Originally posted on Charlotte Scott Centre for Algebra:

On the afternoon of Friday the 28th of January 2022, the University of Lincoln hosted an online one-day conference, themed on Beauville groups. This event is part of the Functor Categories for Groups Joint Research Group meetings, supported by a London Mathematical Society Scheme 3 Grant. Our…

## Online conference on Beauville groups

## Paula Lins de Araujo is an invited speaker and participant at the (online) XIV Summer Workshop in Mathematics at UnB

Originally posted on Charlotte Scott Centre for Algebra:

On Wednesday the 18th of January 2020 at 13:30, Paula Lins will give a talk at the XIV Summer Workshop in Mathematics at the University of Brasilia. The title of her talk is Reidemeister numbers for soluble matrix groups.

## Re-launch of Kourovka Forum

A new series of online seminars “Kourovka Forum” will be launched in February of 2022: http://mca.nsu.ru/kourovkaforum/ . The first seminar in the new series will be held on Thursday, February 3, at 16:00 Novosibirsk time (9:00 London time) via ZOOM. The first talk is by Alex Lubotzky, Stability and testability of permutations’ equations. The zoom link is https://us02web.zoom.us/j/5578968779 . As an additional […]

## Simon M Smith was an invited speaker and participant at the (online) Banff International Research Station in August 2021

Originally posted on Charlotte Scott Centre for Algebra:

A photo of the Banff International Research Station, taken by Simon in pre-covid times The week-long meeting was on tdlc groups via group actions, and Simon spoke about his joint work with Colin Reid on groups acting on trees with property P. The Banff International Research Station…

## Simon M Smith was an invited speaker at Groups in Madrid 2021

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Simon M Smith was one of the invited speakers at the 2-day workshop “Groups in Madrid 2021”, held 25th-26th November 2021 in Madrid, Spain. He spoke about his joint work with Colin Reid on building a structure theory of local-to-global universal groups acting on trees that is…

## Algebraic Conference on Beauville Groups in Lincoln

Originally posted on Charlotte Scott Centre for Algebra:

On Friday the 28th of January 2022, the University of Lincoln will host a hybrid one-day conference on Beauville groups. This event is part of the Functor Categories for Groups Joint Research Group meetings, supported by a London Mathematical Society Scheme 3 Grant. Our speakers will be…

## Renewal of London Mathematical Society Research Grant

Originally posted on Charlotte Scott Centre for Algebra:

Nadia Mazza, Brita Nucinkis, Rachel Camina and Simon Smith successfully renewed their London Mathematical Society Research Grant. This grant will go towards organising three one-day meetings in January, June, and September 2022 at the Universities of Lincoln, Lancaster, and Royal Holloway respectively. The 2022 Lincoln one-day hybrid…

## Block copolymer phase transition – Javier Diaz

Originally posted on Centre for Computational Physics:

Today, Dr Javier Diaz (École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland) gave a talk Block copolymer phase transition induced by nanoparticle anisotrophy at Polymer Physics Graduate Symposium. Javier got his PhD at our centre in Lincoln.

## Two Lincoln algebraists spoke at the “Totally Disconnected Locally Compact Groups via Group Actions” Online Workshop in Banff

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In the week of August 15–20, 2021, Simon Smith and Anitha Thillaisundaram gave talks as invited speakers at the “Totally Disconnected Locally Compact Groups via Group Actions” workshop, organised as an online event and hosted by the Banff International Research Station. Simon spoke on a local-to-global complement to…

## Anitha Thillaisundaram spoke at the conference on Rings and Polynomials, hosted in Graz

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In July 2021, Anitha Thillaisundaram gave an online talk at the hybrid conference on Rings and Polynomials in Graz, Austria. She spoke on maximal subgroups of branch groups, and their relation to a conjecture of Kaplansky on group rings.