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Paper on Gibbs’ paradox

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Friday, April 20, 2018 • Updates

Originally posted on Theory of Complex Matter:
? In thermodynamics, quantities such as energy, volume, quantity of matter and the infamous entropy are so-called extensive quantities: if the system size is doubled their value is doubled too, if the system size is tripled so is their value and so on. That entropy is extensive ensures that…

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CP2K Summer School 2018

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Matt Watkins will be helping run the 2018 CP2K summer school. This will run from 19th-22nd June 2018 at the Science & Technology Facilities Council’s Daresbury Laboratory. Details here. If you would like to learn how to use the CP2K atomistic simulation software suite on HPC, or really want to visit Daresbury, register now.

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Inauguration ceremony

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Originally posted on Maths & Physics News:
In an exciting ceremony on 1st of September 2016 at 3:30 pm our school was officially inaugurated by Professor Efim Zelmanov. The ceremony was a part of the first maths conference in Lincoln and on a such an occasion the conference participants were joined by the school staff…

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Physics Seminar – Jan 31st

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This week’s seminar will be jointly given by  Dmitry Nerukh, Aston University and  Gennady Chuev,  visiting from the Institute of Theoretical and Experimental Biophysics, Russian Academy of Sciences, Pushchino, Russia. It will be in INB 3305 at 1pm on Wednesday Jan 31st. Dmitry will talk about ‘  Hybrid Molecular Dynamics – Hydrodynamics Modelling of Liquid Solutions: Whole… Read More ›

Education »

Fiona’s graduation

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On 24th of January 2018 Fiona Bissett had her graduation ceremony in Lincoln Cathedral. Fiona is our second graduate in the history of the school, and the first Master by Research. Her Master of Science by Research thesis “Computational study of the self-assembly of hypoxanthine in the gas-phase and on the Au(111) surface” was written under the… Read More ›

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IOP talk in Nottingham

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Originally posted on Theory of Complex Matter:
On 14 November 2017  Fabien Paillusson gave a public talk “Does Mr Entropy need Pheonix Wright?” at Nottingham Physics Centre, which is hosted by the University of Nottingham and is a part of the Institute of Physics East Midlands Branch. That was the 3rd run of the talk,…

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Physics Seminar: Dr Alan Goddard

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Date: Wednesday 24th of January 2018, 13:00. Location: MB1020 (Minerva Building). ‘Cell Membranes in Biotechnology’ by Alan D. Goddard, School of Life & Health Sciences, Aston University, Birmingham, UK. Abstract: Biotechnology is currently used to produce an array of useful molecules.  However, many of these molecules are toxic to the cells that produce them.  A neglected… Read More ›

Group life »

Fiona runs Lincoln Half

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On Sunday 2nd October Fiona ran in the Lincoln Half marathon, the first to be held in the city for around 25 years. The route started from the Lincolnshire show ground, north of the city, and made its way into the city, winding around the Cathedral, through the grounds of the Castle and heading down… Read More ›

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PhD Studentship in the School of Maths and Physics

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The School of Mathematics and Physics is seeking an exceptional doctoral candidate in Computational Physics or Applied Mathematics for a fully-paid for PhD Studentship. The successful candidate will join the dynamic and rapidly growing Computational Physics Group and will work on computer modelling of collective dynamics in active matter, such as large systems of self-propelling… Read More ›

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Physics World: Image of the day

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Marco Pinna’s image from the December 2013 Soft Matter World Calendar appeared as the Image of the day for 31 January 2014 on IOP’s Physics World Facebook page.

Press »

Women in Maths

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Originally posted on Maths & Physics News:
Our  Master by Research student and Back2Science Fellow Fiona Bissett has been featured today in Women in Maths FB!

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Paper on Gibbs’ paradox

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Originally posted on Theory of Complex Matter:
? In thermodynamics, quantities such as energy, volume, quantity of matter and the infamous entropy are so-called extensive quantities: if the system size is doubled their value is doubled too, if the system size is tripled so is their value and so on. That entropy is extensive ensures that…

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