23rd meeting of the

North British Mathematical Physics Seminar

These people participated.

The twenty-third meeting of the North British Mathematical Physics Seminar will take place on Thursday 23rd April 2009 at the University of York.  Coffee/tea will be in G/111 or 112 in the Department of Mathematics, Goodricke College, with talks in P/T/007, in the Department of Physics.


1100-1130  Coffee

1130-1225  Evgeny Sklyanin (York)
                    Bispectrality and separation of variables in multiparticle hypergeometric systems

1230-1345  Lunch

1345-1440  Douglas Smith (Durham)
                    M5-brane quantum geometry

1445-1540  Eli Hawkins (York)
                    Rigidity of noncommutative spacetime

1545-1615  Tea

1615-1645  Stephen Brierley(York)
                    Constructing Mutually Unbiased Bases

1645-1715  Dave Foster (Durham)
                    Aspects of baby Skyrmions

          1715  Close

Practical Information

Maps of York showing the location of the university campus can be obtained here and here Mathematics is in Goodricke College (see the campus map); the Physics department is adjacent. Here is the list of car parks on campus. The taxi fare from the railway station is around £7. Buses (no.4) are every 10 minutes: fare 1.80. The station is on the north-west side of York while the campus is about a mile and a half south-east of the city centre: the walk takes about 35 minutes.

National Rail Enquiries

Drinks and biscuits will be provided free of charge.
We'll have lunch on campus (paying individually), at Wentworth College.

Limited funds are available to help with travel expenses of those with no other source of funding, especially postgraduate students and postdocs. Please book early to take advantage of the cheaper advance-purchase train fares.

Local organiser:
Niall MacKay