Past Events


Special Lectures

Mordell Lecture, Dana Scott (Carnegie Mellon), 20 May 2016

Rouse Ball, Ravi Vakil (Stanford), 22 April 1016,

2015 Rouse Ball, Mathematics of Crime was given by Andrea Bertozzi  (UCLA) on Friday 24 April 2015  (Mill Lane Lecture Rooms, Room 3).

Further details here.

2015 Mordell Lecture, The solution of the Kadison-Singer Problem was given by Daniel Spielman (Yale) on Monday 1st June 2015 (MR2, CMS).

Professor Spielman is the winner of the 2010 Nevalinna Prize. He has worked on a wide variety of topics at the interface of mathematics and computer science, including analysis of algorithms, linear programming, and coding theory.

Further details here.

Fourth Rollo Davidson Lecture was given by Yuval Peres (Microsoft Research, Redmond) on Friday 12 June 2015 (MR2, CMS).

Further details here.

The 2014 Rouse Ball Lecture was given by Richard Taylor (IAS) on June 19th.
Professor Taylor is a world leader in the field of algebraic number theory. Details here.

The 2014 Mordell Lecture was given by Alex Eskin (Chicago) on July 3rd.
Professor Eskin is a leading expert in the fields of dynamics and Teichmuller theory. Details here.

The 2012 Mordell Lecture was given by Paul Seidel (MIT) on June 14th. Details here.

The 2012 Rouse Ball Lecture was given by Terry Tao (UCLA) on May 18th. Details here.

Luis Caffarelli to deliver 2011 Rouse Ball lecture.
Cafarelli is one of the world's leading expert in free boundary problems and nonlinear partial differential equations. Details of his talk available here.

Alex Lubotzky to deliver 2011 Mordell lecture.
Lubotzky is a leader in the theory of infinite groups, with connections to geometry and combinatorics. Details for the lecture.

LMS Invited Lecturer 2011, Emmanuel Candes
Emmanuel Candes is an expert in compressed sensing, an area touching upon many fields in pure and applied mathematics, especially statsitics and analysis. He will give the 2011 LMS invited lecture in Cambridge, March 21-25, 2011. More info.

Previous special lectures and information about future lectures.


Past Meetings and Conferences

Probability Theory and Statistics in High and Infinite Dimensions, June 23-5 2014.

Category Theory 2014, June 29-July 5 2014.

Mathematics of John Thompson, September 8-11 2013.

Beyond i.i.d. in information theory, January 8-11, 2013

2012 British Topology Meeting, September 6-8 2012.

Birational geometry day.
The meeting, organised by Caucher Birkar, will take place on 12 October 2011. More details.

CSI Special One-Day Meeting.
The Cambridge Statistics Initiative is holding a special One-Day meeting on 26 September 2011, in conjuction with the Design and Analysis of Experiments programme at the Newton Institute. More details.

A Conference on the Birch and Swinnerton-Dyer conjecture, May 4-6, 2011.
The conference, organized by John Coates and Tim Dokchitser, will take place in DPMMS to mark the 50th anniversary of the Birch-Swinnerton-Dyer Conjecture in Number theory. It will feature an impressive list of speakers that will be of interest well beyond number theory.

First Peter Whittle Colloquium to be held on April 26, 2011.
The first colloquium is entitled An Afternoon of Mathematics and Biology. The meeting is funded by the Peter Whittle Fund, which was established in the University of Cambridge through one of Peter's former students and generous corporate funding.

Previous conferences in DPMMS.


CMS Colloquia

From time to time members of DPMMS and DAMTP describe their work to a general mathematical audience in the Centre for Mathematical Sciences.

Click here (talks.cam page) for up to date information.


DPMMS Colloquia

This Series meets in the weeks when there is not a CMS or Newton Institute Colloquia, and typically occupies the same time slot.

Details on talks.cam.


Kuwait Fund Lectures

Kuwait Fund Lectures, past present and future.