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21 January—04 February

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21.01.2020

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Tuesday 21 January

The maths of life and death

Kit Yates will explore the true stories of life-changing events in which the application, or misapplication, of mathematics has played a critical role.

When:

7.00pm to 8.30pm, The Theatre

Type:

Talks

Wednesday 22 January

Something deeply hidden: the world of quantum mechanics

Sean M Carroll will debunk the myths that have grown up around quantum physics, resurrect and reinstate the Many-Worlds Interpretation, and present a new path to solving the apparent conflict between quantum mechanics and gravity.

When:

7.00pm to 8.30pm, The Theatre

Type:

Talks

Friday 24 January

Living is a risky business

Jen Rogers delves into the numbers to show you how statistics can help you to make better decisions about risky activities. Sometimes the way we think about risk is distorted, making you think some things are more - or less - risky than is actually the case.

When:

6.00pm to 7.15pm, The Theatre

Type:

Schools, Family and young people, Talks

Audience:

Ages 13+

Wednesday 29 January

Personal security in the age of AI

Join Michal Pěchouček, a professor in artificial intelligence, as he discusses the role of AI, AI enabled cybersecurity problems and how we can increase our privacy and security online.

When:

7.00pm to 8.30pm, The Library

Type:

Talks

Thursday 30 January

What did your placenta ever do for you?

Join Rosalind Aughwane and Andrew Melbourne as they talk about new concepts and therapies that are currently being introduced in the UK alongside state-of the art technology to explore the placenta in detail.

When:

7.00pm to 8.30pm, The Conversation Room

Type:

Talks

Friday 31 January

Harnessing the power of evolution for making new medicines (Discourse)

The January Discourse will be given by Sir Gregory Winter, who was awarded the 2018 Nobel Prize for Chemistry.

When:

7.20pm to 8.45pm, The Theatre

Type:

Discourses, Talks

Sunday 02 February

Family Masterclass: Networks AM (age 7–12)

Explore the mathematics of networks in this family Masterclass, aimed at ages 7–12 with their families.

When:

10.30am to 12.30pm

Type:

Workshops, Family and young people

Audience:

Age 7–12

Family Masterclass: Networks PM (age 7–12)

Explore the mathematics of networks in this family Masterclass, aimed at ages 7–12 with their families.

When:

1.30pm to 3.30pm

Type:

Workshops, Family and young people

Audience:

Age 7–12