Mathematics Talks and Workshops for Schools
The School of Mathematics ast UEA offers a range of talks and workshops that are suitable for schools and the wider public. We are able to tailor our sessions to engage all ages, from primary school children, through all key stages and beyond!
Our mathematicians are very happy to visit your school or group, and we can also welcome you at UEA. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for further information.
Explore Maths Day
This annual event is targeted at Year 10 students from around our region. The day includes a taster lecture, maths workshops and a tour of campus. Previous workshop sessions have included ‘How not to lose your mind’, ‘Maths in a box’ and ‘Mathemagics’. Bookings for the current Explore Maths Day on 1st April 2019 are now being taken. Please contact Carl Harrington, email@example.com for more information.
Discover Maths Day: ‘Maths and beyond – Discover your options!’
This event is targeted at Year 12 students, but all are welcome to attend. The day consists of short lectures and workshops in some of the degrees that require maths at A Level, including Mathematics, Physics, Engineering and Actuarial Science. Previous sessions have included ‘Chaos, and how to create it’, ‘Can irrationals repeat’ and ‘Aerodynamics of Sport’. Bookings for the current Discover Maths Day on 25th April 2019 are now being taken. Please contact Carrie Tooke, firstname.lastname@example.org for more information, or book a place now.
Inter-School Maths Quizzes
UEA Maths department is proud to host the annual Year 6 and Year 8 Norfolk Schools Maths Quizzes. This event, which started as a couple of teachers meeting up with their pupils for a fun quiz back in the 80’s, now attracts entries from over forty schools each year. Students work in teams of four answering questions individually and solving problems as a team. Bookings for the current Year 6 quiz on 19th June 2019 and Year 8 quiz on 20th June 2019 are now being taken. Please contact Carl Harrington, email@example.com for more information.
Norwich Science Festival
Faculty members and postgraduate students are regular participants at this popular festival at The Forum in Norwich. In recent years Davide Proment has run a stand called ‘The Wonders of Sound Waves’ and given a public lecture, ‘Fundamentals of Resonance’.