Thirtieth British Mathematical Colloquium

This was held at Lancaster: 5 - 7 April 1978     

The enrolment was 338.    The chairman was G J O Jameson and the secretary was P L Walker.

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

General Meeting Minutes for 1978

Committee Meeting Minutes for 1978

The plenary speakers were:

Milnor, J Volume in hyperbolic space
Phelps, R R Banach spaces with the Radon-Nikodym property; convex sets and convex functions: some remarkable relationships
Wielandt, H Composite groups

The morning speakers were:

Aczel, PConstructive set theory and its constructive interpretation: a framework for constructive mathematics
Cameron, P JGroups with few orbits
Camina, AOn the sixtieth anniversary of Sylow's death
Dye, R HSome maximal subgroups of classical groups
Fenn, R A On generalising the linking number of two curves in space
Fremlin, D HUndecidable propositions in analysis
Hart, RDerivations on commutative rings
Hawkes, A GProbability models for the transmission of nerve impulses
Holland, FReflections on Hilbert's double series theorem
McDuff, DThe classifying space of discrete monoids
Newns, W FBasic series
Sharp, R YDualizing complexes for local rings
Sinclair, A MBounded approximate identities and Cohen's factorisation theorem
Slater, J BCongruences on modular forms
Stefan, PEntropy of continuous self-mappings of an interval
Vaughan, R CAn elementary method in prime number theory
Wilkinson, J HLinear differential equations and canonical forms for matrix pencils