SCIENTIFIC PROGRAMS AND ACTIVITIES

October  1, 2014

PUBLIC LECTURES 2006-07

 

May 8, 2007
MATHEMATICS AND SOCIETY
The Nathan and Beatrice Keyfitz Lectures in Mathematics and the Social Sciences

Speaker: Joel Cohen, Professor of Populations, Rockefeller and Columbia Universities, New York
How Many People Can the Earth Support? And How Do You Know That?

April 27, 2007
CRM-Fields-PIMS Prize Lecture
Professor Joel Feldman, University of British Columbia

December 7, 2006
Public Talk Siobhan Roberts
Mr. Polytope and Sexual Polytics: Donald Coxeter, His Wife, His Collaborations with the Eminent "Housewife Geometer" Alicia Boole Stott, and His One Female PhD Student (York University's Asia Ivic Weiss)

November 18, 2006
Graduate School Information Day
Renate Scheidler, Centre for Information Security and Cryptography, University of Calgary
Cryptography - the Art of Secret Writing - From Old to New
Fields Institute

October 29, 2006 - 3 pm
Royal Canadian Institute, Free Science on Sundays
Jeffrey S. Rosenthal, PhD, Department of Statistics, University of Toronto
The Curious World of Probabilities

March 21, 2006
Nerenberg Lecture R. Stephen Berry, University of Chicago
Energy: Mysterious and Amazing, Conserved and Conserving

March 13-14, 2006
Fields-Carleton Distinguished Lecture Series
Donald Saari
, University of California, Irvine
and Director, Institute for Mathematical Behavioral Sciences
Fascinating mathematics from the social sciences.

January 22, 2006
Royal Canadian Institute, Free Science on Sundays
Miroslav Lovric (McMaster University)
Infinity: The most fascinating of all ideas

November 20, 2005
Royal Canadian Institute, Free Science on Sundays
Jean E. Taylor,Visitor, Courant Institute for the Mathematics Sciences, NYU;
Professor of Mathematics Emerita, Rutgers University
From Soap Bubbles to Crystal Growth

October 24, 2005 -- 6:00 p.m.
Clay Mathematics Institute Public Lecture
Professor Leo P. Kadanoff, University of Chicago
Making a Splash; Breaking a Neck: The Development of Complexity in Physical Systems
(audio of talk)

July 21, 2005 -- 11 a.m.
Dr. M.S. Narasimhan, T.I.F.R Centre, Bangalore
Moduli spaces of vector bundles: remembrance of things past
(audio of talk)


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