This year because of the global Covid 19 pandemic, the number of events are limited. Please check back here as we will continue to post events as they are confirmed.

How to fold things into thirds with James Tanton

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Audience: Age 12-15; 1st-3rd Year (ROI); Y9-Y11 (NI) James Tanton is a research mathematician deeply interested in bridging the gap between the mathematics experienced by school students and the creative mathematics practiced and explored by mathematicians. He worked as a college professor for a decade, as a high-school teacher for a decade, and is now the

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The Hamilton Walk

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The Hamilton Walk is an annual event held each year in Dublin on the 16th of October, the anniversary of the day in 1843 when William Rowan Hamilton discovered the non-commutative algebraic system known as quaternions, while walking with his wife along the banks of the Royal Canal. This year with restrictions the normal walk cant

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Hamilton Lecture 2020

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Audience: 12 years and up Professor Terence Tao will deliver this year’s Hamilton Lecture, as part of the Royal Irish Academy's Hamilton Day celebrations, generously sponsored by Ibec. In his talk entitled 'The Cosmic Distance Ladder’ he will show how we can use basic secondary-school level maths, along with indirect measurements, to work out the

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DojoMór

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Audience: ages 7 to 17 years. Due to Covid 19 this years event will be held online. DojoMór is a national coding event for kids aged 7 to 17 years. There will be a combination of coding workshops available on the day such as programming, scratch, web design, App development and much more. There will

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Loving Maths

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This year we are delighted to have teamed up with master storyteller, Steve Sherman, the chief imagination officer of Livingmaths.com for an adventure designed specifically for pre-school children and 3-6 year olds. You are invited to take part in 5 exciting episodes in the Loving Maths series.  Children will be introduced to mathematical concepts and

Mathematics World Cup

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The Mathematics World Cup is a free global competition for children aged 7-11. It combines mathematics, movement and mindfulness in a 45-minute session to improve childrens' physical health, mental health and engagement with maths. Teachers can take part at any time that is convenient for them between the 16th and 22nd of October. Register here.

Maths Week Activity Packs from MIC/UL

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The team at Mary Immaculate College have put together a Maths Puzzles resource, which is available to download from their website for Maths Week. Download your copy here.

Rearranging Equations Bookmark Competition with MTU

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Rearranging equations is a vital skill in many professions and yet it a topic that students often find difficult. The aim of this competition is to encourage students to think carefully about equations and how to rearrange them. By creating their own bookmark that explains how to rearrange equations, they will (hopefully!) think carefully about

Planet Science Kidz Workshops with MIC/UL

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Planet Science Kidz will deliver 3 Science and Maths Workshops to schools in Limerick City for MIC. Children & teachers will carry out the following activities: Egg Citing egg carton math; Fizz inflators (Addition & Subtraction); Hand Boilers (Counting & addition); Fruit Canoes (Fractions); Mini Coke mentos (Counting).   

Maths Rocks with Andrew Jeffrey

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Maths Rocks features a series of mathematical surprises that you never knew about. You might even learn some magic tricks you can show other people. Audience: 5th- 6th class (ROI); Y6-Y7 (NI) Register your class here.

Big and Small with Caroline Ainslie

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A show all about scale and the importance of scaling different shapes using balloons, soap bubbles AND paper, participants will have hands on opportunity to make two different scale models of a paper airplane. The participants will need paper, scotch tape and as an optional extra, round balloons and a pump so they can have

Living Maths with Bobby Seagull

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For Bobby, maths was instrumental in unlocking the secrets of everyday life from understanding the randomness of football results, to organising his time and his choice of music. Using stories from his own life, Bobby brings his infectious enthusiasm to everything from the right number of friends to have to the power of prime numbers

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Using Magic in the Secondary Maths Classroom

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In this session, former teacher and inspector Andrew Jeffrey will share his favourite, magical moments to use in a secondary maths classroom. You will learn tricks to amaze and engage your students, covering such topics as probability, Algebra and Fibonacci. All of these have been tried and tested in secondary classrooms.   Join using the below

Maths Week Mini Quiz with Franz Schlindwein

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Following on from the success of last year’s inaugural Maths Week Mega Quiz, we have decided to run a similar event for pupils in 2nd – 3rd class , primary 3-4. This highly visual problem solving quiz will be facilitated live via Zoom and each class must work as a team and submit one set of answers

Celebrating the 10th year of the Maths Week Maths Eyes Competition

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Ciaran O'Sullivan, TUD and Dr Terry Maguire, National Forum for Teaching and Learning Since the Maths Eyes project started it has been helping people young and old to open their eyes to see the mathematics in their daily life. For the last 9 years Maths Eyes and Maths Week have run the very successful annual

Maths Week Mega Quiz with Franz Schlindwein

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Join Franz Schlindwein for the Maths Week Mega Quiz. This transition event, in which more than 3000 pupils participated last year, is specially designed for pupils in the last year of Primary and the first year of Secondary schools. During this highly visual maths quiz, delivered live via Zoom, each class works together and submits

Maths V Sport with Thomas Crawford

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How do you take the perfect penalty? What is the limit of human endurance? Where is the best place to attempt a world record? Maths has all of the answers and I’ll be telling you how to use it to be better at sport (results may vary). Audience: TY 5th-6th Year (ROI); Y12-Y14 (NI) Register your class

The Function Room with Colm O’Regan: Maths of Climate Change

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This enormous topic, we hear it everywhere. The arguments rage around us. As we oscillate between doubt, despair, small bits of hope and back to doubt, it can be hard to find out what to grab onto. We might rewild a lawn, eat more chickpeas and grow an onion but we feel a helplessness. Don’t

Cuthbert Sees Double with Sally Lunt

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This workshop focuses on the doubling. Beginning with a purpose written story followed by a question-and-answer session and then an arty maths activity to reinforce learning. This workshop will help children to see that doubling a number is the same as adding the number to itself. Participating teachers need to have the following: Dice or

Maths Careers Panel

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Careers event showcasing the many careers involving maths, moderated by Dr Aoibhinn Ní Shúilleabháin. Audience: TY-6th Year (ROI); Y12-Y14 (NI) Register your class here.