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Professor Leslie Ann Goldberg

My research

My research lies at the intersection of mathematics and computation. The research area is called 'computational complexity' and the goal is to understand the inherent difficulty of computational problems. I am particularly interested in understanding the mathematics underlying algorithms for counting and for randomly sampling.

My journey

My husband and I work in the same department, which has made it relatively easy to organise childcare. Instead of having a nanny, we have used after-school clubs and holiday playschemes. The type of work that we do (proving theorems, writing papers), can easily be done anywhere, at any time, and this flexibility has been helpful.

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