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Postgraduate Seminar

Welcome to the webpage for the Warwick Mathematics Postgraduate Seminar.

This term, all talks will be held in B3.02 at 12 noon on Wednesday (except when stated otherwise). The seminar will take a hybrid format, so that students can join us virtually if they have (or prefer) too. There will be `coffee afternoon' at 1p.m immediately after the seminar, for those of us who still enjoy socialising.

Organisers: Lucas Lavoyer and Sunny Sood.

Term 1 2021-22 - The seminars are held on Wednesday 12:00 - 13:00 in B3.02 - Mathematics Institute.

Week 1: Wednesday 6th October

Hollis Williams - Noncommutative Geometry and CFTs

We give the abstract definition for QFTs and CFTs and then outline the applications of spectral triples (data sets which encode noncommutative geometries) in theoretical physics and field theory. We discuss an interesting connection between spectral triples and two-dimensional superconformal field theories which is relevant for string theory.

Week 2: Wednesday 13th October

Ryan Acosta Babb - TBA

Week 3: Wednesday 20th October

William O'Regan- TBA

Week 4: Wednesday 27th October

No talk this week

Week 5: Wednesday 3rd November

Patience Ablett - TBA

Week 6: Wednesday 10th November

Muhammad Manji - TBA

Week 7: Wednesday 17th November

TBA - TBA

Week 8: Wednesday 24th November

TBA - TBA

Week 9: Wednesday 1st December

TBA - TBA

Week 10: Wednesday 8th December

TBA - TBA