24th – 26th September 2014

QOP participants and their affiliations

  1. Alexander Belton, Lancaster University
  2. Yemon Choi, Lancaster University
  3. H. Garth Dales, Lancaster University
  4. Biswarup Das, Institute of Mathematics of the Polish Academy of Sciences
  5. Joel Feinstein, University of Nottingham
  6. Michał Gnacik, Lancaster University
  7. Jason Hancox, Lancaster University
  8. Robin Hillier, Lancaster University
  9. Graham Jameson, Lancaster University
  10. Mateusz Jurczyński, Lancaster University
  11. Derek Kitson, Lancaster University
  12. Tomasz Kochanek, Institute of Mathematics of the Polish Academy of Sciences
  13. Claus Köstler, National University of Ireland, Cork
  14. Andrzej Kucik, University of Leeds
  15. Niels Laustsen, Lancaster University
  16. J. Martin Lindsay, Lancaster University
  17. Olga Maleva, University of Birmingham
  18. David Moore, University of Nottingham
  19. Sam Morley, University of Nottingham
  20. Piotr Nowak, Institute of Mathematics of the Polish Academy of Sciences and University of Warsaw, visiting the University of Oxford
  21. Jonathan Partington, University of Leeds
  22. Stephen Power, Lancaster University
  23. Charles Read, University of Leeds
  24. Adam Skalski, Institute of Mathematics of the Polish Academy of Sciences and University of Warsaw
  25. Richard Skillicorn, Lancaster University
  26. Dona Strauss, University of Leeds
  27. Joshua Tattersall, University of Leeds
  28. Steven Trotter, University of Leeds
  29. Amanda Turner, Lancaster University
  30. Jared White, Lancaster University
  31. Hongfei Yang, University of Nottingham
  32. Joachim Zacharias, University of Glasgow
  33. Wiesław Żelazko, Institute of Mathematics of the Polish Academy of Sciences

Conference photograph, Thursday 25th September 2014

Conference photograph, taken on Thursday 25th September 2014. Full-size version (5.7 MB)
Back row (left to right): Joachim Zacharias, Jonathan Partington, David Moore, Claus Köstler, Garth Dales, Robin Hillier, Mateusz Jurczyński, Richard Skillicorn, Derek Kitson, Tomasz Kochanek, Jason Hancox, Joshua Tattersall, Stephen Power
Middle row (left to right): Piotr Nowak, Steven Trotter, Wiesław Żelazko, Niels Laustsen, Graham Jameson, Jared White, Yemon Choi, Dona Strauss, Hongfei Yang, Sam Morley, Andrzej Kucik
Front row (left to right): Biswarup Das, Charles Read, Joel Feinstein, Alexander Belton, Martin Lindsay, Adam Skalski

50th Anniversary lecturers

Professor Brian Davies has a post-retirement, part-time position at King's College, London. He was the President of the London Mathematical Society during one of its most fraught recent periods, from 2007 to 2009; honours include a Fellowship of the Royal Society since 1995. He is the author of more than 200 mathematical papers, mostly devoted to analysis, heat equations and non-self-adjoint spectral theory, and he has written 7 books, including Linear Operators and their Spectra; his interests encompass the philosophy of mathematics - as seen in Science in the Looking Glass and Why Beliefs Matter. He is also well known in the quantum physics community for work that he did in the 1970s on quantum measurement and open quantum systems.

Professor W. H. Woodin holds a joint position in the Departments of Mathematics and of Philosophy at Harvard University; he was previously Professor at the University of California, Berkeley, from 1989 to 2014. In 1985 Professor Woodin was awarded the Presidential Young Investigator Award, and he received the Hausdorff Medal of the European Set Theory Society in 2013. He was a plenary lecturer at the International Congress of Mathematicians in 2010, and a section lecturer in 1986 and 2002. He featured in the BBC Horizon programme To Infinity and Beyond in 2010. Professor Woodin is one of the leaders in our era in the quest to understand the fundamental nature of sets and the real numbers, taking forward the journey of Gödel and Tarski into the far reaches of higher cardinals.


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