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Oct 17, 2011 11:00 AM Hidden Secrets from the World of Dr Maths Dr Steve Humble, also known as “Dr Maths”, will give workshops to primary and secondary school audiences at NUI Galway. Dr Humble is one of the topUKmaths p... NUI Galway
Oct 17, 2011 01:00 PM 'George Gabriel Stokes - Shedding light on the quiet man from Screen' by Dr Norman MacMillan The life and work of George Gabriel Stokes Sligo IT Room A 0006
Oct 17, 2011 06:00 PM 'Project Maths' by Owen Mc Conway What maths can third level expect students to know? Sligo IT Room A 0006
Oct 17, 2011 07:00 PM 'Not just a number:students experiences of maths'by Dr Etain Kiely and David Doyle The recent media coverage of maths has focused heavily on student performance such as only 16 per cent of Leaving Certificate (2011) students completed maths at... Sligo IT Room A 0006
Oct 18, 2011 01:00 PM 'A Bluffer's Guide to π' Why do we use π? What secrets might π hold? A brief history of π. The symbol for π. The personality of π. Can the circle be squared? Memorizing π. How an ... Sligo IT Room A 0005
Oct 18, 2011 01:30 PM 'Fermat's Last Theorem' by Fergal Gallagher The story of a maths problem that confounded mathematicians for over 350 years Sligo IT Room A0005
Oct 19, 2011 01:00 PM 'History of Numbers' by Liam Winters Looking at how the concept of number developed and how mankind started to count. One of the earliest questions was "How many?" Humans have been answering this... Sligo IT Room A 0005
Oct 19, 2011 01:30 PM 'Trigonometry in twenty minutes' by John Sheehy The lecture ‘Trigonometry in 20 minutes’ is my attempt to explain, to those who could never understand or never remember, how trigonometry works. If we fi... Sligo IT Room A 0005
Oct 20, 2011 11:15 AM 'The Magic of Maths;how maths helps us win' by Andrew Jeffrey This is a motivational show demonstrating to students how the human mind (i.e. theirs) can be trained to perform extraordinary mental feats such as lightning ca... Summerhill College,Sligo
Oct 20, 2011 01:00 PM 'The Magic of Maths;how maths helps us win 'by Andrew Jeffrey Magic Maths Show Sligo IT Room A 0004
Oct 20, 2011 03:00 PM 'The Magic of Maths;how maths helps us win' by Andrew Jeffrey Magical Maths show Sligo IT Room A 0006
Oct 20, 2011 09:00 PM Table Quiz The second annual maths table quiz. Teams of 4 cost 10 euro. Proceed to charity. Mostly maths related trivia with some Sligo Rovers questions thrown in to thw... Harp Tavern, Sligo
Oct 21, 2011 01:00 PM 'The Hermes Project:analysing driver behaviour to make roads safer' by Calum Cawley The Hermes project won first prize in the lead category of the Microsoft Imagine Cup World Finals in 2011.The project team designed a device that plugs into a c... Sligo IT Room A 0006
Oct 21, 2011 01:30 PM 'Maths and Economics' by Cillian O'Murchu Cillian will explore the role of maths in the financial world & making use of some of the issues of the credit crunch in explaining some of these ideas Sligo IT A0006