Algebra in Lincoln

School of Mathematics & Physics, University of Lincoln

Conference “Topics on Groups and their Representations”

Sandro Mattarei gave an invited talk at the conference “Topics on Groups and their Representations”, which was held in Gargnano sul Garda, Italy, on October 9-11, 2017. He talked about “Closed forms for … Continue reading

October 17, 2017 · 1 Comment

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

School of Maths and Physics at Lincoln Cathedral’s Organ Celebration

This staff-student-family-and-friends venture took us to Lincoln Cathedral on the evening of Friday the 13th. Our group, spanning from a 13-month-old to grandparents, witnessed a wonderful concert by the organists … Continue reading

October 14, 2017 · 2 Comments

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

School of Maths and Physics contributes 120 miles to the Walk A Million campaign in Lincolnshire

On Saturday the 30th of September 2017, the students and staff of the School of Mathematics and Physics hiked a 10-mile section of the Viking Trail, from Navenby to Lincoln, … Continue reading

October 2, 2017 · 1 Comment

Visit by Jack Button

Dr Jack Button (Cambridge) visited the School of Mathematics and Physics on the 27th of September 2017. He gave a talk “Finitely generated linear groups — basic concepts and some examples” … Continue reading

September 28, 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 paper accepted in Finite Fields and Their Applications

The paper by Sandro Mattarei and Marco Pizzato, Generalizations of self-reciprocal polynomials, has been accepted for publication in Finite Fields and Their Applications. (See also https://arxiv.org/pdf/1609.07677.pdf.) Abstract: A formula for the number of monic … Continue reading

August 29, 2017 · 1 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…

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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

Visit to Heinrich-Heine-Universitaet Duesseldorf

In July, Anitha Thillaisundaram visited the University of Duesseldorf and made significant progress on her joint paper “The normal Hausdorff spectrum of pro-p groups” with Benjamin Klopsch and Amaia Zugadi-Reizabal. … Continue reading

August 16, 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

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 10th to 13th July to get an introduction … Continue reading

July 23, 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

New paper accepted in Journal of Number Theory

The paper by Sandro Mattarei and Roberto Tauraso, From generating series to polynomial congruences, has been accepted for publication in Journal of Number Theory. (You may find the final version in preprint form at https://arxiv.org/pdf/1703.02322.pdf.) … Continue reading

July 12, 2017 · 1 Comment