British Mathematical Colloquium

This was held at Royal Holloway: Royal Holloway 1997.

The enrolment was 190.

Organisers were J W Essam


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


The plenary speakers were:

Fulton, W An algebraic geometer looks at cohomology
Lions, P On compressible Euler and Navier-Stokes equations
Lubotzky, A Property tau and its applications in combinatorics, geometry and group theory

The morning speakers were:

Ball, J M Quasi-regular mappings and austenite-martensite interfaces
Blackburn, S R Linear automata, continued fractions and orthogonal polynomials
Clarke, F W Formal group laws on algebraic topology
Cooper, S B Turing definability
Davies, E B How to compute the spectrum of (some) partial differential operators and difference operators
Fenn, R A Advances in algebraic topology over the last 30 years
Langley, J K Meromorphic functions and their derivatives
Lehrer, G I Discriminant varieties, Lie groups and representation theory
McMullen, P Thirty years of convex polytopes
Macpherson, H D Infinite Jordan permutation groups
Mitchell, C J De Bruijn sequences, discrete logarithms and cryptography
Montesinos, J M Geometric structures on cone manifolds
Neumann, P M Random matrices over finite fields
Penrose, R The twistor approach to space-time geometry
Pollicott, M The asymptotic behaviour of hyperbolic flows
Power, S C Towers of finite-dimensional algebras
Roe, J Topological manifolds and their derivatives
Taylor, M J L-functions and Euler characteristics

Special session: Low dimensional topology, Organiser: R Fenn

Boileau, M On non-zero maps between 3-manifolds
Fenn, R Advances in algebraic topology over the last thirty years
Martesinos, J M Geometric structures on cone manifolds
Rolfsen, D Braid groups

Special session: Partial differential equations, Organiser: E B Davies

Brezis, H Recent developments on the Ginzburg Landau equation in 2D
Davies, E B How to compute the spectrum of (some) partial differential operators and difference operators
Hempel, R The colours of ruby and sapphire as a eigenvalue problem for Schrodinger operators
Vassiliev, D An introduction to microlocal analysis