Exhibition showcases the complex results of when art meets mathematics

Authored by Mary

The complex relationships and shared inspirations which connect art and mathematics will be explored during an exhibition being staged at Plymouth University.

Curated by art historian Barry Phipps, the exhibition in the Peninsula Arts Gallery will showcase the works of painter Mark Francis and architect George L. Legendre, both artist associates at the London Mathematical Society (LMS...

Plympton students among top mathematicians in Britain

Authored by ClareG

Two maths students from the Ridgeway School in Plympton have won their way into the next round of a national maths competition.

Jamie Trace and Rhiannon Hughes, who are both 17 years old, achieved gold awards in the UK Maths Trust Senior Challenge putting them in the top 3,000 mathematicians in the country. The students will now go through to the next round.

“The challenge is...

Schools vying to become maths champions

Authored by Mike Page

Pupils at 12 schools across England are busy making the final preparations for a competition that could see them crowned as the country’s top young mathematicians and statisticians.

Schools from Devon to Lincolnshire and Kent to Merseyside are in the running to be named the champions of WinAtSchool 2015.

The online competition is organised by the International Centre for...

Plymouth University set to enhance reputation as maths centre of excellence

Authored by George Dawson

Plymouth University is set to enhance its reputation as a centre of excellence for mathematics education with the launch of the International Centre for Statistical Education (ICSE).

The ICSE, set to launch in August 2014, will develop innovative projects that enhance statistical education in schools, colleges, universities and the workplace, as well as establishing a range of ‘tools’...

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