The Liverpool Mathematical Society runs a series of popular lectures
each year - this page lists the upcoming events in that category.

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Date Time Presenter Title Audience Venue Event page
18 Nov, 2021 17:00-18:00 Chris Pritchard Great Mathematical Diagrams Year 11 up TBC (either in-person or online depending on circumstances) More details
15 Dec, 2021 14:00 Simon Singh Christmas Lecture: Fermat's last theorem Year 11 up Online More details
Wednesday 2 Feb, 2022 17:00-18:00 Damian Haigh (Head Teacher of the University of Liverpool Mathematics School) Maths Schools (TBC) Anyone interested in post-16 mathematics education, including school students in Years 10 and 11 Online More details
10 Mar, 2022 17:00 Sammie Buzzard (University of Cardiff and Maths Inspiration) Lakes, rivers… and waterfalls? The surprising things maths can help us to understand about Antarctica Year 11 up TBC More details
Thursday 12 May, 2022 17:00-18:00 Joel Haddley (President of the Liverpool Mathematical Society) Slicing Pizzas and Counting Necklaces Year 11 up and anyone interested in mathematics In person and live streamed More details


PREVIOUS EVENTS


Wednesday 13 Oct, 2021 17:00-18:00 Colva Roney-Dougal Party hard! The maths of connections Year 11 up, teachers and all interested in mathematics Online More details
22 Apr, 2021 14:00 Gaynor Bahan Studying maths to smash the glass ceiling Year 9 up and teachers, and all interested in mathematics education Online More details
04 Mar, 2021 17:00-18:00 Dr Anna Pratoussevitch The Secret Life of Bubbles 16+ and all those interested in mathematics Online More details
11 Dec, 2020 14.00 - 15.00 Yolanda Ohene and Colin Wright 'Science, Statistics & SARS-CoV-2' and 'Colours can Compute' Year 11 up, teachers and all those interested in mathematics Online More details
19 Nov, 2020 17:00-18:00 (we will begin admitting guests from the Zoom waiting room from 16:45 for a prompt start) Dr Aoife Hunt Simulating crowds: before, during and after the pandemic 16+ Online via Zoom More details
Wednesday 25 Mar, 2020 17:30 - 18:30 Anna Pratoussevitch, LivMS President The Secret Life of Bubbles - cancelled 16+ and all those interested in mathematics Lecture Room D, Central Teaching Hub, University of Liverpool L69 7BX More details
Wednesday 26 Feb, 2020 17:30-18:30 Professor Ian Jones Secrets of the Rainbow 16+ and all those interested in mathematics Liverpool John Moores University, Lecture Theatre 2, Redmonds Building, Brownlow Hill, Liverpool L3 5UG More details
12 Dec, 2019 14:00 - 15:00 Tom Rocks Maths (a.k.a. Tom Crawford) Christmas Lecture: It's all Greek to me! Year 11 up, and all those interested in mathematics. University of Liverpool, LT3, Teaching Hub 502. More details
Thursday 17 Oct 2019 17:30 - 18:30 Nira Chamberlain (Senior Data Scientist at Holland and Barrett) From Hip Hop to AI: The Power of Real World Mathematics Year 11 up, and all those interested in mathematics LT2, Redmonds Building, LJMU, L3 5UG More details
Wednesday 13 Feb 2019 17:30 - 18:30 Corina Constantinescu Are women safer drivers? Are Saudi Arabia women safe drivers? Year 11 up, teachers and all those interested in mathematics and its applications. Lecture Room C, Central Teaching Hub, University of Liverpool, L69 7BX More details
13 Dec, 2018 14:00 - 15:00, + w/shop 15:00 - 16:30 James Grime CHRISTMAS LECTURE Enigma and the Secret World of Code Breaking Year 11 up, including teachers and others interested in mathematics FIRST FLOOR, Lecture Theatre LT1, 502 Teaching Hub, 150 Mount Pleasant, Liverpool, L69 3GD (next to the Guild of Students and nearly opposite the Maths Department). More details
11 Oct, 2018 17:30 - 18:30 Richard Pinch (formerly Strategic Advisor, Mathematics and Security Research at GCHQ) Computing The Future Year 11 up, teachers and all those interested in mathematics and its applications. Lecture Theatre 2, Redmonds Building, Liverpool John Moores University, Brownlow Hill L3 5UG More details
18 Apr, 2018 17:30 Professor Alexander Movchan (LivMS President) Wave Cloaking and the Millennium Bridge Problem (the "Wibbly Wobbly Bridge") 16+ Lecture Theatre 2, Redmonds Building, Liverpool John Moores University, Brownlow Hill Liverpool L3 5UG More details
Thursday 1 March, 2018 17:30 - 18:30 Jonathan Histed Why do pigs and boomerangs fly? Year 11 up, teachers and all those interested in mathematics and its applications. Lecture Theatre B, Central Teaching Hub, University of Liverpool L69 7BX More details
Monday 18 Dec, 2017 14:00 - 15:00 Adam Townsend CHRISTMAS LECTURE: The Fluid Dynamics of Chocolate Fountains Year 11 and up Chadwick Lecture Theatre, More details
Wednesday 11 Oct, 2017 17:30 - 18:30 Laura Bonnett (University of Liverpool and Royal Statistical Society) Driving is a risky business! Year 11 up, teachers and all those interested in mathematics and its applications. Liverpool John Moores University: Lecture Theatre 2, Redmonds Building, Brownlow Hill, L3 5UG More details
Thursday 16 March 2017 17:30 - 18:30 Declan Davis From arithmetic to modern cryptography: a guided tour Year 11 and up, their teachers and anyone interested in mathematics and its applications Room C, Central Teaching Hub, University of Liverpool L69 7BX. This is Building 221 on the map More details
02 Feb, 2017 17:30 - 18:30 Balazs Szendroi Islamic tilings and their symmetries Year 11 and up, their teachers and all those interested in mathematics and its applications Liverpool Hope University, EDEN Building, Liverpool L16 9JD, Room EDEN 036 More details
19 Dec, 2016 14:00 - 15:00 Colin Wright The 2016 CHRISTMAS LECTURE: Patterns and Predictions 16+ Lecture Theatre B, Central Teaching Hub, University of Liverpool L69 7BX More details
10 Nov, 2016 17:30 Lisa Collins Maths, Pigs, Chickens and Criminals 16+ Liverpool John Moores University [Note Change of Venue] More details
02 Mar, 2016 17:30 Professor Chris Budd OBE Eight Great Reasons for Doing Maths Year 11 up Chadwick Building, University of Liverpool More details
10 Feb, 2016 17:30 Dr Emily Howard Orbits: Mathematics Meets Music Year 11 up John Foster Building, lecture theatre JF/G01, Liverpool John Moores University, 80-98 Mount Pleasant, Liverpool L3 5UZ More details
11 Nov, 2015 17:30 Vicky Neale 7 things you need to know about prime numbers Year 11 and up Chadwick Building, Peach Street, University of Liverpool, Liverpool L69 7ZF More details
18 Mar, 2015 17:30 Professor Peter McOwan (Queen Mary, University of London) When Fridges Attack - Robots, Artificial Intelligence and Our Future Year 11 up Chadwick Building, University of Liverpool, L69 7ZF More details
02 Mar, 2015 17:30 Professor Colm Mulcahy Mathemagic with Cards Year 11 up Chadwick Building, University of Liverpool More details
26 Nov, 2014 17:30 Prof Lasse Rempe-Gillen 'Chaos' in dimension one - An introduction and new results Year 11 and up University of Liverpool, Rotblat Lecture Theatre, Chadwick Building, Peach Street Liverpool L69 7ZF. Nearest Visitor Car Park is on Mount Pleasant. More details
15 Oct, 2014 17:30 Professor Paulo Lisboa Mathematics - is it for real? A short walk through applications to real-world problems in data analysis Year 11 up Liverpool Hope University, EDEN Building, Hope Park, Liverpool, L16 9JD More details
06 Mar, 2014 17:30 Thomas Woolley Diffusion of the Dead Year 11 up University of Liverpool, Chadwick Lecture Theatre More details
30 Oct, 2013 17:30 Ben Sparks Creation of Number Year 10 up University of Liverpool, Chadwick Large Lecture Theatre More details
07 Mar, 2013 17:30 Dr Maths (Steve Humble) The Dr Maths Randomness Show Year 11 and up Liverpool Hope University, EDEN building, Taggart Avenue, Liverpool L16 9JD, room 036 on the ground floor More details

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