# Events

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### Statistical mechanics for networks of real neurons

20 May 2020 10:00am–11:00am

Professor William Bialek

Princeton University and The CUNY Graduate Center, USA

Princeton University and The CUNY Graduate Center, USA

### Visualizing complex functions: Enhanced phase portraits

18 March 2020 11:00am–12:00pm

Carlos Ponce (Mathematics), School of Mathematics and Physics

### Carmichael and Lehmer numbers and the analogous polynomials

10 March 2020 3:00pm–4:00pm

Max Lewis

University of Queensland (PhD exit seminar)

University of Queensland (PhD exit seminar)

### Introduction to Optimal Transportation

9 March 2020 2:00pm–3:00pm

Associate Professor Jiakun Liu

University of Wollongong

University of Wollongong

### Bottom-up design of materials using organic building blocks

6 March 2020 11:00am–12:00pm

Professor Jennifer MacLeod

Queensland University of Technology

Queensland University of Technology

### Quasisymmetric Hopf algebras for K-theory

3 March 2020 3:00pm–4:00pm

Eric Marberg (Hong Kong University of Science and Technology)

### The polymerisation ratchet, respectively Brownian ratchet

3 March 2020 2:00pm–3:00pm

Dr Dietmar Oelz, School of Mathematics and Physics

### Electronic assignment submission and marking using the assignment download tool in Blackboard

26 February 2020 11:00am–12:00pm

Dr Barbara Maenhaut (Mathematics), School of Mathematics and Physics

### Edge-following topological states

25 February 2020 3:00pm–4:00pm

Matthias Ludewig, University of Adelaide, SA

### Superfluids of light

21 February 2020 11:00am–12:00pm

Professor David Snoke

University of Pittsburgh, USA

University of Pittsburgh, USA

### Exploring the Precision Frontier with Belle II

14 February 2020 11:00am–12:00pm

Professor Markus Prim

Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany and KEK (high energy accelerator research organisation, Tsukuba, Japan)

Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany and KEK (high energy accelerator research organisation, Tsukuba, Japan)

### Advanced data wrangling for spatial analysis R Workshop

14 February 2020 9:00am–4:30pm

Covers advanced data wrangling skills and using R for mapping and spatial analysis

Cost:$200/$150 students

Cost:$200/$150 students

### Intermediate R Workshop

12 February 2020 9:00am–13 February 2020 4:30pm

For those with some R experience

Cost:$400/$300 students

Cost:$400/$300 students

### Introduction to R Workshop

11 February 2020 9:00am–4:30pm

For those new to R Registration: $200/$150 students

### Advanced R Workshop

11 February 2020 9:00am–13 February 2020 4:30pm

For those who know R well!

Cost:$600/$450 students

Cost:$600/$450 students

### An overiew of loop varieties

4 February 2020 3:00pm–4:00pm

Professor Ales Drapal (Charles University)

### Challenges in particle physics and cosmology

30 January 2020 11:00am–12:00pm

Professor Ignatios Antoniadis

Le Laboratoire de Physique Théorique et Hautes Énergies (LPTHE), Le Centre national de la recherche scientifique (CNRS), Paris (France) and Albert Einstein Centre, Institute of Theoretical Physics (ITP), University of Bern (Switzerland)

Le Laboratoire de Physique Théorique et Hautes Énergies (LPTHE), Le Centre national de la recherche scientifique (CNRS), Paris (France) and Albert Einstein Centre, Institute of Theoretical Physics (ITP), University of Bern (Switzerland)