# British Mathematical Colloquium

This was held at Oxford: Oxford 1981.

The enrolment was 400.

Organisers were M F Atiyah

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

#### 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 M | Global invertibility of Sobolev mappings and the interpenetration of matter |

Bollobas, B | Random graphs |

Bryant, R M | Sylow subgroups of locally finite groups |

Eccles, P | Multiple points of immersions |

Eklof, P C | Applications of set theory to homological algebra |

Freyd, P | A proof of the independence of the Axiom of Choice |

Gibbons, G W | The Euclidean approach to quantum gravity |

Gillespie, T A | Self-adjoint operators on Banach spaces |

Gratton-Guiness, G | Psychology in the foundations of mathematics: the cases of Boole and Cantor |

Grimmett, G | Stochastic models for invasion and death |

Hall, R R | Hooley's Delta function and the propinquity of divisors |

Jones, J D S | The Kervaire invariant in geometry and homotopy theory |

Lewis, J T | Non-commutative stochastic processes |

Series, C M | Infinite words and limit sets of Fuchsian groups |

Siebenmann, L | New geometric factorisations of classical knots |

Taylor, M J | Galois modules |

Vamos, P | Numerical invariants and ordered Grothendieck groups |