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Solly Coles


I'm a third year PhD student in dynamical systems and ergodic theory, under the supervision of Prof. Richard Sharp. At the moment I'm looking at counting problems for linking numbers of periodic orbits of hyperbolic flows.


SPAAM seminar (Jan 2020) - Helicity for volume-preserving Anosov flows - Video

DAGGER seminar (Feb 2020) - Helicity and tangled orbits of Anosov flows


I did my undergraduate studies at the University of Bristol, where my final year thesis was entitled 'Representation Theory of the Symmetric Groups', supervised by Dr Tim Burness.


This term I am a teaching assistant for Norms, Metrics and Topologies. I have previously been a TA for Functional Analysis 1 and 2, and Analysis 1. I have also been responsible for 2nd year supervisions.

Other Activities

This year, along with Marco Barberis, I am organising the DAGGER seminar for junior researchers in the areas of dynamics, geometry, and topology. If you would like to suggest a speaker or give a talk yourself, please feel free to email one of us.

I am one of the organisers of Warwick's Network for Ethnic Minority Postgrads (NEMP). If you're interested in being involved, please let us know.



Office: B0.15, Mathematics Institute