Lincoln Mathematics Challenge 2017/18

Originally posted on Study Maths:
Submit your typed or neatly written solutions of the following problems to or by post to Mathematics Challenge, School of Mathematics and Physics, University of Lincoln, Lincoln, LN6 7TS. Please include your full name, postal address and email, as well as the name and address of your school. The closing date is 10 January,…

Inaugural Professorial Lecture in Mathematics

Originally posted on Distinguished Maths & Physics Public Lectures:
Is algebra a spoilsport in mathematics? a public lecture by Professor Evgeny Khukhro University of Lincoln Wednesday, 17 January 2018, 6:00-7:20 pm Newton Lecture Theatre  INB0114 in the Isaac Newton building, University of Lincoln Book a place Is it the role of algebra to be taking fun out…

Anitha Thillaisundaram spoke at the University of St Andrews’ Pure Mathematics Colloquium

Originally posted on Algebra in Lincoln:
On the 23rd of November 2017, Anitha Thillaisundaram spoke on branch groups at the Pure Mathematics Colloquium at the University of St Andrews. She began her talk with the Burnside problem, focussing on the Gupta-Sidki groups, before moving on to branch groups and their maximal subgroups, and ending with…

Simon Smith gave a seminar at the University of Newcastle

Originally posted on Algebra in Lincoln:
Simon Smith gave at talk at the Algebra and Geometry Seminar at the University of Newcastle on Tuesday 21st November. His talk was on his recent research into the structure of infinite primitive permutation groups, and how this might be applied to study certain types of profinite groups.

Algebra seminar in Lincoln: talk by Professor Brita Nucinkis

Originally posted on Algebra in Lincoln:
On Wednesday the 15th of November, Professor Brita Nucinkis (Royal Holloway, University of London) visited School of Mathematics and Physics in Lincoln. She gave a talk “Centralisers in generalised Thompson groups” at the Lincoln Algebra Seminar. Abstract: We define a family of groups that generalises Thompson’s group , and also…

3rd Annual Boole Lecture in Mathematics

On 2nd of November, George Boole’s 202th birthday, Professor Alexandre Borovik (University of Manchester) delivered the 3rd Annual Boole Lecture “What is mathematics education, really?”. At the beginning Professor Andrei Zvelindovsky introduced the lecturer and reminded the audience of George Boole’s exploits in mathematical education. The thought-provoking lecture was well attended by staff, students and members […]

Algebra seminar in Lincoln: talk by Dr Ana Khukhro

Originally posted on Algebra in Lincoln:
Dr Ana Khukhro (University of Neuchâtel, Switzerland) visited Lincoln on 3 November. She gave a talk  “Geometry of finite quotients of groups” at the Algebra research seminar.

Anitha Thillaisundaram gives a seminar in Royal Holloway

Originally posted on Algebra in Lincoln:
On Wednesday the 4th of October 2017, Anitha Thillaisundaram gave a seminar on branch groups at Royal Holloway, University of London.

A London Mathematical Society Research Grant

Originally posted on Algebra in Lincoln:
Nadia Mazza, Brita Nucinkis, Rachel Camina and Anitha Thillaisundaram successfully secured a London Mathematical Society Research Grant. This grant will go towards organising three one-day meetings in April, September and December 2018 at the Universities of Lincoln, Royal Holloway and Lancaster respectively. The Lincoln one-day conference will be themed…

LARA seminar by Valentina Iusa

Originally posted on Algebra in Lincoln:
The first LARA seminar of this academic year was held on the 24th of October and was given by Valentina Iusa. She spoke about her research on the nilpotency class of some Lie algebras with a Frobenius group of automorphisms. The next LARA seminar will be on the 5th…

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