News 

2017   

  

 •  In March 2017, I received a (Mount Allison University) President’s Research and Creative Activities Award, valued at $14,000. 

 •  In March 2017, I attended a local (Sackville) Brownies meeting to talk about being a mathematician.

 •  I am organizing a contributed mini-symposium at CanaDAM; to be held at Ryerson University, June 12-15, 2017.

 •  I am co-organizing GRASCan 2017 (Graph Searching in Canada) Workshop; to be held at Grenfell Campus, MUN, August 7-8, 2017.

 2016   

  

 •  I gave a salon talk on Cops and Robber at Thornton House, Mount Allison University, November 2016.

 •  I attended an “Atlantic Graph Searchers” meeting at Mount Saint Vincent University, Nov 11-13, 2016.

 •  I was on the CBC Radio program “Shift”, talking about mathematics and zombies! October 2016.

 •  I received a 5-year pin in recognition of my continued service to Science Atlantic, October 2016.

 •  My first M.Sc. student successfully (co-supervised at Dalhousie University) defended his thesis, August 2016. 

  

 •  I attended and presented at the Graph Searching in Canada workshop (GRASCan) at Dalhousie University, NS, July 20-21, 2016. 

  

 •  I co-chaired GRASCan 2016 (Graph Searching in Canada) Workshop; held at Dalhousie University, July 20-21, 2016. 

  

 •  I attended and presented at the East Coast Combinatorics Conference (ECCC) at Mount Saint Vincent University, NS, July 18-19, 2016. 

  

 •  I attended and presented in the "Cops and Robbers and Pursuit-evasion in Discrete Structures" symposium at the SIAM Discrete Mathematics Conference in Atlanta, Georgia June 6-10, 2016. 

  

 2015  

  

 •  I attended a Graphs-and-Games (AARMS Collaborative Research Group) workshop held at Acadia University, Dec 5-6, 2015. 

  

 •  Two of my students gave presentations at the Science Atlantic Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Science conference, held at Acadia University, October 2015. 

  

 •  I organized a Graphs-and-Games (AARMS Collaborative Research Group) mini-workshop held at Mount Allison University, July 29, 2015. 

  

 •  I organized the East Coast Combinatorics Conference (ECCC) held at Mount Allison University, July 27-28 2015. 

  

 • Two of my students received NSERC USRA’s to fund their (2015) summer research projects.   

  

 • I recently co-organized the “Graphs, Designs, and Hypergraphs” scientific session at the CMS summer meeting in Charlottetown, June 5-8th, 2015.  We were awarded funding for the session from AARMS. 

  

 • I attended GRASCan, the 3rd Graph Searching in Canada Workshop at the University of Montreal May 28-29, 2015. 

  

 • I attended and gave a talk at the 22nd Coast Combinatorics Conference in Kailua-Kona, Big Island, HI in February 2015. 

  

 2014   

   

 •   I co-organized a workshop focussing on (undergraduate) student engagement at St.F.X. (July 30-31, 2014).  The workshop was financially supported by the Graphs-and-Games (AARMS) Collaborative Research Group.   

  

 

 •   I co-organized a Short Course on the 2-coloring number at Dalhousie University (May 2014).  The workshop was financially supported by the Graphs-and-Games (AARMS) Collaborative Research Group.