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Weekly seminar on Combinatorics and Probability, which usually takes place on Thursday at 3pm.

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Covering real grids with multiplicity

UserSimona Boyadzhiyska, Birmingham.

HouseArts LR1.

ClockThursday 18 May 2023, 15:00-16:00

Reconstructing 3D cube complexes from boundary distances

UserJane Tan, Oxford.

HouseArts LR6.

ClockThursday 04 May 2023, 15:00-16:00

Maximum Coverage in Sublinear Space, Faster

UserAnthony Wirth (Melbourne).

HouseArts LR6.

ClockThursday 27 April 2023, 15:00-16:00

Lower Bounds for Exact and Approximate k-Disjoint-Shortest-Paths

UserSam Thomas (Birmingham/Melbourne).

HouseArts LR6.

ClockThursday 20 April 2023, 15:00-16:00

Perfect matchings in random sparsifications of Dirac hypergraphs

UserVincent Pfenniger, Birmingham.

HousePoynting Small LT.

ClockThursday 23 March 2023, 15:00-16:00

Monochromatic Sums and Products over the Rationals

UserMaria-Romina Ivan, Cambridge.

HousePoynting Small LT.

ClockThursday 09 March 2023, 15:00-16:00

Antidirected subgraphs of oriented graphs

UserCamila Zarate Gueren, Birmingham.


ClockThursday 02 February 2023, 15:00-16:00

Heawood's theorem in 3D

UserEmily Nevinson, Birmingham.


ClockThursday 19 January 2023, 15:00-16:00

Uncommon systems of equations

UserNatasha Morrison, Victoria.


ClockTuesday 10 January 2023, 14:00-15:00

Structured Decompositions: recursive data and recursive algorithms

UserBenjamin Bumpus, Glasgow.


ClockThursday 08 December 2022, 15:00-16:00

Tight Lower Bounds for Parameterized Algorithms under ETH

UserRajesh Chitnis, Birmingham.


ClockThursday 01 December 2022, 15:00-16:00

No seminar

UserSee for details..


ClockThursday 24 November 2022, 15:00-16:00

Matroid valuations and where to see them

UserAlex Fink, London.


ClockThursday 17 November 2022, 15:00-16:00

Counting vertices of integral polytopes defined by facets

UserMark Jerrum, London.


ClockThursday 10 November 2022, 15:00-16:00

Odd distances in colourings of the plane

UserJames Davies, Cambridge.


ClockThursday 03 November 2022, 15:00-16:00

Transversal cycle factors in multipartite graphs

UserAmarja Kathapurkar, Birmingham.


ClockThursday 27 October 2022, 15:00-16:00

Percolation in High-Dimensional Product Graphs

UserJoshua Erde, Graz.


ClockThursday 20 October 2022, 15:00-16:00

Rigidity of graphs

UserAnthony Nixon, Lancaster.


ClockThursday 13 October 2022, 15:00-16:00


Uservarious speakers.


ClockThursday 06 October 2022, 15:00-16:00

Open Problem Session

Uservarious speakers.


ClockThursday 29 September 2022, 15:00-16:00

Graph Decompositions

UserJan Kurkofka, Birmingham.

HouseLTA, additional zoom link:

ClockThursday 20 January 2022, 15:00-16:00

The n-queens problem

UserCandida Bowtell, Birmingham.

HouseLTA, additional zoom link: (NOTE: UNUSUAL TIME).

ClockThursday 09 December 2021, 15:30-16:30

The Erdős-Rothschild problem

UserKatherine Staden, Oxford.

HouseLTA, additional zoom link:

ClockThursday 25 November 2021, 15:00-16:00

Degree conditions for spanning hypergraphs

UserMatias Pavez-Signe, Birmingham.

HouseLTA, additional zoom link:

ClockThursday 18 November 2021, 15:00-16:00

Average degree and bicliques

UserRose McCarty, Waterloo.


ClockThursday 04 November 2021, 15:00-16:00

Counting cliques in 1-planar graphs

UserPascal Gollin, IBS Korea.


ClockThursday 28 October 2021, 15:00-16:00

Reducing Linear Hadwiger's Conjecture to Coloring Small Graphs

UserMichelle Delcourt, Toronto.


ClockThursday 14 October 2021, 15:00-16:00

Open Problem Workshop

UserVarious Speakers.


ClockThursday 30 September 2021, 15:00-17:00

Counting complexity and quantum information theory

UserMiriam Backens (Birmingham).


ClockThursday 06 May 2021, 16:00-17:00

On embedding graphs in surfaces

UserJohannes Carmesin (Birmingham).


ClockThursday 29 April 2021, 16:00-17:00

Hypergraphs with many extremal configurations

UserChristian Reiher (Hamburg).


ClockThursday 22 April 2021, 16:00-17:00

A proof of the Erdős–Faber–Lovász conjecture

UserAbhishek Methuku (Birmingham).


ClockThursday 18 March 2021, 16:00-17:00

Hypergraphs with many extremal configurations (cancelled)

UserChristian Reiher (Hamburg).


ClockThursday 04 March 2021, 16:00-17:00

Trees in Tournaments

UserAlistair Benford (Birmingham).


ClockThursday 25 February 2021, 16:00-17:00

Title to be confirmed

UserDong Yeap Kang (Birmingham).


ClockThursday 18 February 2021, 16:00-17:00

Finding Homeomorphs

UserBhargav Narayanan (Rutgers).


ClockThursday 11 February 2021, 16:00-17:00

Even-hole-free graphs with bounded degree have bounded treewidth

UserKristina Vušković (Leeds).


ClockThursday 04 February 2021, 16:00-17:00

Counting solutions in the random k-SAT model

UserAndreas Galanis (University of Oxford).

HouseVenue to be confirmed.

ClockThursday 03 December 2020, 16:00-17:00

Extremal stationary values for random digraphs

UserGuillem Perarnau (Polytechnic University of Catalonia).


ClockThursday 19 November 2020, 16:00-17:00

The threshold for the square of a Hamilton cycle

UserJinyoung Park (Institute for Advanced Study).


ClockThursday 12 November 2020, 16:00-17:00

Combinatorial discrepancy and harmonic analysis

UserJulian Sahasrabudhe (University of Cambridge).


ClockThursday 05 November 2020, 16:00-17:00

Algorithmic Aspects of The Lovász Local Lemma

User Fotis Iliopoulos (Institute for Advanced Study).


ClockThursday 29 October 2020, 16:00-17:00

Roots of random polynomials near the unit circle

UserMarcus Michelen (University of Illinois at Chicago).


ClockThursday 22 October 2020, 16:00-17:00

Ryser's conjecture and more

UserLiana Yepremyan (University of Illinois at Chicago).


ClockThursday 15 October 2020, 16:00-17:00

On Hamilton cycles in highly symmetric graphs

UserTorsten Mütze (University of Warwick).


ClockThursday 08 October 2020, 16:00-17:00

Best Response Dynamics on Random Graphs

UserJordan Chellig (University of Birmingham).


ClockThursday 01 October 2020, 16:00-17:00

Combinatorial discrepancy and a problem of J.E. Littlewood on Flat Polynomials

UserJulian Sahasrabudhe (University of Cambridge+.

HouseWatson LTC.

ClockThursday 12 March 2020, 15:00-16:00

Removing induced even cycles from a graph

UserAmarja Kathapurkar.

HouseWatson LTA.

ClockThursday 05 March 2020, 15:00-16:00

A proof of Ringel's conjecture

UserAlexey Pokrovskiy (Birkbeck College, University of London).

HouseWatson LTC.

ClockThursday 27 February 2020, 15:00-16:00

Iterated product sets with shifts

UserOliver Roche-Newton (RICAM, Austria).

HouseWatson LTA.

ClockThursday 20 February 2020, 15:00-16:00

Extremal problems of long cycles in random graphs

UserGal Kronenberg (University of Oxford).

HouseWatson LTC.

ClockThursday 13 February 2020, 15:00-16:00

Counting Hamilton cycles in Dirac hypergraphs

UserStephen Gould (University of Birmingham).

HouseWatson LTA.

ClockThursday 06 February 2020, 15:00-16:00

The Typical Structure of Sets with Small Sumset

UserNatasha Morrison (University of Cambridge).

HouseWatson LTC.

ClockThursday 30 January 2020, 15:00-16:00

Homomorphisms from the torus

UserMatthew Jenssen (University of Birmingham).

HouseWatson LTA.

ClockThursday 23 January 2020, 15:00-16:00

Sampling sufficiency for determining modularity.

UserFiona Skerman (University of Bristol).

HouseWatson LTC.

ClockThursday 16 January 2020, 15:00-16:00

Distinct degrees in induced subgraphs

UserEoin Long (University of Birmingham).

HouseWatson LTB.

ClockThursday 12 December 2019, 14:00-15:00

The Erdős Sumset Conjecture

UserJoel Moreira (University of Warwick).

HouseWatson LTB.

ClockThursday 05 December 2019, 14:00-15:00

Nonlinear problems in arithmetic Ramsey theory

UserSean Prendiville (Lancaster University).

HouseWatson LTB.

ClockThursday 21 November 2019, 14:00-15:00

A degree sequence Komlós theorem

UserJoseph Hyde (University of Birmingham).

HouseWatson LTB.

ClockThursday 14 November 2019, 14:00-15:00

On the number of discrete chains in the plane

UserNóra Frankl (LSE).

HouseWatson LTB.

ClockThursday 07 November 2019, 14:00-15:00

On the density of critical graphs without large cliques

UserTom Kelly (University of Birmingham).

HouseWatson LTB.

ClockThursday 31 October 2019, 14:00-15:00

Partial associativity in Latin squares

UserJason Long (University of Oxford).

HouseWatson LTB.

ClockThursday 24 October 2019, 14:00-15:00

Path and cycle decompositions of dense graphs

UserBertille Granet (University of Birmingham).

HouseWatson LTB.

ClockThursday 17 October 2019, 14:00-15:00

The extremal number of subdivisions

UserOliver Janzer (University of Cambridge).

HouseWatson LTB.

ClockThursday 10 October 2019, 14:00-15:00

Sharp thresholds for sparse functions with applications to extremal combinatorics

UserNoam Lifshitz (Hebrew University).

HouseWatson LTB.

ClockThursday 03 October 2019, 14:00-15:00

Spanning cycles in random directed graphs.

UserRichard Montgomery, University of Birmingham.

HouseWatson LTB.

ClockWednesday 19 June 2019, 15:00-16:00

Colouring the smooth numbers

UserPeter Pach, University of Budapest.

HouseWatson 310.

ClockMonday 10 June 2019, 15:00-16:00

Dynamical Models of Random Simplicial Complexes

UserTejas Iyer, University of Birmingham.

HouseWatson LTC.

ClockWednesday 05 June 2019, 15:00-16:00

Tilings in randomly perturbed graphs: bridging the gap between Hajnal--Szemer\'edi and Johansson--Kahn--Vu

UserPatrick Morris, University of Berlin (FU).

HouseWatson LTB.

ClockMonday 29 April 2019, 15:00-16:00

Sharp bounds for decomposing graphs into edges and triangles

UserYanitsa Pehova (University of Warwick).

HouseWatson LTB.

ClockThursday 28 March 2019, 13:00-14:00

Some open questions

UserJohannes Carmesin (University of Birmingham).

HouseWatson LTB.

ClockThursday 21 March 2019, 13:00-14:00

Cycles of length three and four in tournaments

UserJon Noel (University of Warwick).

HouseWatson LTB.

ClockThursday 14 March 2019, 13:00-14:00

Lagrangians of hypergraphs

UserShoham Letzter (ETH Zurich).

HouseWatson LTB.

ClockThursday 07 March 2019, 13:00-14:00

Stability results for graphs containing a critical edge

UserAlex Roberts (University of Oxford).

HouseWatson LTB.

ClockThursday 28 February 2019, 13:00-14:00

Parking on the integers

UserMichał Przykucki (University of Birmingham).

HouseWatson LTB.

ClockThursday 21 February 2019, 13:00-14:00

Rational Turan exponents

UserJaehoon Kim (University of Warwick).

HouseWatson LTB.

ClockThursday 07 February 2019, 13:00-14:00

Counting hypergraph colorings in the local lemma regime

UserHeng Guo (University of Edinburgh).

HouseWatson LTB.

ClockThursday 31 January 2019, 13:00-14:00

Colouring dense random graphs - when can we use the second moment method?

UserAnnika Heckel (University of Oxford).

HouseWatson LTB.

ClockThursday 24 January 2019, 13:00-14:00

Highly linked tournaments

UserAntónio Girão (University of Birmingham).

HouseWatson LTB.

ClockThursday 17 January 2019, 13:00-14:00

Resilient degree sequences with respect to Hamiltonicity in random graphs

UserAlberto Espuny, University of Birmingham.

HouseWatson LTB.

ClockThursday 13 December 2018, 15:00-16:00

The Namer-Claimer game

UserBen Barber, University of Bristol.

HouseWatson LTB.

ClockThursday 29 November 2018, 15:00-16:00

Dynamic monopolies and degenerate sets

UserStefan Ehard, University of Ulm.

HouseWatson LTB.

ClockThursday 22 November 2018, 15:00-16:00

Counting delta-matroids

UserSteve Noble, Birkbeck, University of London.

HouseWatson LTB.

ClockThursday 15 November 2018, 15:00-16:00

Branching Brownian motion with decay of mass

UserSarah Penington, University of Bath.

HouseWatson LTB.

ClockThursday 08 November 2018, 15:00-16:00

Analytic functions in Bernoulli percolation

UserAgelos Georgakopoulos, University of Warwick.

HouseWatson LTB.

ClockThursday 01 November 2018, 15:00-16:00

Induced trees and Erdos-Hajnal

UserAlex Scott, University of Oxford.

HouseWatson LTB.

ClockThursday 25 October 2018, 15:00-16:00

Polynomial Schur's theorem

UserHong Liu, University of Warwick.

HouseWatson LTB.

ClockThursday 18 October 2018, 15:00-16:00

An isoperimetric approach to some Erdos-Ko-Rado type problems

UserDavid Ellis (QMUL).

HouseArts LR2.

ClockTuesday 09 October 2018, 15:00-16:00

Scaling limits of Markov Branching Trees

UserRobin Stephenson, University of Oxford.

HouseWatson LTB.

ClockThursday 04 October 2018, 15:00-16:00

Online graph coloring with bichromatic exchanges

UserMarc Heinrich (Université Lyon 1).

HouseWatson LTA.

ClockWednesday 13 June 2018, 15:00-16:00

Colouring triangle-free graphs with few colours

UserAnton Bernshteyn (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign).

HouseWatson LTA.

ClockWednesday 30 May 2018, 15:00-16:00

The Junta Method for Hypergraphs

UserNoam Lifshitz (Bar Ilan University).

HouseWatson LTA.

ClockThursday 17 May 2018, 15:00-16:00

Colourings without monochromatic chains

UserShagnik Das.

HouseWatson LTC.

ClockTuesday 15 May 2018, 15:00-16:00

The edge-Erdös-Posa property

UserMatthias Heinlein (Universität Ulm).

HouseWatson LTA.

ClockTuesday 08 May 2018, 15:00-16:00

Edge correlations in random regular hypergraphs

UserAlberto Espuny (University of Birmingham).

HouseWatson LTA.

ClockWednesday 02 May 2018, 15:00-16:00

Shotgun Assembly of the Hypercube

UserMichal Przykucki (University of Oxford).

HousePhysics West 106.

ClockTuesday 20 March 2018, 15:00-16:00

The size of the giant component in random hypergraphs: a short proof

UserChristoph Koch (University of Oxford).

HouseWatson LTA.

ClockTuesday 13 March 2018, 15:00-16:00

A bandwidth theorem for approximate decompositions

UserPadraig Condon (University of Birmingham).

HouseWatson LTA.

ClockTuesday 27 February 2018, 15:00-16:00

The minimum number of triangles in a graph of given order and size

UserKatherine Staden (University of Oxford).

HousePhysics West 106.

ClockTuesday 20 February 2018, 15:00-16:00

Scaling limits of critical inhomogeneous random graphs

UserMinmin Wang (University of Bath).

HouseWatson LTA.

ClockTuesday 13 February 2018, 15:00-16:00

Rainbow spanning subgraphs of graphs with large minimum degree

UserMatthew Coulson (University of Birmingham).

HousePhysics West 106.

ClockTuesday 06 February 2018, 15:00-16:00

Bounding the cop-number of a graph in terms of its genus

UserFlorian Lehner (University of Warwick).

HouseWatson LTA.

ClockTuesday 30 January 2018, 15:00-16:00

Self-avoiding walk in ∞ + 1 dimensions

UserTom Hutchcroft (University of Cambridge).

HouseWatson LTA.

ClockTuesday 16 January 2018, 15:00-16:00

The trophic structure of directed graphs

UserSamuel Johnson (University of Birmingham).

HousePhysics West 106.

ClockTuesday 09 January 2018, 15:00-16:00

Intersecting families

UserAndrey Kupavskii (University of Birmingham).

HouseWatson LTA.

ClockTuesday 05 December 2017, 15:00-16:00

Two problems in extremal graph theory

UserTaisa Martins (University of Warwick).

HouseWatson LTA.

ClockTuesday 28 November 2017, 15:00-16:00

Measure-valued Pólya processes

UserCécile Mailler (University of Bath).

HouseWatson LTA.

ClockTuesday 21 November 2017, 15:00-16:00

Exploiting structure in sets of frequencies

UserThomas Bloom (University of Bristol).

HouseWatson LTA.

ClockTuesday 14 November 2017, 15:00-16:00

Correspondence Coloring and its Applications

UserLuke Postle (University of Waterloo).

HouseWatson LTC.

ClockFriday 10 November 2017, 14:00-15:00

Extremal Cuts and Isoperimetry in Random Cubic Graphs

UserGregory Sorkin (London School of Economics).

HouseWatson LTA.

ClockTuesday 07 November 2017, 15:00-16:00

On some recent applications of the polynomial method

UserPeter Pach (University of Warwick).

HouseWatson LTA.

ClockTuesday 31 October 2017, 15:00-16:00

Contagious sets in a degree-proportional bootstrap percolation process

UserFred Garbe (University of Birmingham).

HouseWatson LTA.

ClockTuesday 24 October 2017, 15:00-16:00

Exceptional times of the critical Erdős-Rényi graph

UserMatt Roberts (University of Bath).

HouseWatson LTA.

ClockTuesday 17 October 2017, 15:00-16:00

On the List Coloring Version of Reed's Conjecture

UserMichelle Delcourt (University of Birmingham).

HouseWatson LTA.

ClockTuesday 10 October 2017, 15:00-16:00

Gromov-Hausdorff-Prokhorov convergence of vertex cut-trees of n-leaf Galton-Watson trees

UserMatthias Winkel (University of Oxford).

HouseWatson LTA.

ClockTuesday 03 October 2017, 15:00-16:00

Conjectures in spectral graph theory

UserClive Elphick (University of Birmingham).

HouseWatson LTA.

ClockTuesday 26 September 2017, 15:00-16:00

Inversions in random node labeling of random trees

UserXing Shi Cai (Uppsala University).

HouseLTC Watson.

ClockThursday 27 July 2017, 15:00-16:00

Domination in structured tournaments

UserNicolas Bousquet (CNRS, Grenoble).

HouseLTC Watson.

ClockThursday 01 June 2017, 15:00-16:00

Degree versions of some classical results in Extremal Combinatorics

UserHao Huang (Emory University).

HouseLTC Watson.

ClockMonday 15 May 2017, 15:00-16:00

Strategy Stealing in Avoidance Games

UserRobert Johnson (Queen Mary).

HouseLTC Watson.

ClockThursday 04 May 2017, 15:00-16:00

Covering and tiling hypergraphs with tight cycles

UserNicolás Sanhueza-Matamala (Birmingham).

HouseSandbox (Watson).

ClockThursday 23 March 2017, 15:00-16:00

Edges not in any monochromatic copy of a fixed graph

UserMaryam Sharifzadeh (Warwick).

HouseLTC Watson.

ClockThursday 16 March 2017, 15:00-16:00

Optimal Resistor Networks

UserMark Walters (Queen Mary).

HouseLTC Watson.

ClockThursday 09 March 2017, 15:00-16:00

Rigid combinatorial objects

UserFelix Joos (Birmingham).

HouseSandbox (Watson).

ClockThursday 02 March 2017, 15:00-16:00

Monochromatic Cycle Partitioning

UserRichard Lang (Universidad de Chile).

HouseSandbox (Watson).

ClockThursday 23 February 2017, 15:00-16:00

The Local Cut Lemma

UserAnton Bernshteyn (Illinois).

HouseLTC Watson.

ClockThursday 16 February 2017, 15:00-16:00

Branchings in Digraphs: Structural Results and Algorithms

UserGregory Gutin (Royal Holloway).

HouseLTC Watson.

ClockThursday 09 February 2017, 15:00-16:00

Mathematics Colloquium: Containers in Combinatorics

UserAndrew Thomason (Cambridge).

HouseLTA Watson.

ClockWednesday 08 February 2017, 16:00-17:00

Designs beyond quasirandomness

UserStefan Glock (Birmingham).

HouseLTC Watson.

ClockThursday 02 February 2017, 15:00-16:00

Galton-Watson trees and Apollonian networks

UserHenning Sulzbach (Birmingham).

HouseLTC Watson.

ClockThursday 26 January 2017, 15:00-16:00

Homological connectivity of random hypergraphs

UserMihyun Kang (Graz).

HouseLTC Watson.

ClockThursday 19 January 2017, 15:00-16:00

Generalised Colouring Numbers of Graphs

UserJan van den Heuvel (LSE).

HouseLTA Watson.

ClockThursday 12 January 2017, 15:00-16:00

Minimum number of edges that occur in odd cycles

UserAndrzej Grzesik (Jagiellonian University/University of Warsaw) .

HouseStrathcona LT3.

ClockThursday 08 December 2016, 15:00-16:00

Counting extensions in random graphs

UserLutz Warnke (Cambridge University) .

HouseLTA Watson.

ClockThursday 01 December 2016, 15:00-16:00

Large deviations in random graphs

UserYufei Zhao (University of Oxford).

HouseLTA Watson.

ClockThursday 24 November 2016, 15:00-16:00

Forbidden vector-valued intersections

UserEoin Long (Tel Aviv University/University of Oxford) .

HouseLTA Watson.

ClockThursday 17 November 2016, 15:00-16:00

Finite reflection groups and graph norms

UserJoonkyung Lee (University of Oxford).

HouseLTA Watson.

ClockThursday 10 November 2016, 15:00-16:00

Random walk on dynamical percolation

UserPerla Sousi (Cambridge University).

HouseLTA Watson.

ClockThursday 03 November 2016, 15:00-16:00

Computability and Finite Forcibility of Graph Limits

UserJake Cooper (University of Warwick).

HouseLTA Watson.

ClockThursday 27 October 2016, 15:00-16:00

Hereditary quasirandomness without regularity

UserDavid Conlon (University of Oxford).

HouseLTB Watson.

ClockThursday 20 October 2016, 15:00-16:00

Scaling limits of critical random trees and graphs.

UserChristina Goldschmidt (University of Oxford).

HouseLTA Watson.

ClockThursday 13 October 2016, 15:00-16:00

Subdivisions in C_4-free graphs.

UserRichard Montgomery (Cambridge University).

HouseLTA Watson.

ClockThursday 06 October 2016, 15:00-16:00

On the number of cycles covering distinct vertex sets.

UserJaehoon Kim (University of Birmingham).

HouseLTA Watson.

ClockThursday 29 September 2016, 15:00-16:00

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