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How maths can save your life and make you millions?

A maths duet with Aoife Hunt and Rob Eastaway at the National Concert Hall
What
  • Location: Dublin
  • Secondary
When Oct 18, 2017
from 10:00 AM to 11:15 AM
Where National Concert Hall Dublin
Contact Name
Contact Phone 01 417 0000
Attendees TY, 5th & 6th Year
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Aoife Hunt is a mathematician and specialist in microsimulation. For her PhD she used mathematics to explore emergency evacuation, winning an international prize for her work. By day, she is a consultant for an engineering company, and in her spare time she investigates how we can use mathematics to make buildings and large events safer.

Rob Eastaway is an internationally renowned populariser of maths through books, broadcasting and presentations. He has written 18 books and is the director of Maths Inspiration. An engineering graduate from Cambridge University, while still a student Rob created puzzles for the New Scientist magazine.  He was awarded the 2016 Zeeman medal for promoting mathematics to the public by the Institute of Mathematics and its Applications. Rob was the very first international speaker for the first Maths Week Ireland in 2006.

Free Event but Booking Essential.

Groups must book by phone with NCH Box Office

Box Office Opening Hours: Monday - Saturday 10am to 6pm

Tel +353 (0)1 417 0000

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