Exploring Mathematics 2007
Christian Elsholtz, Andrew Sheer and Jenny Lee
Wednesday 27 June 2007
This course is aimed at students taking A-level Mathematics or an
equivalent qualification. We hope to increase the students' enjoyment
and understanding by illustrating the beauty and power of
If you want to take part please apply using the
The course is free of charge.
Venue: Main Lecture Theatre (in Founder's Building)
From 10.00am onwards Registration
10.15am Refreshments and welcome
10.30am Quick quiz session (Dr Jason Crampton)
11.15am Prof Fred Piper (Royal Holloway)
"Codemakers versus Codebreakers: Who wins?"
12.15pm Time for lunch, and tours of the campus
1.30pm Small group sessions on a variety of topics.
A preliminary list is here:
Including a session especially aimed at teachers.
2.40pm Dr Yiftach Barnea (Royal Holloway)
3.40pm Panel discussion, followed by refreshments
For last year's programme see:
Programme of Exploring Mathematics 2006
Abstracts of small group sessions 2006
For the full programme of courses offered to Year 12 students by the
University of London, please see the
London Taster Course Programme
National Rail enquiries.
An interactive local street map.
(In the right corner is Egham station, in the left corner is Royal
You can zoom the map, or go the left/right etc..., and print.)
Note that the official college
recommendation is to go via Station Road
to the roundabout and walk up Egham Hill (A30).
Even though this appears to be a detour it may be the fastest way.
If you try, on your risk,
the direct route make sure you reach Ripley avenue and
enter the College at the end of Lynwood avenue.
For other directions
(car, bus, taxi or from Heathrow see
the following directions.)
(The maths department is in no 17)