Maths & Physics at Lincoln: EDT Headstart residential course

Originally posted on Algebra in Lincoln:
On 11th July 2017 several members of the School of Mathematics and Physics will contribute lectures and workshops to a Headstart residential course at the University of Lincoln (see EDT Headstart). Thirty students in Year 12 from all over the country will stay from 10th to 13th July to experience…

Students’ trip to London

On Sunday 4 June a group of maths and physics students went on a trip to London. They visited the Science Museum, in particular, the maths exhibitions there. The trip was supported by the UoL Student Engagement and Educational Development grant “Supporting the Maths Society”. Lovedeep S Bharaj wrote: “I’d say that the museum was interesting […]

Conference on Crystallization in Lincoln

Originally posted on Computational Physics Group:
A conference on Crystallization will be held at the University of Lincoln on Monday 26th-Tuesday 27th of June 2017. It is the annual meeting of the Crystallize CM1402 EU COST Action involving scientists from 27 different countries. Invited speakers include: Chick Wilson (University of Bath, UK) Joop ter Horst…

Visiting Isaac Newton’s birthplace

On 26 May our maths and physics students and staff visited Woolsthorpe Manor — the birthplace of Isaac Newton, where he also spent much time in 1665-67 making  most important discoveries in maths and physics, in particular, laying foundations of Calculus, conducting experiments with light. Here still grows the famous apple tree, the falling of […]

Maths Students and Staff Easter Party

On 6 April maths students and staff had an Easter Party in Tower Bar. Everybody enjoyed refreshments and pizzas, along with discussions and socializing.      

Lincoln Isaac Newton Lecture

The Newtonian Moment a duo public lecture 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 31 May 2017 6 pm – 7 pm Lecture Theatre in the new Isaac Newton building, Brayford Pool Campus, University of Lincoln […]

Prize for the winner of the 2016/17 Physics Challenge

Originally posted on Study Physics:
The School of Mathematics and Physics are delighted to present Mason Parker with a £100 Amazon voucher as his prize for winning the School’s annual Physics Challenge. A deserving winner, Mason calculated how long it would take the Brayford Pool to freeze over, derived the equations of motion of a…

Doris vs Robert Grosseteste

Poseidon has definitely sent storm Doris to  prevent establishing a new tradition in Lincoln – annual public lectures in Cosmology/Astrophysics. However, his efforts were in vain: in a truly heroic 9 hours trip, combining multiple trains and a taxi, our inaugural speaker Professor Peter Coles arrived from Cardiff to the waiting audience in Lincoln. Straight out […]

Young mathematicians demonstrate skills in annual challenge

By Elizabeth Allen (PR Officer – Marketing) Young mathematicians from across the UK battled it out in the University of Lincoln’s annual mathematics challenge, which is designed to test the mathematical thinking of GCSE and A Level pupils. The Lincoln Mathematics Challenge 2017 was won by Melissa Quail, from Longsands Academy in St Neots, Cambridgeshire, who […]

1st Annual Charlotte Scott Lecture in Mathematics by Prof Natasha Maurits

On 30 January the 1st Annual Charlotte Scott Lecture in Mathematics in Lincoln was given by Prof Natasha Maurits (University Medical Center Groningen, the Netherlands). The lecturer was introduced by the Head of School of Maths and Physics Prof Andrei Zvelindovsky. Prof Natasha Maurits is a trained mathematician. She is now a Professor of Clinical Neuroengineering at […]

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