Women in Maths Day


Women in Maths Day

The day will celebrate Women of Mathematics through a range of activities, including a networking lunch, a panel discussion, research talks, and an official opening of the exhibit "Women of Mathematics throughout Europe" at the University of Melbourne.

The event is funded in part by the Georgina Sweet Award of Prof Kate Smith-Miles, as part of her Australian Laureate Fellowship.

Everybody is most welcome. Please register your attendance.

9:00 - 9:15am Welcome Professor Duncan Maskell, Vice-Chancellor, University of Melbourne
9:15 - 10:00am Research presentation
(undergraduate level)
Dr Amie Albrecht, University of South Australia
Solving problems in industry with mathematics: insights and case studies
10:00 - 10:30am Coffee break
10:30 - 11:30am Women of Mathematics Prof Arun Ram, University of Melbourne - Michele Vergne
Dr Kim-Anh Lê Cao, University of Melbourne - Florence Nightingale
Dr Anja Slim, Monash University - Hertha Ayrton
11:30 - 12:30am Panel Discussion
The Future of the Diverse Mathematical Community
Dr Maria Athanassenas (DST)
Prof Inge Koch (University of Western Australia)
Prof Sylvie Paycha (University of Potsdam)
Prof Asha Rao (RMIT)
Prof Jan de Gier (University of Melbourne)
Chair: Prof Kate Smith-Miles
12:30 - 2:00pm Official Launch of the Exhibition
Women of Mathematics Throughout Europe
Please join us to view the exhibition over a light lunch
2:00 - 3:00pm Research Presentation
(research level)
Prof Inge Koch, University of Western Australia
A statistical journey through imagery from mass spectrometry, fMRI and towards the sky
3:00 - 4:00pm Research Presentation
(research level)
Prof Aurore Delaigle, University of Melbourne
An introduction to functional data analysis
4:00 - 5:00pm Close Please join us for networking over drinks