Maths Department named after Honorary Fellow

The RSE is pleased to hear that the Maths Department of the University of Padova, Italy, will today be renamed after the distinguished mathematician Tullio Levi-Civita. Professor Levi-Civita was elected an Honorary Fellow of the RSE in 1923.

More information on the naming ceremony is available here.

Professor Levi-Civita’s obituary, which appeared in the RSE’s 1943 Year Book, is available to read here.