Heilbronn Colloquium Wahl20 Sep 2018, by Events in
We are very pleased to welcome Nathalie Wahl to the University of Bristol for a Heilbronn colloquium. Nathalie Wahl is a leading expert in algebraic topology, homotopy theory and geometric topology, and is distinguished for her work on homological stability. She is a professor at the University of Copenhagen and is spending the autumn semester at the Isaac Newton Institute.
Title: Homological stability: what is that for?
Abstract: Homological stability is a topological property shared by many configuration spaces and groups of matrices, or, more generally, groups of symmetries. In recent years, it has turned into a powerful computational tool. The talk will give an overview of the subject.
The colloquium will take place in SM1 in the Main Maths Building at 14.30 on Wednesday 21st November. It will be followed by afternoon tea in the Common Room. To help us plan space and catering, please complete the short registration form if you are planning to come.