On 3 July a ceremony was held in University of Brasilia on occasion of bestowing on Evgeny Khukhro the title of Professor Honoris Causa. The ceremony began with the British national anthem, followed by the national anthem of Brazil. Then Dr Emerson de Melo delivered a presentation on behalf of the Department of Mathematics for the […]

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## 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 […]

## Talk at a seminar in Sao Paulo, Brazil

Originally posted on Algebra in Lincoln:

On 29 September Evgeny Khukhro gave a talk Engel-type conditions in finite, profinite, and compact groups at the Algebra seminar of the Institute of Mathematics and Statistics, part of the University of Sao Paulo, Brazil.

## Algebra seminar in Lincoln on 12 October 2016: talk by Dr Florian Lehner

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Florian Lehner (University of Hamburg) will speak at the Algebra seminar on Wednesday, 12 October 2016, at 16:30, room JBL0C05 (bldg. 22 on University of Lincoln campus map). He will speak about “Breaking graph symmetries by edge colourings”. Abstract: An (edge or vertex) colouring of a graph is said to be distinguishing,…

## Professor John Wilson joins our External Advisory Board

We are very happy to welcome Professor John Wilson (University of Oxford) as a new member of our School’s External Advisory Board. Professor Wilson, born and brought up in Lincolnshire, studied at the University of Cambridge, receiving the MSc degree in 1970, the PhD degree in 1971 and the ScD degree in 1989. He has held […]

## Fields medallist honored in Lincoln

In a spectacular graduation ceremony on 5th of September 2016 held in the magnificent Lincoln Cathedral Professor Efim Zelmanov, Fields Medallist (1994), was awarded an Honorary Doctor of Science degree. I am really thrilled to have joined such an academic family! -wrote Professor Zelmanov after the ceremony.

## Great success of the first mathematics conference in Lincoln!

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Lincoln School of Mathematics and Physics has conducted on 31st August—2nd September its first mathematics conference “Groups, rings, and their automorphisms”, which was dedicated to Evgeny Khukhro’s 60th birthday. The conference proved to be a resounding success for our new school, attracting leading mathematicians from all over the world, including…

## Fields Medallist to talk at Lincoln’s inaugural maths conference

An eminent mathematician who has won the Fields Medal – often referred to as the ‘Nobel Prize of mathematics’ – will speak at the University of Lincoln, UK, as part of its inaugural maths conference. Professor Efim Zelmanov, who is currently based at the University of California in San Diego, will also become an Honorary […]