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Becoming an Astronaut: Maths Lecture at the University of Birmingham

The fourth Popular Maths Lecture will be taking place on Wednesday 26th February. These lectures are open to the public, particularly those studying A-Level Maths or advanced GCSE students. They are a wonderful way to experience more of the mathematical community here in Birmingham and many students have said it gave them great content for their personal statements.


Please see information on this month’s talk below:


Becoming an Astronaut

Dr Jackie Bell

Arrive from 6:30pm for a 7:00pm start Wednesday 26th February

Watson Building Lecture Theatre A, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, B15 2TT


Have you ever wondered what it takes to become an astronaut? Mathematical thinking and reasoning will help you stand out from the crowd when tackling ‘out of this world’ problems, but how do we truly develop and implement this style of thinking throughout our everyday lives? Join Jackie, mathematician and theoretical physics graduate of the University of Liverpool, as she takes us on a journey through her unique experience as a candidate on the BBC documentary series Astronauts: Do You Have What It Takes? and shows us how we too can put our own maths skills to the test!


There is no need to register, simply turn up! For more information please visit: