Algebra seminar in Lincoln: talk by Stacey Law

Originally posted on Algebra in Lincoln:
On Wednesday the 14th of February, Stacey Law (Cambridge) visited Lincoln and gave a talk “On the p’-subgraph of the Young graph“. Abstract:  Let be a prime number and any natural number. Let be an ordinary irreducible character of the symmetric group whose degree is coprime to . We…

New paper in a high-ranking journal

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Congratulations to Dr Simon Smith on his paper being published in Duke Mathematical Journal, one of the most prestigious and highest-ranking journals in mathematics! In this paper, “A Product for Permutation Groups and Topological Groups“, Simon introduces a new product for permutation groups, called the box product. It takes as…

Algebra seminar in Lincoln: talk by Dr Rachel Newton

Originally posted on Algebra in Lincoln:
On Friday the 9th of February 2018, Dr Rachel Newton (University of Reading) visited  Lincoln and gave a talk “Counting failures of a local-global principle”. Abstract: The search for rational solutions to polynomial equations is ongoing for more than 4000 years. Modern approaches try to piece together ‘local’ information to…

LARA Seminar by Callum Burrows

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On Wednesday the 7th of February, Callum Burrows gave the first of this semester’s LARA seminars on “The origins of amenability”. The plan for this semester is to have a reading group on amenable groups, based on the lecture notes by Alejandra Garrido. The next LARA seminar will take…

Algebra Seminar by Dr Rachel Newton

Originally posted on Algebra in Lincoln:
? On Friday the 9th of February 2018, Rachel Newton (University of Reading) will be visiting Lincoln and giving a seminar at 2.30pm in INB 3305. All are welcome to attend. Her talk will be on “Counting failures of a local-glocal principle” and her talk abstract is as follows:…

Algebra seminar in Lincoln: talk by Dr Lukasz Grabowski

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On Wednesday the 31st of January 2018 Dr Lukasz Grabowski (Lancaster University) visited Lincoln and gave a talk “Quotients of groups by torsion elements”. Abstract: Our recent result with Gabor Elek deals with the variant of the “Halmos problem” for the rank metric. A particular case is as follows: if A…

Fiona’s graduation

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On 24th of January 2018 Fiona Bissett had her graduation ceremony in Lincoln Cathedral. Fiona is our second graduate in the history of the school, and the first Master by Research. Her Master of Science by Research thesis “Computational study of the self-assembly of hypoxanthine in the gas-phase and on…

Algebra Seminar by Dr Lukasz Grabowski

Originally posted on Algebra in Lincoln:
On Wednesday the 31st of January 2018, Lukasz Grabowski will be visiting Lincoln and giving an algebra seminar on “Almost commuting matrices with respect to the rank metric”. His abstract is as follows: “I will present my recent result with Gabor Elek, which deals with the variant of the…

Algebra seminar in Lincoln: talk by Dr Maurice Chiodo

Originally posted on Algebra in Lincoln:
On Wednesday 24 January, Dr Maurice Chiodo (University of Cambridge)  visited Lincoln and gave a talk “Quotients of groups by torsion elements”. Abstract: The quotient of a group by the normal closure of all its torsion elements need not be torsion-free. However, iterating this process a countably-infinite number of times…

Alan Goddard visits

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On the 24th of January 2018 Dr Alan Goddard from Aston University visited our School to discuss future collaborations and to deliver a seminar on cell membranes in biotechnology. The talk was well attended, by members of the School of Maths & Physics and the School of Life Sciences. ?

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