The new “Research Highlights 2015–2017” brochure has now been printed. This booklet contains brief descriptions of some of the best achievements of the members of staff of School of Mathematics and Physics over the last couple of years, as well as reports on the first mathematics conference in Lincoln and the graduation in 2016.

## Film about mathematicians

On 4 October 2017 the UoL Eleanor Glanville Center in conjunction with School of Mathematics and Physics organized a screening of “Hidden Figures“, a highly acclaimed film about black female mathematicians who worked at NASA on space programmes. The film is loosely based on true events and real protagonists. Before the film, Prof Evgeny Khukhro […]

## Maths Awards Ceremony

During Welcome Week, on 21 September, Year 2 and Year 3 Maths students had an Award Ceremony, followed by informal social event. Awards for students with best academic achievements were supplemented with prizes in Amazon vouchers. The Awards were presented by Head of School Prof Andrei Zvelindovsky and Maths Programme Leader Prof Evgeny Khukhro. Then Awards […]

## Hidden Figures – free film

The first official screening of the The Eleanor Glanville Centre Film Club we will be showing in conjunction with the School of Mathematics and Physics the film Hidden Figures. In the 1960s, Mercury astronauts Alan Shepard, Gus Grissom, John Glenn and others absorbed the accolades of being the first men in space. Behind the scenes, […]

## Annual Charlotte Scott Lecture in Mathematics

Indra’s Pearls: A mathematical adventure a public lecture by Professor Caroline Series FRS University of Warwick; LMS President-Designate 2017 Wednesday, 7th of February 2018, 6:00–7:20 pm Newton Lecture Theatre INB0114 in the Isaac Newton building, University of Lincoln This talk is based on the book of the same title by David Mumford, Caroline Series and David […]

## Annual Boole Lecture in Mathematics

What is Mathematics Education, Really? a public lecture by Professor Alexandre Borovik (University of Manchester) Thursday, 2nd of November 2017, 6:00-7:20 pm Newton Lecture Theatre INB0114 in the Isaac Newton building, University of Lincoln As I argue in my paper, the current crisis in the school level mathematics education is a sign that it reaches a […]

## International accolade for Lincoln’s leading algebraist

On 3 July a ceremony was held in University of Brasilia on occasion of bestowing on Evgeny Khukhro the title of Professor Honoris Causa. The ceremony began with the British national anthem, followed by the national anthem of Brazil. Then Dr Emerson de Melo delivered a presentation on behalf of the Department of Mathematics for the […]

## MEQ results: the best school in the University

## 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 […]