Visits to the Autonomous University of Madrid and to the University of the Basque Country

Originally posted on Charlotte Scott Centre for Algebra:
In May 2019, Anitha Thillaisundaram visited the University of the Basque Country in Bilbao to collaborate with Gustavo Fernandez-Alcober, Şükran Gül and Elena Di Domenico on projects involving groups acting on rooted trees. This visit was partially supported by a Lincoln Institute of Advanced Studies Mobility Grant.…

Algebra seminar by Rachel Skipper

Originally posted on Charlotte Scott Centre for Algebra:
On Thursday the 20th of June 2019, Rachel Skipper  (Georg-August-Universität Göttingen and École normale supérieure de Lyon) will be visiting the Charlotte Scott Centre for Algebra and giving a seminar. Her talk will be at 3pm in INB3305, and the details are as follows: Title: On the Cantor-Bendixson…

Algebra seminar in Lincoln: talk by Dominik Francoeur

Originally posted on Charlotte Scott Centre for Algebra:
On the 29th of May 2019, during his research visit to the Charlotte Scott Centre for Algebra, Dominik Francoeur (University of Geneva) gave a talk on “Free subsemigroups in automata groups”. Dominik’s visit from the 28th of May till the 8th of June 2019 is supported by…

EPSRC Overseas Travel Grant

Originally posted on Charlotte Scott Centre for Algebra:
Anitha Thillaisundaram has successfully obtained an EPSRC Overseas Travel Grant to visit the Heinrich-Heine-Universitaet Duesseldorf to collaborate with Benjamin Klopsch on the Hausdorff dimension of pro-p groups.

Maths Awards Day 2019

On 24 May 2019 Maths Awards Day took place in Petwood Hotel in Woodhall Spa. On arrival staff and students had tea and coffee, took a tour of the magnificent park premises, and enjoyed the lunch with sparkling wine. The ceremonies began with an award to School administrator officer Bridgitte Whitaker. Prizes and commendations to […]

Algebra seminar by Dominik Francoeur

Originally posted on Charlotte Scott Centre for Algebra:
On Wednesday the 29th of May 2019, Dominik Francoeur (University of Geneva) will be giving a seminar on free subsemigroups in automata groups at 3pm in INB 3305. His talk abstract is as follows: “Despite being described by simple combinatorial objects, automata groups can sometimes possess striking or…

UK Networking Support Grant

Originally posted on Charlotte Scott Centre for Algebra:
Anitha Thillaisundaram has received a UK Networking Support grant from the Mathematical Institute, University of Oxford, to invite Professor Dan Segal to speak at a conference on “Words in finite and profinite groups”, at the University of Lincoln on Monday the 16th of September 2019. The conference…

Algebra seminar in Lincoln: talk by Chris Bowman

Originally posted on Charlotte Scott Centre for Algebra:
On the 1st of May 2019, Dr Chris Bowman (University of Kent) visited the Charlotte Scott Centre for Algebra and gave a talk on “Visualising Kronecker and plethysm coefficients”.

Group Theory conference in Bath

Originally posted on Charlotte Scott Centre for Algebra:
Evgeny Khukhro was an invited speaker at the international conference “Engel conditions in groups” in Bath, UK, 24–26 April 2019, where he gave a talk Almost Engel conditions for finite, profinite and compact groups.

Sandro Mattarei’s talk at the British Mathematical Colloquium 2019

Originally posted on Charlotte Scott Centre for Algebra:
Sandro Mattarei gave the opening talk in the Algebra session of the British Mathematical Colloquium 2019, which took place from 8th to 11th April in Lancaster. Sandro spoke about Exponentials and logarithms in prime characteristic. As usual, quite a bit of attention was drawn by Sandro’s unicycle,…

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