The Part III Seminars are organised by Richard Harris (DPMMS), and Tom Hammant and David Twigg (DAMTP). They will take place on **Wednesday 10th March** in the afternoon, and** Thursday 11th, Friday 12th March** all day. At the end, there will be a party in the Part III room at 6pm on Friday, which everyone is invited to attend.

Each talk should last 45 minutes, plus 10 minutes question time.

The timetable looks like this:

09.05-10.00 talk 1

10.00-10.55 talk 2

10.55-11.10 tea break

11.10-12.05 talk 3

12.05-13.00 talk 4

14.00-14.55 talk 1

14.55-15.50 talk 2

15.50-16.05 tea break

16.05-17.00 talk 3

17.00-17.55 talk 4

**Probability & Statistics** - Group leader: Pierre de Fouquieres

These talks will take place on Wednesday afternoon in **MR3** before the tea break and **MR5** atfer.

14.00-14.55 MR3: David Schroeren (dps45) – *The Reeh-Schlieder theorem and its consequences for the Newton-Wigner localization scheme in Quantum Field Theory*

14.55-15.50 MR3: Bati Sengul (bs431) – *Stochastic Processes on Manifolds*

15.50-16.05 – Tea break –

16.05-17.00 MR5: Georg Hahn (gh331) – *Data Compression*

17.00-17.55 MR5: Gregory Ihrie (ghi22) – *Functional Principal Components Analysis*

**Foundations **- Group leader: Guilherme Lima

These talks will take place on Wednesday afternoon in **MR9 **before the tea break** **and** MR11 **after

14.00 - 14.55 Cong Chen (cc476) - *Compactness in the Compactness Theorem*

14.55 - 15.50 Tamara von Glehn (tlv22) - *Hilbert's 10th Problem *

15.50 - 16.05 - Tea break -

16.05 - 17.00 Thomas Athorne (ta284) - *An Introduction to Types in Model Theory *

**Combinatorics**- Group leader: Nathan Kettle

These talks will take place on Thursday morning in **MR12** before the tea break and **MR5** after.

09.05-10.00 B. Barber - A Canonical Version of Gallai's Theorem

10.00-10.55 C. Mcquillan - Graph limits and property testing

11.10-12.05 A. Potechin - The Mathematics of Set

**Differential Geometry**– Group leader: Marco Golla

These talks will take place on Thursday morning in **MR11** before the tea break and **MR3** after:

09.05-10.00 Simion Filip – *Seiberg-Witten equations can see Reeb orbits*

10.00-10.55 Andy Manion – *An introduction to Heegaard Floer homology*

10.55-11.10 – *Tea break* –

11.10-12.05 Spencer Hughes – *Heat kernels and Dirac operators*

12.05-13.00 Heather Macbeth – *Spin manifolds and characteristic classes*

**High Energy Physics/ Quantum Theory** - Group leader: Olga Goulko

These talks will take place on Thursday afternoon in **MR3** before the tea break and **MR9** after:

14.00 - 14.55: Yoni Kahn (yk292) - *Large-N Dualities in Gauge Theory and String Theory*

14.55 - 15.50: Sjoerd de Haan (sd502) -*The Bethe ansatz and the spectrum of N=4 Super Yang-Mills Theory*

15.50 - 16.05: ----- tea break -----

16.05 - 17.00: Shane Dooley (sd505) - *Probability in the Everett Interpretation of Quantum Mechanics*

17.00 - 17.55: Johannes Knebel (jsk39)* - Application of Field Theoretic Methods to Reaction-Diffusion Systems*

**Algebraic Geometry** - Marcus Zibrowius

These talks will take place on Thursday afternoon in **MR5** before the tea break and **MR15** after. Please note the earlier starting time.

13:25 - 14:15: Michael Selig (mns29) - *Towards the classification of algebraic surfaces: some birational techniques*

14:15 - 15:05: Clemens Koppensteiner (ck383) - *The classification of algebraic surfaces* 15:05 - 15:55: Anton Isopousso (aai22) -

17:05 - 18:00: Chris Elliott (cje40) -

**Number Theory** - Group leader: Alex Bartel

These talks will take place on Friday morning in **MR12**

10.00-10.55 Coline Wiatrowski – *A proof of the weak Mordell-Weil theorem without using Galois cohomology*

10.55-11.10 – *Tea break* –

11.10-12.05 Jackie Lang – *How to add... points on a hyperelliptic curve of genus two*

12.05-13.00 Daniel Ross – *An Overview of Class Field Theory*

**Applied Maths** - Group leader: Douglas Brumley

*These talks will take place on Friday morning in MR14 before the tea break and MR4 after:*

09.05 - 10.00 Carl Shneider (cs552) - *LOFAR, Cosmic Magnetism, & RM Synthesis*

10.00 - 10.55 Rosie Oglethorpe (rlfo2) - *Gravity currents in a porous medium*

10.55 - 11.10 – *Tea break* –

11.10 - 12.05 Catherine Penington (cjp61) - *Linearised solutions of the Swift-Hohenberg equation on an infinite line*

12.05 - 13.00 Arthur Stril (as981) - *Carbon dioxide trapping: the easiest way to curb global warming?*

**General Relativity**- Group leader: Sean Lip

*These talks will take place on Friday afternoon in MR3 before the tea break and MR9 after.*

14.00 - 14.55: Lindley Lentati (ltl21) - *Warp Drive Theory*

14.55 - 15.50: Frank Eckert (fee21) - *The First Law of Black Hole Mechanics*

16.05 - 17.00: Jelle Aalbers (ja446) - *Diagrammatic Tensor Notation*

17.00 - 17.55: Douglas Stanford (ds524) - *The Wheeler-de Witt Wavefunction for the Universe*

**Algebra**- Group leader: Joanna Fawcett

*These talks will take place on Friday afternoon in MR11.*

14.00 - 14.55: Gregor Dick (igd21)* - Blocks With Cyclic Defect Group: the Green Correspondence*

14.55 - 15.50: Aaron Chan (akyc2)* - Brauer's Correspondence*

**PARTY*** - *Friday 6pm, Part III room