Date/Time Event
12:00 am
School visit
St. Albans Girls School, St. Albans
12:00 am
STEM Festival
The Quad, London

18/01/2016 - 19/01/2016
12:00 am
Albany Theatre, London

Can mathematics help us survive a devastating solar storm? The maths group show us how!

1:45 pm - 3:30 pm
The World's Favourite Number - Alex Bellos
The Quad, London

Alex Bellos takes us on a journey of mathematical discovery with his signature wit and limitless enthusiasm. In this talk, Alex demonstrates how numbers have come to be our friends, how fascinating and extremely accessible they are, and how they have changed our world.

12:00 am
Barnet Family Evening
The Quad, London
18/11/2015 - 21/11/2015
All Day
World Skills: The Skills Show
Birmingham NEC, Birmingham

The maths group show the next generation of engineers how abstract mathematical ideas have an impact on real-life engineering.

12:00 am
Sixth Form visit
Haringey Sixth Form Centre, London
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
What's the Use of Maths Anyway? - Adrian Rice
Boardroom C219, London

Professor Adrian Rice (Randolph-Macon College, Virginia, U.S.A)

Mathematics often has the reputation of being hard, abstract and of no use in the real world. In this talk, I will give a few examples of mathematical topics that seemed “useless” for hundreds of years, but which suddenly became essential to the practice of science, and thus, by extension, to the way we live our everyday lives.

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