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October 2019

MEM Masterclass

5 October 2019 @ 10:00 am - 2:30 pm
UoL Central Teaching Hub, University of Liverpool
Liverpool, L69 7BX
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Masterclass 1 of 5 Turtle Graphics and LOGO, Barry Grantham Mathematics and Magic, Peter Giblin

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LivMS Popular Lecture

17 October 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
LJMU Redmonds Building, Brownlow Hill
Liverpool, L3 5UG
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Presenter: Nira Chamberlain (Senior Data Scientist at Holland and Barrett) Title: From Hip Hop to AI: The Power of Real World Mathematics Audience: Year 11 up, and all those interested in mathematics Venue: Lecture Theatre 2, Redmonds Building of LJMU, corner of Brownlow Hill and Clarence Street, Liverpool L3 5UG https://www.ljmu.ac.uk/study/undergraduate-students/visit-us/directions/redmonds-building The nearest public carpark is at the bottom end (nearest the city centre) of Mount Pleasant, L3 5TB: https://liverpool.gov.uk/parking/council-car-parks/mount-pleasant/ Contact: Peter Giblin pjgiblin@liv.ac.uk Entry: free to all students and to members of LivMS; others pay £4 at the door. In this…

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MEM Masterclass

19 October 2019 @ 10:00 am - 2:30 pm
LJMU IM Marsh campus, Barkhill Road
Liverpool, L17 6BD
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Masterclass 2 of 5 Folding Mathematics, Sue Pope, Tung Ken Lam Games of Chance, Aimee Carmichael

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UoL Maths Club

26 October 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
UoL Maths Building, Peach Street
Liverpool, L69 7BX
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Title: Binary Arithmetic - Counting in Ones, Robin McLean Title: Complex Numbers for Fun and Profit, Colin Wright The University of Liverpool Maths Club is aimed at school and college students, from Year 10 up to Year 13, who are keen to experience challenging and enriching mathematics from beyond the school curriculum, and meet others with a similar interest. Younger students with Year 10 knowledge may also be considered for membership. It is free of charge to attend.

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November 2019

LivMS Lecture

8 November 2019 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
UoL Rotblatt Theatre, Peach Street
Liverpool, L69 7BX
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Presenter: Caucher Birkar Title: Algebra vs Geometry Audience: Sixth form, undergraduate and general Venue: Rotblat Lecture Theatre, University of Liverpool Contact: Alice Rizzardo This is a lecture aimed at undergraduate students, and this year's speaker is Prof. Caucher Birkar, who just won the Fields Medal last year - this is the highest honor in mathematics, similar to the Nobel Prize in other fields. The lecture should be of interest also to sixth form students and all those interested in algebra or geometry. Abstract: The fields of algebra and geometry interact in numerous ways. This has a…

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MEM Masterclass

9 November 2019 @ 10:00 am - 2:30 pm
HOPE, Eden Building, Taggart Avenue
Liverpool, L16 9JD
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Masterclass 3 of 5 Fabulous Fractals, Barry Grantham Codes, Sue Harkness

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MEM Masterclass

23 November 2019 @ 10:00 am - 2:30 pm
LJMU IM Marsh campus, Barkhill Road
Liverpool, L17 6BD
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Masterclass 4 of 5 Property Tycoons, Barry Grantham Egyptian Mathematics, Paul Killen

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UoL Maths Club

30 November 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
UoL Maths Building, Peach Street
Liverpool, L69 7BX
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Title: Counting Functions, Peter Giblin Title: Decision Trees, Sue Harkness The University of Liverpool Maths Club is aimed at school and college students, from Year 10 up to Year 13, who are keen to experience challenging and enriching mathematics from beyond the school curriculum, and meet others with a similar interest. Younger students with Year 10 knowledge may also be considered for membership. It is free of charge to attend.

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December 2019

MEM Masterclass

7 December 2019 @ 10:00 am - 2:30 pm
LJMU IM Marsh campus, Barkhill Road
Liverpool, L17 6BD
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Masterclass 5 of 5 Mathematics of Juggling, Colin Wright

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LivMS Christmas Lecture

12 December 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Presenter: Tom Rocks Maths (a.k.a. Tom Crawford) Title: Christmas Lecture: It's all Greek to me! Audience: Year 11 up, and all those interested in mathematics. Venue: University of Liverpool, Lecture Theatre 3, Teaching Hub 502. This is building 502 on the map https://www.liverpool.ac.uk/files/docs/maps/liverpool-university-campus-map.pdf There is a visitor carpark with entrance on Mount Pleasant and a car park under the Metropolitan Cathedral https://www.liverpoolmetrocathedral.org.uk/visit-the-cathedral/ with entrance also on Mount Pleasant. Contact: Peter Giblin pjgiblin@liv.ac.uk Entry is free to all, but booking will be needed. Please use the form https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeMPmoHu46iSkhyyK5q0nbOfslAQXxcJKKvxj_5jnYEY6Aguw/viewform Maths: it’s all Greek to me! You’ve…

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January 2020

UoL Maths Club

January 25 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
UoL Maths Building, Peach Street
Liverpool, L69 7BX
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Title: A Mathematician's Journey into the Marvellous World of Microscopic Swimmers & Crawlers, Rachael Bearon Title: Brussels Sprouts, Joel Haddley The University of Liverpool Maths Club is aimed at school and college students, from Year 10 up to Year 13, who are keen to experience challenging and enriching mathematics from beyond the school curriculum, and meet others with a similar interest. Younger students with Year 10 knowledge may also be considered for membership. It is free of charge to attend.

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February 2020

LivMS Popular Lecture

February 26 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
LJMU Redmonds Building, Brownlow Hill
Liverpool, L3 5UG
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Secrets of the Rainbow, Professor Ian Jones Lecture Theatre 2, Redmonds Building, Brownlow Hill, Liverpool L3 5UG Audience: 16+ and all those interested in mathematics Entry is free to all students and to LivMS members; others pay £4 at the door. In this talk, Ian Jones will present mathematical models, developed during the course of the last few hundred years, which explain some of the features of the rainbow. Such features include the circular shape of the primary and secondary bows, Alexander’s dark…

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UoL Maths Club

February 29 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
UoL Maths Building, Peach Street
Liverpool, L69 7BX
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Title: Quantum Cryptography, Kurt Langfield Title: Branching Processes, Sam Tickle The University of Liverpool Maths Club is aimed at school and college students, from Year 10 up to Year 13, who are keen to experience challenging and enriching mathematics from beyond the school curriculum, and meet others with a similar interest. Younger students with Year 10 knowledge may also be considered for membership. It is free of charge to attend.

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March 2020

LivMS Pop Maths Quiz

March 7 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
LJMU James Parsons Building, Byrom Street
Liverpool, L3 3AF
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Example question: If the outer circle has radius 12 cm., what is the radius of the dark red circles? Presenters: Barry Grantham, Tony Carter, Ian Jarman Title: Sixth Form Pop Maths Quiz Audience: Sixth Form Venue: Liverpool John Moores University, James Parsons Building, Byrom Street, Liverpool, L3 3AF The Pop Maths Quiz is a TEAM competition that runs a bit like a Pub Quiz but without any alcohol! Schools are invited to enter one or more teams (up to a maximum of 4 teams).…

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LivMS Presidential Lecture – CANCELLED

March 25 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
UoL Central Teaching Hub, University of Liverpool
Liverpool, L69 7BX
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This event is cancelled due to Coronavirus. The University of Liverpool has made the decision to postpone or cancel all of the University's public events until the end of April due to the COVID-19 situation. LivMS hopes to reschedule the Presidential Lecture to a date in the Autumn term. The Secret Life of Bubbles, Anna Pratoussevitch, LivMS President Audience: 16+ and all those interested in mathematics Venue: Lecture Room D, Central Teaching Hub, University of Liverpool L69 7BX Contact: Peter Giblin Entry is free to all students and…

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UoL Maths Club – CANCELLED

March 28 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
UoL Maths Building, Peach Street
Liverpool, L69 7BX
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Title: tba, Graham Reeve Title: tba, Julia Eisenberg The University of Liverpool Maths Club is aimed at school and college students, from Year 10 up to Year 13, who are keen to experience challenging and enriching mathematics from beyond the school curriculum, and meet others with a similar interest. Younger students with Year 10 knowledge may also be considered for membership. It is free of charge to attend.

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April 2020

UoL Maths Club – CANCELLED

April 25 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
UoL Maths Building, Peach Street
Liverpool, L69 7BX
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Title: tba, David Lewis An Elevator Pitch for Group Theory, Colin Wright The University of Liverpool Maths Club is aimed at school and college students, from Year 10 up to Year 13, who are keen to experience challenging and enriching mathematics from beyond the school curriculum, and meet others with a similar interest. Younger students with Year 10 knowledge may also be considered for membership. It is free of charge to attend.

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LivMS Open Challenge Prize Evening – CANCELLED

April 29 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
UoL Central Teaching Hub, University of Liverpool
Liverpool, L69 7BX
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This event is cancelled due to Coronavirus. The University of Liverpool has made the decision to postpone or cancel all of the University's public events until the end of April due to the COVID-19 situation. It might be possible to re-arrange the Prize Evening on a new date later this year, but if necessary, it is our intention to make alternative arrangements, if we can, for the publication of results and distribution of prizes and certificates. We don’t want pupils…

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MEM Senior Challenge Prize Evening – CANCELLED

April 29 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
UoL Central Teaching Hub, University of Liverpool
Liverpool, L69 7BX
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This event is cancelled due to Coronavirus. The University of Liverpool has made the decision to postpone or cancel all of the University's public events until the end of April due to the COVID-19 situation. It might be possible to re-arrange the Prize Evening on a new date later this year, but if necessary, it is our intention to make alternative arrangements, if we can, for the publication of results and distribution of prizes and certificates. We don’t want pupils…

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May 2020

MEM Challenge Prize Evening – CANCELLED

May 6 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
UoL Central Teaching Hub, University of Liverpool
Liverpool, L69 7BX
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This event is cancelled due to Coronavirus. The University of Liverpool has made the decision to postpone or cancel all of the University's public events until the end of April due to the COVID-19 situation. It might be possible to re-arrange the Prize Evening on a new date later this year, but if necessary, it is our intention to make alternative arrangements, if we can, for the publication of results and distribution of prizes and certificates. We don’t want pupils…

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