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…

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 […]

IOP North East Branch Physics Public Lecture

Originally posted on Computational Physics Group:
‘Does Mr. Entropy need Phoenix Wright?’ Dr. Fabien Paillusson School of Mathematics and Physics, University of Lincoln Thursday, 15 June 2017 at 18.30 pm in Room A003, Ellison Building, University of Northumbria, Newcastle upon Tyne “I blame entropy”-New Yorker cartoon Entropy is one of the most fascinating concepts introduced…

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 […]

Prize for the winner of the Maths Challenge-2016-17

The award ceremony for the winners of the Maths Challenge-2016-17 of the School of Mathematics and Physics has taken place on 30 January 2017 at the University of Lincoln. The 1st prize certificate, together with £100 Amazon voucher, was presented to Melissa Quail, from Longsands Academy, St Neots, Cambridgeshire. (See the full list of winners […]

Maths-Physics-Chemistry Xmas event

It was great to have students from Lincoln UTC and The Priory Academy LSST for our joint Maths-Physics-Chemistry Christmas event with mini-lecture, workshops, a quiz and some nibbles. It covered maths of birds flocking, physics of chaos, and lots of funny and not so easy chemistry questions during the quiz.  

Elements of a Physics for the 21st Century

Originally posted on IOP Lincoln Centre:
an IOP public lecture by Professor Werner Hofer Newcastle University, Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK Wednesday 8 February 2017 at 6.30 pm Stephen Langton Building (former EMMTEC) Lecture Theatre, Brayford Pool Campus, University of Lincoln Given the experimental precision in condensed matter physics — positions are measured with errors of…

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