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Maths in Action

Ten Lower Sixth students attended a series of Maths in Action lectures at the University of Warwick on 8th December. The lectures aim to provide students with a broader understanding of the impact of mathematics on society. There were five sessions led by some outstanding speakers from a variety of backgrounds including Simon Singh (writer and broadcaster), Steve Mould (science communicator) and Sara Jabbari (University of Birmingham). Topics covered were as diverse as Bitcoin: The Rise of the Cryptocurrency; Fighting Disease with Mathematics and the Birthday of Fermat’s Last Theorem.