About this day
With wickedly good speakers with a passion for what is without doubt the best subject (maths), save the date for this exceptional study day. Give your KS5 students the opportunity to meet our crack team of mathematicians, engineers, statisticians, architects, code-breakers, data scientists and more for the ultimate educational experience.
Programme & speakers
The 12 days of Christmaths Kyle Evans, Lecturer and maths musician
Everyone loves a Christmas song, and everyone knows that the 12 Days of Christmas is the finest Christmas song of all, mostly due to being packed with numbers. Join singing mathematician Kyle D Evans to explore this festive favourite.
About Kyle Evans
Kyle is the FameLab Winner 2016 and guitar-playing maths lecturer.
How to build a 1000mph car Rob Bennett, Bloodhound SSC
The BLOODHOUND Project is a global Engineering Adventure, using a 1000mph world land speed record attempt to inspire the next generation to enjoy, explore and get involved in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.
About Rob Bennett
Rob Bennett is Chief Inspirer at BLOODHOUND SSC where he works tirelessly to inspire and motivate the next generations into careers in Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths.
Financial wizards Bobby Seagull, Secondary Maths teacher and Doctorate candidate
Bobby used to be a financial markets trader at the American investment bank Lehman Brothers and the Japanese investment bank Nomura before qualifying as a Chartered Accountant with PwC. He will share his personal experience of the financial crisis of 2008 from the trading floors of Lehman. He will explore financial derivatives and some of the weapons of math destruction that caused the most chaotic recession in a lifetime.
About Bobby Seagull
Bobby was an investment banking trader, accountant, social entrepreneur and a semi-finalist captain on University Challenge. He now teaches Maths at secondary school and is researching for his Doctorate.
The shape of data Ulrike Tillmann, University of Oxford
About Ulrike Tillmann
Ulrike is a mathematician specialising in algebraic topology and data science. She is titular Professor of Mathematics at the University of Oxford and winner of the prestigious Whitehead Prize.