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Timothy Gowers - Productive generalization: one reason we will never run out of interesting mathematical questions

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19:00 - 20:00
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Science Museum London
Exhibition Road
London
SW7 2DD
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Age 16-17 (year 12), Age 17-18 (year 13)
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Oxford Mathematics London Public Lecture

Timothy Gowers - Productive generalization: one reason we will never run out of interesting mathematical questions

Monday 18 November 2019

7.00-8.00pm, Science Museum, Exhibition Road, London, SW7 2DD

Tim Gowers is one of the world's leading mathematicians. He is a Royal Society Research Professor at the Department of Pure Mathematics and Mathematical Statistics at the University of Cambridge, where he also holds the Rouse Ball Chair, and is a Fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge. In 1998, he received the Fields Medal for research connecting the fields of functional analysis and combinatorics.

After his lecture Tim will be in conversation with Hannah Fry. Hannah is a lecturer in the Mathematics of Cities at the Centre for Advanced Spatial Analysis at UCL. She is also a well-respected broadcaster and the author of several books including the recently published 'Hello World: How to be Human in the Age of the Machine.'

This lecture is in partnership with the Science Museum in London.

Please email external-relations@maths.ox.ac.uk to register.

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