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The American Mathematical Society has called for nominations for the David P. Robbins prize. The description reads: The Robbins Prize is for a paper with the following characteristics: it shall report on novel research in algebra, combinatorics or discrete mathematics … Continue reading
The speakers for the Scottish Combinatorics Meeting in St Andrews on 24-25 April 2017 have been announced. They are: Rosemary Bailey (St Andrews) David Bevan (Strathclyde) Simon Blackburn (Royal Holloway, University of London) Robert Brignall (The Open University) Anders Claesson … Continue reading
Anne Penfold Street died this week. Anne arrived at the University of Queensland as a lecturer while I was a student there. She taught me measure theory; a feature of her well-organised lectures was that all results were numbered in … Continue reading
The Old Codgers combinatorics meeting this year takes place at the University of Reading on 2 November 2016, organised as usual by Anthony Hilton. The first talk is at 11.00, with coffee available from 10.30. The programme is available here.
Anja Komatar (Leeds) is the new postgraduate representative on the BCC, and will organise the next Postgraduate Combinatorics Conference. Our thanks to Katie Clinch (QMUL) for her work as postgrad rep.
The Combinatorics landscape document, produced by James Hirschfeld, is currently being revised. If you have exciting stories to tell about a recent development in combinatorics with UK connections, please email Daniela Kuhn in Birmingham.
The first chairman of the British Combinatorial Committee was Richard Rado. In his memory, the Committee designates one of the invited plenary lectures at the biennial British Combinatorial Conference as the Richard Rado lecture. The committee are pleased to announce, … Continue reading