# British Mathematical Colloquium

This was held at Sheffield: Sheffield 1980.

The enrolment was 340.

Organisers were D Northcott

### Minutes of meetings, etc. are available at the links below

#### 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 L | Graphs and symmetry |

Bushnell, C J | Galois-module structure in number fields |

Carter, R W | Complex representation theory of finite Chevalley groups |

Dales, H G | Radical Banach algebras |

Devlin, K J | The axiom of constructability |

Elliott, R J | The variational priciple and stochastic control |

Hayman, W K | Value distribution of functions meromorphic in an angle |

Horrocks, G | Algebraic vector bundles |

James, G D | Tensors in characteristic p |

Lenagan, T H | Krull dimension of Noetherian rings |

McLeod, J B | Connection problems for ordinary differential equations |

Madsen, Ib | Representations of finite groups by homeomorphisms of spheres |

Nair, M | Newman's proof of the prime number theorem |

O'Farrell, A G | Qualitative rational approximations on plane compacta |

Seymour, R M | Generalised equivariant cohomology theories and the Kunneth formula |

Wall, C T C | Topological stability of smooth manifolds |

Wassermann, A S | Representations of inseparable C*-algebras |

Welsh, D J A | Computing and combinatorics |