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Research Seminars and Meetings

The Mathematics Department organises regular research seminars in the following areas:

Forthcoming events:

Seminar on Operations Research
Wednesday 2 September - 16.00 - OLD.1.26 (Old Building, LSE)
Zeev Nutov (The Open University of Israel)
On LP-Relaxations for the Tree Augmentation Problem

The Department is in the process of scheduling our Michaelmas Term 2015 Seminar programme.  Please do check online for updates.

Recent major events:

Public lecture:  A Beautiful Question: finding nature's deep design - 8 July 2015
World-class physicist and Nobel laureate Professor Frank Wilczek (MIT) discussed his new book, "A Beautiful Question", which argues that beauty is at the heart of the logic of the universe, a principle that had guided his pioneering work in quantum physics. A Beautiful Question is the culmination of Wilczek's life work, a work that looks to combine the age-old quest for beauty with the age-old quest for truth.The press release can be read here.

This event was chaired by Professor Bernhard von Stengel.  The podcast of the lecture can be viewed here, the video of the lecture can be viewed here  and photographs taken by Dr Tugkan Batu can be seen

Two One-Day Colloquia in Combinatorics - 13 & 14 May 2015
The 2015 Colloquia in Combinatorics took take place on 13-14 May, jointly hosted by the LSE Mathematics Department and Queen Mary, University of London. This event offered the opportunity to hear talks by both prominent and promising mathematicians from the UK and abroad, on a variety of topics within the broad field of combinatorics and related areas. Full details can be found here.

Organisers: Jozef Skokan (LSE), Robert Johnson (QMUL) and David Ellis (QMUL)

Past major events:

Two One-Day Colloquia in Combinatorics: 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 20092008 & 2007 
ESRC Game Theory Workshop: October 2013, February 2013, 2011
Conference on Search Games and Rendezvous: 2012, 2010
Mini-conference on Infinite Combinatorics: 2012