A Festival of Maths for Sixth Formers

8 & 9 & 25 Feb 2022

The Royal Institution, London

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Speakers

Speakers for 2022 are yet to be announced, but the speakers from 2020 are listed below as an example.

Ben Sparks

Mathematician and Musician

Ben Sparks is a mathematician and busker who travels the country demonstrating the beauty of maths and occasionally singing about it. He’s based at University of Bath and gets surprisingly passionate about maths, music, the maths of music and the music of maths. He is also a big fan of imaginary numbers, and you may have seen him getting excited about them (and other mathsy things) on the Numberphile YouTube channel.

bensparks.co.uk


James Grime

Internet Maths Phenomenon

James Grime has toured the world with his code-breaking talk and a genuine WWII Enigma machine. In his spare time, James creates videos about maths for Youtube – propelling him into an international maths celebrity with millions of views. He also invented the Non-transitive Grime Dice which now bear his name.

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Nicole Cozens

Maths Teacher and Exam Expert

Maths teacher and exam expert who starred alongside Matt Parker on the BBC’s The Maths Show, Nicole Cozens has been enthusing young people about maths and avidly marking their exams for 15 years. She also promotes the wonder of maths in her role with the Advanced Maths Support Programme and makes maths out of this world with her work at the National Space Academy.


Rob Eastaway

Best-selling Maths Author

Rob Eastaway is a speaker and author whose books on everyday maths include the bestselling Why Do Buses Come In Threes? and Maths on the Back of an Envelope. He is the puzzle adviser to New Scientist magazine, and often appears on BBC Radio 4 and 5 Live to talk about the maths of everyday life.

robeastaway.com