Javier Díaz Brañas Awarded IoP CPG Thesis Prize

This year’s 2020 IoP CPG Thesis Prize has been awarded to Javier Díaz Brañas, University of Lincoln. Javier’s thesis, titled Computer Simulations of Block Copolymer Nanocomposite Systems, implemented efficient, parallel code to simulate the interaction of nanoparticles in diblock copolymer systems by developing a hybrid-technique based on Cell Dynamic Simulations for the polymers and Brownian…

Machine Learning in Physics meeting by the CPG

The IoP had an inaugural Physics in the Spotlight event from 21st-25th October 2019, celebrating the move to their new head quarters in King’s Cross with events organised by many groups together. On the 24th of October the Computational Physics group (CPG) hosted a one-day meeting on machine learning applications in physics. This was in…

Seminar on the logic of p value

Originally posted on Centre for Computational Physics:
On Wednesday 22nd of July Dr Fabien Paillusson and Dr Matthew Booth presented their ongoing work on the logic of p value-based reasoning. After reminding that, strictly speaking, p value-based hypothesis rejection could not be grounded in probability theory, they showed that p value-based reasoning can be made…

Virtual Party and Maths Awards Ceremony

Originally posted on Study Maths in Lincoln:
On the 21st of July 2020 the school of Mathematics and Physics hosted a virtual party and Prize giving ceremony at conclusion of the academic year 2019-20. The event began with an introduction by the head of School, followed by a quiz led by Matt Booth. Prizes and…

Virtual Party and Physics Awards Ceremony

Originally posted on Study Physics in Lincoln:
On the 21st of July 2020 the school of Mathematics and Physics hosted a virtual party and Prize giving ceremony at conclusion of the academic year 2019-20. The event began with an introduction by the head of School Prof Andrei Zvelindovsky, followed by a quiz led by Matt Booth. Prizes…

Anitha Thillaisundaram spoke at the BECMC

Originally posted on Charlotte Scott Centre for Algebra:
From the 14th to the 15th of July 2020, Anitha Thillaisundaram was involved in the British Early Career Mathematicians’ Colloquium. She participated in the panel discussion on starting an academic career, and gave a plenary talk on her research on the normal Hausdorff spectrum of pro-p groups.

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