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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. 36 more words


Great success of the first mathematics conference in Lincoln!

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. 107 more words

News And Announcements

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… 350 more words


A note on isomorphisms

We’ve now defined an isomorphism. Before we start, recall what this was. Two isomorphic groups must have the same number of elements. From the second exercise in the previous post, we have that isomorphic groups must have the same number of elements of order m for all positive whole numbers m, and the same number of elements of infinite order. 1,335 more words

Group Theory

Staff rostering software can destroy lives

Generally, I’m a tech optimist. I truly believe that we are living in the most exciting times and that life in general for most people is only going to get better. 575 more words

Personal Mutterings

In her own words: honouring Hanna Neumann

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Hanna Neumann (1914-1971, born Johanna von Caemmerer) was a German-born UK and Australian group theorist. She was the first woman Chair of Pure Mathematics in Australia. 104 more words