Lincoln Mathematics Challenge 2017/18

Originally posted on Study Maths:
Submit your typed or neatly written solutions of the following problems to maths@lincoln.ac.uk 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…

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 […]

Isaac Newton Christmas Lecture

Space travel: from fantasy to reality and beyond a duo public lecture (including 20 minutes interval) 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 20 December 2017 6 pm – 7:40 pm Lecture Theatre in the new […]

1st Annual Edmund Weaver Lecture

Originally posted on Astrophysics Group :
Today Phil Sutton delivered an illuminating public lecture on the Cassini mission to Saturn. That was the first lecture in a new lecture series of Annual Edmund Weaver Lectures in Astronomy. Before the lecture Professor Andrei Zvelindovsky  introduced new lecture series and explained briefly who was mysterious Edmund Weaver. The talk…

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 […]

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, […]

Planets, stars, and music of glass

Originally posted on Study Physics:
Today the University of Lincoln hosted the Lincoln Get Hold of Technology & Science (LiGHTS) festival. Our school presented two exciting activities. Our own astrophysicists, Dr Phil Sutton, told to old and young about recent news from the world of planets and stars. The most young listeners asked the most…

I’m A Scientist, Get Me Out Of Here

Originally posted on Dr Phil Sutton:
From 18th September I will be taking part of “I’m A Scientist, Get Me Of Here” for a few months. I took part in the space exploration zone in March 2017, which was great fun to interact with so many schools and students. Space Exploration Zone “A free online…

Superhero in Lincoln

On 7th September 2017 Professor James Kakalios opened a new lecture series, Great Lives, with a fascinating talk on the physics of superheros. Earlier during the day James received an Honorary Doctor of Science degree from the University of Lincoln. The lecture was followed by signing the book The Physics of Superheroes by the author.

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