A Virtual Maths-Mash-Up followed by the AGM
Yorkshire Branch

Yorkshire

The next meeting for the YBMA will be via Zoom

27 June 2020


What do The Rosetta Stone, Maths and Magic all have in common?
University of Leeds School of Mathematics, LS2 9JT

Yorkshire

The Rosetta Stone changed our understanding of Ancient Egypt completely. But what could it possibly have to do with maths, and specifically how children learn it?

25 January 2020


The YBMA Famous Christmas Quiz
Leeds

Yorkshire

The Christmas Quiz

3 December 2019


Maths Mashup
Leeds

Yorkshire

Members of the YBMA have ten minute slots to show some mathematics that they find particularly interesting.

8 June 2019


To Infinity and Beyond
Leeds

Yorkshire

W P Milne Lecture for Sixth Formers

3 April 2019


A story of Mathematics told through my stamp collection
Leeds

Yorkshire

A chance to have a look at some of Jane Turnball's stamp and other related philatelic items collection which tells a history of mathematics.

9 June 2018


W P Milne Lecture for Sixth Formers: Are large databases good for your health?
Leeds

Yorkshire

The big increase in computing power over recent years has made it possible to routinely record large volumes of information about our daily lives and especially our health.

21 March 2018


Enriching the teaching of A level mathematics: a study day for teachers.
Leeds

Yorkshire

A study day for teachers made up of morning and afternoon sessions

10 March 2018


Christmas Quiz and Buffet
Leeds

Yorkshire

7 December 2017


Mary, Mary, quite contrary, how does your garden grow?......
Leeds

Yorkshire

2016 saw the RHS Chelsea Flower Show feature a Mathematics Garden and whilst I didn't go and see it, the articles about it that I read caused me to explore a little.

11 October 2017


More Ideas for Teaching Area
Leeds

Yorkshire

Following the publication of Chris's book 'A Square Peg in a Round Hole', the search for further ideas in teaching area goes on.

10 June 2017


How to Solve Equations.
Leeds

Yorkshire

What strategies do mathematicians use to solve equations?

29 March 2017


Problem Solving - so what is new?
Leeds

Yorkshire

How to develop problem solving strategies in the classroom by developing the teachers and supporting them with PD and resources.

11 March 2017


Learning from Young Mathematicians
Leeds

Yorkshire

One of the great joys of teaching mathematics is what we can learn from those we ‘teach'. Join me in exploring some intriguing, humbling and sometimes wacky lessons from my own students.

8 February 2017


Christmas Quiz and Buffet
Leeds

Yorkshire

A sociable evening of brain-frazzling questions, quirky mathematical prizes, seasonal food and drink.

1 December 2016


A story of Mathematics told through postage stamps
Leeds

Yorkshire

A chance to follow the history of mathematics from prehistoric times to the modern day illustrated with postage stamps from around the world.

8 November 2016


The Retiring President's Talk “Counting in circles: my favourite problem”
Leeds

Yorkshire

This problem makes an excellent resource for the classroom. It is very rich in mathematical ideas. I have used different versions of it for school pupils from Year 6 upwards....

4 October 2016


The Summer Meeting: 'Maths Mashup'
Leeds

Yorkshire

Members of the branch have 10 minute slots to show us some mathematics that they find particularly interesting.

11 June 2016


YBMA - Christmas Quiz and Buffet
Leeds

Yorkshire

Entertaining Christmas quiz and with a buffet too!

3 December 2015


YBMA - A Statistical Toolbox to help us understand climate and weather models
Leeds

Yorkshire

Advances in computing power means it's now possible to use statistics to unravel the complexity of weather and climate change.

3 November 2015


YBMA - Mathematical Greetings Cards and Envelopes
Leeds

Yorkshire

Straight lines can be use to create many interesting mathematical curves....

17 October 2015