International accolade for Lincoln’s leading algebraist

On 3 July a ceremony was held in University of Brasilia on occasion of bestowing on Evgeny Khukhro the title of Professor Honoris Causa. The ceremony began with the British national anthem, followed by the national anthem of Brazil. Then Dr Emerson de Melo delivered a presentation on behalf of the Department of Mathematics for the […]

Conference on Crystallization in Lincoln

Originally posted on Computational Physics Group:
A conference on Crystallization will be held at the University of Lincoln on Monday 26th-Tuesday 27th of June 2017. It is the annual meeting of the Crystallize CM1402 EU COST Action involving scientists from 27 different countries. Invited speakers include: Chick Wilson (University of Bath, UK) Joop ter Horst…

Simon Smith was at the Banff International Research Station last week

Originally posted on Algebra in Lincoln:
Last week, Simon Smith was at the Banff International Research Station (BIRS) in Canada, where he was an invited speaker at a meeting about permutation groups. BIRS is an isolated station nestled in the Rocky Mountains, where researchers from around the world are invited to discuss and to work collaboratively…

Dr Florian Lehner in Lincoln

Originally posted on Algebra in Lincoln:
Florian Lehner is visiting Simon Smith at the University of Lincoln from 10th October 2016 until 15th October 2016. Florian is visiting from the University of Hamburg. Simon and Florian will be working together to understand how to manipulate combinatorial structures so that they no longer have any symmetry. This is…

Talk at a seminar in Sao Paulo, Brazil

Originally posted on Algebra in Lincoln:
On 29 September Evgeny Khukhro gave a talk Engel-type conditions in finite, profinite, and compact groups at the Algebra seminar of the Institute of Mathematics and Statistics, part of the University of Sao Paulo, Brazil.

Evgeny Khukhro is visiting University of Brasilia

Originally posted on Algebra in Lincoln:
? Evgeny Khukhro visits University of Brasilia as a Special Visiting Researcher, for joint research with Prof. Pavel Shumyatsky. This collaboration is supported by CNPq-Brazil grant within the Brazilian Scientific Mobility Program “Ciências sem Fronteiras”. Preparation of the new paper “Almost Engel compact groups” is under way. On Thursday…

Andrea Floris visits the CNR-IOM in Cagliari (Italy)

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Andrea Floris has visited the “Centro Nazionale della Ricerca (CNR)” and the “Istituto Officina dei Materiali”, in Cagliari (Italy). This was the occasion to establish a collaboration with Dr. Alessandra Satta on a project concerning the “Reaction mechanisms at the interface between calcium carbonate surfaces and organic molecules”, a…

Roberta’s graduation

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R-L: Marco Pinna (supervisor), Roberta Dessi, Martin Greenall (internal examiner), Andrei Zvelindovsky (supervisor) In a fantastic graduation ceremony on 5 September 2016 Roberta Dessi received her PhD degree. She is our first graduate in Lincoln, and she was also the first student in the graduation ceremony inside the magnificent Lincoln…

New research sheds light on the surprising physical behaviour of exotic phases in liquid mixtures

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In collaboration with Durham university, a scholar of theoretical physics from the University of Lincoln has published new findings about the surprising behaviour of exotic phases forming in liquids in Physical Review Letters – the world’s premier physics letter journal. Dr Fabien Paillusson, Lecturer in the School of Mathematics & Physics,…

Driving Forces for Covalent Assembly of Porphyrins by Selective C–H Bond Activation and Intermolecular Coupling on a Copper Surface

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Andrea Floris, Sam Haq, Mendel In’t Veld, David B. Amabilino, Rasmita Raval, and Lev Kantorovich, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2016, 138 (18), pp 5837–5847  Abstract Recent synthesis of covalent organic assemblies at surfaces has opened the promise of producing robust nanostructures for functional interfaces. To uncover how this new…

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