Algebra in Lincoln

School of Mathematics & Physics, University of Lincoln

Annual Charlotte Scott Lecture in Mathematics

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Indra’s Pearls: A mathematical adventure a public lecture by Professor Caroline Series FRS University of Warwick; LMS President-Designate 2017 Wednesday, 7th of February…

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Algebra seminar in Lincoln: talk by Professor Brita Nucinkis

On Wednesday the 15th of November, Professor Brita Nucinkis (Royal Holloway, University of London) visited School of Mathematics and Physics in Lincoln. She gave a talk “Centralisers in generalised Thompson … Continue reading

November 16, 2017 · 1 Comment

3rd Annual Boole Lecture in Mathematics

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On 2nd of November, George Boole’s 202th birthday, Professor Alexandre Borovik (University of Manchester) delivered the 3rd Annual Boole Lecture “What is mathematics…

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Up the cathedral tower

On Wednesday the 8th of November, a small group of maths staff and students climbed up to the highest point in Lincoln, led by cathedral volunteers.

November 10, 2017 · 1 Comment

Algebra Seminar in Lincoln: talk by Dr Eugenio Giannelli

On Tuesday the 7th of November, Eugenio Giannelli, from the University of Cambridge,  visited the School of Mathematics and Physics. He gave an algebra seminar on the topic: “Restriction of … Continue reading

November 7, 2017 · 1 Comment

Algebra seminar in Lincoln: talk by Dr Ana Khukhro

Dr Ana Khukhro (University of Neuchâtel, Switzerland) visited Lincoln on 3 November. She gave a talk  “Geometry of finite quotients of groups” at the Algebra research seminar.

November 4, 2017 · 1 Comment

Anitha Thillaisundaram gives a seminar in Royal Holloway

On Wednesday the 4th of October 2017, Anitha Thillaisundaram gave a seminar on branch groups at Royal Holloway, University of London.

November 1, 2017 · 1 Comment

A London Mathematical Society Research Grant

Nadia Mazza, Brita Nucinkis, Rachel Camina and Anitha Thillaisundaram successfully secured a London Mathematical Society Research Grant. This grant will go towards organising three one-day meetings in April, September and … Continue reading

October 26, 2017 · 2 Comments

LARA seminar by Valentina Iusa

The first LARA seminar of this academic year was held on the 24th of October and was given by Valentina Iusa. She spoke about her research on the nilpotency class … Continue reading

October 26, 2017 · 1 Comment

Simon Smith gives a lecture at the University of Cambridge Algebra and Representation Theory Seminar

On 18th October, Simon Smith gave a talk at the Algebra and Representation Theory Seminar at the University of Cambridge, on his recent results about the structure of profinite groups … Continue reading

October 20, 2017 · 1 Comment

Anitha Thillaisundaram gives a pure mathematics colloquium at Lancaster University

On Wednesday the 18th of October 2017, Anitha Thillaisundaram spoke on branch groups at the Pure Mathematics Colloquium of Lancaster University.

October 20, 2017 · 1 Comment

Conference “Topics on Groups and their Representations”

Sandro Mattarei gave an invited talk at the conference “Topics on Groups and their Representations”, which was held in Gargnano sul Garda, Italy, on October 9-11, 2017. He talked about “Closed forms for … Continue reading

October 17, 2017 · 1 Comment

New Research Highlights brochure

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The new “Research Highlights 2015–2017” brochure has now been printed. This booklet contains brief descriptions of some of the best achievements of the…

October 14, 2017 · 1 Comment

School of Maths and Physics at Lincoln Cathedral’s Organ Celebration

This staff-student-family-and-friends venture took us to Lincoln Cathedral on the evening of Friday the 13th. Our group, spanning from a 13-month-old to grandparents, witnessed a wonderful concert by the organists … Continue reading

October 14, 2017 · 2 Comments

Dr Florian Lehner (Univ. of Warwick) visits University of Lincoln

  Florian Lehner from the University of Warwick visited the University of Lincoln School of Mathematics and Physics this week, to work on a joint research project with Simon Smith. … Continue reading

October 11, 2017 · 1 Comment

School of Maths and Physics contributes 120 miles to the Walk A Million campaign in Lincolnshire

On Saturday the 30th of September 2017, the students and staff of the School of Mathematics and Physics hiked a 10-mile section of the Viking Trail, from Navenby to Lincoln, … Continue reading

October 2, 2017 · 1 Comment

Visit by Jack Button

Dr Jack Button (Cambridge) visited the School of Mathematics and Physics on the 27th of September 2017. He gave a talk “Finitely generated linear groups — basic concepts and some examples” … Continue reading

September 28, 2017 · 1 Comment