Thirty third British Mathematical Colloquium

This was held at Oxford: 31 March - 2 April 1981     

The enrolment was 400.    The chairman was M F Atiyah and the secretary was W B Stewart.

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

General Meeting Minutes for 1981

Committee Meeting Minutes for 1981

The plenary speakers were:

Connes, A Operator algebras, K-theory and foliations
Maynard-Smith, J Evolutionary game theory
Schmidt, W Diophantine equations and inequalities

The morning speakers were:

Ball, J MGlobal invertibility of Sobolev mappings and the interpenetration of matter
Bollobas, BRandom graphs
Bryant, R MSylow subgroups of locally finite groups
Eccles, PMultiple points of immersions
Eklof, P CApplications of set theory to homological algebra
Freyd, PA proof of the independence of the Axiom of Choice
Gibbons, G WThe Euclidean approach to quantum gravity
Gillespie, T ASelf-adjoint operators on Banach spaces
Gratton-Guiness, GPsychology in the foundations of mathematics: the cases of Boole and Cantor
Grimmett, GStochastic models for invasion and death
Hall, R RHooley's Delta function and the propinquity of divisors
Jones, J D SThe Kervaire invariant in geometry and homotopy theory
Lewis, J TNon-commutative stochastic processes
Series, C M Infinite words and limit sets of Fuchsian groups
Siebenmann, LNew geometric factorisations of classical knots
Taylor, M JGalois modules
Vamos, PNumerical invariants and ordered Grothendieck groups