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Bobby Seagull is coming to Scarborough!

Tuesday 26th March, 2019 3:45pm to 5:00pm

As part of Maths Month North Yorkshire Coast, Bobby Seagull, of University Challenge fame, is coming to Scarborough to talk about his love of maths. Bobby will show how maths is everywhere in the world around us and also how all of us can be mathematicians. From prime numbers that code our data to nature’s insect mathematicians, Bobby will show if you look carefully enough, maths can help you understand our place in the world.

Bobby Seagull is a school maths teacher and Cambridge University Doctorate student. Before moving into education, he was an investment banking trader at Lehman Brothers & Nomura, and is a qualified Chartered Accountant from PwC. He is an ambassador the charity National Numeracy, a presenter for an Open University course on personal finance for young adults, a regular contributor to Radio Four’s Puzzle For Today and a columnist for the Financial Times. He is the author of The Life-Changing Magic of Numbers (which reached #50 Amazon UK best sellers over Christmas 2018) and co-presenter of the podcast Maths Appeal. With his University Challenge friend, he co-written The Monkman & Seagull Quiz and co-presented a BBC TV series Monkman & Seagull’s Genius Guide to Britain. Outside of maths, he is a long-suffering West ham fan!

This event is completely free, but please book your free place to avoid disappointment!

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