Would you like to hear a maths lecture in your school/college?
The following members of the School of Mathematics are willing to visit you and give a talk of mutually agreed duration at a mutually agreed time. Talks are mainly intended for sixth formers but, in some cases, they might be accessible to some students in earlier years. To enquire about having a lecturer visit you, you are, in the first instance, invited to contact Professor S.M. Tobias at the School of Mathematics. Tel 0113 343 5172: email smt@maths.leeds.ac.uk
Speaker 
Title 
Prof. Garth Dales 
(1) Maths at Leeds
(2) Counting the real numbers (6th form only)

Dr. Alan Slomson 
(1) How to count, probably
(2) Polynomials and all that

Dr. Vladimir Kisil 
Symmetries around us

Prof. Jonathan Partington 
(1) Paradoxes and unplayable games (light hearted, elementary)
(2) What did Fourier do and what do people do now?

Prof. John Truss 
(1) Polyhedra
(2) Infinite sets  and other talks offered

Dr. David Salinger 
(1) Coding messages
(2) Untying knots

Dr. Kevin Houston 
(1) Maths and Magic
(2) Catastrophe!

Dr. Daniel Read 
Funny fluids and soft stuff: polymers, pizzas and Bird's custard

Prof. David Hughes 
Chaos: complicated behaviour from simple equations

Dr. Lionel Elliot 
Mathematics related to flying a glider

Prof. Sam Falle 
(1) Detonations
(2) Supernovae

Prof. Steven Tobias 
Chaos, sunspots and global warming

Prof. Chris Jones 
(1) Packing Problems
(2) Mathematics and the Solar System

Dr. Rob Sturman 
The Sound of Music

Dr. Eric Cole 
Space, Time and Cosmology.

Dr. Reg Allenby 
(1) 1729 and all that
(2) Primes, modular arithmetic and secret codes

Prof. Dugald Macpherson 
(1) The random graph
(2) Primes and public key cryptography

Dr. Oliver Harlen 
Wobbly bridges: Tacoma Narrows and the Millennium bridge

Dr. Paul Baxter 
(1) Lies, damned lies and statistics
(2) Paradoxes in probability and statistics: gambling and gender bias in undergraduate admissions.

Prof. Alastair Rucklidge 
The Mathematics of Sex and Drugs and Rock and Roll

Mr. Tom Roper 
(1) Fibonacci and his rabbits (2hr workshop)
(2) Mathematical modelling in shape and space (2hr workshop)
(3) The mathematics of bowls

Prof. Alexander Verentennikov 
(1) Pascal triangle
(2) Combinatorics
(3) The induction method and what is called proof in mathematics
(4) Complex numbers and how useful they can be in Alevel mathematics.

Dr. Andrew Baczkowski 
Ten ways to fail a statistics examination!

Dr. Stuart Barber 
(1) How to lie with statistics
(2) Random numbers: How to make them and what to use them for

Dr. Thomas Wagenknecht 
(1) Big networks and small worlds
(2) Cobwebs, pendulums and butterflies  the maths of chaos

