Visit of Dr Colin Reid (Univ. of Newcastle, Australia) supported by LMS “Research in Pairs” grant

Charlotte Scott Centre for Algebra

colin-reidFrom 14 to 19 of January 2019, Dr Colin Reid from the University of Newcastle in Australia was visiting Simon Smith to continue work on their project to understand the local-to-global behaviour of groups acting on trees that enjoy the Independence Property P described by J. Tits.

Colin’s visit was funded by the London Mathematical Society, as part of a “Research in Pairs” grant that Colin and Simon were awarded in June 2018.

On Wednesday 16 January Dr Reid gave a talk to the Charlotte Scott Centre for Algebra in Lincoln on “Locally compact piecewise full groups“.

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