Events

From 18 Sept to 10 Oct 2017 the University of Leeds will be hosting in the Edward Boyle Library Foyer a Photographic Exhibition titled “Women of Mathematics throughout Europe – A Gallery of Portraits”. The exhibition is intended to break down barriers and stereotypes about mathematics, encouraging young people (male and female) to believe in their capacities and express their potential.

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The purpose of the conference is to bring together academics and language teachers working in Higher Education in the UK and internationally to discuss the nature and challenges presently faced in the field of language learning.

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The aim of the conference is to gather experts in stochastic control, robust optimisation and stochastic games to explore existing and new links across the different areas. The conference will bring in touch participants of our research week and other international experts for a 2-day exciting meeting with contributed and invited talks, time for discussion and an evening get-together on the first day

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The Workshop on Computational Approaches to Morphologically Rich Languages, organised by the Leeds University Kartvelian Studies group, aims to bring together established specialists and postgraduate research students working in the field of computational morphology and morphosyntax.

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Featured Speakers include Daniela Cadamuro (Technische Universität München), Luigi Cantini (Université de Cergy-Pontoise), Anatoly Konechny (Heriot-Watt University) and Oleg Lisovyy (Université de Tours).

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This conference aims be a catalyst for a step-change in the recognition and measurement of all forms of value arising from city, regional and national infrastructure, by connecting partners from academia, government, business and civil society operating at the local, national and international levels to debate, inform policy and shape plans for future research.

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This conference addressed the state of R2P at the global level and reflected on European perspectives. Topics covered included ethics, gender, humanity, refugees and international law. Speakers included Jennifer Welsh (Former Special Adviser on R2P to the UN Secretary General and Professor of International Relations, European University Institute), Simon Adams (Director of the Global Center for the Responsibility to Protect, New York), Gillian Kitley (UN Office for the Prevention of Genocide and Responsibility to Protect) and the Rt Hon. Hilary Benn (MP for Leeds Central since 1999)

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IQCLSW 2016 brought together leading international researchers in the field of quantum cascade lasers, and the programme provided a series of presentations spanning all aspects of quantum cascade laser research across the electromagnetic spectrum, from fundamental physics to the exploitation and applications of this technology.

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Quantum Information Processing and Communication (QIPC 2015) was held at the University of Leeds and featured speakers Jonathan Barrett (University of Oxford), Prof. Dr. Jelena Klinovaja (University of Basel), Dominic Berry (Macquarie University) and Lieven Vandersypen (TU Delft University of Technology)

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The colloquium has been the premier international forum for the presentation of scientific contributions in the fields of explosions and unsteady combustion, where there is strong coupling between reaction and fluid mechanics.

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