2 results for author: Jack Abramsky


Maths Gallery announced by the Science Museum

We welcome the announcement by the Science Museum, on September 10th, of an exciting new Mathematics Gallery, with designs by Zaha Hadid, due to open at the museum in late 2016. MATHSWORLDUK has been associated with these developments since our first meeting with the Director of the Science Museum in 2012 and our co-chair, Professor Margaret Brown, is a member of the Advisory Panel for the gallery. However, the vision of the new gallery, based as it is on the Science Museum's own collection, differs to a large extent from our own vision, which highlights interactive exhibits and engagement in mathematical ideas. We will continue to work on our ...

MATHSWORLDUK FUNDRAISING CAMPAIGN LAUNCH

MATHSWORLDUK launched its fund-raising campaign at a special event in the Churchill Room of The House of Commons on Wednesday, 5th February 2014. This event was sponsored by Nationwide and was hosted by Julian Huppert MP. Those in attendance were invited to represent the science and mathematics communities and the worlds of finance, town planning, architecture, engineering and other important maths-using sectors, as well as the museum sector. Matt Parker was the witty chair of the proceedings. After Julian Huppert welcomed those attending, we heard enthusiastic speeches on the importance of mathematics from Charles Clarke, former Secretary of State ...