Dr Phil Sutton speaks at Gravity Fields about Saturn’s rings

Originally posted on Lincoln Astrophysics Team:
On Wednesday 26th September Dr. Phil Sutton gave a short talk titled “Gravity in Saturn’s Rings” at the Gravityfields, the home place of Isaac Newton (Woolsthorpe Manor). The “Night at the Manor” event was an opportunity to enjoy the Manor after hours with night time tours and hear interesting…

Physics Seminar: Prof. Andrew Archer

Originally posted on Centre for Computational Physics:
Date: Wednesday 10th of October 2018, 14:00. Location: INB3305 (Isaac Newton Building). ‘Quasicrystal formation in soft matter’ by Andrew J. Archer, Department of Mathematical Sciences, Loughborough University, Loughborough, UK. Abstract: In the early eighties quasicrystals (QCs) were first observed by Shechtman in metallic alloys, leading to the award…

Physics Seminar: Dr Halim Kusumaatmaja

Originally posted on Centre for Computational Physics:
Date: Wednesday 3rd of October 2018, 14:00. Location: INB3305 (Isaac Newton Building). ‘Modelling multicomponent fluid flows with the lattice Boltzmann method’ by Halim Kusumaatmaja, Department of Physics, Durham University, Durham, UK. Abstract: I will present a free energy lattice Boltzmann approach to simulate multicomponent fluid flows. The method…

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

Originally posted on Charlotte Scott Centre for Algebra:
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) in London. Anitha spoke on the normal Hausdorff spectrum of pro-p groups. This Functor Categories for Groups…

Algebra seminar by Elisa Postinghel

Originally posted on Charlotte Scott Centre for Algebra:
On Wednesday the 17th of October 2018, Elisa Postinghel (Loughborough University) will be visiting the Charlotte Scott Centre for Algebra and giving a seminar on “Polynomial interpolation in algebraic geometry”, at 3pm in INB 3305. Her abstract is as follows: “I will give an introduction to polynomial…

CCP5 Annual General Meeting 2018

Originally posted on Centre for Computational Physics:
On 11 and 12 of September 2018 Andrei Zvelindovsky took part in CCP5 Annual General Meeting 2018 “Advances in Simulations and Theory of Soft Matter Systems. Facing the Challenges.” held in the University of Manchester, UK. Andrei delivered an invited talk “Block copolymers in confinements and under external…

3 Lincoln mathematicians attended a conference in Oxford

Originally posted on Charlotte Scott Centre for Algebra:
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. It was a very well attended event, with many opportunities to discuss mathematics and to obtain new…

New paper in Nature Chemistry

Congratulations to Dr Matthew Watkins on his paper published in Nature Chemistry, one of the highest-ranking journals! In this paper the authors describe how molecular nanowires up to one micrometer long were grown on insulating materials using a novel radical polymerisation process. This addresses one of the key issues in molecular electronics  – how to produce […]

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