On Tuesday 4th of July 2017 Professor Andrei Zvelindovsky, the founding head of the School of Mathematics and Physics at the University of Lincoln, gave a lecture ‘From Newton’s Light to Electromagnetic Waves: A Path to Enlightening’ at the King’s School in Grantham. The school was founded in 1528 and attended by Isaac Newton. The lecture was 54th […]

## Experimental Newton lecture in new Newton building

Our last public lecture of the 2016/17 season was a special experiment: a duo talk given by Dr Anna Marie Roos from the School of History & Heritage and Dr Fabien Paillusson from the School of Mathematics and Physics. On 31st May 2017, the sciences and the humanities met as Drs Paillluson and Roos each gave a short lecture […]

## Lincoln Isaac Newton Lecture

The Newtonian Moment a duo public lecture by Dr Fabien Paillusson School of Mathematics and Physics, University of Lincoln and Dr Anna Marie Roos School of History & Heritage, University of Lincoln Wednesday 31 May 2017 6 pm – 7 pm Lecture Theatre in the new Isaac Newton building, Brayford Pool Campus, University of Lincoln […]

## Doris vs Robert Grosseteste

Poseidon has definitely sent storm Doris to prevent establishing a new tradition in Lincoln – annual public lectures in Cosmology/Astrophysics. However, his efforts were in vain: in a truly heroic 9 hours trip, combining multiple trains and a taxi, our inaugural speaker Professor Peter Coles arrived from Cardiff to the waiting audience in Lincoln. Straight out […]

## Prof Natasha Maurits visiting

Our school’s External Advisory Board member, Professor Natasha Maurits from the Netherlands, visited us on 30-31 January 2017. Natasha delivered our first Annual Charlotte Scott Lecture in Mathematics as well a lecture in Industrial Mathematics module for our 2nd year Maths students. Natasha also discussed our school’s current and future developments.

## Elements of a Physics for the 21st Century

Originally posted on IOP Lincoln Centre:

an IOP public lecture by Professor Werner Hofer Newcastle University, Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK Wednesday 8 February 2017 at 6.30 pm Stephen Langton Building (former EMMTEC) Lecture Theatre, Brayford Pool Campus, University of Lincoln Given the experimental precision in condensed matter physics — positions are measured with errors of…

## 1st Annual Robert Grosseteste Lecture in Astrophysics/Cosmology

The Cosmic Web a public lecture by Professor Peter Coles School of Physics and Astronomy, Cardiff University Thursday 23 February 2017 at 6 pm Stephen Langton Building (former EMMTEC) Lecture Theatre, Brayford Pool Campus, University of Lincoln The lecture will focus on the large-scale structure of the Universe and the ideas that physicists are weaving together […]

## 1st Annual Edward Delaval Lecture in Physics

On the 16th of November 2016 Professor Tom McLeish FRS from Durham University, UK, delivered our 1st Annual Edward Delaval Lecture in Physics. The lecture is named after Edward Delaval FRS, a ‘physics hero’ associated with the Doddington Hall near Lincoln. Tom gave a fascinating talk about the English polymath of the 13th century Robert Grosseteste, who […]

## 2nd Annual Boole Lecture in Mathematics

On 7th of November 2016 Dr Peter M. Neumann, OBE, from Oxford delivered our Second Annual Boole Lecture in Mathematics. A fascinating talk about a revolutionary mathematician Évariste Galois which enlightened the public about his dramatically short but extraordinary fruitful life. In the span of just a few years Galois opened up a whole new direction for mathematics, which is […]

## Molecular Machines

In my recent public talk at the Gravity Fields Festival 2016 I have shown different models of molecular machines, I have added some of them to this blog with the details on their construction. The models have been generated using small script in awk language and represented using the program VMD (http://www.ks.uiuc.edu/Research/vmd/). The Photosynthetic Apparatus of…