CARMA Executive Meeting

Location: V205 Mathematics Building
Date: 10:30 am, Thu, 21st Aug 2014



"The scheduling with obstacles problem"
Laureate Prof Jon Borwein

Location: V205 Mathematics Building
Date: 1:00 pm, Thu, 21st Aug 2014


CARMA Discrete Mathematics Seminar

"Searching graphs embedded on the torus"
Prof Brian Alspach

Location: V129 Mathematics Building
Date: 3:00 pm, Thu, 21st Aug 2014


CARMA Seminar

"Operators on the p-adic analogue of Hilbert space"
Prof George Willis

Location: V205 Mathematics Building
Date: 4:00 pm, Thu, 21st Aug 2014

CARMA Retreat

Location: Harbourview Function Centre (Newcastle, NSW)
Date: 9:00 am, Sat, 30th Aug 2014

Draft programme:

8:30 am Registration and coffee
9:00 am Director's Welcome
9:30 am "Research at CARMA"
10:30 am Morning tea
11:00 am "Academic Liasing"
11:30 am "Education/Outreach Activities"
12:30 pm Lunch
2:00 pm "Future of the Discipline and Structure"
3:00 pm Afternoon tea
3:30 pm "Future of Research at the University"
4:00 pm "Talks by Members" (to 5:20 pm)

6:00 pm Dinner

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Selected quotation

Thus mathematics may be defined as the subject in which we never know what we are talking about, nor whether what we are saying is true. People who have been puzzled by the beginnings of mathematics will, I hope, find comfort in this definition, and will probably agree that it is accurate."

(Bertrand Russell)

From "Recent Work on the Principles of Mathematics in International Monthly, 4 (July, 1901), 83-101. (Collected Papers, v3, p.366; revised version in Newman's World of Mathematics, v3, p. 1577.)


Membership to CARMA offers many benefits and is available by invitation to all University of Newcastle academic staff. Associate membership, also by invitation, is available to external researchers and practitioners for three-year renewable terms. Associate members are expected to visit CARMA with some frequency, typically for a total of three to four weeks in a year, and to be involved in one or more ongoing research projects with CARMA members. CARMA is able to assist with the travel and living costs of such visits.