A Celebration of Women in Mathematics Conference

Bournemouth

Overview

A whole day dedicated to celebrating women in mathematics and promoting the female mathematician.  The day is packed with fun and engaging workshops and guest speakers to inspire students mathematically and to broaden their awareness of where maths and maths related disciplines could lead post GCSE.

This year, for the first time, students will participate in a 'Careers Speed Networking' workshop, with inspirational women working in a range of mathematical fields including engineering, finance and medicine.

Aims

  • To promote the female role in mathematics
  • To inspire (all) students to study mathematics further
  • To showcase practical areas of mathematics and the careers they can lead to

Who will benefit from attending?

This day is aimed at girls (but boys are welcome too) in year 10 who are potential A level or Core Maths students but who may not be considering Mathematics because of a lack of interest or confidence in the subject.

Content

09:00  Arrival and Registration

09:30  Welcome Plenary - A Brief History of Women in Mathematics

10:00  Workshop 1

11:00  Break

11:15  Workshop 2

12:15  Lunch

13:00  Workshop 3

14:00  Closing Plenary - Studying Mathematics Post-16 and Beyond

14:30  End

Materials and Equipment

Students will need to bring some writing equipment.

Other Information

  • Initially we are limiting places to 12 students per school.
  • Students will need to bring there own lunch as the cafe on site is limited.

Eligibility

This event is open to local state-funded schools and is free of charge, due to funding provided by the AMSP.

Key Facts

Event ref:

#7203

Audience:

Students

Target year:

Year 10

Curriculum focus:

A level Mathematics, A level Further Mathematics, Core Maths

Event format:

Enrichment

Event length:

5.5 hours

Region:

South West

Venue:

Bournemouth University,
Fern Barrow,
Poole,
Dorset,
BH12 5BB

Date:

Wed 8th Jul 2020

Course times:

09:00 - 14:30

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Queries?

If you have any queries about this event, please do not hesitate to contact:

Jo Denton
[email protected]
01202 692132 Ext 275

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