# Events

### Controlling light with optical metasurfaces

11 December 2023 11:00am–12:00pm

Speaker: Professor Mikael Käll

Affiliation: Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg, Sweden

Affiliation: Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg, Sweden

### The equivariant Euler characteristic of the Milnor fibre

11 December 2023 2:00pm–3:00pm

Speaker: Gus Lehrer

Affiliation: University of Sydney

Affiliation: University of Sydney

### Introduction to R and tidyverse

5 February 2024 9:00am–4:30pm

Introduction to R and tidyverse

For those new to R

Getting data into R, Summary statistics, Simple graphics, Data manipulation

For those new to R

Getting data into R, Summary statistics, Simple graphics, Data manipulation

### Linear modelling with R (Intermediate level)

6 February 2024 9:00am–4:30pm

Linear modelling with R (Intermediate level)

Linear models (regression/ANOVA), Model selection, Generalised Linear Models with Poisson, Binomial and Gamma error structures

Linear models (regression/ANOVA), Model selection, Generalised Linear Models with Poisson, Binomial and Gamma error structures

### Mixed and additive modelling with R (Advanced level)

7 February 2024 9:00am–4:30pm

Mixed and additive modelling with R (Advanced level)

Generalised linear mixed models, Generalised additive

models, Generalised additive mixed models

Generalised linear mixed models, Generalised additive

models, Generalised additive mixed models

### Data wrangling in R: tidying your data (Intermediate/Advanced level)

8 February 2024 9:00am–4:30pm

Data wrangling in R: tidying your data (Intermediate/Advanced level)

Joins, Summaries, Replacements, Dates, Increasing the

efficiency of your functions using purrr and furrr

Joins, Summaries, Replacements, Dates, Increasing the

efficiency of your functions using purrr and furrr

### Mapping and spatial analysis in R (Intermediate level)

9 February 2024 9:00am–4:30pm

Mapping and spatial analysis in R (Intermediate level)

Reading spatial data, mapping using tmap, projections,

different data layers, mapping model output

Reading spatial data, mapping using tmap, projections,

different data layers, mapping model output

### AustMS 2023

5 December 2023 12:00am–8 December 2023 12:00am

The 67th Annual Meeting of the Australian Mathematical Society

### Unlocking the power of photonics through inverse design and heterogeneous integration

1 December 2023 11:00am–12:00pm

Speaker: Professor Jelena Vuckovic

Affiliation: Stanford University

Affiliation: Stanford University

### Ricci Flow and Geometrization

30 November 2023 11:00am–12:00pm

Speaker: Professor Gang Tian

Affiliation: Peking University

Affiliation: Peking University

### A tumultuous outlook of Pakistan’s stock market-KSE 30 through machine learning identification of volatile equities

30 November 2023 10:00am–11:00am

Nazish Shahid

Forman Christian College (Pakistan)

Forman Christian College (Pakistan)

### First-order topological transition and Andreev edge states in the spin-orbit-coupled polarized 2D Fermi superfluid

24 November 2023 12:00pm–1:00pm

Speaker: Professor Uli Zülicke

Affiliation: Victoria University of Wellington

Affiliation: Victoria University of Wellington

### Inaugural Nesbit Lecture: Knot Theory

23 November 2023 6:30pm–8:30pm

Speaker: Professor Jessica Purcell

Affiliation: Monash University

Affiliation: Monash University

### Towards a Bose-Fermi Rydberg optical light switch

3 November 2023 12:00pm–1:00pm

Speaker: Susi Otto

Affiliation: University of Otago

Affiliation: University of Otago

### Nobel Prize Celebratory Colloquium

27 October 2023 11:00am–12:00pm

Speaker: Professor Igor Litvinyuk

Affiliation: Griffith University

Affiliation: Griffith University

### Immersive Virtual Reality Experiences for Learning Abstract Concepts

25 October 2023 12:00pm–1:00pm

Speaker/s: Margaret Wegener & Tim McIntyre

Affiliation: School of Mathematics and Physics, UQ

Affiliation: School of Mathematics and Physics, UQ

### Matlab

24 October 2023 10:00am–11:00am

Speaker: Morgan Quinn & Brad Horton

Affiliation: Mathworks

Affiliation: Mathworks

### Why Researchers Need to Engage with the Public

23 October 2023 2:00pm–3:00pm

Speaker: Professor Chris Allton

Affiliation: Swansea University

Affiliation: Swansea University

### Why philosophy is important to physics (and why physics is important to philosophy, too)

20 October 2023 11:00am–12:00pm

Speaker: Dr Peter Evans

Affiliation: University of Queensland, School of Historical and Philosophical Inquiry

Affiliation: University of Queensland, School of Historical and Philosophical Inquiry

### Analytics at Quantium: Promotional planning in supermarkets and general insurance pricing in Australia

18 October 2023 3:00pm–4:00pm

Speaker: Ryan Lim and Ryan Starkey

Affiliation: Quantium

Affiliation: Quantium

### How many principles does it take to change a lightbulb ... into a laser? (Plus some research)

13 October 2023 11:00am–12:00pm

Speaker: Howard Wiseman

Affiliation: Griffith University

Affiliation: Griffith University

### Nano-magnets: new materials to address biomedical and technological problems

12 October 2023 5:30pm–7:30pm

Speaker: Dr Karen Livesey

Affiliation: University of Newcastle

Affiliation: University of Newcastle

### One explanation does not fit all: an overview of AI explainability techniques

12 October 2023 11:00am–12:00pm

Ronny Luss

IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center

IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center

### Life and Times of a Data Scientist

11 October 2023 3:00pm–4:00pm

Speaker: Virginia Wheway

Affiliation: Optiver

Affiliation: Optiver

### A Deligne-Simpson problem for irregular G-connections over P^1

10 October 2023 2:00pm–3:00pm

Speaker: Dr Konstantin Jakob

Affiliation: Technische Universitat Darmstadt

Affiliation: Technische Universitat Darmstadt

### Spatial coherence of trapped exciton-polariton condensates

6 October 2023 12:00pm–1:00pm

Speaker: Dr Eli Estrecho

Affiliation: Australian National University

Affiliation: Australian National University

### The thermodynamics of time

Cancelled

6 October 2023 11:00am–12:00pm

Speaker: Professor Gerard Milburn

Affiliation: University of Queensland, School of Mathematics and Physics

Affiliation: University of Queensland, School of Mathematics and Physics

### Use of mathematical modelling to support sustainable marine ecosystems and industries

4 October 2023 3:00pm–4:00pm

Speaker: Dr Eva Plaganyi-Lloyd

Affiliation: CSIRO

Affiliation: CSIRO

### The First Astronomers: how Indigenous Elders read the stars

22 September 2023 11:00am–12:00pm

Speaker: Associate Professor Duane Hamacher

Affiliation: University of Melbourne

Affiliation: University of Melbourne

### Igniting Innovation: How Queensland's AI Hub Fuels Growth and Opportunity

20 September 2023 3:00pm–4:00pm

Speaker: Toni Peggrem

Affiliation: QLD AI Hub

Affiliation: QLD AI Hub