SCHOLARSHIPS PRIZES AND AWARDS 9 Ashby Prize Offered annually for the best

Scholarships prizes and awards 9 ashby prize offered

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. . SCHOLARSHIPS, PRIZES AND AWARDS 9 Ashby Prize Offered annually for the best essay, submitted by a student in the Faculty of Science, that forms part of the requirements of Pure Mathematics 4, Applied Mathematics 4 or Mathematical Statistics 4. Value: $360. Norbert Quirk Prize No IV Awarded annually for the best essay on a given mathematical subject by a student enrolled in a fourth year course in mathematics (Pure Mathematics, Applied Mathematics or Mathematical Statistics) provided that the essay is of sufficient merit. Value: $250. David G. A. Jackson Prize Awarded for creativity and originality in any undergraduate Pure Mathematics unit of study. Value: $1100. Australian Federation of Graduate Women: Prize in Mathematics Awarded annually, on the recommendation of the Head of the School of Mathematics and Statistics, to the most distinguished woman candidate for the degree of B.A. or B.Sc. who graduates with first class Honours in Pure Mathematics, Applied Mathematics or Mathematical Statistics. Value: $175. Rolf Adams Prize This annual prize is awarded to the pure mathematics honours student who delivers the best talk. Value: $100. University Medal Awarded to Honours students who perform outstandingly. The award is subject to Faculty rules, which require a Faculty mark of 90 or more in Pure Mathematics 4 and a WAM of 80 or higher in 3rd year. More than one medal may be awarded in any year.
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10 CHAPTER . ENTRY, ADMINISTRATION AND ASSESSMENT
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I dislike arguments of any kind. They are always vulgar, and often convincing. Oscar Wilde, The importance of being earnest Chapter 3 Course Descriptions All courses offered in 2017 are 2 lecture per week courses and count as 1 unit. Some of the Semester II courses have one of the core courses as a prerequisite. In addition, any 3(A) courses, not previously examined, is available for credit. Each 3(A) course is run at 3 lectures and 1 tutorial per week, and counts as 1 unit. For substitutions by courses not given by Pure Mathematics see Section 1.3. 3.1 Fourth Year Courses — Semester I Algebraic Topology Lecturer: Kevin Coulombier Algebraic Topology is certainly among the branches of pure mathematics undergoing the most rapid development in the last one hundred years or so. It has enormous influence on other major branches, such as algebra, algebraic geometry, analysis, differential geometry and number theory. The typical problem of topology is to characterize or classify spaces. Some obvious intuitions, for example, Euclidean spaces of different dimensions are not the same, can be justified in a rigorous way using Algebraic Topology tools. In order to do this, we need to construct various invariants in algebraic terms. The homotopy groups and homology groups of a topological space are two important families of such invariants. The homotopy groups are easy to define but are in general very difficult to compute and the term in dimension one, called the fundamental group, serves as a reasonable example at honours level; the converse holds for the homology groups. Our goal for this course is to provide
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