tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-7412422314119101159Tue, 06 Mar 2018 11:36:28 +0000Taking Maths Further Podcasthttp://takingmathsfurther.blogspot.com/noreply@blogger.com (Peter Rowlett)Blogger20125Further Maths Support Programmemath,maths,mathematics,applied,physics,video,games,statistics,data,geometry,programming,algebra,scienceEducationScience & Medicine/Natural Sciencestmf@peterrowlett.netPeter Rowlett and Katie StecklesPeter Rowlett and Katie Stecklesnomath,maths,mathematics,applied,physics,video,games,statistics,data,geometry,programming,algebra,scienceWhere maths goes, and who uses itTalking to people who use maths in their work. Aiming to encourage further uptake of maths at A-level and beyond. brought to you by the Further Maths Support Programme. The FMSP supports students and teachers in England with mathematics, and you can find out more at furthermaths.org.uk. Hosts: Peter Rowlett (Nottingham Trent University) and Katie Steckles.tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-7412422314119101159.post-8306522902477065200Fri, 22 May 2015 09:21:00 +00002015-05-22T02:21:31.485-07:00Episode 20: Calculus and fluid dynamicsThis week the topic was calculus and differentiation. We talked to Florencia Tettamanti, who’s a mathematician working on fluid dynamics. We talked about how Flo uses calculus to study the motion of fluids like air and water, and what it’s like to be a research mathematician. Show notes and more episodes via www.furthermaths.org.uk/podcasts<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TakingMathsFurtherPodcast/~4/FAGdg4Z5h8c" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/TakingMathsFurtherPodcast/~3/FAGdg4Z5h8c/episode-20-calculus-and-fluid-dynamics.htmltmf@peterrowlett.net (Peter Rowlett and Katie Steckles)0noThis week the topic was calculus and differentiation. We talked to Florencia Tettamanti, who’s a mathematician working on fluid dynamics. We talked about how Flo uses calculus to study the motion of fluids like air and water, and what it’s like to be a rePeter Rowlett and Katie StecklesThis week the topic was calculus and differentiation. We talked to Florencia Tettamanti, who’s a mathematician working on fluid dynamics. We talked about how Flo uses calculus to study the motion of fluids like air and water, and what it’s like to be a research mathematician. Show notes and more episodes via www.furthermaths.org.uk/podcastsmath,maths,mathematics,applied,physics,video,games,statistics,data,geometry,programming,algebra,sciencehttp://takingmathsfurther.blogspot.com/2015/05/episode-20-calculus-and-fluid-dynamics.htmlhttp://www.furthermaths.org.uk/files/podcasts/FlorenciaTettamanti-MathematicianandFluidDynamicist.mp3tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-7412422314119101159.post-3498051805394074984Fri, 08 May 2015 08:14:00 +00002015-05-08T01:14:24.877-07:00Episode 19: Computer games and mechanicsThis week the topic was mechanics and friction. We interviewed Dan Hett, who works for CBBC writing computer games for their website. We talked about his work and how he uses a lot of mathematics in modelling how characters move, and making sure that’s done in a realistic way. Show notes and more episodes via www.furthermaths.org.uk/podcasts<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TakingMathsFurtherPodcast/~4/pAFlVdcVHxo" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/TakingMathsFurtherPodcast/~3/pAFlVdcVHxo/episode-19-computer-games-and-mechanics.htmltmf@peterrowlett.net (Peter Rowlett and Katie Steckles)0noThis week the topic was mechanics and friction. We interviewed Dan Hett, who works for CBBC writing computer games for their website. We talked about his work and how he uses a lot of mathematics in modelling how characters move, and making sure that’s doPeter Rowlett and Katie StecklesThis week the topic was mechanics and friction. We interviewed Dan Hett, who works for CBBC writing computer games for their website. We talked about his work and how he uses a lot of mathematics in modelling how characters move, and making sure that’s done in a realistic way. Show notes and more episodes via www.furthermaths.org.uk/podcastsmath,maths,mathematics,applied,physics,video,games,statistics,data,geometry,programming,algebra,sciencehttp://takingmathsfurther.blogspot.com/2015/05/episode-19-computer-games-and-mechanics.htmlhttp://www.furthermaths.org.uk/files/podcasts/DanHett-ComputerGames.mp3tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-7412422314119101159.post-3817982434384754458Fri, 24 Apr 2015 08:06:00 +00002015-04-24T01:06:23.059-07:00Episode 18: Medical imaging and Fourier analysisThis week the topic was Fourier analysis. We interviewed Heather Williams, who’s a medical physicist and works with Positron Emission Tomography (PET) scanners, as well as other medical scanning devices. We talked about her work and how maths is important in converting data from the scanner into images that can be used to diagnose patients. Show notes and more episodes via www.furthermaths.org.uk/podcasts<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TakingMathsFurtherPodcast/~4/swGcLz63Bn0" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/TakingMathsFurtherPodcast/~3/swGcLz63Bn0/episode-18-medical-imaging-and-fourier.htmltmf@peterrowlett.net (Peter Rowlett and Katie Steckles)0noThis week the topic was Fourier analysis. We interviewed Heather Williams, who’s a medical physicist and works with Positron Emission Tomography (PET) scanners, as well as other medical scanning devices. We talked about her work and how maths is importantPeter Rowlett and Katie StecklesThis week the topic was Fourier analysis. We interviewed Heather Williams, who’s a medical physicist and works with Positron Emission Tomography (PET) scanners, as well as other medical scanning devices. We talked about her work and how maths is important in converting data from the scanner into images that can be used to diagnose patients. Show notes and more episodes via www.furthermaths.org.uk/podcastsmath,maths,mathematics,applied,physics,video,games,statistics,data,geometry,programming,algebra,sciencehttp://takingmathsfurther.blogspot.com/2015/04/episode-18-medical-imaging-and-fourier.htmlhttp://www.furthermaths.org.uk/files/podcasts/HeatherWilliams-MedicalimagingandFourieranalysis.mp3tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-7412422314119101159.post-8807942311235430409Fri, 27 Mar 2015 09:13:00 +00002015-03-27T02:13:39.306-07:00Episode 17: Nuclear reactor modellingThis week the topic was mathematical modelling and linear programming. We interviewed Rick Crawford from AMEC, who’s a mathematician studying decommissioning of nuclear reactors, and using mathematical models to determine whether it’s safe to continue using a particular reactor given that it may have degraded over time, but without actually building a physical model of it. Show notes and more episodes via www.furthermaths.org.uk/podcasts<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TakingMathsFurtherPodcast/~4/rftUvGKwwqI" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/TakingMathsFurtherPodcast/~3/rftUvGKwwqI/episode-17-nuclear-reactor-modelling.htmltmf@peterrowlett.net (Peter Rowlett and Katie Steckles)0noThis week the topic was mathematical modelling and linear programming. We interviewed Rick Crawford from AMEC, who’s a mathematician studying decommissioning of nuclear reactors, and using mathematical models to determine whether it’s safe to continue usiPeter Rowlett and Katie StecklesThis week the topic was mathematical modelling and linear programming. We interviewed Rick Crawford from AMEC, who’s a mathematician studying decommissioning of nuclear reactors, and using mathematical models to determine whether it’s safe to continue using a particular reactor given that it may have degraded over time, but without actually building a physical model of it. Show notes and more episodes via www.furthermaths.org.uk/podcastsmath,maths,mathematics,applied,physics,video,games,statistics,data,geometry,programming,algebra,sciencehttp://takingmathsfurther.blogspot.com/2015/03/episode-17-nuclear-reactor-modelling.htmlhttp://www.furthermaths.org.uk/files/podcasts/RickCrawford-NuclearReactorModelling.mp3tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-7412422314119101159.post-3796452033305859767Fri, 13 Mar 2015 09:11:00 +00002015-03-13T02:11:13.469-07:00Episode 16: Actuarial science and normal distributionsThis week the topic was statistical distributions and actuarial science. We interviewed Richard Harland, who works in risk management for an insurance firm. We talked to him about his work as an actuary, and how he uses statistical distributions like the normal distribution to predict the probability of risky events. Show notes and more episodes via www.furthermaths.org.uk/podcasts<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TakingMathsFurtherPodcast/~4/JNV0ka3a83Y" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/TakingMathsFurtherPodcast/~3/JNV0ka3a83Y/episode-16-actuarial-science-and-normal.htmltmf@peterrowlett.net (Peter Rowlett and Katie Steckles)0noThis week the topic was statistical distributions and actuarial science. We interviewed Richard Harland, who works in risk management for an insurance firm. We talked to him about his work as an actuary, and how he uses statistical distributions like the Peter Rowlett and Katie StecklesThis week the topic was statistical distributions and actuarial science. We interviewed Richard Harland, who works in risk management for an insurance firm. We talked to him about his work as an actuary, and how he uses statistical distributions like the normal distribution to predict the probability of risky events. Show notes and more episodes via www.furthermaths.org.uk/podcastsmath,maths,mathematics,applied,physics,video,games,statistics,data,geometry,programming,algebra,sciencehttp://takingmathsfurther.blogspot.com/2015/03/episode-16-actuarial-science-and-normal.htmlhttp://www.furthermaths.org.uk/files/podcasts/RichardHarland-ActuaryStatsDistributions.mp3tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-7412422314119101159.post-2790746361581325904Fri, 27 Feb 2015 18:16:00 +00002015-02-27T10:16:35.672-08:00Episode 15: Accountancy and cash management<div style="background-color: white; font-family: Helvetica, arial; font-size: 14px; line-height: 20px; margin-bottom: 1.5em; padding: 0px;">This week the topic was mathematics and money, and how maths is used in finance.</div><div style="background-color: white; font-family: Helvetica, arial; font-size: 14px; line-height: 20px; margin-bottom: 1.5em; padding: 0px;">We interviewed Sarah O’Rourke, who’s an accountant working on the problem of moving cash around to where it’s needed in cash machines. We discussed the ways she uses mathematical modelling to predict where demand for cash will be high, and also the other types of work that accountants do, and the different ways to become an accountant.</div><div style="background-color: white; font-family: Helvetica, arial; font-size: 14px; line-height: 20px; margin-bottom: 1.5em; padding: 0px;"><span style="color: #222222; font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 12.8000001907349px; line-height: normal;">Show notes and more episodes via </span><a href="http://www.furthermaths.org.uk/podcasts" style="color: #1155cc; font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 12.8000001907349px; line-height: normal;" target="_blank">www.furthermaths.org.uk/<wbr></wbr>podcasts</a></div><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TakingMathsFurtherPodcast/~4/oMLFiWgvVs0" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/TakingMathsFurtherPodcast/~3/oMLFiWgvVs0/episode-15-accountancy-and-cash.htmltmf@peterrowlett.net (Peter Rowlett and Katie Steckles)0noThis week the topic was mathematics and money, and how maths is used in finance.We interviewed Sarah O’Rourke, who’s an accountant working on the problem of moving cash around to where it’s needed in cash machines. We discussed the ways she uses mathematiPeter Rowlett and Katie StecklesThis week the topic was mathematics and money, and how maths is used in finance.We interviewed Sarah O’Rourke, who’s an accountant working on the problem of moving cash around to where it’s needed in cash machines. We discussed the ways she uses mathematical modelling to predict where demand for cash will be high, and also the other types of work that accountants do, and the different ways to become an accountant.Show notes and more episodes via www.furthermaths.org.uk/podcastsmath,maths,mathematics,applied,physics,video,games,statistics,data,geometry,programming,algebra,sciencehttp://takingmathsfurther.blogspot.com/2015/02/episode-15-accountancy-and-cash.htmlhttp://www.furthermaths.org.uk/files/podcasts/SarahORourke-AccountancyandCashManagement.mp3tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-7412422314119101159.post-1642412006819672267Fri, 06 Feb 2015 13:22:00 +00002015-02-06T05:22:49.907-08:00Episode 14: Maths and ArtThis week the topic was maths and art. We interviewed Edmund Harris, who spoke about his work using different media to engage people with mathematics, including his work creating art with a mathematical basis. We discussed his work with tilings and how he uses maths in his work. Show notes and more episodes via www.furthermaths.org.uk/podcasts<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TakingMathsFurtherPodcast/~4/rHSzR0rSQ1k" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/TakingMathsFurtherPodcast/~3/rHSzR0rSQ1k/episode-14-maths-and-art.htmltmf@peterrowlett.net (Peter Rowlett and Katie Steckles)0noThis week the topic was maths and art. We interviewed Edmund Harris, who spoke about his work using different media to engage people with mathematics, including his work creating art with a mathematical basis. We discussed his work with tilings and how hePeter Rowlett and Katie StecklesThis week the topic was maths and art. We interviewed Edmund Harris, who spoke about his work using different media to engage people with mathematics, including his work creating art with a mathematical basis. We discussed his work with tilings and how he uses maths in his work. Show notes and more episodes via www.furthermaths.org.uk/podcastsmath,maths,mathematics,applied,physics,video,games,statistics,data,geometry,programming,algebra,sciencehttp://takingmathsfurther.blogspot.com/2015/02/episode-14-maths-and-art.htmlhttp://www.furthermaths.org.uk/files/podcasts/EdmundHarriss-Mathsandart.mp3tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-7412422314119101159.post-7188509648413922325Fri, 23 Jan 2015 09:18:00 +00002015-02-06T05:22:58.308-08:00Episode 13: Vectors, matrices and hearingThis week the topic was vectors and matrices. We interviewed Dave Langers, who studies the human brain, and how it processes hearing signals. We talked about how Dave uses matrices and vectors to store information from brain scans, which allow him to manipulate the information more easily. Show notes and more episodes via www.furthermaths.org.uk/podcasts<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TakingMathsFurtherPodcast/~4/qiOt-zuzvpo" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/TakingMathsFurtherPodcast/~3/qiOt-zuzvpo/episode-13-vectors-matrices-and-hearing.htmltmf@peterrowlett.net (Peter Rowlett and Katie Steckles)0noThis week the topic was vectors and matrices. We interviewed Dave Langers, who studies the human brain, and how it processes hearing signals. We talked about how Dave uses matrices and vectors to store information from brain scans, which allow him to maniPeter Rowlett and Katie StecklesThis week the topic was vectors and matrices. We interviewed Dave Langers, who studies the human brain, and how it processes hearing signals. We talked about how Dave uses matrices and vectors to store information from brain scans, which allow him to manipulate the information more easily. Show notes and more episodes via www.furthermaths.org.uk/podcastsmath,maths,mathematics,applied,physics,video,games,statistics,data,geometry,programming,algebra,sciencehttp://takingmathsfurther.blogspot.com/2015/01/episode-13-vectors-matrices-and-hearing.htmlhttp://www.furthermaths.org.uk/files/podcasts/DaveLangers-Vectorsmatricesandhearing.mp3tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-7412422314119101159.post-4618732472012977931Fri, 09 Jan 2015 08:47:00 +00002015-01-09T00:47:39.403-08:00Episode 12: Regression and traffic managementThis week the topic was data analysis. We interviewed Judith Elgie from INRIX about her work as a data analyst, and how she uses computers to analyse and predict the movement of vehicles on the roads, to generate information about where traffic jams are and which roads are clear. Show notes and more episodes via www.furthermaths.org.uk/podcasts<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TakingMathsFurtherPodcast/~4/pPU_54X6-rA" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/TakingMathsFurtherPodcast/~3/pPU_54X6-rA/episode-12-regression-and-traffic.htmltmf@peterrowlett.net (Peter Rowlett and Katie Steckles)0noThis week the topic was data analysis. We interviewed Judith Elgie from INRIX about her work as a data analyst, and how she uses computers to analyse and predict the movement of vehicles on the roads, to generate information about where traffic jams are aPeter Rowlett and Katie StecklesThis week the topic was data analysis. We interviewed Judith Elgie from INRIX about her work as a data analyst, and how she uses computers to analyse and predict the movement of vehicles on the roads, to generate information about where traffic jams are and which roads are clear. Show notes and more episodes via www.furthermaths.org.uk/podcastsmath,maths,mathematics,applied,physics,video,games,statistics,data,geometry,programming,algebra,sciencehttp://takingmathsfurther.blogspot.com/2015/01/episode-12-regression-and-traffic.htmlhttp://www.furthermaths.org.uk/files/podcasts/JudithElgie-RegressionCars.mp3tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-7412422314119101159.post-3015794351829770198Fri, 12 Dec 2014 08:49:00 +00002014-12-12T00:49:17.530-08:00Episode 11: Programming and boolean algebraThis week the topic was boolean algebra. We interviewed Robie Basak, who's a computer programmer at Canonical, about his work on the Ubuntu operating system, and how he and his colleagues use mathematics and mathematical thinking in order to write computer software. Show notes and more episodes via www.furthermaths.org.uk/podcasts<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TakingMathsFurtherPodcast/~4/1iK1QUfrc44" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/TakingMathsFurtherPodcast/~3/1iK1QUfrc44/episode-11-programming-and-boolean.htmltmf@peterrowlett.net (Peter Rowlett and Katie Steckles)0noThis week the topic was boolean algebra. We interviewed Robie Basak, who's a computer programmer at Canonical, about his work on the Ubuntu operating system, and how he and his colleagues use mathematics and mathematical thinking in order to write computePeter Rowlett and Katie StecklesThis week the topic was boolean algebra. We interviewed Robie Basak, who's a computer programmer at Canonical, about his work on the Ubuntu operating system, and how he and his colleagues use mathematics and mathematical thinking in order to write computer software. Show notes and more episodes via www.furthermaths.org.uk/podcastsmath,maths,mathematics,applied,physics,video,games,statistics,data,geometry,programming,algebra,sciencehttp://takingmathsfurther.blogspot.com/2014/12/episode-11-programming-and-boolean.htmlhttp://www.furthermaths.org.uk/files/podcasts/RobieBasak-ProgrammingBooleanAlgebra.mp3tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-7412422314119101159.post-3570291728299423943Fri, 28 Nov 2014 11:54:00 +00002014-11-28T03:54:34.776-08:00Episode 10: Numbers, infinite and musicThis week the topic was types of numbers and infinity. We interviewed Dorothy Ker, who’s a musician and composer. We talked about the way Dorothy uses maths to inspire her creativity, as well as the types of maths that composers and musicians use. Show notes and more episodes via www.furthermaths.org.uk/podcasts<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TakingMathsFurtherPodcast/~4/mww22tM42n4" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/TakingMathsFurtherPodcast/~3/mww22tM42n4/episode-10-numbers-infinite-and-music.htmltmf@peterrowlett.net (Peter Rowlett and Katie Steckles)0noThis week the topic was types of numbers and infinity. We interviewed Dorothy Ker, who’s a musician and composer. We talked about the way Dorothy uses maths to inspire her creativity, as well as the types of maths that composers and musicians use. Show noPeter Rowlett and Katie StecklesThis week the topic was types of numbers and infinity. We interviewed Dorothy Ker, who’s a musician and composer. We talked about the way Dorothy uses maths to inspire her creativity, as well as the types of maths that composers and musicians use. Show notes and more episodes via www.furthermaths.org.uk/podcastsmath,maths,mathematics,applied,physics,video,games,statistics,data,geometry,programming,algebra,sciencehttp://takingmathsfurther.blogspot.com/2014/11/episode-10-numbers-infinite-and-music.htmlhttp://www.furthermaths.org.uk/files/podcasts/DorothyKerr-Numbersinfinitiesandmusic.mp3tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-7412422314119101159.post-4296325733030735675Fri, 14 Nov 2014 17:44:00 +00002014-11-14T09:44:27.817-08:00Episode 9: Structural engineering and coordinatesThis week the topic was coordinate geometry and structural engineering. We interviewed John Read, who’s a structural engineer, about his work and how he uses mathematics to design structures and buildings. Show notes and more episodes via www.furthermaths.org.uk/podcasts<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TakingMathsFurtherPodcast/~4/B-RdKwIAU8s" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/TakingMathsFurtherPodcast/~3/B-RdKwIAU8s/episode-9-structural-engineering-and.htmltmf@peterrowlett.net (Peter Rowlett and Katie Steckles)0noThis week the topic was coordinate geometry and structural engineering. We interviewed John Read, who’s a structural engineer, about his work and how he uses mathematics to design structures and buildings. Show notes and more episodes via www.furthermathsPeter Rowlett and Katie StecklesThis week the topic was coordinate geometry and structural engineering. We interviewed John Read, who’s a structural engineer, about his work and how he uses mathematics to design structures and buildings. Show notes and more episodes via www.furthermaths.org.uk/podcastsmath,maths,mathematics,applied,physics,video,games,statistics,data,geometry,programming,algebra,sciencehttp://takingmathsfurther.blogspot.com/2014/11/episode-9-structural-engineering-and.htmlhttp://www.furthermaths.org.uk/files/podcasts/JohnRead-StructuralEngineering.mp3tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-7412422314119101159.post-113846186201102475Fri, 24 Oct 2014 08:27:00 +00002014-10-24T01:46:03.453-07:00Episode 8: Packing Shapes and graphene This week the topic was the most efficient way to pack shapes in 2D and 3D space. We interviewed Jacek Wychowaniec, who’s a scientist studying applications of materials science to biology. We talked about how he uses many different types of maths in his work, and how he’s been developing substances which can be used to help regrow damaged nerves. Show notes and more episodes via www.furthermaths.org.uk/podcasts<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TakingMathsFurtherPodcast/~4/fSQEW5phsBQ" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/TakingMathsFurtherPodcast/~3/fSQEW5phsBQ/episode-8-packing-shapes-and-graphene.htmltmf@peterrowlett.net (Peter Rowlett and Katie Steckles)0noThis week the topic was the most efficient way to pack shapes in 2D and 3D space. We interviewed Jacek Wychowaniec, who’s a scientist studying applications of materials science to biology. We talked about how he uses many different types of maths in his wPeter Rowlett and Katie StecklesThis week the topic was the most efficient way to pack shapes in 2D and 3D space. We interviewed Jacek Wychowaniec, who’s a scientist studying applications of materials science to biology. We talked about how he uses many different types of maths in his work, and how he’s been developing substances which can be used to help regrow damaged nerves. Show notes and more episodes via www.furthermaths.org.uk/podcastsmath,maths,mathematics,applied,physics,video,games,statistics,data,geometry,programming,algebra,sciencehttp://takingmathsfurther.blogspot.com/2014/10/episode-8-packing-shapes-and-graphene.htmlhttp://www.furthermaths.org.uk/files/podcasts/JacekWychowaniec-PackingShapes.mp3tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-7412422314119101159.post-7133449436713303596Fri, 10 Oct 2014 07:42:00 +00002014-10-10T00:47:31.457-07:00Episode 7: Astrophysics and trigonometryThis week the topic was trigonometry. We interviewed Stephanie Yardley, who’s a solar physicist. We talked about the research Stephanie does into activity on the surface of the sun, and how she uses trigonometry to analyse data from satellites and telescopes. Show notes and more episodes via www.furthermaths.org.uk/podcasts<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TakingMathsFurtherPodcast/~4/PJ1e1spnAp4" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/TakingMathsFurtherPodcast/~3/PJ1e1spnAp4/episode-7-astrophysics-and-trigonometry.htmltmf@peterrowlett.net (Peter Rowlett and Katie Steckles)0noThis week the topic was trigonometry. We interviewed Stephanie Yardley, who’s a solar physicist. We talked about the research Stephanie does into activity on the surface of the sun, and how she uses trigonometry to analyse data from satellites and telescoPeter Rowlett and Katie StecklesThis week the topic was trigonometry. We interviewed Stephanie Yardley, who’s a solar physicist. We talked about the research Stephanie does into activity on the surface of the sun, and how she uses trigonometry to analyse data from satellites and telescopes. Show notes and more episodes via www.furthermaths.org.uk/podcastsmath,maths,mathematics,applied,physics,video,games,statistics,data,geometry,programming,algebra,sciencehttp://takingmathsfurther.blogspot.com/2014/10/episode-7-astrophysics-and-trigonometry.htmlhttp://www.furthermaths.org.uk/files/podcasts/StephanieYardley-Astrophysicsandtrigonometry.mp3tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-7412422314119101159.post-7375623995984556296Fri, 26 Sep 2014 07:13:00 +00002014-10-10T00:47:39.474-07:00Episode 6: Exponential growth in PensionsThis week the topic was exponential growth, and pension investments. We interviewed Simon Perera from Lane, Clark & Peacock about his work as an actuary, what an actuary is and how it involves predicting the growth of investments. Show notes and more episodes via www.furthermaths.org.uk/podcasts<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TakingMathsFurtherPodcast/~4/IxlAGckjxx4" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/TakingMathsFurtherPodcast/~3/IxlAGckjxx4/episode-6-exponential-growth-in-pensions.htmltmf@peterrowlett.net (Peter Rowlett and Katie Steckles)0noThis week the topic was exponential growth, and pension investments. We interviewed Simon Perera from Lane, Clark & Peacock about his work as an actuary, what an actuary is and how it involves predicting the growth of investments. Show notes and more episPeter Rowlett and Katie StecklesThis week the topic was exponential growth, and pension investments. We interviewed Simon Perera from Lane, Clark & Peacock about his work as an actuary, what an actuary is and how it involves predicting the growth of investments. Show notes and more episodes via www.furthermaths.org.uk/podcastsmath,maths,mathematics,applied,physics,video,games,statistics,data,geometry,programming,algebra,sciencehttp://takingmathsfurther.blogspot.com/2014/09/episode-6-exponential-growth-in-pensions.htmlhttp://www.furthermaths.org.uk/files/podcasts/SimonPerera-ExponentialActuary.mp3tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-7412422314119101159.post-5908639856444624580Fri, 12 Sep 2014 19:56:00 +00002014-10-10T00:47:49.017-07:00Episode 5: CERN and standard deviationThis week the topic was standard deviation. We interviewed Clara Nellist, who's a researcher at CERN Geneva, Switzerland. We talked to Clara about her work in the Large Hadron Collider and how she uses standard deviation as a measure of how reliable the results are. Show notes and more episodes via www.furthermaths.org.uk/podcasts<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TakingMathsFurtherPodcast/~4/hu8TjV_ypr8" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/TakingMathsFurtherPodcast/~3/hu8TjV_ypr8/episode-5-cern-and-standard-deviation.htmltmf@peterrowlett.net (Peter Rowlett and Katie Steckles)0noThis week the topic was standard deviation. We interviewed Clara Nellist, who's a researcher at CERN Geneva, Switzerland. We talked to Clara about her work in the Large Hadron Collider and how she uses standard deviation as a measure of how reliable the rPeter Rowlett and Katie StecklesThis week the topic was standard deviation. We interviewed Clara Nellist, who's a researcher at CERN Geneva, Switzerland. We talked to Clara about her work in the Large Hadron Collider and how she uses standard deviation as a measure of how reliable the results are. Show notes and more episodes via www.furthermaths.org.uk/podcastsmath,maths,mathematics,applied,physics,video,games,statistics,data,geometry,programming,algebra,sciencehttp://takingmathsfurther.blogspot.com/2014/09/episode-5-cern-and-standard-deviation.htmlhttp://www.furthermaths.org.uk/files/podcasts/ClaraNellist-CERNStandardDeviation.mp3tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-7412422314119101159.post-8455818768436908139Fri, 18 Jul 2014 09:47:00 +00002014-10-10T00:46:47.985-07:00Episode 4: Nautical Radar and quadratic equationsThis week the topic was quadratic equations and their applications. We interviewed Colin Wright, who works on radar systems for coordinating and tracking ships and boats. This is the last episode of this short run. We'll be back with more after the summer. Show notes and more episodes via www.furthermaths.org.uk/podcasts<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TakingMathsFurtherPodcast/~4/dZ507HV7uhQ" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/TakingMathsFurtherPodcast/~3/dZ507HV7uhQ/episode-4-nautical-radar-and-quadratic.htmltmf@peterrowlett.net (Peter Rowlett and Katie Steckles)0noThis week the topic was quadratic equations and their applications. We interviewed Colin Wright, who works on radar systems for coordinating and tracking ships and boats. This is the last episode of this short run. We'll be back with more after the summerPeter Rowlett and Katie StecklesThis week the topic was quadratic equations and their applications. We interviewed Colin Wright, who works on radar systems for coordinating and tracking ships and boats. This is the last episode of this short run. We'll be back with more after the summer. Show notes and more episodes via www.furthermaths.org.uk/podcasts math,maths,mathematics,applied,physics,video,games,statistics,data,geometry,programming,algebra,sciencehttp://takingmathsfurther.blogspot.com/2014/07/episode-4-nautical-radar-and-quadratic.htmlhttp://www.furthermaths.org.uk/files/podcasts/NauticalRadarQuadraticEquations.mp3tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-7412422314119101159.post-551915074926801165Fri, 11 Jul 2014 19:43:00 +00002014-10-10T00:47:22.646-07:00Episode 3: Cellular automata, graph theory and brainsIn this episode, we talk about cellular automata - including the Game of Life - and graph theory, and interviewed Jonathan Crofts from Nottingham Trent University about his research on complex networks in neuroscience. Show notes and more episodes via www.furthermaths.org.uk/podcasts<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TakingMathsFurtherPodcast/~4/pa8PdRbLX0k" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/TakingMathsFurtherPodcast/~3/pa8PdRbLX0k/episode-3-cellular-automata-graph.htmltmf@peterrowlett.net (Peter Rowlett and Katie Steckles)0noIn this episode, we talk about cellular automata - including the Game of Life - and graph theory, and interviewed Jonathan Crofts from Nottingham Trent University about his research on complex networks in neuroscience. Show notes and more episodes via wwwPeter Rowlett and Katie StecklesIn this episode, we talk about cellular automata - including the Game of Life - and graph theory, and interviewed Jonathan Crofts from Nottingham Trent University about his research on complex networks in neuroscience. Show notes and more episodes via www.furthermaths.org.uk/podcastsmath,maths,mathematics,applied,physics,video,games,statistics,data,geometry,programming,algebra,sciencehttp://takingmathsfurther.blogspot.com/2014/07/episode-3-cellular-automata-graph.htmlhttp://www.furthermaths.org.uk/files/podcasts/CA-GraphTheory-Brains.mp3tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-7412422314119101159.post-4425651122631342445Fri, 04 Jul 2014 07:12:00 +00002014-10-10T00:53:17.535-07:00Episode 2: Statistical sampling in archaeologyIn this episode we interviewed Alison Atkin from the University of Sheffield about her work as an archaeology PhD student, and how she uses statistical sampling to gather data about victims of the plague. Show notes and more episodes via www.furthermaths.org.uk/podcasts<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TakingMathsFurtherPodcast/~4/gNywWfhzvWk" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/TakingMathsFurtherPodcast/~3/gNywWfhzvWk/episode-2-statistical-sampling-in.htmltmf@peterrowlett.net (Peter Rowlett and Katie Steckles)0noIn this episode we interviewed Alison Atkin from the University of Sheffield about her work as an archaeology PhD student, and how she uses statistical sampling to gather data about victims of the plague. Show notes and more episodes via www.furthermaths.Peter Rowlett and Katie StecklesIn this episode we interviewed Alison Atkin from the University of Sheffield about her work as an archaeology PhD student, and how she uses statistical sampling to gather data about victims of the plague. Show notes and more episodes via www.furthermaths.org.uk/podcasts math,maths,mathematics,applied,physics,video,games,statistics,data,geometry,programming,algebra,sciencehttp://takingmathsfurther.blogspot.com/2014/07/episode-2-statistical-sampling-in.htmlhttp://www.furthermaths.org.uk/files/podcasts/AlisonAtkin-ArchaeologySampling.mp3tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-7412422314119101159.post-1963539065377227192Tue, 24 Jun 2014 14:55:00 +00002014-10-10T00:53:38.011-07:00Episode 1: Crime Scene Investigation, forensic science and Bayes' theoremThis week the topic was Bayesian statistics. We interviewed Emma Rixon from Nottingham Trent University about her work as a crime scene investigator and how forensic science uses Bayesian probabilities.<br />Show notes and more episodes via www.furthermaths.org.uk/podcasts<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/TakingMathsFurtherPodcast/~4/D4nh-DHkPMk" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/TakingMathsFurtherPodcast/~3/D4nh-DHkPMk/episode-1-crime-scene-investigation.htmltmf@peterrowlett.net (Peter Rowlett and Katie Steckles)0noThis week the topic was Bayesian statistics. We interviewed Emma Rixon from Nottingham Trent University about her work as a crime scene investigator and how forensic science uses Bayesian probabilities. Show notes and more episodes via www.furthermaths.orPeter Rowlett and Katie StecklesThis week the topic was Bayesian statistics. We interviewed Emma Rixon from Nottingham Trent University about her work as a crime scene investigator and how forensic science uses Bayesian probabilities. Show notes and more episodes via www.furthermaths.org.uk/podcasts math,maths,mathematics,applied,physics,video,games,statistics,data,geometry,programming,algebra,sciencehttp://takingmathsfurther.blogspot.com/2014/06/episode-1-crime-scene-investigation.htmlhttp://www.furthermaths.org.uk/files/podcasts/CSI-Forensic-Bayes.mp3en-usFurther Maths Support ProgrammePeter Rowlett and Katie StecklesnonadultWhere maths goes, and who uses it