Algebraic conference in Lancaster

Originally posted on Charlotte Scott Centre for Algebra:
Sandro Mattarei gave an invited talk at the Workshop on Non-associative Algebras and Applications, which was held at the University of Lancaster from 9th to 13th July 2018. Sandro spoke about grading switching, a technique based on certain generalized exponentials to obtain new gradings of algebras in…

Continued research collaboration of algebraists of Lincoln and Brasilia

Originally posted on Charlotte Scott Centre for Algebra:
Evgeny Khukhro is visiting University of Brasilia for research collaboration with Pavel Shumyatsky on questions ranging from length parameters of finite groups to profinite and compact groups satisfying certain generalizations of Engel condition. His visit is fully funded by a 9,000 BRL grant of CNPq-Brazil. Other researchers…

Trees, Dynamics and Locally Compact Groups in Düsselforf

Originally posted on Charlotte Scott Centre for Algebra:
Last week a contingent from the Charlotte Scott Centre for Algebra at the University of Lincoln went to Düsseldorf, for the conference Trees, Dynamics and Locally Compact Groups that was held at Heinrich Heine Universität Düsseldorf. I was one one of the invited speakers, and spoke about…

Evgeny Khukro’s talk at Norddeutsches Gruppentheorie-Kolloquium 2018

Originally posted on Charlotte Scott Centre for Algebra:
Evgeny Khukhro was an invited speaker at Norddeutsches Gruppentheorie-Kolloquium 2018 in Braunschweig, 29–30 June 2018, where he gave a talk Almost Engel compact groups. ? ?

Special issue of Journal of Algebra dedicated to Prof. Efim Zelmanov

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A special issue of Journal of Algebra has just appeared dedicated to Prof. Efim Zelmanov on occasion of his 60th birthday (many of the papers were also reported at the corresponding conference in his honour). Prof. Zelmanov is a Fields Medal laureate, one of the most distinguished contemporary mathematicians.…

Simon Smith’s talk at the British Mathematical Colloquium 2018

Originally posted on Charlotte Scott Centre for Algebra:
Simon, looking relieved, just after finishing his talk On Wednesday 13 June 2018, Simon Smith gave his prestigious “morning lecture” at the British Mathematical Colloquium 2018, held this year at the University of St Andrews. The BMC is the largest pure mathematics conference to be held annually…

Dr Sandro Mattarei is a member of the EPSRC Peer Review College

Originally posted on Charlotte Scott Centre for Algebra:
Dr Sandro Mattarei Congratulations to Sandro Mattarei for being appointed a full member of the EPSRC Peer Review College! Sandro will now be regularly reviewing EPSRC grants in this capacity. The University of Lincoln is represented in this reviewer body by 6 senior academics as full members, and…

Research grant awarded from the University of Duesseldorf

Originally posted on Charlotte Scott Centre for Algebra:
Anitha Thillaisundaram has successfully secured a research grant to visit the Heinrich Heine University of Duesseldorf. This grant is part of the StayConnected@HHU Programme by the Junior Scientist and International Researcher Centre (JUNO) for Heinrich Heine University alumni researchers. This grant will support two research projects: Hausdorff…

British Spanish Society Award

Originally posted on Centre for Computational Physics:
PhD student Javier Díaz received the 2018 British Spanish Society Scholarship aimed at postgraduate students linking Spanish and British research. Plastic Energy sponsored one of the eight awards which will allow Javier  to extend his PhD with a stay in Barcelona to collaborate with Prof. Ignacio Pagonabarraga, working…

Algebra seminar in Lincoln: talk by Dr Sam Morley

Originally posted on Charlotte Scott Centre for Algebra:
On Wednesday 23 May 2018, Sam Morley (Nottingham Trent University) visited the University of Lincoln and gave a talk  “Extensions of uniform algebras”. Abstract: “Algebraic extensions of uniform algebras, and more general commutative Banach algebras, are well documented and generally well understood. However, more general classes of uniform…

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