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Faculty of Mathematics

 

9 July 2019, 10.00am to 4.30pm
Venue: Centre for Mathematical Sciences

Students in Y12 girls day NRICH workshop

Y12 Girls in Mathematics Day

This full-day event for Year 12 girls (ages 16-17) studying A-level Mathematics is designed to broaden mathematical horizons, give a stimulating introduction to advanced mathematical problem-solving, and encourage more girls to study Mathematics at university. The day will include talks giving an insight into some of the areas of maths encountered at university and problem-solving workshops, as well as the opportunity to talk to current university Mathematics students.

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1 May 2019, 10.00am to 6.00pm
Venue: Centre for Mathematical Sciences

Professor Anne Davis

Celebration for Professor Anne-Christine Davis

We are delighted to host a one-day workshop to mark the retirement of Anne-Christine Davis, Professor of Mathematical Physics, to celebrate her achievements in theoretical physics, cosmology, particle physics and beyond.

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27 April 2019, 2.00pm to 5.30pm
Venue: Centre for Mathematical Sciences

Undergraduate Open Day

On Saturday 27 April and Saturday 4 May 2019 the Faculty of Mathematics is holding its main Open Days for prospective applicants for entry in 2020, with a full programme which includes mathematical talks, interview practice sessions, fun mathematical puzzles, and more.

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8 April 2019, 9.30am to 12 April 2019, 3.30pm
Venue: Centre for Mathematical Sciences

ESGI image of Kings College Cambridge

145th Mathematical European Study Group with Industry (ESGI)

Across a five day workshop, the ESGI brings mathematicians and industrialists together, working side by side to solve the real and important issues that companies and other organisations are facing today.

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23 March 2019, 2.00pm to 3.00pm
Venue: Centre for Mathematical Sciences

'Naughty numbers and shabby statistics in the news' - Professor David Spiegelhalter

We are all familiar with exaggerated media stories about the risks of daily life. In this talk for the 2019 Cambridge Science Festival, Professor David Spiegelhalter will explore what it means to communicate statistical evidence in a trustworthy way, illustrated with some of the worst, and best, media stories. Suggested age range: 14+

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23 March 2019, 12.00pm to 4.00pm
Venue: Centre for Mathematical Sciences

Young girl at Maths Cambridge Science Festival event looking through microscope in fluids lab

Maths Public Open Day at the Cambridge Science Festival

Join volunteer staff and students from the Faculty of Mathematics to share the excitement of the subject through hands-on activities, games and demonstrations (featuring everything from custard to cosmology!) for visitors of all ages from 8 through to adult. This free event is part of the 2019 Cambridge Science Festival.

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22 March 2019, 10.00am to 1.30pm
Venue: Centre for Mathematical Sciences

Y12 students working in groups

Naboj International Mathematics Competition

Naboj is a fast-paced, problem-solving international Maths competition for teams of five Y12 and Y13 students, designed to promote mathematical ability, inventiveness, ingenuity and teamwork.

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20 March 2019, 5.00pm to 6.00pm
Venue: Lady Mitchell Hall, Sidgwick Avenue, CB3 9DA

Professor John Ellis

13th Andrew Chamblin Memorial Lecture: Professor John Ellis

The 13th Andrew Chamblin Memorial Lecture returns to the Cambridge Science Festival. This year, our Guest Speaker is Professor John Ellis, Clerk Maxwell Professor of Theoretical Physics at King's College London, who will consider: ‘What are we?  Where do we come from? Where are we going?’

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12 July 2018, 7.00pm to 8.00pm
Venue: Centre for Mathematical Sciences

Experiments in Cyberspace poster image

'Experiments in Cyberspace' - Dr Matthew Wingate

This talk for a general audience, ages 16+, will discuss the power of scientific computing and give a few examples of computer simulations in physics. Before and after the talk, attendees will be able to view posters about cutting-edge research in this area, and meet PhD students and researchers who will be on hand to answer questions.

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5 July 2018 to 6 July 2018
Venue: Centre for Mathematical Sciences

Cambridge University Open Days

On Thursday 5th and Friday 6th July the Faculty of Mathematics will welcome prospective applicants with a programme focused on Mathematics, as part of the Cambridge Open Days.

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