Algebra in Lincoln

School of Mathematics & Physics, University of Lincoln

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

Call for new problems and update for Kourovka Notebook

The preparation of the new 19th edition of the “Kourovka Notebook” in underway. Everybody is welcome to propose new problems to be included in the new edition. Problems may “belong” to those … Continue reading

September 11, 2017 · Leave a comment

New year – new look

Celebrating 3rd year of our blog and of our Algebra Group we made an uplift of our blog visual style from a more traditional theme Sandbox 1.6.2 to a slicker and … Continue reading

August 24, 2017 · Leave a comment

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…

August 23, 2017 · Leave a comment

New result of collaboration of mathematicians of Lincoln and Brasilia

During his recent trip to Brazil Evgeny Khukhro completed a new joint paper with Prof Pavel Shumyatsky (Univ. of Brasilia) “Finite groups with Engel sinks of bounded rank” (available on ArXiv). … Continue reading

August 22, 2017 · 1 Comment

Annual Boole Lecture in Mathematics

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What is Mathematics Education, Really? a public lecture by Professor Alexandre Borovik (University of Manchester) Thursday, 2nd of November 2017, 6:00-7:20 pm Newton…

July 21, 2017 · Leave a comment

MEQ results: the best school in the University

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As a result of the latest Module Evaluation by students (MEQ) the School of Mathematics and Physics came first amongst all the school…

June 30, 2017 · Leave a comment

Conference “Groups, Rings and the Yang–Baxter equation”

Evgeny Khukhro gave an invited talk at the international conference “Groups, Rings and the Yang–Baxter equation”, which was held in Spa, Belgium, on June 18–24, 2017. He spoke on “Almost Engel finite, profinite, … Continue reading

June 25, 2017 · 1 Comment

Call for new Kourovka problems in Group Theory

Evgeny Khukhro announced a start for preparation of the new 19th edition of the “Kourovka Notebook” — the famous collection of unsolved problems in Group Theory and related areas. This publication originated in … Continue reading

June 11, 2017 · 1 Comment

Algebraic conference in Lincoln

School of Mathematics and Physics conducted the conference “Maximal Conditions and Embeddings of Profinite Groups” in University of Lincoln on 2nd June. The conference was supported by a grant of the London Mathematical … Continue reading

June 5, 2017 · 1 Comment

Two talks at LARA seminar by Prof Rögnvaldur G. Möller and by Dr Colin Reid

Another enhanced Lincoln Algebra Research Afternoon (LARA) before the conference “Maximal Conditions and Embeddings of Profinite Groups” on 2nd June. On 31th of May we had two talks: Prof Rögnvaldur G. Möller (University … Continue reading

June 1, 2017 · 1 Comment

LARA seminar by Dr Alejandra Garrido

On 30th of May we had a seminar within the Lincoln Algebra Research Afternoons (LARA), with Dr Alejandra Garrido (currently an Alexander von Humboldt research fellow at Duesseldorf) giving a talk … Continue reading

May 30, 2017 · 2 Comments

Visiting Isaac Newton’s birthplace

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On 26 May our maths and physics students and staff visited Woolsthorpe Manor — the birthplace of Isaac Newton, where he also spent…

May 27, 2017 · Leave a 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 recent work on Generalizations of self-reciprocal polynomials. The next LARA … Continue reading

May 19, 2017 · 1 Comment

Visit by Professor Andrei Jaikin-Zapirain

Professor Andrei Jaikin-Zapirain (Autonomous University of Madrid, currently at University of Oxford) visited Lincoln School of Mathematics and Physics on 10 May 2017. He gave a talk “On l2-Betti numbers and … Continue reading

May 14, 2017 · 1 Comment

New paper accepted in Journal of Algebra

The paper by Evgeny Khukhro and Pavel Shumyatsky “Almost Engel compact groups”, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jalgebra.2017.04.021, has just been accepted for publication in Journal of Algebra. (See also https://arxiv.org/pdf/1610.02079.pdf.) Abstract: We say that a group is almost … Continue reading

May 5, 2017 · 1 Comment