Dr Fordyce Davidson, Division of Mathematics, University of Dundee

A common perception is that mathematics has been designed purely to torture school pupils and has no relevance to “the real world”. In fact, we interact with mathematics throughout our daily lives and mathematical tools are being used to address some of the most fundamental challenges facing mankind today.

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The annual Public Lecture programme seeks to offer a varied and interesting series of talks by accomplished scientists in a range of disciplines. It runs from Autumn to Spring with five or six talks evenly spaced out over the winter months.

All talks are FREE and are intended for a non-specialist public audience and are open to everyone. There is no need to book in advance.

You may also be interested in the following series of talks which are held locally:

Cafe Science Dundee and Cafe Science Extra
The University of Dundee’s Saturday Evening Lectures

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