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MWUK Newsletter No 4

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Peter Goddard CBE FRS joins MWUK Advisory Panel

We are delighted to announce that Professor Peter Goddard CBE FRS has agreed to join the MWUK advisory panel. Peter Goddard is an Emeritus Professor at the Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton,having served as its Director from 2004 to 2012, and a Fellow of St John’s College, Cambridge. A mathematical physicist, he has made pioneering contributions to string theory and quantum field theory, which were recognized by the award in 1997 of the Dirac Medal of the International Centre for Theoretical Physics, Trieste, shared with David Olive. Formerly Master of St. John's College, from 1994 to 2004, and Professor of Theoretical Physics in the ...

Maths Miniatures 2018

A short film competition for schools and colleges across the UK Over the summer term talented young mathematicians and film makers across England and Wales accepted the challenge to make a film about mathematics in the natural world. The competition, organized collaboratively through MathsWorldUK, UK Mathematics Trust, and the University of Leeds, required students from 11-18 years of age to work in teams to produce a 3 minute video communicating a feature in the natural world and the mathematics behind it. There was an exciting range of topics from epidemiology to gravity, and from bubbles to chickens. A team of judges had a difficult job to ...