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London Combinatorics Colloquia 2016

The tenth London Combinatorics Colloquia took place over the last two days. (As was pointed out, this is not the same as the tenth anniversary!) A dozen really excellent talks, and I cannot do justice to them all, so I … Continue reading

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Jack Edmonds’ London lectures

Course material associated with Jack Edmonds’ lectures can be found here. There is an announcement here. For the first course, 16-19 June at Queen Mary, University of London, see Alex Fink’s web page here, and for the LTCC intensive, 22-23 … Continue reading

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Donald Preece memorial day: registration open

Registration for the memorial event for Donald Preece is now open, on this webpage. The cost is £20 for the meeting, with coffee, lunch and tea, and £40 for the reception and dinner. Information about the conference is here. You … Continue reading

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Postgraduate Combinatorial Conference 2015

This week I was at the Postgraduate Combinatorial Conference, which was held in Queen Mary, University of London. It was one of the liveliest PCCs I have been to, with about 35 delegates from all over England, Scotland, and further … Continue reading

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Jack Edmonds: the London gigs

Jack Edmonds is a larger-than-life figure in the world of combinatorial optimization and polyhedral combinatorics. If you are a student, you really should grasp this chance to meet him! More than fifty years ago, Jack was perhaps the first person … Continue reading

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A salute to whistleblowers

How sad to have to report this piece of news from Queen Mary, University of London. In 2012, John Allen and Fanis Missirlis, of the School of Biological and Chemical Sciences, co-authored a letter to The Lancet about the use … Continue reading

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Replacing me

In my letter to the Head of School at QMUL announcing my retirement, I expressed the hope that the School could use what it was saving on my salary to appoint two good young mathematicians. Despite that, they decided to … Continue reading

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