Charlotte Scott Centre for Algebra

School of Mathematics & Physics, University of Lincoln

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

AMS Special Session at Hunter College, City University of New York

The Special Session on Infinite Permutation Groups, Totally Disconnected Locally Compact Groups and Geometric Group Theory organised by Simon Smith (University of Lincoln) and Delaram Kahrobaei (City University of New York) took … Continue reading

May 8, 2017 · 1 Comment

Simon Smith and Delaram Kahrobaei are organising a conference in New York City with the American Mathematical Society

Simon Smith (University of Lincoln, UK) and Delaram Kahrobaei (City University of New York, USA) are organising a conference on infinite permutation groups, totally disconnected locally compact groups, and geometric … Continue reading

April 11, 2017 · 1 Comment

Simon Smith was at the Banff International Research Station last week

Last week, Simon Smith was at the Banff International Research Station (BIRS) in Canada, where he was an invited speaker at a meeting about permutation groups. BIRS is an isolated station … Continue reading

November 20, 2016 · 1 Comment

Simon Smith gave a lecture on his latest research at the University of Leeds on Tuesday

Simon Smith visited the University of Leeds this week, to give a talk in their Algebra Seminar on his new product for permutation groups, called the box product. The box … Continue reading

October 26, 2016 · Leave a comment

Dr Florian Lehner in Lincoln

Florian Lehner is visiting Simon Smith at the University of Lincoln from 10th October 2016 until 15th October 2016. Florian is visiting from the University of Hamburg. Simon and Florian will … Continue reading

October 10, 2016 · 1 Comment

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