Fourteenth Meeting of the North British Mathematical Physics Seminar

The 14th meeting of the North British Mathematical Physics Seminar will be held on Wednesday 22 February 2006 at the International Centre for Mathematical Sciences in Edinburgh.

For a printable programme click on one of the following links: PostScript or PDF.

Scientific Programme

Richard Szabo (Heriot-Watt University)
Black Holes, Topological Strings and Phase Transitions
Veronika Hubeny (University of Durham)
Looking beyond horizons via AdS/CFT
Alistair Hart (University of Edinburgh)
Topology and random matrix theory in lattice QCD
Barry Miller (University of York)
Conserved Charges of the Principal Chiral Model on a Supergroup
Mark Goodsell (University of Durham)
Intersecting Brane Worlds and One Loop Amplitudes

Practical Information

Travel information to get to the ICMS can be obtained here . The ICMS is located in the Edinburgh New Town and it is a pleasant 15-20 minute walk from Waverley station. The following map shows both Waverley station (near the lower right hand corner) and the ICMS (in the red circle).

Train information can be obtained from Railtrack.

A sandwich lunch, tea, coffee and biscuits will be provided free of charge.

Limited funds are available to help with travel expenses of participants with no other source of funding. We hope that this will encourage postgraduate students and postdocs to attend the meeting. Please email Josť Figueroa-O'Farrill in advance if you would like to apply for support. And please book early to take advantage of the cheaper train fares.

Postscript: The meeting took place successfully on 22 February 2006. Click here to view a list of people who took part.

Last modified: Feb 23 2006 at 10:38 GMT