Algebra in Lincoln

School of Mathematics & Physics, University of Lincoln

Inaugural Professorial Lecture in Mathematics

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Is algebra a spoilsport in mathematics? a public lecture by Professor Evgeny Khukhro University of Lincoln Wednesday, 17 January 2018, 6:00-7:20 pm Newton…

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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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LARA seminar by Callum Burrows

The LARA seminar on the 5th of December was given by Callum Burrows. The title of his talk was “Properties of group actions and their relation to wreath products”. Abstract: We … Continue reading

December 6, 2017 · 1 Comment

New paper accepted for publication

New paper by Evgeny Khukhro (Univ. of Lincoln) and Pavel Shumyatsky (Univ. of Brasilia) “Finite groups with Engel sinks of bounded rank”  has been accepted for publication in Glasgow Mathematical Journal. … Continue reading

December 3, 2017 · 1 Comment

Anitha Thillaisundaram spoke at the University of St Andrews’ Pure Mathematics Colloquium

On the 23rd of November 2017, Anitha Thillaisundaram spoke on branch groups at the Pure Mathematics Colloquium at the University of St Andrews. She began her talk with the Burnside … Continue reading

November 30, 2017 · 1 Comment

Simon Smith gave a seminar at the University of Newcastle

Simon Smith gave at talk at the Algebra and Geometry Seminar at the University of Newcastle on Tuesday 21st November. His talk was on his recent research into the structure … Continue reading

November 22, 2017 · 1 Comment

Excursion to Donna Nook Nature Reserve and Cleethorpes

This School of Maths and Physics staff-student-family-and-friends trip took us to the Donna Nook Nature Reserve to see the seals, and later to Cleethorpes for the afternoon. Due to low … Continue reading

November 20, 2017 · 1 Comment

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