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Opening Ceremony of Michell Theatre and Nanson and Wilson computer laboratories

Friday 10 March 2006 @ 04:15 pm - 06:15 pm

Michell Theatre, Richard Berry building




The Department of Mathematics and Statistics is pleased to invite you to the opening ceremony of the recently renamed Michell Theatre (Theatre A) and the Nanson and Wilson computer laboratories.

These rooms have been renamed to honor past professors of the department: Prof Wilson 1854 - 1874, Professor Nanson 1875 - 1922 and Prof Michell 1923 - 1928.

The ceremony will commence with a talk by Professor Ernie Tuck, from University of Adelaide, on the important scientific contribution of Professor Michell. Following this, Associate Professor Barry Hughes of the Department of Mathematics and Statistics will talk briefly on Professors Wilson and Nanson.
The ceremony will conclude with a cocktail party on the lawn outside the Richard berry building (weather permitting) or the tearoom from 5.15pm onwards.

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