Talks
One of my favourite parts of being an academic is telling other about people about my work. Listed below are details of the talks I have given since November 2014. I have included links to the accompanying slides where appropriate.
2019

December 7^{th}
RWTH Aachen,
Nikolaus Conference 2019:
Exploring graph backtracking. (20 mins) 
November 27^{th}
Volkswagen Stiftung,
Forum "Experiment!" 2019:
How we search for symmetry by breaking it. (15 mins, with Rebecca Waldecker; slides) 
November 19^{th}
University of Halle,
HalleJena seminar:
Searching in the symmetric group with directed graphs. (1 hour) 
August 19^{th}
PfalzAkademie,
GAPSingular meeting and school:
Searching in permutation groups with directed graphs. (25 mins) 
May 28^{th}
University of Halle,
Group theory seminar:
Structures for backtrack search in groups. (1 hour)
2018

December 8^{th}
RWTH Aachen,
Nikolaus Conference 2018:
Computing generating sets for direct products of finite semigroups. (20 mins) 
November 27^{th}
University of Halle,
HalleJena seminar:
Computing maximal subsemigroups of finite semigroups. (50 mins) 
November 22^{nd}
RWTH Aachen,
GAP in Algebraic Research:
Computing with Semigroups in GAP. (~3 hours) 
October 16^{th}
University of Halle,
Group theory seminar:
A taste of my PhD thesis. (25 mins) 
March 14^{th}
University of St Andrews,
Algebra and Combinatorics Seminar:
Computing direct products of semigroups. (20 mins) 
February 21^{st}
University of York,
York Semigroup:
Computing direct products of semigroups. (1 hour, slides)
2017

December 4^{th}
University of St Andrews,
Pure Postgraduate Seminar:
Computing direct products of semigroups. (1 hour) 
August
University of Kent,
Young Researchers in Mathematics:
Semigroups of orderpreserving transformations. (20 mins, slides) 
July 28^{th}
FCUL Lisbon,
Symmetry in Finite and Infinite Structures, satellite workshop to
All Kinds of Mathematics Remind Me Of You: conference for the 70th anniversary of P. J. Cameron:
Maximal subsemigroups of finite semigroups. (10 mins, slides) 
June ^{7th}
The Burn (Edzell),
EMS Postgraduate Students Meeting 2017:
An introduction to transformation semigroups. (15 mins) 
April 26^{th}
University of St Andrews,
Algebra and Combinatorics Seminar:
Maximal subsemigroups via independent sets. (15 mins, slides) 
March 6^{th}
University of St Andrews,
Pure Postgraduate Seminar:
The maximal subsemigroups of some special monoids. (1 hour) 
January 21^{st}
The Burn (Edzell),
Postgraduate Intradisciplinary Maths Symposium 2017:
The mathematics of Herbert Wilf. (15 mins) 
January 13^{th}
University of St Andrews, School Research Day:
The Semigroups Package. (15 mins, slides)
2016

October 21^{st}
ICMS,
2^{nd} CoDiMa Training School:
Semigroups in GAP: an introduction and tutorial. (1½ hours, slides) 
May 31^{st}
The Burn (Edzell),
EMS Postgraduate Students Meeting 2016:
Semigroups and maximal cliques. (15 mins) 
March 18^{th}
University of St Andrews,
The 23^{rd} NBSAN Meeting:
Computing maximal subsemigroups of finite semigroups. (30 mins) 
February 10^{th}
University of St Andrews,
Pure Postgraduate Seminar:
Computing maximal subsemigroups: the conclusion. (1 hour, slides) 
January 26^{th}
The Burn (Edzell),
Postgraduate Intradisciplinary Maths Symposium 2016:
Some treats from combinatorics. (15 mins)
Along with Fiona MacFarlane, I won the award for best talk of PIMS 2016.
2015

December 3^{rd}
University of St Andrews,
CIRCA Seminar:
Computing maximal subsemigroups of finite semigroups. (20 mins, slides) 
November 27^{th}
University of St Andrews,
Pure Postgraduate Seminar:
How does the Semigroups package work? (1 hour) 
November 12^{th}
University of Cambridge,
Research in the UK afternoon:
Research at the University of St Andrews. (5 mins)
Computational algebra (& semigroup theory). (15 mins, slides) 
August 18^{th}
University of Oxford,
Young Researchers in Mathematics:
Being clever with semigroup calculations. (20 mins, slides) 
June 2^{nd}
The Burn (Edzell),
EMS Postgraduate Students Meeting 2015:
Computing with finite semigroups. (15 mins, slides) 
April 14^{th}
Queen Mary University of London,
Postgraduate Combinatorial Conference 2015:
Calculating an element of minimal rank in a finite transformation semigroup. (25 mins, slides) 
March 31^{st}
University of St Andrews,
Pure Postgraduate Seminar:
Transformation semigroups & minimal ideals. (1 hour, slides) 
March 18^{th}
RWTH Aachen (Germany),
2^{nd} GAP Days Meeting:
How to compute the maximal subsemigroups of a finite semigroup in GAP. (20 mins, slides) 
January 27^{th}
The Burn (Edzell),
Postgraduate Intradisciplinary Maths Symposium 2015:
The maximal cliques of a graph. (10 mins)
2014

November 7^{th}
University of St Andrews,
Pure Postgraduate Seminar:
Maximal subsemigroups of finite semigroups. (1 hour, slides)