Category Archives: events

conferences, seminars, lectures, etc

Scottish Combinatorics Conference

Another event back in face-to-face mode, the Scottish Combinatorics Conference took place this week at the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow, organised by David Bevan and other members of the combinatorics group. Glasgow is a bus ride from St Andrews, … Continue reading

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London Combinatorics Colloquia 2023

In London last week for this (usually) annual event, now happily back live. In contrast to usual practice, I will discuss the second day first. Norman Biggs was the founder of the combinatorics group at the London School of Economics, … Continue reading

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Birthday conferences

The impending removal of my university web pages has led me to put here the slides of some talks. I have been extremely fortunate in having wonderful colleagues who have organised three birthday conferences for me. (Well, one was actually … Continue reading

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A week in Florida

The week before last I was at the Deerfield Beach Resort in Florida, about halfway between Miami and Donald Trump’s place. My children could not believe it when I told them (I am not very good at holidays). Of course … Continue reading

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This is in a sense a follow-up to my earlier post here, describing how the 6-month programme at the Isaac Newton Institute had come to a premature end because of the covid pandemic. The time I spent in Cambridge then … Continue reading

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Student meetings

Lots of things have happened and not been noted, sorry. I will try to catch up a bit over the next few weeks. In the past few weeks I have spoken at two student-organised conferences. First, in July, was the … Continue reading

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BCC29 at Lancaster

Last week we celebrated the 29th British Combinatorial Conference in Lancaster, face to face. (As a side observation, this was by far the largest social gathering I have been at since the start of the pandemic; I found it both … Continue reading

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St Andrews Combinatorics Day

We are having a home-grown combinatorics day in St Andrews next Tuesday, 24 May. Here is the programme. Come along if you are nearby on the day. It will be in Lecture Theatre B in the Mathematical Institute. 11-11:30 Rosemary … Continue reading

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Peter Neumann memorial meeting

On Saturday, I was in Oxford for a memorial meeting for Peter Neumann, organised by Chris Hollings for the British Society for the History of Mathematics (of which Peter was a past president). It was a hybrid meeting, with half … Continue reading

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I was privileged to be able to attend, to give its full title, the 53rd Southeastern International Conference on Combinatorics, Graph Theory and Computing, in Boca Raton, Florida. Does any other conference in the area have such a long and … Continue reading

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