Maths & Physics at Lincoln: EDT Headstart residential course

Originally posted on Charlotte Scott Centre for Algebra:
The University of Lincoln has hosted a EDT Headstart  residential, where thirty students in Year 12 from all over the country have stayed from 8th to 11th July to get an introduction to university life at Lincoln, to visit the facilities of our campus, but especially to experience several…

Inaugural Professorial Lecture by Evgeny Khukhro

On 17 January Prof. Evgeny Khukhro gave his inaugural professorial public lecture “Is algebra a spoilsport in mathematics?” in Isaac Newton Building of University of Lincoln. Beyond the provocative title, numerous examples were discussed where, on the one hand, lively mathematical problems seem to be  “dried up” by algebra, which in a sense takes fun out […]

School of Mathematics & Physics celebrates International Women’s Day 2018

Today is International Women’s Day. In celebration of this yearly event, we met with some of our female students to find out the projects they’re undertaking as part of their studies at the School of Mathematics & Physics, University of Lincoln UK. After being recognised for its commitment to advancing women’s careers in STEMM (Science, Technology, […]

2nd Annual Charlotte Scott Lecture in Mathematics by Prof. Caroline Series FRS

On 7 February the 2nd Annual Charlotte Scott Lecture in Mathematics was given in Isaac Newton building of University of Lincoln by Professor Caroline Series FRS, President of the London Mathematical Society. This public lecture  is a part of celebrations of the 160th anniversary of Charlotte Scott (1858–1931), the famous mathematician born in Lincoln, who was also influential in developing  mathematical education of […]

Winners of the Mathematics Challenge 2017–18

Congratulations to the winners of the Lincoln Mathematics Challenge 2017-18 and a big thank you to all participants! The Awards Ceremony has taken place on 7 February 2018 in Isaac Newton Building of the University of Lincoln, at the beginning of the annual Charlotte Scott public lecture in mathematics by Prof. Caroline Series FRS, President of the […]

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…

Up the cathedral tower

Originally posted on Charlotte Scott Centre for Algebra:
On Wednesday the 8th of November, a small group of maths staff and students climbed up to the highest point in Lincoln, led by cathedral volunteers.

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 […]

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