Charlotte Scott Centre for Algebra

School of Mathematics & Physics, University of Lincoln

Special issue of Journal of Algebra dedicated to Prof. Efim Zelmanov

A special issue of Journal of Algebra has just appeared dedicated to Prof. Efim Zelmanov on occasion of his 60th birthday (many of the papers were also reported at the corresponding … Continue reading

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British Mathematical Colloquium, days 3 and 4

Originally posted on Peter Cameron's Blog:
The day began with the plenary talk by Paul Seymour, whom I’ve known for longer than almost anyone else at the meeting. He…

June 15, 2018 · Leave a comment

Simon Smith’s talk at the British Mathematical Colloquium 2018

On Wednesday 13 June 2018, Simon Smith gave his prestigious “morning lecture” at the British Mathematical Colloquium 2018, held this year at the University of St Andrews. The BMC is … Continue reading

June 15, 2018 · 1 Comment

Update for latest edition of the “Kourovka Notebook (Unsolved Problems in Group Theory)”

An update for the current 19th edition of “Kourovka Notebook (Unsolved Problems in Group Theory)” is  posted.  Several problems, both from the latest section and from the previous ones, have now been … Continue reading

June 11, 2018 · Leave a comment

LARA Seminar by Callum Burrows

On Wednesday the 30th of May 2018, Callum Burrows gave the last of this semester’s LARA (Lincoln Algebra Research Afternoons) seminars on “The Grigorchuk group”.  

June 5, 2018 · Leave a comment

Research grant awarded from the University of Duesseldorf

Anitha Thillaisundaram has successfully secured a research grant to visit the Heinrich Heine University of Duesseldorf. This grant is part of the StayConnected@HHU Programme by the Junior Scientist and International … Continue reading

May 30, 2018 · 2 Comments

Algebra seminar in Lincoln: talk by Dr Sam Morley

On Wednesday 23 May 2018, Sam Morley (Nottingham Trent University) visited the University of Lincoln and gave a talk  “Extensions of uniform algebras”. Abstract: “Algebraic extensions of uniform algebras, and more … Continue reading

May 28, 2018 · 1 Comment

Maths Trip to Green’s Mill and Wollaton Hall

On Friday the 25th of May 2018, we had our annual maths trip to Green’s Mill and Wollaton Hall in Nottingham. At the Green’s Mill museum, one is greeted with … Continue reading

May 26, 2018 · 1 Comment

Kourovka Notebook, 19th edition

Originally posted on Peter Cameron's Blog:
The latest edition (the 19th) of the Kourovka Notebook has just been released. It now has its own website, https://kourovka-notebook.org/. The Kourovka Notebook…

May 19, 2018 · Leave a comment

Algebra seminar by Sam Morley

On Wednesday the 23rd of May 2018, Sam Morley (Nottingham Trent University) will be visiting the University of Lincoln and giving a seminar on “Extensions of uniform algebras” at 2.30pm … Continue reading

May 17, 2018 · 1 Comment

LARA seminar by Sandro Mattarei

On 16th of May we had a seminar within the Lincoln Algebra Research Afternoons (LARA), with Sandro Mattarei reporting on his work on Additive subgroups and inversion in finite fields.  

May 16, 2018 · 1 Comment

New 19th edition of the “Kourovka Notebook (Unsolved Problems in Group Theory)”

“Kourovka Notebook” is a famous collection of open problems in group theory proposed by hundreds of mathematicians from all over the world. It has been published every 2-4 years since … Continue reading

May 10, 2018 · 1 Comment

Anitha Thillaisundaram speaks at the Women in Mathematics meeting in Cambridge

On Monday, the 30th of April 2018, Anitha Thillaisundaram spoke on “Hausdorff dimension of pro-p groups – history and open problems” at the Women in Mathematics 2-day meeting at the … Continue reading

May 2, 2018 · 1 Comment

Algebra seminar in Lincoln: talk by Dan Segal

On 25th of April 2018, Professor Dan Segal (University of Oxford) visited the University of Lincoln and gave a talk at the Algebra seminar “On groups of finite upper rank”. … Continue reading

April 27, 2018 · 1 Comment

Algebra seminar in Lincoln: talk by George Willis

On Thursday the 19th of April 2018 George Willis (Newcastle, Australia) gave a talk on “Totally disconnected, locally compact groups” at the Lincoln Algebra seminar (see abstract here). Introducing the … Continue reading

April 22, 2018 · 1 Comment

Algebra seminar in Lincoln: talk by Martyn Quick

On Wednesday the 18th of April 2018, Martyn Quick (St Andrews) visited Lincoln and gave a talk “Presentations for Thompson’s infinite simple group V and some of its generalisations“. Abstract: Thompson’s … Continue reading

April 20, 2018 · 1 Comment