School of Mathematics

Whittaker Colloquium

The 2014 Whittaker Colloquium will be given by Professor János Pintz from Alfréd Rényi Institute of Mathematics, Budapest, on Friday 2nd May at 4 PM in JCMB Lecture Theatre C. Pintz is one of the Cole Prize winners of 2014, for his work on "small gaps" between prime numbers. He will talk about this topic in the Whittaker Colloquium, with the title of his talk being “Small gaps between primes and arithmetic progressions in the sequence of generalized twin primes”.

Previous speakers in the Whittaker Colloquium have included Endre Szemerédi, Gunnar Carlsson, Robbert Dijkgraaf, Peter Kronheimer, Philip Maini, Richard Melrose, Terence Tao and Sir Christopher Zeeman.

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