Maths Masterclasses

Students aged 12-13 from schools in the Brighton area are taking part in mathematics masterclasses at the University of Brighton.

Dr Paul Harris, Reader in applied mathematics and Senior Lecturer Steve Kilgallon, both from the School of Computing, Engineering and Mathematics, have organised the Saturday morning classes in collaboration with the Royal Institution (RI) and Sussex branch of the Mathematical Association. Read More

Brighton MathsJam – 20 October

As part of the 2018 Brighton Science Festival, Brighton Maths Jam are hosting a day of mathematical discovery and exploration.

Morning – a chance to explore a myriad of real and virtual puzzles, mathematical conundrums and an exhibition of artistic interpretations*

Afternoon – short talks and presentations by local and national mathematicians and magicians, local geometrically inspired artists and puzzle geeks. If there’s a 5 minute talk you’d like to give, please contact us!

Confirmed contributors:

Adam Atkinson – Helping a Sculptor with Maths Louise Mabbs – Fun With Fibonacci & Fabric Origami (maths in textile art) Andrew Jeffrey – Noughts & Crosses (www.magicmessage.co.uk) Stephen Miller – Explosive Forging (changing steel with explosives) Jonathan Welton – Just So (number tricks)

Jerry Sadowitz – TBA

Caspar Thomas – Martin Gardner’s Magic

Donald Bell – Checking out a Conjecture in Number Theory using a  Python program

Full details: https://bit.ly/2Ae4VXm

Brighton Science Festival: http://www.brightonscience.com/