Outreach Activities in the UCD School of Mathematics and Statistics

 

2018-2019 UCD School of Mathematics and Statistics Events

Date & Venue Description

Starting 21 September 2019 

 

 

Junior Mathematics Enrichment Classes

UCD will again host Junior Mathematical Enrichment classes in the 2019-20 academic year, on Saturdays starting from 21st September. The classes are aimed at motivated second, third and fourth year secondary school students.

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Starting January 2020 

 

Senior Mathematics Enrichment Classes


The School of Mathematics and Statistics provides Mathematical Enrichment classes on Saturday mornings from 10.00 AM to 1.00 PM. Our classes are designed to develop a sound understanding of mathematics and improve problem-solving skills. There is little overlap with the maths taught in school.  There is no charge for this event.

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Bookings will open in November

 

Other Activities that the School is Involved with in 2016-2017     

Maths Sparks
The School of Mathematics and Statistics runs a series of extra-curricular mathematics workshops for senior cycle post-primary students. Designed and delivered by students in the UCD School of Mathematics and Statistics, the series of Maths Sparks problem solving workshops aims to bring the wonder of mathematics to life through interactive and engaging activities, and talks from mathematics graduates and professors. Workshops are held one evening per week for 6 weeks and resources are made available for teachers or other institutions to use.
 

There is no charge for this event.

That's Maths Blog

Professor Peter Lynch has a twice-monthly column "That's Maths" on the science page of the Irish Times (first and third Thursday each month). This is aimed to try to assist public understanding of matters mathematical. The blog is available at thatsmaths.com

College of Science Outreach Events

The School is also involved with in a number of outreach events organised by the College of Science.

Science Outreach Events

 Undergraduate Ambassador Scheme Module 30060

 The Undergraduate Ambassadors Scheme (UAS) module is a module offered by the UCD School of Mathematics and Statistics, University College Dublin. This module offers Stage 3 or Stage 4 undergraduates who have taken an appropriate level of undergraduate mathematics, the chance to work with mathematics teachers and students in local secondary schools. The undergraduate receives five academic credits for successful completion of the module and this contributes towards his or her final degree. 

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