Dr Nick Cavenagh

Senior Lecturer (Mathematics)

Qualifications: BSc(Hons), MSc, PhD UQ

Contact Details

Room: G.3.05
Phone: 07 838 4466
Extension: 8329

Research Interests

Combinatorics: latin squares (latin trades, defining sets), graph theory (graph decompositions).

Recent Publications

  • Cavenagh, N. J., & Wright, L. K. (2019). The maximum, supremum, and spectrum for critical set sizes in (0,1)-matrices. Journal of Combinatorial Designs, 27(8), 522-536. doi:10.1002/jcd.21660

  • Cavenagh, N. J., & Wright, L. K. (2018). The maximum, spectrum and supremum for critical set sizes in (0,1)-matrices. arXiv. Retrieved from

  • Cavenagh, N. J., & Ramadurai, R. (2018). Constructing (0,1)-matrices with large minimal defining sets. Linear Algebra and its Applications, 537, 38-47. doi:10.1016/j.laa.2017.09.022 Open Access version:

  • Cavenagh, N. J., Dinitz, J., Donovan, D., & Yazıcı, S. (2018). The existence of square non-integer Heffter arrays. arXiv. Retrieved from

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