44 results for author: Katie Chicot

MathsWorldUK features in journal of the Association of Teachers of Mathematics

If you're a member of the Association of Teachers of Mathematics then you can read about our latest developments in the Sept 2020 issue of the ATM journal. ATM journal library Or if a member of the Institute of Mathematics and its Applications (IMA) then our latest updates were in the August 2020 issue of Mathematics Today

Maths at home with MathsWorldUK

Hello Everyone, As we're always looking for ways to stay mathematical, we've made some videos you can share with your family members whatever their age. The whole collection is available on our channel. Below is Rob Eastaway on Diffy Squares. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vTscGwAEQS4 President of the Institute of Mathematics and its Applications, Dr Nira Chamberlain CMATH FIMA FORS Csci, joined us to talk about the Gamblers Ruin Problem. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1HbLWsrE_JE The whole collection is available on our channel. Subscribe to get automatic notifications.

MWUK Newsletter No.6

Please see our latest newsletter. Some positive reading in during the storm. Newsletter No6 final

Introducing Dr James Grime – MathsWorldUK tour manager

We are pleased to announce that Dr James Grime is our new Touring Exhibition Manager! James has been working in maths communication since 2008. He runs The Enigma Project, about the history and mathematics of code breaking which visits schools and festivals around the world. He is mostly known for his YouTube videos including Numberphile which now has over pi-million subscribers. James will be responsible for the day to day management of the tour including booking the locations for the exhibition so if you want to host the exhibition (for at least 3 weeks) then email James on: admin@www.mathsworlduk.com

Northern Powerhouse

MATHSWORLDUK HAVE JOINED THE GOVERNMENT’S NORTHERN POWERHOUSE PARTNER PROGRAMME We have become a member of the government's Northern Powerhouse Partner Programme. The appointment is recognition of the contribution that mathematics makes to the economy in all sectors and is recognition that mathematics skills will play a vital role in the development of employment opportunities for people in the region. MathsWorldUK aims to establish the UK’s first Mathematics Discovery Centre. With this centre MathsWorldUK seeks to improve the UK’s cultural attitude to maths showing the full joy, wonder and power of the subject. Dr Chicot, CEO of ...

Maths Miniatures 2019

In 2020 the Maths Miniatures competition did not go ahead due to the coronavirus restrictions. In 2019 we collaborated with the University of Leeds, United Kingdom Mathematics Trust and IMO2019 Ltd to run our annual short film competition for schools. The theme was Mathematics in Sport and students aged 11-18 across the UK were challenged to work in small teams to produce a 3 minute video exploring this topic and communicating the mathematics involved. We had a great deal of interest and 91 schools submitted videos. Once again, the standard was very high and two rounds of judging were needed to identify a winner. Our judges first produced a ...

MWUK Newsletter No 5

Lots of updates in our latest newsletter! Newsletter No5

Tour Manager

MathsWorldUK is now recruiting a tour manager. All details are on the link below. If you have any queries or problems accessing the link please email k.m.chicot@open.ac.uk Touring Exhibition Tour Manager MWUK2

Matched Funding Appeal

We've raised £105,000 in the past year towards our aim of creating the UK's first mathematics discovery centre! Its almost time to celebrate as we can now start building our touring exhibition. We have a matched funding offer for donations up to a total of £125,000. We are now within only £20,000 of this. We are so grateful to the many supporters of MathsWorldUK who have helped us to come so far. If you can help us reach the magic total of £125000 then please click on our donate button. All donations however small or large will be welcomed, and donations from UK citizens may be gift aided.

Hannah Fry is awarded 2018 Christopher Zeeman Medal

The Councils of the IMA and the LMS have awarded the 2018 Christopher Zeeman Medal to Dr Hannah Fry of University College London for her outstanding contributions to the public understanding of the mathematical sciences. Hannah Fry is a Senior Lecturer in the mathematics of cities at UCL and an honorary lecturer in the UCL Mathematics Department. Her podcast series The Curious Cases of Rutherford and Fry regularly broadcasts to over one million per episode on Radio 4 and has reached the top few places in the UK podcast charts. She has also been an inspiration to girls taking up mathematics. Image credit: Hannah Fry Hanna gave one of the ...