Events: Maths

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Four centuries have passed since Kepler discovered the three laws of planetary motion that now bear his name. But how do the elliptical orbits follow from the inverse-square law? How did Newton prove that equal areas are swept out in equal time intervals? Is it really true that the square of a planet’s orbital period…
In this workshop, Ems will share some of her favourite rich mathematical activities, exploring ways to maximise their potential for developing collaborative problem-solving skills. During the session, Ems will offer an insider’s guide to the NRICH website, including top tips for classes hoping to see their solutions published on NRICH. This is a Yorkshire Branch…
Due to the Covid-19 situation, our 2020 mathematics summer school will take place online.  This short course for sixth form students will provide an introduction to mathematics at the University of Leeds. We will offer you a sneak preview of university life plus an insight into how mathematics develops at degree level. Our University tutors…
Join us on campus for a free day of mathematics with your Year 12 students. In the morning choose from three interactive options: A: Untangling knot theory B: Hidden symmetries of nature C: Hands-on mathematics and talk about studying mathematics at Leeds Followed by the 2020 W. P. Milne Lecture delivered by Dr James Cranch. …
We look forward to welcoming you to Leeds Festival of Science 2020! There are events across Leeds for you to enjoy between 6th and 25th March 2020. We are looking forward to working with schools and colleges during a festival packed with activities for Key Stage 2 to Key Stage 5 and teachers involving science,…
A talk by Andrew Jeffrey – the Mathemagician. The Rosetta Stone changed our understanding of Ancient Egypt completely. But what could it possibly have to do with maths, and specifically how children learn it? Come along and find out! During this talk, Andrew will explain his thinking behind what works, and why. He will also play…
Do you currently teach high attaining Year 10 and Year 11 students? Many students are interested in medicine but not all will become doctors. Join us for our Medicine – Not just about medics event where your students will participate in three different practical activities from subjects across STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths), exploring…
The  event aims to give young scientists a comprehensive introduction to this multidisciplinary science subject, whilst offering the chance to experience life as an undergraduate student at the University of Leeds. The food industry is one of the largest employers in the world, and offers excellent career opportunities to food science graduates. Scientists are constantly…
This three-day residential course for sixth form students, provides an introduction to student life and mathematics at the University of Leeds. We offer you a sneak preview of university life plus an insight into how mathematics develops at degree level. Our University tutors will extend and enrich your existing study of mathematics at A-level (or…
The School of Mathematics at the University of Leeds offers an annual day-long teacher conference. This years conference takes place on Tuesday June 25th between 9:30am-2pm. The conference provides an interface between the School of Mathematics at the University of Leeds and teachers in schools and sixth forms. Teachers and University staff are given a…