Anitha Thillaisundaram gave a research talk at RWTH Aachen

Originally posted on Charlotte Scott Centre for Algebra:
On Tuesday the 23rd of June 2020, Anitha Thillaisundaram spoke on “Gruppen, die auf Bäumen wirken, und ihre maximale Untergruppen” at the Rheinisch-Westfälische Technische Hochschule Aachen.

June 2020 update for the “Kourovka Notebook (Unsolved Problems in Group Theory)”

Originally posted on Charlotte Scott Centre for Algebra:
An update for the current 19th edition of “Kourovka Notebook (Unsolved Problems in Group Theory)” is  posted.  A few new solutions and new references appear, both for problems from the latest section and from the previous ones. (But of course many problems remain very much open:-).) Recall that “Kourovka Notebook” is…

New applications of Lie ring methods in a joint work of Lincoln and Brasilia algebraists

Originally posted on Charlotte Scott Centre for Algebra:
In a new joint work, Evgeny Khukhro (Lincoln) and Pavel Shumyatsky (University of Brasilia) succeeded in applying two different Lie ring methods in the study of profinite groups with automorphisms whose fixed points satisfy generalized Engel conditions. The results have just been submitted as a paper “On…

Algebraists of Lincoln and Brasilia forge ahead research collaboration despite adversity

Originally posted on Charlotte Scott Centre for Algebra:
Despite current disruptions to international travel and cancelled conferences, Evgeny Khukhro continues fruitful collaboration with Pavel Shumyatsky (University of Brasilia) on profinite and compact groups satisfying generalized Engel conditions. Their latest results have now been submitted as a paper “Compact groups in which all elements have countable…

New paper of a Lincoln algebraist in a high-ranking mathematical journal

Originally posted on Charlotte Scott Centre for Algebra:
New paper by Evgeny Khukhro (Univ. of Lincoln) and Pavel Shumyatsky (Univ. of Brasilia) “Compact groups with countable Engel sinks” has been accepted for publication in one of the highest-ranking mathematical journals Bulletin of Mathematical Sciences. The work was supported by Mathematical Center in Akademgorodok, FAPDF and CNPq-Brazil,…

Algebra Seminar: talk by Dr Gareth Tracey

Originally posted on Charlotte Scott Centre for Algebra:
On Wednesday the 11th of March 2020, Gareth Tracey (University of Bath) visited the Charlotte Scott Centre for Algebra and gave a talk. The details of his talk were:

London Mathematical Society Regional Meeting and Workshop grant

Originally posted on Charlotte Scott Centre for Algebra:
The Charlotte Scott Centre for Algebra has successfully received a London Mathematical Society (LMS) grant to host an LMS Regional Meeting and Workshop at the University of Lincoln in early December 2020. The workshop will be on “Profinite Groups and Related Aspects”. More details to follow soon.

Algebra seminar in Lincoln: talk by Dr Daniel Woodhouse

Originally posted on Charlotte Scott Centre for Algebra:
On Wednesday the 26th of February 2020, Dr Daniel Woodhouse (University of Oxford) visited the Charlotte Scott Centre for Algebra and gave a talk “Leighton’s graph covering theorem”. Abstract: Leighton’s theorem for graphs states that any pair of finite graphs with common universal covers have a common…

London Mathematical Society Research Grant

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Anitha Thillaisundaram successfully secured a London Mathematical Society Scheme 4 Research in Pairs Grant. The Scheme 4 grant is for Dominik Francoeur (École normale supérieure de Lyon) to visit the University of Lincoln in June 2020 to collaborate with Anitha on maximal subgroups of branch groups.

Algebra seminar by James Williams

Originally posted on Charlotte Scott Centre for Algebra:
On Wednesday the 11th of March 2020, James Williams (University of Bristol) will be visiting the Charlotte Scott Centre for Algebra and giving a talk at 4.30pm in INB3305. The details of his talk are as follows: Title: Abelian-like properties in p-groups Abstract: An important idea in…

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