Maths Week Scotland Dundee Schools Event

Activity: Other activity typesSchools engagement

Description

S5 and S6 pupils are invited to visit the University of Dundee City Campus on Thursday 29 September, for an afternoon exploring the beauty and importance of mathematics. The programme includes opportunities to hear what mathematicians love about maths, find out more about why the maths you study in school is important, and meet and chat with university maths students. This event also offers a taste of what it might be like to go to university and an opportunity to find out more about maths-related careers.

The event welcomed around 90 pupils from schools in Dundee, Angus and Perth.

Main organiser: Dr Alexander Russell

Programme:
Dr Alexander Russell – "The Beauty of Mathematics"
Dr Scott Gregory – "Streamlines and Fieldlines: Applying Classical Mathematics to Modern Research"
Dr Philip Murray – “From Calculus to Cardiology”
Dr Niall Dodds – “Surprising Statistics”
Dr Ewa Bieniecka – “Mathematical Brainteasers and Problem Solving”
Period29 Sep 2022
Degree of RecognitionRegional