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! Welcome to the Liverpool Mathematical Society

!! #ACTIVITIES#2023/24#

The programme of lectures for the year 2023/24 is set out below.

Open Challenge and the Pop Maths Quiz will take place in the same form as in 2022/23.

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!! #FUNDING#

The Society has received
the second instalment of 2100 of our 3-year grant; it will again be sufficient to fund Open Challenge
and our lecture programme, including the Christmas lecture.

The grant is from the Company of Actuaries Charitable Trust.
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!! #JOIN#THE#SOCIETY#

Membership of the Society is now open for the #year#2023/24.# If you join now, your membership will be valid up to #1#October#2024.#
If you are able to pay more than the standard subscription, any
additional amount paid will be treated as a donation, for which the
Society will be most grateful.

Click Membership to find out more - save by taking out a 5-year subscription (which will cover the period up to 1 October 2028).
There is a reduced rate for ATM, MA and U3A members. Institutional membership is also available, for example covering all
teachers in a school or college. #Free# institutional membership #for#one#year#will#be#offered#to#all#schools#participating#in#any#of#our#activities#in#2023/24.#

Members who have reached state pension age and have been members for at least 10 years qualify for
free life membership.

We have a Members Page on the website, accessible only to members. Minutes of the AGM and Committee meetings and possibly other
documents of interest will be posted here. The most recent documents are the minutes of the AGM and the Committee meeting held on 20/09/23. To access, sign in and go to Members Page.

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!! #Bursaries!#

The LivMS Bursary Fund (charity no. 1156909) offers bursaries - more information on the Joyce Hatton Memorial Bursaries page.
Applications made by 31 October 2023 The next deadline will be considered #31#January#2024,# when we shall expect to award up to 1000 in bursaries. If there are still funds available,
the deadline will be extended to 29 February
on a first come first served basis. After that, the next deadline will be 31 January 2024.

The value of bursaries awarded is usually between 50 and 300 (in exceptional circumstances, up to 500)

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! #~FunMaths#~Roadshow#activities#for#use#at#home#
! [FMR Home Activities](https://www.livmathssoc.org.uk/cgi-bin/sews.py?FMRHomeActivities) _

!* These activities are free of charge. _ _
Teachers may make puzzles from this collection available to students in their schools for use on screen or after printing out. _ _
!* Parents and pupils may access these puzzles directly at home, and should first read the Notes for Guidance. _ _
Answers to the puzzles are provided, and there is a feedback form so you can get in touch with us.

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The ~FunMaths ~Roadshow remains on sale by download only.
You can see all the details [here](https://www.livmathssoc.org.uk/cgi-bin/sews.py?FunMathsRoadshow).

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! #Programme#for#2023-24#

The following is a programme of talks so far arranged.

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!! #Wednesday# _ #18#October#2023# _ 5pm - 6pm
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* Tony Padilla, Professor of Physics at Nottingham University
** A host of Numberphile and author of "Fantastic Numbers and Where to Find Them".
* Venue: Lecture Theatre 1, Teaching Hub 502, University of Liverpool, 150 Mount Pleasant, Liverpool L3 5TR
* Title: Fantastic Numbers and Where to Find Them: a journey to the edge of physics
* Suitable for Year 11 up, their teachers and anyone interested in mathematics
* [Click here for further details](https://www.livmathssoc.org.uk/cgi-bin/sews.py?Event_20231018_Popular_Lecture)
* Registration: Via [Eventbrite](https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/fantastic-numbers-and-where-to-find-them-a-journey-to-the-edge-of-physics-tickets-706059963357)
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!! #Wednesday# _ #8#November#2023# _ 5pm - 6pm
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* Rachel Bearon, President of the Liverpool Mathematical Society 2023-24
* Venue: Central Teaching Hub (Lecture Theatre B), University of Liverpool and live-streamed
* Title: The maths of micro-swimmers
* Suitable for Year 11 up, their teachers and anyone interested in mathematics
* [Click here for further details](https://www.livmathssoc.org.uk/cgi-bin/sews.py?Event_20231108_Popular_Lecture)
* Registration: Via [Eventbrite](https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/the-maths-of-micro-swimmers-tickets-706639777597?aff=oddtdtcreator)
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!! #Thursday# _ #16#November#2023# _ 5pm - 6pm
!! #This# #event# #is# #postponed#
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* Ems Lord, Director of NRICH, University of Cambridge
* Venue: University of Liverpool and online
* Title: Maximising the potential of interactive games in the primary maths classroom
* Intended mainly for teachers of Primary Mathematics
* [Click here for further details](https://www.livmathssoc.org.uk/cgi-bin/sews.py?Event_20231116_Popular_Lecture)
* Registration: Via [Eventbrite](https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/maximise-the-potential-of-interactive-games-in-the-primary-maths-classroom-tickets-663066578987?aff=oddtdtcreator)
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!! #Wednesday# _ #13#December#2023# _ 2pm - 3pm
!! #Christmas# #Lecture#
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* Alison Kiddle, Consultant Mathematician
** https://alisonkiddle.co.uk/
* Venue: 502 Teaching Hub (Lecture Theatre 1), University of Liverpool
* Title: Small changes, big differences
* Suitable for Year 11 up, their teachers and anyone interested in mathematics
* [Click here for further details](https://www.livmathssoc.org.uk/cgi-bin/sews.py?Event_20231213_Popular_Lecture)
* Registration: Via [TicketSource](https://www.ticketsource.co.uk/liverpool-mathematical-society/t-lnzapyq)
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!! #Wednesday# _ #7#February#2024# _ 5pm - 6pm
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* Moira Chas, State University of New York at Stony Brook, USA
* Venue: Online
* Title: Alicia Boole, the fourth dimension and the beginnings of the Liverpool Mathematical Society
* Suitable for Year 11 up, their teachers and anyone interested in mathematics
* [Click here for further details](https://www.livmathssoc.org.uk/cgi-bin/sews.py?Event_20240207_Popular_Lecture)
* Registration: Via Eventbrite at a later date.
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!! #Wednesday# _ #6#March#2024# _ 5pm - 6pm
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* Finn Alison (PhD student in the University of Liverpool)
* Venue: TBA
* Title: Fantastical modes and how to find them
* Suitable for Year 11 up, their teachers and anyone interested in mathematics
* [Click here for further details](https://www.livmathssoc.org.uk/cgi-bin/sews.py?Event_20240306_Popular_Lecture)
* Registration: Via Eventbrite at a later date.
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* Liverpool Mathematical Society
* FunMaths Roadshow
* Joyce Hatton Memorial Bursaries
* Membership

Last updated 10 October 2023

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