Birth of a theorem

7.00pm to 8.30pm, Monday 9 March

The Theatre

The Royal Institution of Great Britain GB United Kingdom W1S 4BS 21 Albemarle Street London

This event has already taken place

  • Cedric Villani, Fields Medal Winner

    Credit: Jérôme Bonnet


Standard £12

Concession £8

Associate £6

Free to Members, Faraday Members and Fellows

Event description

What goes on inside the mind of a mathematician? Where does inspiration come from? Fields Medal winner Cédric Villani will combine passion and imagination to take us on a fantastical adventure through the beautiful, mysterious world of mathematics.

This event is now SOLD OUT. To be added to the waiting list for returned tickets on the door, please go to our Eventbrite page.

About the speaker

Cédric Villani is a French Mathematician who was awarded the prestigious Fields Medal in 2010 - an award often viewed as the highest honour a mathematician can receive.

He is also a member of the Science and Technology Advisory Council and stands out for his sense of fashion.


This event will be filmed and availble to watch on the Ri Channel a few weeks after it has finished.

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