Advice for Probability Graduate Students

Attend Seminars

Check the calendar at your university.

Online Seminars

Go to Conferences

Online Conferences

April 27 - May 1, 2020
Online conference on Statistical Mechanics, Integrable Systems and Probability

In-Person Conferences

Coronavirus cancellations are marked in red.

April 4 - 5, 2020
Canceled
AMS Sectional Meeting
with 3 sessions involving probability
Purdue
April 6 - 9, 2020
Canceled
Graph Limits
Eurandom, Eindhoven, Netherlands
April 14 - July 10, 2020
Random Geometry and Quantum Gravity
Paris
April 20 - 24, 2020
Postponed
Bath-Beijing-Paris VI Meeting on Branching Structures
Bath, UK
April 24 - 25, 2020
Canceled
Finger Lakes Probability Seminar
Binghamton NY
May 8 - 10, 2020
Postponed
Frontier Probability Days
Las Vegas
May 11 - 12, 2020
Canceled
Southeastern Probability Conference
Duke University
May 11 - 15, 2020
Canceled
Workshop YEP XVII: Interacting Particle Systems
Eurandom, Eindhoven, Netherlands
May 18 - 20, 2020
Canceled
Conference on New Developments in Probability
Tulane
June 1 - 5, 2020
Will likely be postponed
Challenges in probability and statistical mechanics
Technion
June 1 - 26, 2020
PIMS-CRM Summer School in Probability
Vancouver
June 7 - 14, 2020
BIRS Workshop: Random motions in Markov and semi-Markov environments and their applications
Banff, Cananda
June 9 - 13, 2020
Canceled
7th Cornell Conference on Analysis, Probability, and Mathematical Physics on Fractals
June 15 - 26, 2020
Summer School on Random Matrices
University of Michigan
June 15 - 26, 2020
Stochastic Differential Geometry and Mathematical Phyisics
Lebesgue Center, Rennes France
June 29 - July 10, 2020
Graduate Summer School on Random Graphs
MSRI Berkeley
June 29 - July 10, 2020
Graduate Summer School on Discrete Probability, Physics, and Algorithms
Montreal
June 29 - July 10, 2020
Graduate Summer School on Foundations and Frontiers of Probabilistic Proofs
Zurich
July 5 - 17, 2020
50th Saint-Flour Probability Summer School
St. Flour, France
July 27 - August 7, 2020
CMI-HIMR Integrable Probability Summer School
Oxford
July 27 - August 14, 2020
Program on First-Passage Percolation and Related Models
ICTS Bangalore
July 28 - August 8, 2020
XXIV Brazilian School of Probability/ São Paulo School of advanced science on singular stochastic partial differential equations and their applications
Sao Paulo
August 3 - 7, 2020
Postponed
NSF/CBMS Conference: Gaussian Random Fields, Fractals, SPDEs, and Extremes
Huntsville, Alabama
August 17 - 21, 2020
Postponed
10th World Congress in Probability and Statistics
Seoul
August 26 - September 4, 2020
PDE and Randomness Symposium (including a summer school)
Bath, UK
September 6 - 11, 2020
BIRS Workshop: Theory and Computational Methods for SPDEs
Oaxaca, Mexico
September 7 - 11, 2020
Random Geometry
Lebesgue Center, Rennes France
September 7 - 11, 2020
10th International Conference on Stochastic Analysis and its Applications
Kyoto University
September 13 - 18, 2020
BIRS Workshop: Permuations and Probability
Banff, Canada
October 8 - 10, 2020
Midwest Probability Colloquium
Northwestern
October 23 - 26, 2020
Random Media and Large Deviations
in honor of Ofer Zeitouni’s 60th birthday
Courant Institute
November 19 - 20, 2020
Northeast Probability Seminar
New York
January - July, 2021
Thematic Program in Probability and PDE
CRM Montreal
March 14 - 21, 2021
Interacting Particle Systems and Hydrodynamic Limits
CRM Montreal
April 7 - 9, 2021
Probability, Analysis and Dynamics 21
Bristol, UK
April 11 - 18, 2021
Mean Field Games
CRM Montreal
May 2 - 16, 2021
Branching Systems, Reaction-Diffusion Equations, and Population Models
CRM Montreal
June 27 - July 11, 2021
Unifying Concepts in PDE with Randomness
CRM Montreal
August 16 - December 21, 2021
Universality and Integrability in Random Matrix Theory and Interacting Particle Systems
MSRI, Berkeley
January 18 - May 20, 2022
The Analysis and Geometry of Random Spaces
MSRI, Berkeley

Use Online Resources

Current Preprints
ArXive Probability Preprints
Download Articles (older than 1 or 2 years)
JSTOR
Project Euclid
Electronic Journals
Electronic Journal of Probability
Probability Surveys
Latin American J. of Prob. and Math. Stat.
Personal Web Pages
These are another good source of papers.

Attend Programs at Institutes

There are many mathematical research institutes worldwide. Some are conference centers or simply departments by another name, but most run semester-long periods of concentration in specific areas. They often give support to young researchers and graduate students.

* Supports research in pairs or teams.

The Fields Institute also has a List of Institutes.

Online Books

The following archives have huge numbers of wonderful math books and papers. Their status is uncertain; use them at your own discretion.

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