We are committed to involving the wider community,
including the general public, in the work we are doing.
This outreach event was held at the University of Edinburgh on 30 November 2016.
Each of the six short videos below contain a brief introductory talk on an aspect of knots given by one of the panel members. The seventh video below is a group discussion stimulated by the presentations and covers many aspects of of knots, in addition to wider issues on the relation between mathematics, science and art.
|Aug-2017||Paul Sutcliffe||Public lecture on "Tying Tornadoes in Knots" at the Young Researchers in Mathematics 2017 Meeting at the University of Kent|
|Visit to International Guild of Knot Tyers|
|Dec-2015||Bristol PhD Students||Sixth Form Outreach Event|
|'Knot Theory and Knots in Biology', Public Science Café|
|Invited talk 'Knots in Physics', Orkney International Science Festival.|
|Supervision of a research intern from a Bristol school as part of the Nuffield summer placements scheme.|
|Knots in Science', workshop for schoolchildren visiting Bristol under widening-participation schemes.|
|'Knots Workshop' for schoolchildren at the Annual Durham University Schools' Science Festival.|
|Practical session for schoolgirls on Knot Theory (entitled: What do Mathematicians and Cows have in Common?). Part of the Durham University Girls 'n Maths outreach programme.|
|Feb-2015||Mark Miller||Public Lecture, 'Knots', Café Scientifique, Durham, UK.|
|Feb-2015||David Evans||Public Lecture, 'Fun with Lasers, Chemicals and Spirals', Ushaw College, Durham, UK.|