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Mathematics Masterclasses

Strathclyde Series

The Masterclasses are held over six consecutive Saturday mornings and consist of a talk and problem solving sessions. They are open to S3 pupils who have been nominated by their maths teacher. If your school did not receive an invitation to attend, the teacher should contact the organiser.

Programme for 2023

28th October Eilidh Jack, Craig Alexander Are you a Data Detective?
4th November Anna Puskás Clock Arithmetic and Secret Codes
11th November Katarzyna Kowal, Matthew Durey Fluid Dynamics in Daily Life
18th November Ruadhaí Dervan, Theodoros Styli Papazachariou Shapes and Numbers
25th November Colette Mair, Craig Wilkie A World of Statistics
2nd December Francesco Giglio, Rachael Boyd Transformations and Symmetry

Programme for 2022

22nd October Rachel Dorris (from Royal Institution) Curves in Maths
29th October Colette Mair, Stephen Jun Villejo, Craig Wilkie World of Statistics
5th November Francesco Giglio Transformations and Symmetry
12th November Misha Feigin With a Single Cut
19th November Eilidh Jack, Craig Alexander Are you a Data Detective
26th November Matthew Pressland Triangulations and Positivity

Programme for 2019

2nd November

Tanushree Bharat Shah

Games on Mobius

9th November

William Pettersson Automata, Turing Machines and the Post Correspondence Problem
16th November Eilidh Jack

A World of Statistics

23rd November

Simon Gay Ringing the changes

30th November

Carol Webster The Smarties Problem

7th December

Ana Lecuona To infinity and beyond

Programme for 2017

28th October

Kitty Meeks Joining the dots and saving cows
4th November Charis Chanialidis A World of Statistics
11th November Liberty Vittert Riddles, logic, and secret codes
18th November Billy Woods Chaos and fractals

25th November

Angela Tabiri TBC
2nd December Stephen Watson The Topology, Geometry & Dynamics of Tilings, Foams and Nano-Crystals

All sessions are run in the School of Mathematics & Statistics at the University of Glasgow from 10 am to 12.30 pm. The venue is the (new) Mathematics & Statistics Building, labelled C3 on the campus map.

There is ample on-street parking (metered) on the surrounding streets.

[Postcode for sat nav: G12 8SQ — we are the new black cuboid building immediately next to the Jopseph Black Building (campus map B4)]