Peer mentoring event for the students

Originally posted on Charlotte Scott Centre for Algebra:
On Tuesday the 30th of October 2018, the School of Mathematics and Physics hosted the third Peer Mentoring event in the Tower Bar, from 6pm. The student mentors met with their first-year mentees, over a hot dinner with drinks, and of course in the relaxed and cosy…

Yulii D Shikhmurzaev visiting

Originally posted on Centre for Computational Physics:
Yulii D Shikhmurzaev (R) with Dick Bedeaux in Lincoln On 26 October 2018 Professor Yulii D Shikhmurzaev from the School of Mathematics at the University of Birmingham has visited our Centre and gave a seminar.

Dick Bedeaux – International Visiting Fellow 2018

Originally posted on Centre for Computational Physics:
From 15 October till 9 of November 2018 Professor Dick Bedeaux from the Norwegian University of Science and technology (NTNU) is visiting our Centre for Computational Physics as one of first two International Visiting Fellows supported by the Lincoln Institute for Advanced Studies. Professor Bedeaux is a wold leader…

4th Annual Boole Lecture in Mathematics

Originally posted on Distinguished Maths & Physics Public Lectures:
Creativity in mathematics and the arts a public lecture by Professor John Wilson University of Oxford, UK Friday, 2nd of November 2018, 6:00 – 7:20 pm Newton Lecture Theatre INB0114 in the Isaac Newton building, University of Lincoln Book a place How should we begin to find…

Talk at Nottingham Astronomical Society

Originally posted on Dr Phil Sutton:
On 5th July I attend the meeting of Nottingham Astronomical Society to give a talk. I recalled some of the most exciting (in my opinion) discoveries made by the Cassini spacecraft over its 13 years in orbit around the most spectacular ringed planet in the Solar System.

British Spanish Society Award

Originally posted on Centre for Computational Physics:
PhD student Javier Díaz received the 2018 British Spanish Society Scholarship aimed at postgraduate students linking Spanish and British research. Plastic Energy sponsored one of the eight awards which will allow Javier  to extend his PhD with a stay in Barcelona to collaborate with Prof. Ignacio Pagonabarraga, working…

Astrobiology news: A link between terrestrial extinctions and the Milkyway galaxy?

Originally posted on Astrophysics Group :
A new paper has been published by Dr Michael Gillman (University of Lincoln, School of Life Sciences), Dr Hilary Erenler (University of Northampton, Faculty of Arts, Science and Technology) and Dr Phil Sutton (University of Lincoln, School of Mathematics and Physics) in the International Journal of Astrobiology.  The paper “Mapping the location…

Physics of snooker on BBC radio 4

Originally posted on Dr Phil Sutton:
Today I will be on the BBC radio 4 programme Inside Science  at 16:30, repeated also at 21:00.  We briefly discuss some aspects of the physics involved in snooker from simple newtonian mechanics to non-trivial differential equations that can only be solved by computer simulations. No matter how much we…

Inaugural physics cafe at The Kings School Grantham

Originally posted on Dr Phil Sutton:
Today I visited The Kings School in Grantham to talk about my current and future research interests with students. This was the first of their physics cafes where lecturers are invited to talk to the students in an informal setting and current topics in physics. I briefly talk about…

CP2K Summer School 2018

Originally posted on Centre for Computational Physics:
Matt Watkins will be helping run the 2018 CP2K summer school. This will run from 19th-22nd June 2018 at the Science & Technology Facilities Council’s Daresbury Laboratory. Details here. If you would like to learn how to use the CP2K atomistic simulation software suite on HPC, or really…

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