Originally posted on Charlotte Scott Centre for Algebra:

On Wednesday the 27th of October 2021, Alan Logan (Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh) will be giving an online seminar on his research at 3pm. The details of his talk are as follows: Title: The conjugacy problem for ascending HNN-extensions of free groups. Abstract: The conjugacy problem is one…

## Algebra Seminar by Alan Logan

## October 2021 update and preparation of the new edition of the “Kourovka Notebook”

Originally posted on Charlotte Scott Centre for Algebra:

An update for the current 19th edition of “Kourovka Notebook (Unsolved Problems in Group Theory)” is posted. Quite a few new solutions and new references appear, both for problems from the latest section and from the previous ones. (But of course many problems remain very much open:-).) Recall that “Kourovka…

## Lincoln algebraist takes up a position at Lund University, Sweden

Originally posted on Charlotte Scott Centre for Algebra:

In September of 2021 a former Lincoln algebraist Dr Anitha Thillaisundaram took up a Senior Lecturer position at Lund University (Sweden). Her colleagues and friends at Lincoln School of Mathematics and Physics thanked Anitha for all the great work that she has done in Lincoln and wished…

## Lincoln–Lund algebra research seminar

Originally posted on Charlotte Scott Centre for Algebra:

The algebra research seminar resumes work in 2021–22 as a joint venture of Charlotte Scott Centre for Algebra of University of Lincoln (UK) and Centre for Mathematical Sciences of Lund University (Sweden). Preliminary dates and times of some of the nearest talks are 27th Oct, 3pm UK…

## Block copolymer phase transition – Javier Diaz

Originally posted on Centre for Computational Physics:

Today, Dr Javier Diaz (École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland) gave a talk Block copolymer phase transition induced by nanoparticle anisotrophy at Polymer Physics Graduate Symposium. Javier got his PhD at our centre in Lincoln.

## Call for new problems for the new edition of “Kourovka Notebook (Unsolved Problems in Group Theory)”

Originally posted on Charlotte Scott Centre for Algebra:

Evgeny Khukhro (University of Lincoln) and Victor Mazurov (Sobolev Institute of Mathematics, Novosibirsk) announced the beginning of the preparation of the new 20th edition of the “Kourovka Notebook” , a collection of unsolved problems in Group Theory and related areas. Everybody is welcome to propose new problems…

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

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…

## Paper accepted by Journal of Algebra

Originally posted on Charlotte Scott Centre for Algebra:

A paper by Sandro Mattarei, Claudio Scarbolo and Valentina Iusa (who received her PhD in 2019 from the University of Lincoln), bearing the title Graded Lie algebras of maximal class of type?p,?has been accepted for publication in Journal of Algebra. (See https://arxiv.org/abs/2011.08354 for a preprint version.)

## Anitha Thillaisundaram spoke at the conference on Rings and Polynomials, hosted in Graz

Originally posted on Charlotte Scott Centre for Algebra:

In July 2021, Anitha Thillaisundaram gave an online talk at the hybrid conference on Rings and Polynomials in Graz, Austria. She spoke on maximal subgroups of branch groups, and their relation to a conjecture of Kaplansky on group rings.

## June 2021 update for the “Kourovka Notebook (Unsolved Problems in Group Theory)”

Originally posted on Charlotte Scott Centre for Algebra:

An?update for the current 19th edition?of “Kourovka Notebook (Unsolved Problems in Group Theory)” is? posted.? A few new solutions and new references appear, both for problems from the latest section and from the previous ones. (But of course many problems remain very much open:-).) Recall that?“Kourovka Notebook”?is…