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Western Sydney University Parramatta City Campus

Western Sydney University, Level 5, Peter Shergold Building, 169 Macquarie Street

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The Women in Mathematics Day in Western Sydney will be held on the 13th of May to celebrate the achievements of women in mathematics.

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Western's Women in Mathematics Day will be held on the 13th of May to celebrate the achievements and contributions of women active in Mathematics. This hybrid online and in person event consists of several invited talks given by mathematicians active in Western Sydney and other institutes in Australia and a showing of a short film about Maryam Mirzakhani, who was an Iranian mathematician and a Professor of Mathematics at Stanford University, and the first and the only woman to win the Fields medal.

Date: 13 May 2021 Time: 3:30 to 6:00pm Venue: PC-01.5.82 Parramatta City Campus

Registrations close Friday 7 May 2021.For more information please contact Roozbeh Hazrat, r.hazrat@westernsydney.edu.au


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Julia Collins (Edith Cowan University): Julia Collins has a PhD in 4-dimensional Knot Theory from the University of Edinburgh where she was also the Mathematics Engagement Officer for five years. In 2016 she moved to Australia to work on the CHOOSEMATHS project at the Australian Mathematical Sciences Institute, before taking up a mathematics lecturing position at Edith Cowan University in 2019. She has won the How to Talk Maths in Public competition and co-organised the world's first Maths Craft Festival. Julia has been published in Nature and The Best Writing on Mathematics, and is the author of Get Smart: Maths.

Luci Ellis (Reserve Bank of Australia): Luci Ellis received her PhD from ANU. She is the Assistant Governor (Economic) at the Reserve Bank of Australia, a position she has held since December 2016. She has also served as a Deputy Head of Economic Analysis Department and spent almost two years on secondment at the Bank for International Settlements.

Mary Myerscough (University of Sydney): Mary Myerscough is a member of the Nonlinear Analysis research group and a member of the Applied Mathematics research group. She is a full professor at the University of Sydney. Her interests are Mathematical biology, mathematical models for atherosclerosis and carcinogenesis, self-organisation in social insects.

Rosalind Wang (Western Sydney University): Dr Rosalind Wang is a senior lecturer in Data Science at Western Sydney University, Australia. Since completing her PhD in 2008, Dr Wang has worked as a machine learning and data mining researcher at CSIRO, Australia. At CSIRO, Dr Wang applied her skills in machine learning to a diverse field of projects ranging from energy management, anomaly detection in sensor networks, medical diagnostics and astronomy.

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