16 results for author: Katie Chicot

Congratulations Professor Sarah Hart!

Sarah Hart is the first woman Professor of Geometry at Gresham College, and was appointed in 2020. She is Professor of Mathematics and Head of Mathematics and Statistics at Birkbeck, University of London. Information about Sarah and the post are here.

MathsWorldUK Newsletter No. 7

Please see our latest newsletter which covers what we've been busy with during lockdown. Newsletter No7

MathsWorldUK features in journal of the Association of Teachers of Mathematics

If you're a member of the Association of Teachers of Mathematics then you can read about our latest developments in the Sept 2020 issue of the ATM journal. ATM journal library Or if a member of the Institute of Mathematics and its Applications (IMA) then our latest updates were in the August 2020 issue of Mathematics Today

Maths at home with MathsWorldUK

Hello Everyone, As we're all looking for ways to stay mathematical in lockdown, we've made some videos you can share with your family members whatever their age. Below is Rob Eastaway on Diffy Squares. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vTscGwAEQS4 The whole collection is available on our channel. Subscribe to get automatic notifications.

MWUK Newsletter No.6

Please see our latest newsletter. Some positive reading in during the storm. Newsletter No6 final

Introducing Dr James Grime – MathsWorldUK tour manager

We are pleased to announce that Dr James Grime is our new Touring Exhibition Manager! James has been working in maths communication since 2008. He runs The Enigma Project, about the history and mathematics of code breaking which visits schools and festivals around the world. He is mostly known for his YouTube videos including Numberphile which now has over pi-million subscribers. James will be responsible for the day to day management of the tour including booking the locations for the exhibition so if you want to host the exhibition (for at least 3 weeks) then email James on: admin@mathsworlduk.com

Northern Powerhouse

MATHSWORLDUK HAVE JOINED THE GOVERNMENT’S NORTHERN POWERHOUSE PARTNER PROGRAMME We have become a member of the government's Northern Powerhouse Partner Programme. The appointment is recognition of the contribution that mathematics makes to the economy in all sectors and is recognition that mathematics skills will play a vital role in the development of employment opportunities for people in the region. MathsWorldUK aims to establish the UK’s first Mathematics Discovery Centre. With this centre MathsWorldUK seeks to improve the UK’s cultural attitude to maths showing the full joy, wonder and power of the subject. Dr Chicot, CEO of ...

Maths Miniatures 2019

We again collaborated with the University of Leeds, United Kingdom Mathematics Trust and IMO2019 Ltd to run our annual short film competition for schools. This year the theme was Mathematics in Sport and students aged 11-18 across the UK were challenged to work in small teams to produce a 3 minute video exploring this topic and communicating the mathematics involved. We had a great deal of interest and 91 schools submitted videos. Once again, the standard was very high and two rounds of judging were needed to identify a winner. Our judges first produced a longlist of 47 entries, then a shortlist of the highest-scoring seven videos were scored again ...

MWUK Newsletter No 5

Lots of updates in our latest newsletter! Newsletter No5

Tour Manager

MathsWorldUK is now recruiting a tour manager. All details are on the link below. If you have any queries or problems accessing the link please email k.m.chicot@open.ac.uk Touring Exhibition Tour Manager MWUK2