Great Lives Lecture: Superhero in Lincoln

On 7th September 2017 Professor James Kakalios opened a new lecture series, Great Lives, with a fascinating talk on the physics of superheros. Earlier during the day James received an Honorary Doctorate … Source: Superhero in Lincoln

1st Isaac Newton Lecture in new Newton building

Our last public lecture of the 2016/17 season was a special experiment: a duo talk given by Dr Anna Marie Roos from the School of History & Heritage and Dr Fabien Paillusson from the School of … Source: Experimental Newton lecture in new Newton building

1st Annual Robert Grosseteste Lecture in Astrophysics/Cosmology

Originally posted on Maths & Physics News:
Poseidon has definitely sent storm Doris to  prevent establishing a new tradition in Lincoln – annual public lectures in Cosmology/Astrophysics. However, his efforts were in vain: in a truly heroic 9 hours trip, combining multiple trains and a taxi, our inaugural speaker Professor Peter Coles arrived from Cardiff to…

1st Annual Charlotte Scott Lecture in Mathematics

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On 30 January the 1st Annual Charlotte Scott Lecture in Mathematics in Lincoln was given by Prof Natasha Maurits (University Medical Center Groningen, the Netherlands). The lecturer was introduced by the Head of School of Maths and Physics Prof Andrei Zvelindovsky. Prof Natasha Maurits is a trained mathematician. She is…

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 R… Source: 1st Annual Edward Delaval Lecture in Physics

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 … Source: 2nd Annual Boole Lecture in Mathematics

1st George Boole Lecture

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On 2 November 2015, the 200th anniversary of George Boole, Dr Evgeny Khukhro gave a public lecture George Boole:  Legacy of a Mathematics Revolutionary. The event was attended by the City Sheriff of Lincoln Mr Graham Kent and Sheriff’s Lady Mrs Gillian Kent. The event was welcomed by  Deputy Vice Chancellor Prof Susan…