15th meeting of the

North British Mathematical Physics Seminar

These people participated.

The fifteenth meeting of the North British Mathematical Physics Seminar will take place on Monday 26th June 2006 at the University of York.  The meeting will be held in the Department of Mathematics, Goodricke College, with talks in room G/020. Coffee and tea breaks will be in G/112, next door to the maths department coffee room, on the first floor.


1100-1130  Coffee

1130-1225  Elizabeth Winstanley  (Sheffield)
                    The abundant richness of Einstein-Yang-Mills

1230-1345  Lunch

1345-1440  Bernd Schroers  (Heriot-Watt)
                    Charge sectors, fusion rules and S-duality in non-abelian gauge theory

1445-1540  Niall MacKay  (York)
                    The Yang-Baxter equation and the magic square

1545-1615  Tea

1615-1645  Simon Creek  (Durham)
                    Brane world stars and black holes

1645-1715  Peter Larkin  (York)
                    A simple example of algebraic holography

          1715  Close

Practical Information

Please email me to let me know if you're coming.

Maps of York showing the location of the university campus can be obtained hereand here. Mathematics is in Goodricke College, building 24 on the campus map. Here is the map of car parks on campus. The taxi fare from the railway station is around £7. Buses are every 10 minutes -- you will need exact change of £1.50 for your ticket. 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 (with its award-winning chef!).

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