IHoM4 programme

 

08:50

Registration & welcome

Chair

09:15

The Pre-History of Genius: William Rowan Hamilton’s school days in Trim, Co. Meath (1808-1823)

Miguel
De Arce

Ciarán Mac an Bhaird

09:40

Henry Smith and the Arithmetical Theory of Forms

Joseph
Bennett

10:05

The enigmas of two 8-9th century brooches

Michael
Brennan

10:30

Coffee break

11:05

One Hundred Years of the Cosmological Constant

Cormac
O’Raifeartaigh

Maurice OReilly

11:30

‘One of the best of Irishmen’: James Thomson Snr and Mathematics in late Georgian Belfast

Mark
McCartney

11:55

Euler’s methods and their impact on student learning

Ciarán
Mac an Bhaird

12:20

Lunch & photo

13:50

The Library of Irish Mathematics

Colm
Mulcahy

Mark McCartney

14:15

‘Knotty problems in algebra’: mathematical collections in Marsh’s Library

Sue
Hemmens

14:40

In search of Robert Steell, mathematician and author

Roderick
Gow

15:05

Coffee break

15:40

Mathematics from the Imprimerie Royale, Paris at the Edward Worth Library

Maurice
OReilly

Roderick Gow

16:05

The limit concept in the early 18th century

David
Wilkins

16:30

Replication of Foucault’s pendulum experiment in Dublin

Peter
Lynch

16:55

Edward Worth Library Tour

Elizabethanne
Boran

17:30

IHoM4 ends

18:00

Dinner in Ashling Hotel

For further details of talks and speakers’ affiliations, see the Abstracts page.

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