Thursday, 27 February 2020, 5pm to 6.30pm @ Mathematical Institute, Andrew Wiles Building, Radcliffe Observatory Quarter, Woodstock Road, Oxford OX2 6GG
A talk and discussion celebrating the Bodleian Libraries' release of interviews by Georgina Ferry of some of Oxford’s female computing pioneers.
Saturday, 07 March 2020, 6pm to 10.30pm @ Sir Michael Dummett Lecture Theatre and Exhibition Space, Christ Church College, St Aldate's, Oxford OX1 1DP
Only 18.2% of English Wikipedia biographies feature women. What better way to celebrate International Women’s Day than by joining an international event to create and edit Wikipedia profiles of women in academia?
Oxford Mathematics Public Lecture. Alan Champneys: Why pedestrian bridges wobble - synchronisation and the wisdom of the crowd
Wednesday, 11 March 2020, 5.30pm to 6.30pm @ Mathematical Institute, Andrew Wiles Building, Radcliffe Observatory Quarter, Woodstock Road, Oxford OX2 6GG
Thursday, 12 March 2020, 4pm to 5pm @ Sherrington Building, Sherrington Road, off Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3PT
A Public Understanding of Science lecture with Sir Peter Gluckman, Chair of the International Network of Government Science Advice and President-Elect of the International Science Council. Technology is the characteristic of our age – we must find ways to take the best from it, yet manage it for local and global good.
Thursday, 12 March 2020, 5.30pm to 6.30pm @ Flora Anderson Hall, Somerville College
The way long molecules organise themselves and move around in rubbery materials gives rise to their bounciness stretchiness and stickiness. Professor Higgins will describe how cunning use of neutron scattering experiments makes it possible to “see” what the molecules are doing.