I, and my colleagues in the Algebra & Combinatorics Research Group, are happy to supervise students with strong Honours degrees on topics relating to our research interests. More information can be found on the Research Group's and the School's webpages.

Current PhD students

Ewa Bieniecka
Principal supervisor is Collin Bleak
Start Date: Jan 2013.

Nayab Khalid
Supervised jointly with Collin Bleak
Start Date: Sep 2015.

Adan Mordcovich
Supervised jointly with Colva Roney-Dougal
Start Date: Sep 2016.

I am currently second supervisor to Daniel Bennett and Shayo Olukoya, who are all principally supervised by Collin Bleak.

Former PhD students

Jenni Awang
Supervised jointly with Nik Ruškuc
Start Date: Sep 2010. Submitted: September 2014.
Thesis title: Dots and lines: geometric semigroup theory and finite presentability

Nina Menezes
Supervised jointly with Colva Roney-Dougal
Start Date: Sep 2008. Submitted: Oct 2012.
Thesis title: Random generation and chief length of finite groups

Jay McPhee
Supervised jointly with James Mitchell
Start Date: Sep 2008. Submitted: Aug 2012.
Thesis title: Endomorphisms of Fraïssé limits and automorphism groups of algebraically closed relational structures

Jon McDougall-Bagnall
Start Date: Sep 2006. Submitted: Jul 2011.
Thesis title: Generation problems for finite groups

Hannah Coutts
Supervised jointly with Colva Roney-Dougal
Start Date: Sep 2006. Submitted: Dec 2010.
Thesis title: Topics in computational group theory: Primitive permutation groups and matrix group normalisers

Yann Péresse
Supervised jointly with James Mitchell
Start Date: Sep 2005. Submitted: Summer 2009.
Thesis title: Generating uncountable transformation semigroups