Gain a deeper understanding of maths during this dynamic and challenging week. Consider the nature of proof and the extent to which Mathematics can provide clear cut answers to nature, the universe and life, with lectures and workshops on topics such as coding, probability and irrational numbers.
- To allow students to consider the nature of proof and the extent to which Mathematics can provide clear cut answers to nature, the universe and life.
24 - 28 June 2019
- This course will be delivered using a variety of methods including interactive lectures, presentations and group discussions.
- There will be an opportunity for students to carry out some problem solving and to present their conclusions.
- A guest speaker and a visit will also be included.
Paul Cook gained his PhD in Acoustics from the University of Cambridge and has tutored on this annual residential course for over ten years. He is a contract engineer in digital signal processing.
Sean Elvidge completed his PhD which involved investigating new techniques in ionospheric modelling at the University of Birmingham. He has a master's degree in Mathematics.
With thanks to our supporters, the costs of our courses are subsidized. The price of £325 includes accommodation, tutoring, trips and all meals.
Students at fee paying schools will need to pay the full cost of £817.
"It has improved my maths ability and sparked a desire to study maths that led to me applying to Oxford."
"It gave me more confidence in my application and in the interview, and widened my academic knowledge, as well as introducing me to like-minded peers."
Applications closing date
29 April 2019
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