18th meeting of the

North British Mathematical Physics Seminar

The eighteenth meeting of the North British Mathematical Physics Seminar took place on Wednesday 20th June 2007 at the University of York.  The meeting was held in the Department of Mathematics, Goodricke College, with talks in room G/020, and coffee and tea breaks in G/112, next door to the maths department coffee room, on the first floor.

These people participated.


1100-1130  Coffee

1130-1225  Chris Fewster (York)
                    Quantum energy inequalities and local covariance

1230-1345  Lunch

1345-1440  José Figueroa O'Farrill (Edinburgh)
                    Exceptional spheres and supergravity

1445-1540  Chong-Sun Chu (Durham)
                    Time-dependent AdS/CFT and resolution of singularity

1545-1615  Tea

1615-1645  Derek Harland (Durham)
                    Hyperbolic calorons

1645-1715  Katie Russell (Heriot-Watt)
                    Linearising the BPS monopole: bound states and resonances

          1715  Close

Practical Information

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.

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