Experiment in Grenoble

Originally posted on Computational Physics Group:
Elena Patyukova and Paul Topham from Aston University and Martin Greenall from the University of Lincoln have recently secured laboratory time at the ESRF X-ray facility in Grenoble.  The experiment, which will take place in March 2018, will test the predictions of their own mathematical model on the role…

Physics seminar: Dr Stefano Leoni

Date: Tuesday 5th of December 2017, 14:00. Location: MB2304 (Minerva Building). ‘Advanced methods of molecular dynamics simulations’ by Dr Stefano Leoni, Cardiff University. Biography: Dr Stefano Leoni is a Reader in Computational Chemistry, School of Chemistry, Cardiff University. His research focuses on structural and electronic phase transitions, chemical reactions, formation mechanisms, reactive intermediates, structure prediction and the rules behind […]

Anitha Thillaisundaram spoke at the University of St Andrews’ Pure Mathematics Colloquium

Originally posted on Algebra in Lincoln:
On the 23rd of November 2017, Anitha Thillaisundaram spoke on branch groups at the Pure Mathematics Colloquium at the University of St Andrews. She began her talk with the Burnside problem, focussing on the Gupta-Sidki groups, before moving on to branch groups and their maximal subgroups, and ending with…

Simon Smith gave a seminar at the University of Newcastle

Originally posted on Algebra in Lincoln:
Simon Smith gave at talk at the Algebra and Geometry Seminar at the University of Newcastle on Tuesday 21st November. His talk was on his recent research into the structure of infinite primitive permutation groups, and how this might be applied to study certain types of profinite groups.

Flying visit to Osnabrück

Originally posted on Computational Physics Group:
Matt Watkins made a flying visit to the groups of Philipp Rahe and Michael Reichling at the Universität Osnabrück, Germany. Philipp has just been awarded a prestigious award from the Emmy Noether Programme to start his own research group. Note that the Christmas Market is already gearing up.

Algebra Seminar in Lincoln: talk by Dr Eugenio Giannelli

Originally posted on Algebra in Lincoln:
On Tuesday the 7th of November, Eugenio Giannelli, from the University of Cambridge,  visited the School of Mathematics and Physics. He gave an algebra seminar on the topic: “Restriction of characters to Sylow p-subgroups”

Algebra seminar in Lincoln: talk by Dr Ana Khukhro

Originally posted on Algebra in Lincoln:
Dr Ana Khukhro (University of Neuchâtel, Switzerland) visited Lincoln on 3 November. She gave a talk  “Geometry of finite quotients of groups” at the Algebra research seminar.

Anitha Thillaisundaram gives a seminar in Royal Holloway

Originally posted on Algebra in Lincoln:
On Wednesday the 4th of October 2017, Anitha Thillaisundaram gave a seminar on branch groups at Royal Holloway, University of London.

A London Mathematical Society Research Grant

Originally posted on Algebra in Lincoln:
Nadia Mazza, Brita Nucinkis, Rachel Camina and Anitha Thillaisundaram successfully secured a London Mathematical Society Research Grant. This grant will go towards organising three one-day meetings in April, September and December 2018 at the Universities of Lincoln, Royal Holloway and Lancaster respectively. The Lincoln one-day conference will be themed…

LARA seminar by Valentina Iusa

Originally posted on Algebra in Lincoln:
The first LARA seminar of this academic year was held on the 24th of October and was given by Valentina Iusa. She spoke about her research on the nilpotency class of some Lie algebras with a Frobenius group of automorphisms. The next LARA seminar will be on the 5th…

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