Amazing Maths seminars

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

Seminar details

Time and day: 12 noon - 1pm 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: Natalie Douglas (Fluids, Meteorology and Symmetry Group, University of Surrey)
Time and date: 12 noon - 1pm on Thursday 17 October 2019
Venue: TBA
Title: The mathematics of climate change

Speaker: Jan Gutowski (Fields, Strings and Geometry Group, University of Surrey)
Time and date: 12 noon - 1pm on Thursday 31 October 2019
Venue: TBA
Title: The weird world of black holes

Speaker: Sergey Zelik (Dynamical Systems and PDEs Group, University of Surrey)
Time and date: 12 noon - 1pm on Thursday 12 December 2019
Venue: TBA
Title: Topics in analysis

Past seminars

Speaker: Natalie Douglas (University of Surrey)
Time and date: 12 noon - 1pm on Thursday 14 March 2019
Venue: Lecture Theatre E
Title: Under the weather

Speaker: David Fisher (University of Surrey)
Time and date: 12 noon - 1pm on Thursday 28 February 2019
Venue: Lecture Theatre E
Title: Solving the unsolvable [available on SurreyLearn is a seminar powerpoint]

Speaker: Anne Skeldon (University of Surrey)
Time and date: 12 noon - 1pm on Thursday 14 February 2019
Venue: Lecture Theatre E
Title: To sleep, perchance to dream... of maths

Speaker: Martin Wolf (University of Surrey)
Time and date: 12 noon - 1pm on Thursday 8 November 2018
Venue: Lecture Theatre L
Title: Why String Theory?

Speaker: Stephen Gourley (University of Surrey)
Time: 12 noon - 1pm on Thursday 25 October 2018
Venue: Lecture Theatre L
Title: Mathematical modelling of the control and spread of disease

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

Speaker: Bin Cheng (Fluids, Meteorology and Symmetry Group, University of Surrey)
Time: 1pm - 2pm on Thursday 26 April 2018
Venue: Lecture Theatre 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 noon - 1pm on Thursday 15 March 2018
Venue: Lecture Theatre M
Title: Latin Squares and the Design of Experiments

Speaker: James Grant (Fields, Strings and Geometry Group, University of Surrey)
Time: 12 noon - 1pm on Thursday 15 February 2018
Venue: Lecture Theatre M
Title: The Poincaré Conjecture

Speaker: Claudia Wulff (Dynamical Systems and PDEs Group, University of Surrey)
Time: 12 noon - 1pm on Thursday 9 November 2017
Venue: Lecture Theatre 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 noon - 1pm on Thursday 26 October 2017
Venue: Lecture Theatre M
Title: Turing Machines: The Mathematics of Computers

Speaker: Alessandro Torrielli (Fields, Strings and Geometry Group, University of Surrey)
Time: 12 noon - 1pm on Thursday 12 October 2017
Venue: Lecture Theatre M
Title: Quantum Mechanics’ Strangest Puzzle

A full list of Undergraduate Mathematics seminar series at the University of Surrey is available at Department of Mathematics seminars.

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