The main research area of Deryk Osthus is Combinatorics. He currently works on random graphs, randomized algorithms, Ramsey theory and extremal graph theory.
He has obtained several significant grants, including several from the EPSRC. In particular, he currently holds an ERC starting grant `Asymptotic properties of graphs’ (2012-2017).
He was awarded the European Prize in Combinatorics in 2003 and the London Mathematical Society Whitehead prize in 2014. Further recognition for his research includes an invited lecture at the International Congress of Mathematicians in Seoul in 2014.
School web page: web.mat.bham.ac.uk/D.Osthus/