Charlotte Scott Centre for Algebra

School of Mathematics & Physics, University of Lincoln

Anitha Thillaisundaram attended a Functor Categories for Groups Conference in Lancaster

On Friday the 7th of December 2018, Anitha Thillaisundaram participated in the Functor Categories for Groups Meeting on Graphs and Groups in Lancaster University. There were three interesting talks, on … Continue reading

December 10, 2018 · Leave a comment

Evgeny Khukhro gives a talk in Royal Holloway

On 21 November 2018 Evgeny Khukhro visited Royal Holloway, Univ. of London, and gave a talk at the Pure Mathematics Seminar “Almost Engel compact groups“.

December 1, 2018 · 1 Comment

Sandro Mattarei gives a talk in Loughborough

On 20th November 2018 Sandro Mattarei visited Dr Elisa Postinghel (a former student of his of many years ago) at the University of Loughborough and gave an algebra seminar talk … Continue reading

November 21, 2018 · 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

Anitha Thillaisundaram spoke at the Functor Categories for Groups Meeting on Hausdorff Dimension

On Friday the 21st of September 2018, Anitha Thillaisundaram spoke at the Functor Categories for Groups Meeting on Hausdorff Dimension. The meeting took place at the Senate House (Royal Holloway) … Continue reading

September 24, 2018 · 1 Comment

3 Lincoln mathematicians attended a conference in Oxford

From 3rd–7th September 2018, Anitha Thillaisundaram, Sandro Mattarei and Simon Smith were at the “Groups, Geometry and Representations” conference in Oxford, celebrating the birthdays of Aner Shalev and Dan Segal. … Continue reading

September 10, 2018 · 1 Comment

Anitha Thillaisundaram gave a research talk at the FernUniversität in Hagen, Germany

On Friday the 31st of August 2018, Anitha Thillaisundaram gave a talk (in German) on “Maximal subgroups of branch groups” at the FernUniversität in Hagen. She spoke about her joint … Continue reading

August 31, 2018 · 1 Comment

Evgeny Khukhro’s collaboration with Novosibirsk University and Sobolev Institute of Mathematics

Evgeny Khukhro visited Novosibirsk from 2 to 9 August 2018. He participated in the seminars “Group Theory” and “Algebra and Logic” at the Sobolev Institute of Mathematics and Novosibirsk University. Evgeny … Continue reading

August 16, 2018 · 1 Comment

Algebraic conference in Lancaster

Sandro Mattarei gave an invited talk at the Workshop on Non-associative Algebras and Applications, which was held at the University of Lancaster from 9th to 13th July 2018. Sandro spoke … Continue reading

July 21, 2018 · 2 Comments

Maths & Physics at Lincoln: EDT Headstart residential course

The University of Lincoln has hosted a EDT Headstart  residential, where thirty students in Year 12 from all over the country have stayed from 8th to 11th July to get an introduction … Continue reading

July 18, 2018 · 3 Comments

Continued research collaboration of algebraists of Lincoln and Brasilia

Evgeny Khukhro is visiting University of Brasilia for research collaboration with Pavel Shumyatsky on questions ranging from length parameters of finite groups to profinite and compact groups satisfying certain generalizations … Continue reading

July 14, 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

Evgeny Khukhro’s talk at Norddeutsches Gruppentheorie-Kolloquium 2018

Evgeny Khukhro was an invited speaker at Norddeutsches Gruppentheorie-Kolloquium 2018 in Braunschweig, 29–30 June 2018, where he gave a talk Almost Engel compact groups.    

July 2, 2018 · 1 Comment

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

June 22, 2018 · 1 Comment

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