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
How to build a 1000mph car Rob Bennett, Bloodhound Education
The BLOODHOUND Project is a global Engineering Adventure, using a 1000mph world land speed record attempt to inspire the next generation to enjoy, explore and get involved in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.
About Rob Bennett
Rob Bennett is Chief Inspirer at Bloodhound Education where he works tirelessly to inspire and motivate the next generations into careers in Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths.
Practical session Ed Southall, University of Huddersfield
Ed will run a new session jam-packed with puzzles, demonstrations and mathematical conundrums. You will need a pen and paper for Ed’s presentation.
About Ed Southall
Ed has taught in Education for 12 years in a variety of roles. He has written several books on geometry puzzles as well as teaching and understanding maths.
Coloured Hats and Error Correction Beth Romano, University of Oxford
Breakthroughs happen when mathematicians notice links between seemingly unrelated areas. Beth will take us from a game involving different coloured hats to error correction in data transmission.
About Beth Romano
Beth is a member of Somerville College, University of Oxford, where she researches representation theory, the study of symmetries. Her work takes her from number theory to theoretical physics.