Winners of UROS-2021 research projects awards

Maths & Physics News

In the university-wide Undergraduate Research Opportunities Scheme (UROS), the in 2021 are students of School of Mathematics and Physics:

Roksana Kulengowska, with project “Calculating the Hill Sphere of Known Exoplanets: Which Exoplanets Could Host Moon Systems?“, under supervision of Dr Phil Sutton, and

Christopher Denison, with project “Lamellar Block Copolymers Under Shear Flow“, under supervision of Dr Marco Pinna & Dr Javier Diaz.

These wins continue the successful participation of our students in previous years: in 2020 one of the two runners-up for People’s Choice Award was

Henry Macpherson, with project “Mathematical modelling of polymer capsules“, under supervision of Dr Martin Greenall (

The 2021 winners were announced at the on-campus UROS Celebration event on the 11th November, in Skal Tipi:

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Lincoln Mathematics Challenge 2021/2022


For a chance to win the first prize (£100 Amazon voucher) submit your typed or neatly written (and scanned in a single pdf file) solutions of the following problems to with “Maths Challenge” in subject line. Please include your full name, postal address and email, as well as the name and address of your school. The closing date is 6 January, 2022. It is possible to win a prize even if you have not completed all of the questions, so you are encouraged to submit solutions if you do only some of the problems. The prize-giving ceremony will be organized at the end of January — beginning of February 2022, possibly as an online event. The competition is open to all young pre-university people in UK aged 15–18 years. It is not open to current university students. See full Terms and Conditions. The problems can also be downloaded from here.competition-21-22-problems