ECM Faculty Focus
All staff are welcome to attend this public lecture by Winthrop Professor Cheryl Praeger, Director of The Centre for the Mathematics of Symmetry and Computation.
As the vital role of technology in modern society increases, the mathematical sciences are becoming indispensable.
The title, borrowed from Eugene Wigner, is re-proved daily as mathematicians find that the same fundamentals of mathematics can apply to vastly different problems, giving applications from physics to finance, to fast secure communication.
The supply of mathematics graduates and mathematics teachers in Australia is unable to meet education and employer demand.
What must Australia do to properly equip itself for the future?
Pictured in the attached photo is Winthrop Professor Cheryl Praeger.