Monthly Archives: April 2013

The image of mathematics

If you’ve been following the programme for the Engage with Strathclyde week — as I’m sure you have — then you’ll be aware of the university’s Images of Research competition. The winning entries are on display this week in the … Continue reading

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Link for the week: canal knowledge

Dr Penny Davies has pointed out an appearance of Scottish mathematics in the BBC’s Coast programme. Episode 4 of season 8, “Rivers and Seas Collide”, includes a segment on the Union and Forth–Clyde canals, and they focus on John Scott … Continue reading

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How much mathematics is there?

And further, by these, my son, be admonished: of making many books there is no end; and much study is a weariness of the flesh. (Ecclesiastes 12:12; King James Bible.) I’ve memorised all the digits of pi. Now I just … Continue reading

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SIAM talks at Strathclyde

There will be a SIAM Student Chapter event here at Strathclyde on the 29th of April, which everyone is welcome to attend. We will have two speakers: Cecilia MacIntyre, a statistician for the Scottish Government working on Census Quality Assurance; … Continue reading

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