Sandro Mattarei gave two talks in online seminar series

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On 25th November 2021, Sandro Mattarei gave a talk in the weekly online seminar series of the Ischia Online Group Theory Conference GOThIC. On the following day he gave a talk in the Al@Bicocca seminar series of the University of Milano-Bicocca. He spoke about a classification of…

Two Lincoln algebraists spoke at the “Totally Disconnected Locally Compact Groups via Group Actions” Online Workshop in Banff

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In the week of August 15–20, 2021, Simon Smith and Anitha Thillaisundaram gave talks as invited speakers at the “Totally Disconnected Locally Compact Groups via Group Actions” workshop, organised as an online event and hosted by the Banff International Research Station. Simon spoke on a local-to-global complement to…

Anitha Thillaisundaram spoke at the conference on Rings and Polynomials, hosted in Graz

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In July 2021, Anitha Thillaisundaram gave an online talk at the hybrid conference on Rings and Polynomials in Graz, Austria. She spoke on maximal subgroups of branch groups, and their relation to a conjecture of Kaplansky on group rings.

Anitha Thillaisundaram spoke at the University of Bristol

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On Wednesday the 26th of May 2021, Anitha Thillaisundaram gave an online algebra seminar at the University of Bristol. She spoke on maximal subgroups of groups acting on rooted trees.

Simon Smith gave a talk at the 2021 British Mathematical Colloquium

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Photo of the University of Glasgow, by?Johnny Briggs?on?Unsplash This year’s British Mathematical Colloquium was supposed to be held at the University of Glasgow, but because of COVID restrictions it was held virtually in Glasgow. The organisers did an amazing job of making attendees feel like they were…

Forthcoming conference on group theory

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Evgeny Khukhro is one of the main speakers at the forthcoming international conference “Ischia Group Theory 2020/2021”, which will now take place online on 25-26 March 2021 (originally planned to be held in Ischia (Italy), from 30th of March to 4th of April, 2020, but postponed due…

Anitha Thillaisundaram spoke at Lund University

Originally posted on Charlotte Scott Centre for Algebra:
On Wednesday the 17th of February 2021, Anitha Thillaisundaram spoke on her research in branch groups, virtually at Lund University. She briefly mentioned the four main aspects concerning her research on branch groups, including maximal subgroups, the congruence subgroup property, Hausdorff dimension and Beauville groups.

Research visit to the Heinrich Heine University of Duesseldorf

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Over the months of December 2020 and January 2021, Anitha Thillaisundaram was visiting the Heinrich Heine University of Duesseldorf, to collaborate with Benjamin Klopsch, Iker de las Heras, Moritz Petschick and Karthika Rajeev, on topics in pro-p groups and branch groups.

Anitha Thillaisundaram gave a research talk at the University of Kiel

Originally posted on Charlotte Scott Centre for Algebra:
On Tuesday the 19th of January 2021, Anitha Thillaisundaram spoke on her research in maximal subgroups of branch groups at the University of Kiel. The title of her talk was “Groups that act on rooted trees, and their maximal subgroups”.

Anitha Thillaisundaram gave a research talk at the Catholic University of Leuven

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On Monday the 7th of December 2020, Anitha Thillaisundaram spoke on her research on maximal subgroups of branch groups at the Catholic University of Leuven.

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