4th Annual Boole Lecture in Mathematics

Originally posted on Distinguished Maths & Physics Public Lectures:
Creativity in mathematics and the arts a public lecture by Professor John Wilson University of Oxford, UK Friday, 2nd of November 2018, 6:00 – 7:20 pm Newton Lecture Theatre INB0114 in the Isaac Newton building, University of Lincoln Book a place How should we begin to find…

Physics Challenge 2018/2019

Originally posted on Study Physics:
For a chance to win the first prize (£100 Amazon voucher), or one of our prizes for runners-up, submit your typed or neatly written solutions of the following problems to physics@lincoln.ac.uk or by post to Physics Challenge, School of Mathematics and Physics, University of Lincoln, Lincoln, LN6 7TS. Please include your full name, postal…

Update for latest edition of the “Kourovka Notebook (Unsolved Problems in Group Theory)”

Originally posted on Charlotte Scott Centre for Algebra:
An update for the current 19th edition of “Kourovka Notebook (Unsolved Problems in Group Theory)” is  posted.  Several problems, both from the latest section and from the previous ones, have now been solved. (But of course many problems remain very much open:-).) Recall that “Kourovka Notebook” is a famous collection of open…

Maths prizes catching up with their heroes

Originally posted on Study Maths:
Commendation for outstanding results in mathematics in Year 3 among MMaths students in 2017–18 was awarded to Alexander Lau. Maths prizes for our first cohort of maths graduates were presented during the graduation ceremonies and will be reported here later, watch this space. Several other prizes announced earlier at Maths Awards…

Science bites – After hours night at the manor

Originally posted on Study Physics:
On Wednesday 26th September Andrei Zvelindovsky gave a short talk titled “Newton’s mathematics revolution and modern physics” at the Gravity Fields Festival, the home place of Isaac Newton (Woolsthorpe Manor). Andrei showed how calculus is used to explain beautiful and enigmatic patterns in one of newest fields of physics – nano-physics. Newton is…

Gravity Fields Festival 2018

Originally posted on Theory of Complex Matter:
Dr Fabien Paillusson and Dr Anna Marie Roos from the School Of History & Heritage at the University of Lincoln continue travelling with their duo talk Space travel: from fantasy to reality and beyond, first delivered as a Christmas Lecture 2017. This time the talk was a part of the…

Dr Phil Sutton speaks at Gravity Fields about Saturn’s rings

Originally posted on Astrophysics Group :
On Wednesday 26th September Dr. Phil Sutton gave a short talk titled “Gravity in Saturn’s Rings” at the Gravityfields, the home place of Isaac Newton (Woolsthorpe Manor). The “Night at the Manor” event was an opportunity to enjoy the Manor after hours with night time tours and hear interesting science…

Physics Seminar: Prof. Andrew Archer

Originally posted on Centre for Computational Physics:
Date: Wednesday 10th of October 2018, 14:00. Location: INB3305 (Isaac Newton Building). ‘Quasicrystal formation in soft matter’ by Andrew J. Archer, Department of Mathematical Sciences, Loughborough University, Loughborough, UK. Abstract: In the early eighties quasicrystals (QCs) were first observed by Shechtman in metallic alloys, leading to the award…

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CECAM workshop on Nano-structured Soft Matter

Originally posted on Centre for Computational Physics:
From June 25th to June 27th 2018 the School of Mathematics and Physics hosted a CECAM workshop “Nano-structured soft matter: a synergy of approaches to amphiphilic and block copolymer systems” bringing together experts in two research fields of soft matter physics: block co-polymers and lipid amphiphilic systems. The…

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