Subject

11

Date & time

Fri, 11 Dec 2020
10:45 - 15:45

Venue

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

Ticket price

£24 + VAT* *Plus one complimentary staff ticket per ten students

About this day

Give your KS5 students the opportunity to meet our crack team of mathematicians, engineers, statisticians, architects, code-breakers, data scientists and more for the ultimate educational experience.  Maths in Action features five lively and enriching sessions exploring a variety of topics carefully designed to extend students’ knowledge.  A session on examination success will equip students with the tools to succeed, and each student will receive our handy revision guide.

Programme & speakers

Financial wizards Bobby Seagull, Secondary Maths teacher and Doctorate candidate

Bobby will share his personal experience of the financial crisis of 2008 from the trading floors of Lehman Brothers and explore financial derivatives and some of the weapons of math destruction that caused the most chaotic recession in a lifetime.

Bobby Seagull

About Bobby Seagull

Bobby was an investment banking trader, chartered accountant, social entrepreneur and a semi-finalist captain on University Challenge. He is an author, TV presenter and now teaches Maths.

Windmills of your mind Ben Sparks, Mathematician, musician, teacher

Join Ben to discover how circles and spirals turn up in the most surprising of places can be a source of beauty, awe and mystery as Ben explores ways in which maths can be, literally, moving.

Ben Sparks

About Ben Sparks

Ben is a mathematician, musician and teacher, based at the University of Bath. He regularly gives talks and workshops to schools.  Ben still gets surprisingly excited about imaginary numbers.