Charlotte Scott Centre for Algebra

School of Mathematics & Physics, University of Lincoln

Maths Trip to Green’s Mill and Wollaton Hall

On Friday the 25th of May 2018, we had our annual maths trip to Green’s Mill and Wollaton Hall in Nottingham. At the Green’s Mill museum, one is greeted with … Continue reading

May 26, 2018 · 1 Comment

Kourovka Notebook, 19th edition

Originally posted on Peter Cameron's Blog:
The latest edition (the 19th) of the Kourovka Notebook has just been released. It now has its own website, https://kourovka-notebook.org/. The Kourovka Notebook…

May 19, 2018 · Leave a comment

Algebra seminar by Sam Morley

On Wednesday the 23rd of May 2018, Sam Morley (Nottingham Trent University) will be visiting the University of Lincoln and giving a seminar on “Extensions of uniform algebras” at 2.30pm … Continue reading

May 17, 2018 · 1 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 work on Additive subgroups and inversion in finite fields.  

May 16, 2018 · 1 Comment

New 19th edition of the “Kourovka Notebook (Unsolved Problems in Group Theory)”

“Kourovka Notebook” is a famous collection of open problems in group theory proposed by hundreds of mathematicians from all over the world. It has been published every 2-4 years since … Continue reading

May 10, 2018 · 1 Comment

Anitha Thillaisundaram speaks at the Women in Mathematics meeting in Cambridge

On Monday, the 30th of April 2018, Anitha Thillaisundaram spoke on “Hausdorff dimension of pro-p groups – history and open problems” at the Women in Mathematics 2-day meeting at the … Continue reading

May 2, 2018 · 1 Comment

Algebra seminar in Lincoln: talk by Dan Segal

On 25th of April 2018, Professor Dan Segal (University of Oxford) visited the University of Lincoln and gave a talk at the Algebra seminar “On groups of finite upper rank”. … Continue reading

April 27, 2018 · 1 Comment

Algebra seminar in Lincoln: talk by George Willis

On Thursday the 19th of April 2018 George Willis (Newcastle, Australia) gave a talk on “Totally disconnected, locally compact groups” at the Lincoln Algebra seminar (see abstract here). Introducing the … Continue reading

April 22, 2018 · 1 Comment

Algebra seminar in Lincoln: talk by Martyn Quick

On Wednesday the 18th of April 2018, Martyn Quick (St Andrews) visited Lincoln and gave a talk “Presentations for Thompson’s infinite simple group V and some of its generalisations“. Abstract: Thompson’s … Continue reading

April 20, 2018 · 1 Comment

Algebra Seminar by Dan Segal

On Wednesday the 25th of April 2018, Professor Dan Segal (University of Oxford) will be visiting the University of Lincoln and giving a seminar on groups of finite upper rank, … Continue reading

April 20, 2018 · 1 Comment

First public lecture by maths and physics student society

On Monday the 16th of April 2018, the University of Lincoln Maths and Physics Student Society (MAPS) organised their very first public lecture, aided by a London Mathematical Society Undergraduate … Continue reading

April 17, 2018 · 1 Comment

Algebraic conference in Lincoln on totally disconnected locally compact groups

On Friday the 13th of April 2018 a one-day algebraic conference was conducted at the University of Lincoln “The category of totally disconnected locally compact groups“.  The conference was supported … Continue reading

April 15, 2018 · 2 Comments

Algebra seminar by George Willis

On Thursday the 19th of April 2018 at 4pm, George Willis (Newcastle, Australia) will be giving a seminar on “Totally disconnected, locally compact groups” in INB 3305. All are welcome … Continue reading

April 12, 2018 · 1 Comment

LARA seminar by Anitha Thillaisundaram

On Wednesday the 11th of April 2018, Anitha Thillaisundaram spoke on the von Neumann-Day problem and on growth, as part of the reading group on Amenable Groups. The next LARA … Continue reading

April 11, 2018 · Leave a comment

Algebra Seminar by Martyn Quick

On Wednesday the 18th of April 2018, Martyn Quick (St Andrews) will be visiting Lincoln and giving a seminar at 3.30pm in INB 3305. His talk details are as follows: … Continue reading

April 11, 2018 · 1 Comment

International conference “Group Theory Ischia–2018”

Evgeny Khukhro was an invited speaker at the conference “Ischia Group Theory–2018″ (Ischia, Italy, 19–24 March). He gave a plenary talk Almost Engel compact groups on 23 March. This biennial conference is an influential forum … Continue reading

April 4, 2018 · 1 Comment