Towards 1st annual Charlotte Scott lecture in mathematics

Charlotte Scott Centre for Algebra

portret-smallRecall that the 1st annual Charlotte Scott lecture in mathematics will be given  by Professor Natasha Maurits(University of Groningen, Netherlands) on Monday 30 January at 6 pm in the Stephen Langton Lecture Theatre, Brayford Pool Campus, University of Lincoln. See the details and booking info at the link provided.

Here is a short compilation of information about Charlotte Scott, in whose name this series of lectures is named.

charlotte_angas_scottCharlotte Scott (1858–1931) was a British mathematician born in Lincoln, UK. She was a specialist in algebra, a student of Arthur Cayley at Cambridge University, but made her career in the USA at Bryn Mawr College, where she was the first Head of Mathematics. She was recognized as one of the best American mathematicians of that time; her research papers were among the first mathematical papers written in USA (by any author, not just women) to be recognised in Europe.


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