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.

Space Maths: How Big? How Far? How Old?

ONLINE Event

Audience: Primary 4th - 6th class Description: Space Maths: How Big? How Far? How Old? Date: 10/16/2020 Time: 9am - 10am or - 10.30am - 11.30am or - 1pm- 2pm Booking Details: frances.mccarthy@bco.ie Website www.bco.ie

Free

Momentous Maths with Kjartan Poskitt

ONLINE Event

Audience: Age 9-12; 4th-6th class (ROI); Y6-Y8 (NI) One Sided Paper explores the strange Mobius strips that you can cut in half, yet they stay together! The Pennies that Reach the Sun starts with a chess board with one penny (or cent) on the first square. The next square has two, then four, then eight…

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Die rather than surrender!

Dundalk Grammar School

Audience: 5th  years   Dr Shane Dowdall,   Dundalk Grammer School – By Invitation only

Area and Perimeter

ONLINE Event

Making sense of area and perimeter (levels 2 and 3) Facilitator: Mark Prendergast, Senior Lecturer in Education, University College Cork There is no cost for attending these ‘Maths Week 2020’ webinars. You don’t have to be a NALA member to participate. However, we would be delighted if you would consider joining if you are not already a

Free

Maths Week Mega Quiz

ONLINE Event

SECOND QUIZ Friday 16th - Due to popular demand there is another Mega Maths Quiz this FRIDAY at 11.00am Audience: For pupils in 6th class, 1st year, Primary 7 and Year 8 Join Izak9 creator Franz Schlindwein for the Maths Week Mega Quiz. This fun quiz event is specially designed for pupils in the last

Free

How to fold things into thirds with James Tanton

ONLINE Event

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

Free

The Hamilton Walk

ONLINE Event

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

Free

Hamilton Lecture 2020

ONLINE Event

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

Free

Galway Atlantaquaria

Galway Atlantaquaria, National Aquarium of Ireland Toft Park, Promenade, Salthill, Galway

Audience: Primary School Students This year Galway Atlantaquaria are taking their Maths workshops to the beach! During this tailor-made workshop students will be engaged in investigating symmetry, measuring, comparing & ordering while exploring the wonders of the seashore in a non-contact nature. Students will then discover the numbers behind marine litter, learning how long they

Galway Atlantaquaria

Galway Atlantaquaria, National Aquarium of Ireland Toft Park, Promenade, Salthill, Galway

Audience: Primary School Students This year Galway Atlantaquaria are taking their Maths workshops to the beach! During this tailor-made workshop students will be engaged in investigating symmetry, measuring, comparing & ordering while exploring the wonders of the seashore in a non-contact nature. Students will then discover the numbers behind marine litter, learning how long they

DojoMór

ONLINE Event

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

Free

Loving Maths

Online

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

The Code of Kells – Happy Maths Workshops

The Code of Kells - Happy Maths Workshops with the Adapt Research Centre, runs from the 12th to the 13th of October over a range of different times and locations. These workshops are targeted towards 4th,5th and 6th class students. See below all dates, times and locations: DCU Celbridge Library, Co. Dublin  - Tuesday 12th

Inspiring Ireland, Inspiring Students

Online

Dr. Fidelma Healy Eames, Study and Careers, is delighted to announce that the next 'Inspiring Ireland Inspiring Students' interview, in collaboration with Education Support Centres Ireland (ESCI) will be with Dr. Aoibhinn Ní Shuilleabháin, assistant professor of maths (UCD). A maths guru and a huge supporter of STEM, Aoibhinn will be interviewed during Maths Week.

Maths Week

Island of Ireland

  Maths Week Ireland is an all-island initiative and a partnership of institutions and groups promoting positive attitudes towards maths and highlighting the importance of maths in our lives since 2006. It is coordinated by Calmast at WIT. It is one of four national STEM festivals. Running for 15 years as a collaborative partnership of

Free

Conference on Research in Mathematics Education in Ireland

Online

The Conference on Research in Mathematics Education in Ireland (MEI) is a biennial conference, first hosted by St Patrick's College, Drumcondra and now by Dublin City University (DCU) in Ireland's first Institute of Education at DCU St Patrick's Campus. Beginning in 2005, MEI has a proud tradition of creating a stage for sharing ideas and

Mathematics World Cup

ONLINE Event

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.

Hamilton Day

Online

Hamilton Day Hamilton Day commemorates a ground-breaking discovery by one of Ireland’s most famous scientist. On 16 October 1843, William Rowan Hamilton discovered quaternion algebra, while walking along the Royal Canal from Dunsink Observatory to the Royal Irish Academy (RIA). This was one of those very rare Eureka moments in the history of science. So excited was

Maths Week 2021 Olympiad

Online

Following on from the success of 2020, The Maths Week 2021 Olympiad is an innovative event held in collaboration with Living Maths in South Africa. Its primary focus is to empower teachers and learners to find creative and concrete ways to help improve the standard of Maths in schools. We realise the importance of encouraging

Maths Week Activity Packs from MIC/UL

ONLINE Event

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.