# British Mathematical Colloquium

This was held at Nottingham: Nottingham 1989.

The enrolment was 167.

Organisers were R Laxton

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

#### The plenary speakers were:

Bieri, R | Topological methods in group theory: the Eilenberg-Mac Lane space |

Sims, C C | Computing polycyclic quotients of finitely-presented groups |

Tijdeman, R | Basic reduction algorithms and Diophantine approximation |

#### The morning speakers were:

Bondy, J A | Colouring, flows and coverings of graphs |

Bruce, J W | Singularities in geometry and geometry of singularities |

Chiswell, I M | Arboreal group theory |

Cutland, N J | Applications of non-standard analysis to probability theory |

Erdmann, K | Some classification problems in representation theory |

Fountain J B | Orders in semigroups and rings |

Harman, G | Recent progress in Diophantine approximation |

Kastler, D | KMS states of supersymmetric systems and cyclic cohomology |

Körner, T | Devil's staircases, ramps and roller-coasters |

Langley, J K | Some recent results in Nevanlinna theory |

Liebeck, M W | Riemann surfaces and groups |

Penrose, O | Mathematics and magnetism |

Robson, J C | Matrices and principal ideal groups |

Schwarzenberger, R L E | Crystal symmetry since 1889 |

Shephard, G C | A century of geometric transitivity |

West, A | Isoparametric manifolds |