Outreach Activities in the UCD School of Mathematics and Statistics

 

2016-2017 UCD School of Mathematics and Statistics Outreach Events

Date & Venue Description

 

 

24 October 2017

5.30pm - 8.30pm

UCD O'Brien Centre for Science

 

 

UCD Science Open Evening

The evening will cover degrees in DN200 Science, DN230 Actuarial & Financial Studies and DN201 Computer Science. It will comprise a series of talks from graduates and current students, a chance to meet lecturers and a talk by the Dean of Science on the UCD Science degrees.

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4 November 2017 

10:00 AM  to 4:00 PM 

 

UCD Open Day 2017

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9 November 2017

5:30 PM - 8:30PM

 

UCD O'Brien Centre for Science

 

UCD School of Mathematics and Statistics  Open Evening 2017

This is evening is for 5th & 6th year students, A-Level students, FETAC students, Mature applicants, parents and teachers.


An evening to meet staff, alumni and current students from the UCD School of Mathematics and Statistics to hear about the following degrees in DN200 Science: Applied & Computational Mathematics, Financial Mathematics, Mathematics, Mathematical Science, Statistics and our suite of Science & Mathematics Education courses, in addition to DN230 Actuarial & Financial Studies.

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Starting Janaury 2017

 

UCD O'Brien Centre for Science

 

 

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.

 

Further Information

Bookings will open in November

 

 12 February - 16 February 2018

Science Transition Year Workshop Week


Bookings will open on the myUCD website in early 2018

 

5 June 2018

UCD O'Brien Centre for Science

UCD Science Summer School

Bookings will open on the myUCD website in early 2018

 

 June 2018

School of Mathematics and Statistics Undergraduate Research Projects 2018

The UCD School of Mathematics and Statistics will be offering a number of individual summer research placements in 2018. 

Applications  will open in early 2018

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. 

Further Information