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Read more at: 2022 Andrew Chamblin Lecture: Black Holes, Thermodynamics, and Information Loss

2022 Andrew Chamblin Lecture: Black Holes, Thermodynamics, and Information Loss

Fri Nov 4th 2022, 5.00pm to 6.00pm
Centre for Mathematical Sciences

In this public talk, Professor Robert Wald (University of Chicago) will explore the nature of black holes, their thermodynamic properties, and the information loss issue.

Read more at: Undergraduate Open Day

Undergraduate Open Day

Sat May 7th 2022, 1.30pm to 5.30pm

Interested in studying Mathematics at Cambridge? Join us on the afternoon of Saturday 30 April or Saturday 7 May for our live virtual Undergraduate Open Days. The days will feature a mix of live talks and Q&As with Cambridge staff and students, with an opportunity to ask any questions you have about studying Mathematics at university and Cambridge admissions.

Read more at: 2021 Andrew Chamblin Lecture

2021 Andrew Chamblin Lecture

Wed Nov 3rd 2021, 5.00pm to 6.00pm

Join Professor Andrea Ghez (University of California, Los Angeles), awarded the 2020 Nobel Prize in Physics, to explore new developments in the study of supermassive black holes.

Read more at: Being a public statistician during the pandemic (2021 Alumni Festival)

Being a public statistician during the pandemic (2021 Alumni Festival)

Mon Sep 27th 2021, 5.00pm to 5.50pm

There has been unprecedented demand from the media for expert commentary on the deluge of numbers during the COVID-19 crisis. Professor Sir David Spiegelhalter FRS will discuss the ups and downs of being a statistician during a pandemic.

Read more at: A revolution in physics (2021 Alumni Festival)

A revolution in physics (2021 Alumni Festival)

Sat Sep 25th 2021, 6.00pm to 7.00pm

In April 2021 physicists from the Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory announced an experimental result which could potentially provide evidence for a new fundamental force of nature. Dr Amelia Drew (DAMTP) and Dr William Fawcett (Cavendish Laboratory) will discuss the new discovery, and what it could mean for our current understanding of fundamental physics.

Read more at: Maths or medicine – which comes first? (2021 Alumni Festival)

Maths or medicine – which comes first? (2021 Alumni Festival)

Fri Sep 24th 2021, 11.00am to 11.50am

Join Professor Carola-Bibiane Schönlieb and Professor Sir John Aston as they discuss the important links between maths and medicine, and how these links are leading to a revolution in medicine and healthcare. 

Read more at: Náboj International Mathematics Competition

Náboj International Mathematics Competition

Fri Dec 11th 2020, 9.00am to 11.00am

Náboj is a fast-paced, problem-solving maths competition for teams of five designed to promote mathematical ability, inventiveness, ingenuity and teamwork. Teams compete in three categories, Juniors, Seniors, and Open. The Náboj competition is designed to give an opportunity to apply your mathematical knowledge to solve a range of interesting and challenging problems. It encourages and rewards teamwork and co-operation, and provides an exciting and fun opportunity to test and stretch your problem-solving skills

Read more at: Undergraduate Virtual Open Day

Undergraduate Virtual Open Day

Sat May 16th 2020, 12.30pm to 5.00pm

The Faculty of Mathematics is offering a virtual Open Day for prospective undergraduate applicants on Saturday 16 May.  The afternoon includes presentations on admissions and STEP, short lectures, Q&A session and information for parents/carers.

Read more at: Y12 Girls in Mathematics Day 2020

Y12 Girls in Mathematics Day 2020

Thu Mar 26th 2020, 10.00am to 4.30pm
Centre for Mathematical Sciences

Are you a Year 12 girl currently studying A-level maths and wondering if a degree in maths or a related subject is for you? This Y12 Girls in Mathematics event will help support you to develop your advanced problem solving skills and mathematical understanding, and explore some of the exciting, challenging and rewarding mathematics you could meet if you choose to continue your mathematical studies at university.

Read more at: Black Mathematics at Cambridge

Black Mathematics at Cambridge

Sat Oct 26th 2019, 1.30pm to 4.30pm
Centre for Mathematical Sciences, Wilberforce Road, Cambridge CB3 0WA

Join us on Saturday 26 October for this event to showcase black mathematicians and their contribution, and to inspire young black students to study mathematics at University. There will be a key note talk by Dr Nira Chamberlain, President Elect of the Institute of Mathematics and its Applications, short presentations by current researchers and recent graduates, and a panel discussion with current and recent students.