Algebraists of Lincoln and Brasilia forge ahead research collaboration despite adversity

Originally posted on Charlotte Scott Centre for Algebra:
Despite current disruptions to international travel and cancelled conferences, Evgeny Khukhro continues fruitful collaboration with Pavel Shumyatsky (University of Brasilia) on profinite and compact groups satisfying generalized Engel conditions. Their latest results have now been submitted as a paper “Compact groups in which all elements have countable…

New paper of a Lincoln algebraist in a high-ranking mathematical journal

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New paper by Evgeny Khukhro (Univ. of Lincoln) and Pavel Shumyatsky (Univ. of Brasilia) “Compact groups with countable Engel sinks” has been accepted for publication in one of the highest-ranking mathematical journals Bulletin of Mathematical Sciences. The work was supported by Mathematical Center in Akademgorodok, FAPDF and CNPq-Brazil,…

Algebra Seminar: talk by Dr Gareth Tracey

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On Wednesday the 11th of March 2020, Gareth Tracey (University of Bath) visited the Charlotte Scott Centre for Algebra and gave a talk. The details of his talk were:

London Mathematical Society Regional Meeting and Workshop grant

Originally posted on Charlotte Scott Centre for Algebra:
The Charlotte Scott Centre for Algebra has successfully received a London Mathematical Society (LMS) grant to host an LMS Regional Meeting and Workshop at the University of Lincoln in early December 2020. The workshop will be on “Profinite Groups and Related Aspects”. More details to follow soon.

Algebra seminar in Lincoln: talk by Dr Daniel Woodhouse

Originally posted on Charlotte Scott Centre for Algebra:
On Wednesday the 26th of February 2020, Dr Daniel Woodhouse (University of Oxford) visited the Charlotte Scott Centre for Algebra and gave a talk “Leighton’s graph covering theorem”. Abstract: Leighton’s theorem for graphs states that any pair of finite graphs with common universal covers have a common…

London Mathematical Society Research Grant

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Anitha Thillaisundaram successfully secured a London Mathematical Society Scheme 4 Research in Pairs Grant. The Scheme 4 grant is for Dominik Francoeur (École normale supérieure de Lyon) to visit the University of Lincoln in June 2020 to collaborate with Anitha on maximal subgroups of branch groups.

Algebra seminar by James Williams

Originally posted on Charlotte Scott Centre for Algebra:
On Wednesday the 11th of March 2020, James Williams (University of Bristol) will be visiting the Charlotte Scott Centre for Algebra and giving a talk at 4.30pm in INB3305. The details of his talk are as follows: Title: Abelian-like properties in p-groups Abstract: An important idea in…

Algebra seminar by Daniel Woodhouse

Originally posted on Charlotte Scott Centre for Algebra:
On Wednesday the 26th of February 2020, Daniel Woodhouse (University of Oxford) will be visiting the Charlotte Scott Centre for Algebra and giving a talk at 3pm in INB3305. The details of his talk are as follows: Title: Leighton’s graph covering theorem Abstract: Leighton’s theorem for graphs…

Algebra seminar in Lincoln: talk by Iker de las Heras

Originally posted on Charlotte Scott Centre for Algebra:
On the 22nd of January 2020,  Iker de las Heras (University of the Basque Country) visited Charlotte Scott Centre for Algebra and gave a talk  “Hausdorff dimension and Hausdorff spectra in profinite groups”. Abstract: The Hausdorff dimension is a generalisation of the usual concept of dimension, which…

5th Annual Boole Lecture in Mathematics by Marcus du Sautoy OBE FRS

On 15th of January, Professor Marcus du Sautoy OBE FRS (University of Oxford) delivered the 5th Annual Boole Lecture “The Creativity Code“. At the beginning Prof Evgeny Khukhro introduced the lecturer, a prominent algebraist, who is also very well known for his work popularising science and mathematics on radio, TV, and in print. This lecture raised very […]

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