Subject

13

Date & time

Thu, 13 Dec 2018
10:45 - 15:45

Venue

Emmanuel Centre, London
9 - 23 Marsham Street
London, SW1P 3DW

Ticket price

£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 and engineering 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

The art of solving real world problems Nira Chamberlain, Babcock International Group

Nira will show us how mathematical modelling can be used to create a computer virus, make a Formula 1 car go faster and simulate a world economical crash.

Nira Chamberlain

About Nira Chamberlain

Nira has over 20 years of experience at writing mathematical models/simulation algorithms that solve complex industrial problems. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Mathematics and its Applications (IMA).

Tor, statistics and the dark net Cerys Bradley, UCL

The dark net is a part of the internet designed to let users hide their identity. Cerys will shine a light on this private world of political activism, cybercrime and more using the immense power of statistics.

Cerys Bradley

About Cerys Bradley

Cerys uses maths to investigate the impact of law enforcement interventions on Dark Net Market users. She is interested in Privacy Enhancing Technologies and Cybercrime.

Practical session Steve Mould, Maths and science communicator

Steve can be a bit obsessive at times. Especially with numbers. Join him on his descent into madness as he recounts his adventures. Adventures that start with a simple mathematical curiosity and end up on prime time TV.  You will need a pen and paper for this session.

Steve Mould

About Steve Mould

Steve Mould is a maths & science presenter and comedian who appears as the science expert on TV and radio. He has a YouTube channel with more than 100,000 subscribers.