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MathsJam news

A belated Happy New Year everyone! I hope all your festivities went well and the January blues aren’t too much of a struggle. MathsJam Brum will be back at The Old Joint stock on Tuesday 22nd January at 7pm, so please come along for the usual blend of stimulating conversation and challenging puzzles. Plus there’s […]

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Birmingham Popular Maths lecture

  Ever wanted to know how maths has been used and is been used in video games?Join Dr Richard Lissaman from the University of Warwick in the Watson Building at the University of Birmingham on Wednesday 28th February. In this talk we’ll look at interesting applications of school/college level mathematics in video games. This will include looking at […]

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BBC Pandemic is spreading

You may have seen that the BBC Pandemic app is really taking off and we’re keen to capitalise on this momentum going into the weekend, and get as many people downloading as possible. The more people participate using the app, the more useful the data in our contagion models will be! Which Disaster Killed the Most […]

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Success Stories in Mathematics

The London Mathematical Society is working on a new resource to demonstrate the diversity in mathematics, and is looking for contributions from people in mathematical careers. The Success Stories in Mathematics initiative aims to collect stories and photographs from a wide range of people involved in a wide range of mathematical careers. The photos and stories […]

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Science Centre wanted for ‘Bubble DAZE5’

Every two years bubble artists/experts get together from around the world for a bubble symposium. So far these events have been in San Francisco Exploratorium, Copenhagen Experimentarium and Chicago. We would like to host the next one in the U.K. and we are looking for a science centre as a venue. The event lasts about five days including at […]

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External Consultant: Parents for STEM Futures

The Mathematical, Physical and Life Sciences Division of the University of Oxford is developing an exciting pilot project to engage parents of primary school children in STEM (science, technology, engineering, maths) subjects by giving them information and tools for bringing maths and sciences into the home, supporting and encouraging their children (particularly girls and those […]