UROS bursary obtained for a project on branch groups

Charlotte Scott Centre for Algebra

Thomas Smith, a third-year mathematics student, successfully obtained a UROS bursary to work on a summer project on branch groups with Anitha Thillaisundaram. This project involves establishing and investigating certain commutator relations for explicit branch groups.

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Winners of the Mathematics Challenge 2020–21

Maths & Physics News

Congratulations to the winners of the Lincoln Mathematics Challenge 2020-21 and a big thank you to all participants! A very stiff competition made the choices difficult for the Competition Committee, and each place had to be awadred jointly to several winners. The Awards Ceremony has taken place on 13 February 2021 as an online event, which included a public lecture by Prof. Evgeny Khukhro “The role of Algebra in Mathematics“. The virtual audience gave rounds of applause to the winners, who received their certificates and virtual trophies from the Head of Lincoln School of Mathematics and Physics Prof. Andrei Zvelindovsky. The ceremony and the lecture were streamed on YouTube and the recording can be watched here. Solutions of the problems can be found here. The results are:

Joint 1st prize winners:

Daoyi Chen, Beauchamp College, Oadby;

Trung Anh Nguyen, Brockenhurst College.

Joint 2nd prize winners:

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Mathematics and Physics Careers Evening 6pm Tuesday 2 March 2021

A mathematics or physics degree opens up a wide range of exciting opportunities, and our recent graduates have gone on to employment or further study in fields including engineering, software development and medical physics. At Lincoln’s School of Mathematics and Physics Online Careers Evening, you will hear from six of our alumni on their first-hand experiences of life after graduation and how their studies at Lincoln have helped set them up for their current and future paths. 

After the talks from our alumni, you will have the opportunity to chat with them and also speak to Lincoln staff from our Careers and Employability team and the School of Mathematics and Physics.

Book now to join us on Microsoft Teams on Tuesday 2nd March from 6pm. Joining instructions will be sent to you via email before the event.

6:00pmWelcome 
6:10pmBrittany Halpin, BSc Mathematics 2019, PGCE Student, University of Cambridge  
6:20pmRob Sharp, BSc Physics 2018, MPhil Physics 2020, Verification and Test Engineer, Teledyne e2v  
6:30pmSophie Marshall-Unitt, BSc Mathematics 2019, Graduate Engineer, Siemens  
6:40pmHannah Thurlbeck, BSc Physics 2018, Trainee NHS Clinical Scientist (radiation imaging)  
6:50pmPeter Cseik, BSc Mathematics and Computer Science 2020, PHP Developer, Ampsuite 
7:00pmSorcha Hulme, MPhys Physics 2019, PhD Student, University of Liverpool  
7:10pm – 8:00pmNetworking, an opportunity to ask questions and chat with Lincoln staff and alumni 

Winners of the Mathematics Challenge 2019–20

Maths & Physics News

Congratulations to the winners of the Lincoln Mathematics Challenge 2019-20 and a big thank you to all participants! The Awards Ceremony has taken place on 15 January 2020 in Isaac Newton Building of the University of Lincoln, at the beginning of the annual George Boole public lecture in mathematics by Prof. Marcus du Sautoy FRS OBE. The audience gave big rounds of applause to the winners, who received their trophies from the Chair of Competition Committee Prof. Evgeny Khukhro. Solutions of the problems can be found here. The results are:

Joint 1st prize winners:

Daniel Hayman, Bartholomew School, Eynsham;

Oliver Wilshaw, Redborne Upper School, Ampthill.

Joint 2nd prize winners:

Adrian Dimitrov, Loughborough Grammar School;

Hisham Khan, Queen Elizabeth’s School, Barnet.

Joint 3rd place winners:

Fedor Cheltsov, James Gillespie’s High School, Edinburgh;

Yann Divet, Lycee International de Londres Winston Churchill;

Jake Duddy, Dominican College Portstewart;

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