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Leonardo da Vinci: Father of fluid mechanics

Leonardo da Vinci was fascinated by the patterns in nature. As Sheffield has been marking the 500th anniversary of his death with a major exhibition of his drawings, mathematician Dr Elena Marensi…

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Maths Anxiety

Study Skills Hack created by 301 Academic Skills Centre. Maths anxiety is a particular type of anxiety that affects a person’s reasoning ability when confronted with mathematics. It usually…

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Undergraduate study in Mathematics and Statistics at Sheffield

Our mathematics and statistics courses teach you the fundamental principles behind these important and fascinating subjects. You'll be able to focus on the areas that interest you the most and…

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Sample lecture with Dr Sam Marsh

Dr Sam Marsh from the School of Mathematics and Statistics gives a short sample lecture on hyperbolic identities.

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A flipped classroom approach to teaching basic maths skills

Although numerical competence is essential for success in the biological sciences, a number of students at this institution and others struggle with their maths skills and confidence. Rebecca Barnes,…

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Science Communication MSc

The Science Communication MSc at the University of Sheffield allows you to explore your creative voice within the dynamic field of SciComm. Gain the creative media, journalistic and critical…

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WRLTF 11 April 2018 Rebecca Barnes - A flipped classroom maths module for biosciences

Rebecca Barnes, from the Department of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology at The University of Sheffield, describes a flipped module she has created to tackle "maths anxiety" amongst…

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MASH at the University of Sheffield

Maths and stats at university can be very different to what you’re used to. But fear not: MASH - The Maths and Statistics help service is here to support you throughout your time at Sheffield.…

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The Perfect Way to Share a Cake

Dr Eugenia Cheng shows how sibling negotiations and egalitarian sharing can be achieved using the Steinhaus cake cutting problem.

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The Perfect Stack of Maltesers

Dr Eugenia Cheng show us the well known "sphere packing problem", and in doing so helps us answer the important question - how many Maltesers can you pack in your mouth?

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The Perfect Mobius Bagel

Dr Eugenia Cheng explores the mathematical concept of the Möbius band in pursuit of creating an infinite bagel with cream cheese and salmon....

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The Perfect Puff Pastry

Dr Eugenia Cheng shows how a mathematical progression can transform three sheets of shortcrust into the perfect puff pastry...

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The Perfect Glass of Wine

What better way to complete our mathematical menu than with the perfect glass of wine....? Cheers Eugenia!

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The Perfect Battenburg Cake

The paradox of turning your mattress over to ensure even wear from your pillow and cooking Battenberg cakes are linked by matrices - find out how.....

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The Perfect Cream Tea

Mathematical proof that clotted cream is better than whipped cream for putting on those scones....

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Happy Pi Day!

Dr Eugenia Cheng celebrates pi (π) day with some delightful pie!

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