations of p-adic Lie groups
Barrow-Green, JG. D. Birkhoff and the development of dynamical systems theory
Bridgeland, THall algebras in representation theory and algebraic geometry.
Brown, GGeographies of complex projective varieties
Dokchitser, TBrauer relations and number theory
Dooley, TRiesz products: from classical harmonic analysis to modern ergodic theory
Leinster, TThe Convex Magnitude Conjecture
Lykova, ZAmenability of Banach algebras
Reinert, GGossip processes, epidemics and small-world networks
Rempe-Gillen, LDensity of Axiom A in Arnol'd's standard family
Vallette, BHigher algebra with operads
White, SInterplay between C* and von Neumann algebras

Workshop: Category theory 
Gambino, N The bicategory of operads is cartesian closed
Ghani, N Putting Right That Which We Got Wrong
Ara, D Towards a definition of normalized lax n-functors
Hyland, M
Lebed, V Associative Algebras, Bialgebras and Leibniz Algebras as Braided Objects
Métayer, F From word rewriting to higher categories
von, T Glehn Fibrations and Polynomial Functors
Woolf, J Whitney Categories and the Tangle Hypothesis

Workshop: History of Mathematics 
Gray, J On the cusp of the new physics: Henri Poincaré and mathematical physics one hundred years ago.
Hollings, C An Obsession for Documentation: Surveys of Mathematical Progress in the USSR
Huggett, S (and Nicole Bloye) Newton, the geometer
Rowlett, P The unplanned impact of mathematics: surprising examples of unexpected applications.

Workshop: K-Theory and Analysis 
Brodzki, J K-homology for groups acting on CAT(0) cube complexes
Hawkins, E Noncommutative Rigidity
Hunton, JDerived invariants in the K-theory of aperiodic patterns
Plymen, R K-theory and the connection index
Voigt, C Coarse geometry and quantum groups
Wright, N The boundary coarse Baum-Connes conjecture

Workshop: Number Theory 
Dokchitser, V Reconstructing Weil representations from Euler factors
Fesenko, I Analytic and geometric ranks of elliptic surfaces
Johansson, C Control theorems for overconvergent eigenforms on some Shimura varieties
Velani, S Multiplicative and Inhomogeneous Diophantine Approximation

Workshop: Probability 
Eckhoff, M Preferential Attachment Networks under Attack
Turner, A The emergence of branching in Hastings-Levitov type random clusters
Windridge, P Law of large numbers for the SIR epidemic on a random graph with given vertex degrees
Wade, A Convex hulls of planar random walks with drift
Roberts, M Intermittency in branching random walk in random environment
Joseph, M Semi-discrete Stochastic Heat Equation
Hambly, B Diffusions on critical random clusters on the diamond lattice
Járai, A Electrical resistance of the low-dimensional critical branching random walk

Workshop: Topology 
Gibbons, J A Dehn surgery obstruction and unknotting number one
Vozzo, R Geometry and topology of certain infinite dimensional spaces
Richter, B The Hodge decomposition of higher order Hochschild homology
Roitzheim, C Modular rigidity of E-local spectra
Szymik, M Characteristics of structured ring spectra
Russhard, A Power maps on quasi-p-regular SU(n)
Palmer, M Homological stability for spaces of disconnected submanifolds
Kedziorek, M Towards an algebraic model of rational equivariant cohomology theories

Workshop: Noncommutative algebra and Representation Theory 
Iyudu, N Operads presented by generators and relations and their Koszulity.
Kremnitzer, K Beilinson-Drinfeld factorization algebras
Lenagan, T Totally nonnegative matrices
Leroy, A Idempotents in ring extensions
Makhlouf, A Representations and Cohomology of Hom-algebras
Martsinkovsky, A
Nelson, J Localisation in Iwasawa algebras
Smoktunowicz, A Some new results on Golod-Shafarevich algebras

Workshop: Mathematical Higher Education 
Olsen, L Projects, investigation and research
Hunton, J
Marsh, S
Pritchard, D Old and new technology in teaching
Alcock, L
Lowe, T