Forthcoming Research Schools

2014

Dates and Venues

Research School

Main Lecture Topics & Speakers

Guest Speakers

Fees* (include accommodation and subsistence costs, except where specified)

Application Form**

30 June-5 July

Bristol

Building Bridges: 2nd EU/US Summer School on Automorphic Forms and Related Topics.

• Explicit Methods for Modular Forms and L-functions (John Cremona, University of Warwick and Tim Dokchitser, University of Bristol) 
 
• The Legacy of Ramanujan (William Duke, UCLA and Ozlem Imamoglu, ETH Zurich) 
 
• The Langlands Program (James Cogdell, Ohio State University, and Solomon Friedberg, Boston College)

Graduate students:£150.

Early career researchers: £250.

(Fees may be lowered or waived as is appropriate).

Due by 15 May

There is some support available for travel and local costs; requests for support should be indicated on the application form.

Applications are now closed.

7-11 July

Imperial College London

An invitation to Geometry and Topology via G2,

The three main courses are:
 
  • Special holonomy. (Robert Bryant, Duke) 
  • Calibrated submanifolds. (Jason Lotay, UCL) 
  • G2 manifolds. (Johannes Nordström, Bath) 
 
There will be three guest lectures by:
 
  • Nigel Hitchin (Oxford)     The variational approach to G2 geometry
  • Bobby Acharya (KCL)    Theoretical physics and its connections with G2 geometry
  • Mark Haskins (Imperial)  Recent advances in research in G2 geometry
All research students and early career researchers will be charged a registration fee of £150.  There will be no charge for subsistence costs.
 
Other participants will be charged a registration fee of £250 plus the full subsistence costs (£350) £600 in total.
 
Some contribution to travel costs will be available for both UK-based and overseas-based participants.

Application form

(Applicants should also  have a letter of support sent to the LMS at: Research.Schools@lms.ac.uk)

Deadline: 12 May

25-29 August

Glasgow

Algebraic Lie Theory and Representation Theory

• Rational Cherednik Algebras. (Iain Gordon, Edinburgh)
 
• Quiver Hecke Algebras. (Andrew Mathas, Sydney) 
 
• Categorification in Lie Theory. (Catharina Stroppel, Bonn) 

Graduate students:£150.

Early career researchers: £250.

Due by 30 June

For overseas-based participants, support will be available to contribute towards travel costs.  

All UK-based participants must pay their own travel costs.

Application form

(All applicants should also send a copy of their CV to the organisers; gwyn.bellamy@glasgow.ac.uk.

PhD students should also ask their supervisors to send an email of recommendation to gwyn.bellamy.ac.uk)

Deadline: 11 April

22-26 September

Oxford

Bounded Gaps between Primes

• Introduction to prime number theory. ζ- and L-functions, the prime number theorem (Andrew Granville, Montreal)

• The Bombieri-Vinogradov theorem about distribution of primes in progressions. Introduction to sieve theory. (Kannan Soundararajan, Stanford)

• The methods of Goldston, Pintz and Yıldırım and Maynard-Tao. (James Maynard, Montreal/Oxford)

• Inputs from algebraic geometry. (Emmanuel Kowalski, ETH Zurich)

 

Guest speakers: Terence Tao (UCLA)

Yitang Zhang (University of New Hampshire)

Graduate students (Oxford): £100*.

Early career researchers (Oxford): £100*.

Graduate students (non-Oxford): £150.

Early career researchers (non-Oxford): £150.

Others (e.g. working in industry): £250**

*excludes accommodation

** excludes accommodation; accommodation can be requested for further cost of £650.

Due by 1 August

For overseas-based participants, support will be available on application if contribution towards travel costs is required. 

All UK-based participants must pay their own travel costs.

Application Form

Deadline: 15 June

 
*not payable until a place is offered; due dates given above.
**All applicants will be contacted within two weeks after the deadline; information about individual applications will not be available before then