This event will feature short talks about the work of women mathematicians, including Ada Lovelace, Hanna Neumann, Emmy Noether and Karen Uhlenbeck. The talks will be addressed to a general audience, from first-year students to fellow mathematicians. (Talks followed by afternoon tea)

This event follows from a suggestion coming from the ICM Satellite event "World Meeting for Women in Mathematics" — see RSVP:

Also, just before this event, there will be an AustMS Women in Mathematics networking lunch, organized by Diane Donovan ( and Poh Hillock (, in the Alumni Court UQ St Lucia (Monday 13/5/2019, 12.30-2pm, RSVP: It will include industry representatives and it is open to all interested members of the mathematics community, including all genders, staff and students, academics and non-academics.

About Maths Colloquium

The Mathematics Colloquium is directed at students and academics working in the fields of pure and applied mathematics, and statistics. 

We aim to present expository lectures that appeal to our wide audience.

Information for speakers

Information for speakers

Maths colloquia are usually held on Mondays, from 2pm to 3pm, in various locations at St Lucia.

Presentations are 50 minutes, plus five minutes for questions and discussion.

Available facilities include:

  • computer 
  • data projector
  • chalkboard or whiteboard

To avoid technical difficulties on the day, please contact us in advance of your presentation to discuss your requirements.


Parnell Building #7