Talks

Here's a small (and not entirely disjoint) selection of talks I've given over the years.

Life on the lattice: self-avoiding walks, polygons, animals, and more
"Highlights in Mathematical Physics" Seminar Series
School of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Melbourne, VIC, Australia
2 September 2021
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Walks obeying two-step rules on the square lattice: full, half and quarter planes
"Transcendance et Combinatoire" Seminar Series (online)
Université de Versailles-St Quentin, Versailles, France
8 January 2021
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Semi-flexible directed polymers in a strip with attractive walls
AustMS Conference 2019
Monash University, Melbourne, Australia
3 - 6 December 2019
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Alignment percolation
Mathematical Physics Seminar Series
School of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Melbourne, VIC, Australia
29 October 2019
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Knotting statistics for polygons in lattice tubes
The Topology of Nucleic Acids: Research at the Interface of Low-Dimensional Topology, Polymer Physics and Molecular Biology
Banff International Research Station, Banff, AB, Canada
24 - 29 March 2019
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Powered Catalan numbers
Effective Visualisation in the Mathematical Sciences (EVIMS3)
University of Newcastle, Newcastle, Australia
13 November 2018
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Pattern-avoiding permutations: enumeration, asymptotics and generating functions
Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado, USA
27 June 2018
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Catalan, Schröder, Baxter, and other sequences
Discrete Structures and Algorithms Seminar
School of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Melbourne, VIC, Australia
29 March 2018
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Partition function zeros of adsorbing walk models
ANZAMP Conference 2018
Auckland, New Zealand
30 January - 1 February 2018
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Statistical mechanics of forced and adsorbing directed polymers
Monash Workshop on Self-interacting Processes
Monash University, Melbourne, Australia
29 - 31 August 2017
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Knot probabilities and pattern theorems for polygons in tubes
Knots and Polymers: Aspects of topological entanglement in DNA, proteins and graph-shaped polymers
Ochanomizu University, Tokyo, Japan
8 - 10 August 2017
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Compressed random and self-avoiding walks
11th Prairie Discrete Mathematics Workshop
Banff International Research Station, Banff, AB, Canada
7 - 9 August 2015
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Solvable self-avoiding walk and polygon models with large growth rates
5th Biennial Canadiam Discrete and Algorithmic Mathematics Conference (CanaDAM)
University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK, Canada
1 - 4 June 2015
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Models of pulled and compressed polymers
Workshop on Combinatorial Applications to Biology, Chemistry and Physics
University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK, Canada
21 - 22 June 2014
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Solvable models of self-avoiding walks
Université de Genève, Geneva, Switzerland
30 September 2013
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Polymer adsorption on the honeycomb lattice
36th Conference on Stochastic Processes and their Applications
University of Colorado, Boulder, CO, United States
29 July - 2 August 2013
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