Charlotte Scott Centre for Algebra

School of Mathematics & Physics, University of Lincoln

Simon M Smith spoke in the Strukturtheorie-Seminar at the Institut für Diskrete Mathematik at TU Graz in Austria

Simon gave a talk in the Strukturtheorie-Seminar at the Institut für Diskrete Mathematik at TU Graz in Austria on 2nd December 2021. He spoke about his structure theorem for infinite … Continue reading

December 22, 2021 · 1 Comment

Simon M Smith was an invited speaker and participant at the (online) Banff International Research Station in August 2021

The week-long meeting was on tdlc groups via group actions, and Simon spoke about his joint work with Colin Reid on groups acting on trees with property P. The Banff … Continue reading

December 22, 2021 · 1 Comment

Simon M Smith was an invited speaker at Groups in Madrid 2021

Simon M Smith was one of the invited speakers at the 2-day workshop “Groups in Madrid 2021”, held 25th-26th November 2021 in Madrid, Spain. He spoke about his joint work … Continue reading

December 22, 2021 · 1 Comment

Simon Smith gave a talk at the 2021 British Mathematical Colloquium

This year’s British Mathematical Colloquium was supposed to be held at the University of Glasgow, but because of COVID restrictions it was held virtually in Glasgow. The organisers did an … Continue reading

April 12, 2021 · 1 Comment

On 21st August, Simon gave a research talk at the University of Newcastle in Australia. Over Zoom.

On Friday (21st August 2020), Simon gave a research talk at the Zero-Dimensional Symmetry Seminar, hosted by the University of Newcastle in NSW Australia. Because of COVID, the talk was … Continue reading

August 24, 2020 · 1 Comment

Simon Smith gave the Pure Mathematics Colloquium at the University of St Andrews

Lincoln has one of the newest mathematics programmes in the country, and St Andrews has one of the oldest. On 14th March, Simon travelled from Lincoln to St Andrews to … Continue reading

April 3, 2019 · 1 Comment

Simon Smith was an invited speaker at the ICMS in Edinburgh

In September, the International Centre for Mathematical Sciences held the workshop From permutation groups to model theory. It was a workshop inspired by the research interests of Dugald Macpherson, in honour of … Continue reading

October 8, 2018 · 1 Comment

Trees, Dynamics and Locally Compact Groups in Düsselforf

Last week a contingent from the Charlotte Scott Centre for Algebra at the University of Lincoln went to Düsseldorf, for the conference Trees, Dynamics and Locally Compact Groups that was … Continue reading

July 6, 2018 · 1 Comment

Sandro Mattarei unicycling in the recent snow

This is the inaugural video on our new youtube channel: Algebra-in-Lincoln

February 28, 2018 · 2 Comments

Simon Smith gave a lecture at Royal Holloway, University of London

On 29th November 2017, Simon Smith visited Royal Holloway, University of London and gave a seminar on his research to the mathematics department. Here he is in front of Royal … Continue reading

December 18, 2017 · 1 Comment

Simon Smith gave a talk at the Université Catholique de Louvain, in Belgium

Simon Smith visited Adrien Le Boudec and Pierre-Emmanuel Caprace at the Université Catholique de Louvain (UCL) in Belgium from  26th November until 30th November 2017. While there he gave a … Continue reading

December 17, 2017 · Leave a 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

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

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

Dr Stephen P. Glasby from the University of Western Australia visited the University of Lincoln

Dr Stephen P. Glasby from the University of Western Australia’s Centre for the Mathematics of Symmetry and Computation visited Dr Simon Smith at the University of Lincoln School of Mathematics … Continue reading

August 1, 2017 · 1 Comment

Industrial and Financial Mathematics module in Lincoln

Mathematics students in their second year gave great feedback on their Industrial and Financial Mathematics module. This module is intended to showcase some of the industrial applications of mathematics, with … Continue reading

July 5, 2017 · 1 Comment

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