# News

## Mathemagic with a Deck of Cards

with Author Prof. Colm Mulcahy, Spelman College, Atlanta, USA - All Welcome

## Ongoing Maths Events in Ireland

Just because Maths Week Ireland 2013 is over, it doesn’t mean there still isn’t plenty of opportunity for alternative maths activity to take place!

## Thank You to Everyone who helped us make Maths Week 2013 the biggest year to date.

And we are still looking for your submissions!

## Maths Week 2013 Greatest ever!

It looks like Maths Week 2013 will break all records thanks to all the efforts of supporters, partners and schools around Ireland. We can confidently claim that over 200,000 participated.

## Maths Week Celebration of Mind Gardner in the Gardens

Celebration of Mind continuing Martin Gardner's mission to bring maths to the masses took place at the Botanic Gardens Dublin

## Maths Week Belfast

Maths Week Ireland 2013 finished on a high in Belfast - Maths in the City Belfast

## Broad Student Survey Yeilds Surprising Results

Census at School, a non-profit organisation established to promote a good understanding of statistics, mathematics and analytical skills in schools. They recently conducted a survey over eight and a half thousand students, the results of which have just been released.

## There's still time to register!

Register your school/group/education centre to be in with a chance to win an iPad!

## Maths Week 2013 Picture Galleries

Pictures are now online from some of the events from the first half of the week!

## PRISM Maths Challenge

PRISM Maths Challenge takes place tomorrow, 17th October.

## Ada Lovelace Day

Ada Lovelace Day is a day honoring the contributions women have made to the advancement of maths, computing and technology. This year the day falls on the 15th of October, right in the middle of Maths Week.

## Maths Week 2013 kicks off tomorrow!

See Maths come alive at Maths in the City tomorrow morning from 11 at St Stephen's Green!

## The LASCO Maths Challange.

Over €5000 worth of prizes are up for grabs in this competition held in aid of South American education and health care.

## Evening Events During Maths Week 2013

Many of the events during Maths Week will be targeted at primary and secondary school students. But, there are a number of events happening in the evenings which leave no excuse not to exercise your mathematical muscles, regardless of age.

## The importance of catching and keeping children's interest in Maths

Maths Week co-organiser Sheila Donegan chats with Silicon Republic about why catching children's interest from a young age is vital in promoting a smart future

## Maths Week is Officially Launched!

Minister for Education Sean Sherlock Launches Maths Week 2013, with a little help from some students from St Brigid's Primary School and St Mary's Boys' National School in Dublin.

## Keith Devlin: "First Person Solvers" Booking now open

Bookings for Keith Devlin's secondary school talks can now be made.

## Maths and Gaming at the Science Gallery

Keith Devlin from Stanford University will speak about the use of games in learning of maths. It will be of particular interest to the gaming community, mathematicians, educators and students.

## Statistically Strong in Hong Kong

Two groups of Irish Mathematicians have places within the top three in the world in their respective categories. The two group projects, one from Galway titled "Tracing the Roots of Irish Vegetables" and another from Limerick titled "Think Organic", have done Ireland proud at the World Statistics Congress in Hong Kong.

## The Maths Eyes Competition

The Maths Eyes competition was very successful last year for Maths Week 2012 inspiring people from around the country to develop an appreciation for the mathematics all around them.