A Festival of Maths for Sixth Formers

Birmingham

23 January 2018

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Speakers

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Simon Singh

Maths author and broadcaster

Simon is a best-selling author and has writing many maths books including Fermat’s Last Theorem, The Code Book and The Simpsons and Their Mathematical Secrets. He also directed the Emmy-nominated and BAFTA-winning documentary Fermat’s Last Theorem. Simon continues to be a passionate advocate for mathematics education.

simonsingh.net

 


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Eugenie von Tunzelmann

Visual effects artist

Eugenie studied Engineering and Computing Science at Oxford University, specialising in the use of computer vision methods in the visual effects industry. She has since worked on several films in the Harry Potter series, Iron Man 2, Man of Steel and the Oscar-winning Interstellar. Eugenie will discuss how her maths studies were vital for her work in the film industry and her recent move into augmented-reality theme park rides.

Eugenie on IMDB


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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.

singingbanana.com


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Katie Steckles

Maths speaker and puzzle maker

Katie is a Manchester based mathematician who recently won the 2016 Joshua Award for innovations in science communication. Half a million people on youtube have watched her wrap presents mathematically.

katiesteckles.co.uk


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Matt Parker

Stand-up mathematician

Matt is maths teacher and stand-up comedian. Founder of MathsJam, one-third of Festival of the Spoken Nerd and regular of BBC Radio4 and the Discovery Channel. Matt writes for Dara Ó Briain’s School of Hard Sums and his book Things to Make and Do in the Fourth Dimension was recently published by Penguin. But he’s probably most famous as a youtuber; his videos have had over 35 million views.

standupmaths.com