2019-20: 1st Symposium
Wednesday 2nd October 2019 - Thursday 3rd October 2019
The event will start with registration from 1000 on Wednesday 2 October, and finish around 1500 on Thursday 3 October. See the programme for details.
Map of all venues.
- Applications of Mathematics (David Pritchard)
- Analysis (Heiko Gimperlein)
- Probability and Statistics (Natalia Bochkina)
- Structure and Symmetry (Sira Gratz)
Supplementary module talks:
- Algebraic Statistics (Dimitra Kosta)
- Classical and Quantum Integrable Systems (Bernd Schroers)
- Ethics in Mathematics (Tim Johnson)
- Galois Theory of Commutative Rings (Andrew Baker)
- MIGSAA modules (Konstantinos Zygalakis)
- Welcome to SMSTC (David Pritchard)
- How to get a PhD (Sira Gratz)
- Finding and using information (Natalia Bochkina)
- Writing and publishing research (Heiko Gimperlein); see also JP Serre's famous lecture "How to write mathematics badly" [Youtube video].
- Public engagement and knowledge exchange (David Pritchard)
- What happens next? (David Pritchard)
The opening symposium will take place in the Hay Room which is on the first floor of the Dewar's Centre. This will be signposted from reception.
AV equipment will include OHP, data projector, laptop, flipchart and screen.
Team event – Curling
A curling session will take place at the Dewar’s Centre on Wednesday 2 October after the talks.
Each team will have a curling instructor.
- You will receive a safety talk before you go on the ice.
- No alcohol to be consumed before you go on the ice.
- Wear CLEAN SOLED RUBBER TRAINERS (Outdoor trainers are fine as long as they are clean).
- Wear loose fitting trousers and warm layers on top to remove if hot.
Overnight accommodation has been reserved for the night of Wednesday 2 October only.
Please use the registration form to let us know whether you require accommodation.
Details of the accommodation and the event will be emailed to participants closer to the time.
How to get there
The Dewar's Centre where the Symposium will be held is located off Glover Street in Perth. Location details for the centre can be found by viewing this map. You might also find this map of all venues useful.
Perth Bus Station, Leonard Street, Perth, Perthshire, PH2 8ET. Perth has bus links with Aberdeen, Dundee, Edinburgh, Glasgow and Stirling. Click Citylink or National Express for timetables.
From the Bus Station travel north along Leonard Street, then left into Caledonian Road. At the junction with Glasgow Road turn left and cross the railway bridge. Glover Street is on the left past the bridge. There is also a pedestrian walkway which links Glasgow Road to the Dewar's Centre.
Perth Train Station, Leonard Street, Perth, Perthshire, PH2 8ET. Perth has train links with Aberdeen, Dundee, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Leuchers (via Dundee) and Stirling. Click National Rail for timetables.
From the Train Station travel north along Leonard Street, then left into Caledonian Road. At the junction with Glasgow Road turn left and cross the railway bridge. Glover Street is on the left past the bridge. There is also a pedestrian walkway which links Glasgow Road to the Dewar's Centre.
For directions visit RAC Routeplanner.
There will be a charge for students attending this event. You should ask your department if they will cover the cost.
Students can claim their travel reimbursements from your department.