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Coulter McDowell Lecture 2017

Windsor Auditorium
08/11/2017 (18:00-19:00)
The annual Coulter McDowell Lecture will take place on Wednesday 8 November 2017 in the Windsor Building Auditorium 

 5.30pm for pre-lecture reception: 6.15pm – 7.00pm lecture

Guest speaker Dr Julia Wolf

Heilbronn Reader in Combinatorics and Number Theory

School of Mathematics, University of Bristol

          What’s the(ir) difference? Primes, twin primes and other relatives
 Prime numbers have fascinated mathematicians and amateur numberphiles alike for millennia. They underlie modern-day cryptography and continue to be the subject of much   research (and some speculation).  In this talk we will look at a handful of open problems concerning the primes which all involve taking differences.
 Admission free: to book please email CoulterMcDowellroyalholloway.ac.uk by 18 October 2017 


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