Originally posted on Charlotte Scott Centre for Algebra:

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…

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

## International accolade for Lincoln’s leading algebraist

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 […]

## Anita Thillaisundaram in Women in Maths.

## 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 Charlotte Scott Centre for Algebra:

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

Originally posted on Charlotte Scott Centre for Algebra:

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…

## 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!

Originally posted on Charlotte Scott Centre for Algebra:

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…