What Sir Mark Walport taught me during his visit to the University of Lincoln

Originally posted on Nanoscience, Nanotechnology & Nanomedicine:
I was privileged to witness Professor Sir Mark Walport opening today of the magnificent new Isaac Newton Building. This is the home of the Schools of Mathematics and Physics; Engineering; and Computer Science. Sir Mark gave the “Great Lives” lecture attended by over 400 students, industrialists, academics and…

Isaac Newton Christmas Lecture

Space travel: from fantasy to reality and beyond a duo public lecture (including 20 minutes interval) by Dr Fabien Paillusson School of Mathematics and Physics, University of Lincoln and Dr Anna Marie Roos School of History & Heritage, University of Lincoln Wednesday 20 December 2017 6 pm – 7:40 pm Lecture Theatre in the new […]

Film about mathematicians

On 4 October 2017 the UoL Eleanor Glanville Center in conjunction with School of Mathematics and Physics organized a screening of “Hidden Figures“, a highly acclaimed film about black female mathematicians who worked at NASA on space programmes. The film is loosely based on true events and real protagonists. Before the film, Prof Evgeny Khukhro […]

Celebrating Physics students success in 2017 with Edward Delaval

On 31 of May 2017 our Physics students at the University of Lincoln have been recognised at a prize giving event for their hard work and effort on the course. Our first two cohorts of Physics students at the University and staff spent a remarkable day at Doddington Hall, once a home of famous natural philosopher Edward […]

Hidden Figures – free film

The first official screening of the The Eleanor Glanville Centre Film Club we will be showing in conjunction with the School of Mathematics and Physics the film Hidden Figures. In the 1960s, Mercury astronauts Alan Shepard, Gus Grissom, John Glenn and others absorbed the accolades of being the first men in space. Behind the scenes, […]

Industrial Laser Applications Symposium

Originally posted on Study Physics:
Six of our second year Physics students (now third year students) attended the 5th Industrial Laser Applications Symposium (ILAS 2017) in Grantham on 22-23 March 2017. This unique 2-day event was organized by the Association of Industrial Laser Users (AILU). It attracted international delegates and speakers to share the latest in…

Planets, stars, and music of glass

Originally posted on Study Physics:
Today the University of Lincoln hosted the Lincoln Get Hold of Technology & Science (LiGHTS) festival. Our school presented two exciting activities. Our own astrophysicists, Dr Phil Sutton, told to old and young about recent news from the world of planets and stars. The most young listeners asked the most…

Our school’s first Master by Research in Lincoln!

Originally posted on Computational Physics Group:
Today, Fiona Bissett successfully passed her viva (subject to minor corrections) for the degree of Master of Science by Research with the thesis “Computational study of the self-assembly of hypoxanthine in the gas-phase and on the Au(111) surface” written under the supervision of Dr Manuela Mura. Fiona is our…

Undergraduate physics research is on the rise

Originally posted on Study Physics:
Today our undergraduate Physics students presented their summer research results at the University’s UROS poster conference (UROS is Undergraduate Research Opportunities Scheme). Physics team was one of the largest in the university while we are the smallest school so far: 3 posters were on Experimental Physics and 3 – on…

Physical Aspects of Polymer Science in Swansea

Originally posted on Computational Physics Group:
PhD Student Javier Díaz visited Swansea to attend the Physical Aspects of Polymer Science conference, organised by the Institute of Physics, which took place from the 13th ?to 15th of September in Swansea, Wales. Scientists from all around the world spoke about a large range of subjects involving polymer…

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