Amazing Maths seminars

These seminars aim to give undergraduate Mathematics students a flavour of Mathematics research beyond the core curriculum.

Seminar Details

Time: 12:00-13:00 on Thursdays in weeks 2, 4 and 6 of both semesters.
Open to: Staff and students

For further information, please contact the organiser Andrea Prinsloo.

These seminars are organised in collaboration with the Maths Society at the University of Surrey.

Upcoming Seminars

Speaker: Stephen Gourley (University of Surrey)
Time: 12:00-13:00 on Thursday 25 October 2018
Venue: LT L
Title: Mathematical modelling of the control and spread of disease

Speaker: Martin Wolf (University of Surrey)
Time: 12:00-13:00 on Thursday 8 November 2018
Venue: LT L
Title: Why String Theory?

Past Seminars

Speaker: Dorje Brody (University of Surrey)
Time: 12:00-13:00 on Thursday 11 October 2018
Venue: AP 1
Title: Light from infinity: What we learn from paradoxes in Mathematics?

Speaker: Bin Cheng (Fluids, Meteorology and Symmetry Group, University of Surrey)
Time: 13:00-14:00 on Thursday 26 April 2018
Venue: LT M
Title: From Newton’s Iterative Method to Parallel Computing

Speaker: Janet Godolphin (Mathematics of Life and Social Sciences Group, University of Surrey)
Time: 12:00-13:00 on Thursday 15 March 2018
Venue: LT M
Title: Latin Squares and the Design of Experiments

Speaker: James Grant (Fields, Strings and Geometry Group, University of Surrey)
Time: 12:00-13:00 on Thursday 15 February 2018
Venue: LT M
Title: The Poincaré Conjecture

Speaker: Claudia Wulff (Dynamical Systems and PDEs Group, University of Surrey)
Time: 12:00-13:00 on Thursday 9 November 2017
Venue: LT E
Title: Boltzmann’s Dilemma: An Introduction to Statistical Mechanics via the Kac Ring

Speaker: David Lloyd (Mathematics of Life and Social Sciences Group, University of Surrey)
Time: 12:00-13:00 on Thursday 26 October 2017
Venue: LT M
Title: Turing Machines: The Mathematics of Computers

Speaker: Alessandro Torrielli (Fields, Strings and Geometry Group, University of Surrey)
Time: 12:00-13:00 on Thursday 12 October 2017
Venue: LT M
Title: Quantum Mechanics’ Strangest Puzzle

Taste of Research Seminars

Now introducing also the new Taste of Research Undergraduate Seminars (TORUS) which will be given by PhD students for year 3 and 4 undergraduate Mathematics students to introduce them to a taste of Mathematics doctoral research beyond the undergraduate curriculum.

For further information, please contact the organiser Dan Hill (d.j.hill@surrey.ac.uk).

Upcoming Seminars

Speaker: Dan Hill (University of Surrey)
Time: 12:00-13:00 on Tuesday 30 October 2018
Venue: TB 06
Title: Why is nature so unoriginal?

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Department of Mathematics
AA Building, floor 4
University of Surrey
Guildford
Surrey
GU2 7XH