Our school’s first Master by Research in Lincoln!

Originally posted on Computational Physics Group:
Today, Fiona Bissett successfully passed her viva (subject to minor corrections) for the degree of Master of Science by Research with the thesis “Computational study of the self-assembly of hypoxanthine in the gas-phase and on the Au(111) surface” written under the supervision of Dr Manuela Mura. Fiona is our…

Superhero in Lincoln

On 7th September 2017 Professor James Kakalios opened a new lecture series, Great Lives, with a fascinating talk on the physics of superheros. Earlier during the day James received an Honorary Doctor of Science degree from the University of Lincoln. The lecture was followed by signing the book The Physics of Superheroes by the author.

Superhero professor, James Kakalios, gets an honorary degree

On 7th of September 2017 Professor James Kakalios was awarded an Honorary degree of Doctor of Science by the University of Lincoln for his achievements in advancement and communication of physics. Watch the graduation ceremony (rewind forward to 48.5 minutes): Oration text (by Andrei Zvelindovsky): Chancellor, Pro Chancellor, DVC, honoured guests, graduates, I am pleased […]

Annual Edward Delaval Lecture in Physics

The Beauty of Flavour: Latest results from the Large Hadron Collider a public lecture by Professor Valerie Gibson Cavendish Laboratory,  University of Cambridge Wednesday, 18 April 2018, 6:00-7:20 pm Newton Lecture Theatre  INB0114 in the Isaac Newton building, University of Lincoln The LHCb experiment at the Large Hadron Collider is designed to search for new phenomena […]

Annual Robert Grosseteste Lecture in Astrophysics

Planets and Pulsations: The New Keplerian Revolution a public lecture by Professor Don Kurtz Jeremiah Horrocks Institute, the University of Central Lancashire, Preston, UK Wednesday, 6 December 2017, 6:00-7:20 pm Newton Lecture Theatre  INB0114 in the Isaac Newton building, University of Lincoln One of the biggest questions humans can ask is, “Are we alone?” Does […]

The Uncanny Physics of Superhero Comic Books

a public lecture by Professor James Kakalios (The University of Minnesota, USA) Thursday, 7th of September 2017, 6:00 pm Isaac Newton Lecture Theatre, Isaac Newton Building, Brayford Campus, University of Lincoln Book a place In 2001 I created a Freshman Seminar class at the University of Minnesota entitled: “Everything I Know About Science I Learned from Reading […]

Scientific thinkers come together at pan-European Crystallize meeting

Originally posted on Computational Physics Group:
Scientific thinkers from around Europe will come together for the annual meeting of COST Crystallize. This year the crystallisation-focused meeting is taking place at the University of Lincoln in the UK. Crystallisation – the process of crystal formation via crystal nucleation and growth – is typically employed in chemical…

Maths & Physics at Lincoln: EDT Headstart residential course

Originally posted on Algebra in Lincoln:
On 11th July 2017 several members of the School of Mathematics and Physics will contribute lectures and workshops to a Headstart residential course at the University of Lincoln (see EDT Headstart). Thirty students in Year 12 from all over the country will stay from 10th to 13th July to experience…

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…

Physics Seminar: Dr Anton Souslov

Originally posted on Computational Physics Group:
Date: Wednesday 24th of May 2017, 14:00. Location: DCB1111 (David Chiddick Building). ‘Chiral active metamaterials’ by Anton Souslov, Lorentz Institute for Theoretical Physics, Universiteit Leiden, The Netherlands. Abstract: Active liquids are composed of self-driven microbots that endow the liquid with a unique set of mechanical characteristics. We design metamaterials…

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