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SIP programme participant biographies

Monday 18th September 2017 - 10:00


Below you will find extended biographies for many of the participants in the Mathematics of Sea Ice Phenomena programme (August - December 2017).


Dr Luke Bennetts

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Gallery: INI 25th anniversary celebrations

Monday 24th July 2017 - 16:45


On 20 July 2017 the Institute held a day of celebrations to mark the 25th anniversary of its opening in 1992. Amongst the many esteemed guests and speakers present were founding INI director Sir Michael Atiyah OM FRS FRSE FMedSci FREng, Fields Medallist Martin Hairer KBE FRS, broadcasters Dr Hannah Fry and Dr Simon Singh (pictured above), and - to mark what was also the anniversary of his original proof of Fermat's Last Theorem - Sir Andrew Wiles. The talks took place in the very same room in which Sir Andrew first presented his proof of the 17th century conjecture. 

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Watch INI's 25th anniversary lectures live - 20 July 2017

Thursday 20th July 2017 - 10:00


Although our 25th anniversary celebrations - which take place on Thursday 20 July 2017 - are an invite-only event, we will be streaming many of the day's talks live.

Click here to view this live coverage, which will comprise many of the items in the below schedule.


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25th anniversary puzzle winner(s) announced!

Monday 17th July 2017 - 10:30


Many thanks to all of you who entered our exciting 25th anniversary puzzle competition! We have now sifted through all of the excellent responses and randomly chosen a winning set of answers.

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Solve our 25th anniversary puzzle and win tickets to the celebratory event

Thursday 15th June 2017 - 15:45

Can you solve our 25th anniversary puzzle?

This year, the Isaac Newton Institute marks its 25th anniversary. To celebrate, we will be hosting a grand day of talks and celebrations. Taking place on Thursday 20 July 2017, the prestigious list of attendees includes many notable mathematicians and affiliates of the Institute. But perhaps most exciting of all is the following: a conversation between Sir Andrew Wiles and his biographer Simon Singh on how Andrew found the proof for one of the hardest problems in mathematics.

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Fields Medalist Sir Vaughan Jones to give special talk at INI

Tuesday 13th June 2017 - 12:30

Sir Vaughan Jones will be delivering a special talk on "Knots and links from the Thompson groups" at INI on Wednesday 14 June.

Noted for his extensive work on von Neumann algebras and recipient of the Fields Medal in 1990, Vaughan Jones is an organiser of the current six month INI programme "Operator algebras: subfactors and their applications". This hour-long talk has been arranged at short notice due to recent and significant developments in his research. 

The talk is open to all and the full details are as follows:

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Work for INI: IT Technician required 

Wednesday 31st May 2017 - 09:00

Following a recent review and restructure of the IT team, this new position has been created to help support the IT requirements of INI's administrative team and visiting academics. The post, whilst funded by the Isaac Newton Institute, is managed by the Centre for Mathematical Sciences (CMS) IT Department, and will work across both sites, predominantly providing support to INI's Senior Web & AV Technician to record workshop seminars (approximately 20 weeks per year), and also to provide front-line IT support to students, academics and staff. 

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