LMS MA ATM Branch Past Events

Why do pigs and boomerangs fly?


Jonathan demystifies gyroscopes and rotational dynamics, showing why pigs and boomerangs fly in circles. An interactive session with counter intuitive demos

1 March 2018

The Fluid Dynamics of Chocolate Fountains


Part of the LivMS Popular Lectures Programme 2017-18

18 December 2017

Driving is a risky business!


Driving is a risky business! LivMS Popular Lectures Programme 2017-18

11 October 2017

From arithmetic to modern cryptography: a guided tour.


Since the beginning of time, people have wanted to be able to communicate in a way that prevents anyone besides the intended recipient from reading the message.

16 March 2017

Islamic tilings and their symmetries


Decorative art in the Islamic world often takes the form of geometric patterns that exhibit interesting symmetries.

2 February 2017

The 2016 CHRISTMAS LECTURE: Patterns and Predictions


This talk starts with some seductively obvious patterns that seem successfully to predict the future, but then goes on to show that not all patterns are trustworthy.

19 December 2016

Popular Lecture


'Maths, Pigs, Chickens and Criminals'

10 November 2016

AGM and Presidential Lecture


The Presidential Lecture 'Mathematics for a Healthier and Safer Society' will follow the AGM

18 May 2016

Sixth Form Pop Maths Quiz


Pop Maths Quiz for Sixth Formers

12 March 2016

Professor Chris Budd OBE


Title and content tbc.

2 March 2016

Orbits: Mathematics Meets Music


Emily says: I'm a composer. I write music and I like to take inspiration for my music from mathematics....

10 February 2016