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Carnival of Mathematics 204

It’s that time again – I’m back writing the Carnival of Mathematics, and we’re now on number 204 (where does the time go?)! You may remember when I wrote number 190, but for those unfamiliar with the Carnival, it is a monthly roundup of Mathematical blogging/video making/podcasting/activities, coordinated by The Aperiodical. As is tradition, lastContinue reading “Carnival of Mathematics 204”

Curling: The sport of mathematicians

Tomorrow marks the beginning of events at the Beijing Winter Olympics, and boy am I excited. This means that over the course of the next few weeks I, like many others, will become an armchair expert and superfan of some of the coolest sports in existence (pun entirely intended). One sport I always find myselfContinue reading “Curling: The sport of mathematicians”

Maths Inspiration: Cambridge

Yesterday, I had the great pleasure of getting to talk to school students as part of Maths Inspiration. Maths Inspiration is a national programme of maths lecture shows for teenagers. In each show, students get to hear 4 different mathematics speakers talk about some exciting and inspiring real world applications of maths. Maths Inspiration organisedContinue reading “Maths Inspiration: Cambridge”

Chalkdust Issue 14

It’s the moment you’ve been waiting for: Chalkdust Issue 14 is live! Head to the Chalkdust website to read the articles, or even order an actual physical copy! Though I may be biased, there are some cracking articles in this issue. The beautiful cover (designed by Beatrice Taylor) is themed around Madeleine Hall’s article onContinue reading “Chalkdust Issue 14”

Integrating: MathsJamJam

This weekend, I attended the MathsJam annual gathering. It was a wonderful event full of brilliant talks, great competitions, and a fantastic game of mathematical Jeopardy. On particular highlight though, was MathsJamJam. When MathsJam is in person, people bring their instruments and have a sing along to songs from the ever-evolving MathsJamJam song book. SongsContinue reading “Integrating: MathsJamJam”

Carnival of Mathematics 190

Welcome to the 190th Carnival of Mathematics! For those new to the Carnival, it is a monthly roundup of Mathematical blogging/video making/podcasting/activities. It’s coordinated by The Aperiodical where you can find links to all previous Carnivals. Every month, it is hosted by a different blog, and this month it is my turn! It is traditionalContinue reading “Carnival of Mathematics 190”