Subject

28

Date & time

Wed, 28 Feb 2018
11:00 - 16:00

Venue

Camden Centre, London
Judd Street, Kings Cross
London, WC1H 9JE

Book a place

£19 + VAT* *Plus one complimentary staff ticket per ten students

About this day

Do your students wonder what mathematicians do?

At our interactive and inspirational day they will discover how classroom maths is used by people every day in fields from statistics, engineering and cyber security to research mathematics. Five renowned speakers from universities, industries and the media reveal mathematics at its very best and your students will have a whole lot of fun along the way!

Programme & speakers

Enigma and the secret world of code breaking James Grime, Mathematician and communicator

Dr James Grime looks at the fascinating history and mathematics of codes and code breaking – from ancient Greece to the present day – including a demonstration of an original WWII Enigma Machine!

James Grime

About James Grime

Dr. James Grime is a speaker, maths populariser and YouTube sensation. He has toured the world with his code-breaking talk.

Lies, damn lies and newspapers Emily Grossman, Broadcaster

Can we believe everything we read in the papers? In this highly interactive and amusing talk, Dr Emily Grossman takes a light-hearted look at these issues, illustrated with examples from her own experience as a TV science broadcaster.

Emily Grossman

About Emily Grossman

Dr. Emily Grossman has a degree in Natural Sciences, a diploma in Musical Theatre and a PhD in Molecular Biology. She teaches maths and science and explains sciency stuff on a range of TV and radio programmes. She is best known as a resident science expert on Sky TV’s comedy panel game-show Duck Quacks Don’t Echo (hosted by Lee Mack).