Dr Robert Leek

School of Mathematics
Lecturer

Contact details

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School of Mathematics,
University of Birmingham
Edgbaston
Birmingham
B15 2TT

Dr Robert Leek is a Lecturer currently teaching at the Jinan-Birmingham Joint Institute, where he is also the Director for Computer-Aided Assessment, as well as supervising Masters’ dissertations for students in Edgbaston. His research interests revolve around Topology, and in more recent years Topological Dynamics, and is a member of the Topology and Dynamics research group.

Qualifications

  • PGCHE, University of Birmingham, 2020
  • DPhil in Mathematics, University of Oxford, 2015
  • MMath, University of Oxford, 2011
  • PGCHE, University of Birmingham, 2020
  • DPhil in Mathematics, University of Oxford, 2015
  • MMath, University of Oxford, 2011

Teaching

  • BSc Applied Mathematics with Economics
  • BSc Applied Mathematics with Information Computing Science
  • BSc Applied Mathematics with Mathematics
  • BSc Applied Mathematics with Statistics
  • MSci Mathematics

Research

My current research interests are primarily in topological dynamics, but I am also interested more broadly in topology, logic, and infinitary combinatorics.

Publications

Recent publications

Article

Good, C, Leek, R & Mitchell, J 2020, 'Equicontinuity, transitivity and sensitivity: the Auslander-Yorke dichotomy revisited', Discrete and Continuous Dynamical Systems, vol. 40, no. 4, pp. 2441-2474. https://doi.org/10.3934/dcds.2020121

Leek, R 2014, 'An internal characterisation of radiality', Topology and its Applications, vol. 177, pp. 10-22. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.topol.2014.08.002, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.topol.2014.08.002

Doctoral Thesis

Leek, R 2016, 'Radiality and spokes: a structural theory of convergence', ???thesis.qualification.phd???, University of Oxford . <https://ora.ox.ac.uk/objects/uuid:26e43290-2477-467d-b288-a4c0eb7ed719>

Working paper

Leek, R 2015 'Convergence properties and compactifications' arXiv, pp. 1. <https://arxiv.org/abs/1412.8701>

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