Livestream event with Oxplore – the University of Oxford’s digital outreach portal – discussing the BIG question “is school the best place to learn?”. Panelists include geologist Dr Brooke Johnson, historian Dr Sian Pooley, and education specialist Dr Susila Davis.
Calling all state school students with an interest in maths – apply now to join the St John’s College Maths Study Day on March 5th to learn how the MAT (Maths Admission Test) works, dissect a live admissions interview (conducted by me), and hear my talk about Maths and Sport. Free lunch provided and travel support available.
Meet Professor Seifert – a Maths tutor at St John’s College and a researcher at the University of Oxford. Here, he explains his love of Mathematics and how his research can be applied to almost anything – from waves of light to the sound of a violin string. Produced for the St John’s College Inspire Programme.
The first in a new feature where I’ll be interviewing some of my students at the University of Oxford about their love of maths for the St John’s College Inspire Programme that aims to provide role models for students at non-selective state schools in the UK. Meet first year student Diamor…
Oxplore – the University of Oxford’s digital outreach portal – has recently reached its 50th BIG question! To celebrate we’ll be hosting a special livestream debate at 2pm on March 29th which you can join for FREE by registering here.
If you’re not already excited (and trust me you really should be), then here are some of my favourite highlights from the live events so far to get you in the mood!
Incredibly excited to announce that I’ve won an award courtesy of OxTALENT at the University of Oxford in the category of Outreach and Widening Participation. Thanks to you all for the support and here’s to many more exciting times for Tom Rocks Maths!
Outreach and Widening Participation
Outreach and widening participation activities deliver an important dimension of the University’s work in raising aspirations, promoting diversity and encouraging people from non-traditional backgrounds to enter higher education. This category awards staff and students who have made innovative use of technology to deliver exceptional widening participation activities and to support learners from disadvantaged backgrounds.
Tom Crawford (St Hugh’s College) for ‘Tom Rocks Maths’