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Winter 2020 Undergraduate Research Assistantship (URA) Opportunities.

Spring 2020 Undergraduate Research Assistantship Program (URA). ***ON-LINE APPICATIONS OPEN November 1, 2019.***

Tutte's Distinguished Lecture Series 

The very successful Tutte's 100th Distinguished Lecture Series has now completed. That success has led to a Tutte Distinguished Lecture once per term. The next lecture will happen in the Spring term.

*Recordings of occurred talks are all available on C&O's YouTube Channel   

Grad Studies: Fall 2019 applications now open

 New Deadline: February 1, '19

  1. Oct. 7, 2019Fall 2019 convocation

    9 M.Math. and 6 Ph.D. C&O students will be awarded their degrees at the Fall 2019 convocation ceremonies.

  2. Sep. 30, 2019C&O alumnus’ Biotech company wins at Velocity pitch competition
    Isaac Ellmen

    Isaac Ellmen (BMath ’19) and his co-founder Danielle Rose (BSc ‘19, University of Guelph) were one of the recipients of the grand prize of direct equity investments worth $50,000 in the Velocity Fund Competition in Toronto on September 19, 2019. SquidBio was started in November of 2018 and later joined Velocity Science.

  3. Sep. 21, 2019Three C&O professors are awarded NSERC Discovery Accelerator Supplements

    Professors David Gosset, Luke Postle and Laura Sanita will receive $120,000 supplements to their NSERC Discovery Grants.

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  1. Oct. 24, 2019Algebraic Graph Theory Seminar - Xiaohong Zhang

    Title: Perfect state transfer on Hadamard diagonalizable graphs

    Speaker: Xiaohong Zhang
    Affiliation: University of Waterloo
    Room: MC 5479


    A (weighted) graph whose Laplacian matrix is diagonalizable by a Hadamard matrix is said to be Hadamard diagonalizable.

  2. Oct. 24, 2019Algebraic Combinatorics Seminar - John Machacek

    Title: Boundary measurement and sign variation in real projective space

    Speaker: John Machacek
    Affiliation: York University
    Room: MC 5417


  3. Oct. 24, 2019Graphs and Matroids Seminar - Rose McCarty

    Title: Sublinear separators in intersection graphs of convex shapes

    Speaker: Rose McCarty
    Affiliation: University of Waterloo
    Room: MC 5501


    A balanced separator of an n-vertex graph is set of vertices whose deletion leaves only components of size at most 2n/3.

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