Why we do Mathematics

                       Inaugural Lecture, Professor Jonathan Bennett


Professor of Mathematical Analysis
School of Mathematics

Time and place information
Location   Lecture Theatre C, Watson Building (School of Mathematics) (R15 on the campus map [pdf]), followed by a drinks reception
Date Wednesday 28 June (5:15pm)

Synopsis

In this lecture Professor Bennett will begin by reflecting on the myriad of reasons that students give for studying Mathematics. Then, drawing on his own motives and experiences as a student, and touching on some of his subsequent collaborative work, Professor Bennett will paint a picture of Mathematics as a subject with surprising depth and scope for creativity.

Complementary alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks will be served at the drinks reception following the event. Alcoholic drinks will be only be served to those who are aged 18 or over.
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