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## Knots at Leeds

Knots have a place in formal mathematical theory, and equally form a crucial part of a wide variety of applications. Researchers at Leeds from several different Schools plan a new interdisciplinary venture, investigating different aspects of knots in different topics.### Seminars

Wednesday 11th December, 4pm, MALL 1Paul Martin (Maths) - Fun with Partition Categories (part of the Algebra, Logic and Algorithms seminar)

Tuesday 26th November, 11am, MALL 1

John Stell (Computing) - Spatial Reasoning and Knots

Wednesday 20th November, 3pm, MALL 2

Jiannis Pachos (Physics) - The connection of knots, quantum computation and quantum materials

Structures and properties of knots

Recognising knots

Complexity of knots

### Who

Paul Martin, Professor of Pure MathematicsSergei Grishanov, Professor of Textile Science and Design

Michaele Hardie, Professor of Supramolecular Chemistry

Jiannis Pachos, Reader in Physics

Neil Thomson, Reader in Biological Physics and Bionanotechnology

Derek Harland, Associate Professor in Pure Mathematics

Rob Sturman, Associate Professor in Applied Mathematics

John Stell, Senior Lecturer, School of Computing

Mike Evans, Lecturer in Applied Mathematics

Emanuele Paci, Associate Professor in Molecular and Cell Biology

Sarah Harris, Lecturer in Biological Physics

Joseph Grant; Research Fellow in Algebra

Shona Yu; Lecturer in Algebra

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