April 25th 2017
Cambridge Centre for Mathematical Sciences, the Isaac Newton Institute and the Betty and Gordon Moore library were proud to take part in the ‘Women of Mathematics throughout Europe’ portrait exhibition.
Centre for Mathematical Sciences
University of Cambridge
Wilberforce Road Cambridge
CB3 0WB UK
Core of the mathematics building: Mo-Fr, 9am – 5pm.
Isaac Newton Institute: Mo-Fr, 8:30am – 4:30pm.
Betty and Gordon Moore Library: See http://moore.libraries.cam.ac.uk/opening-hours-0
The Women of Mathematics’ exhibition celebrates female mathematicians from institutions throughout Europe, and this special expanded exhibition is supplemented with portraits and interviews featuring local female mathematicians from Cambridge University’s Faculty of Mathematics. The portraits were on display in the Isaac Newton Institute and in the Core of the mathematics building from Tuesday 25th April, and in the Betty and Gordon Moore Library following the exhibition.
See https://relaunch.womeninmath.net for more information around the exhibition.
The portraits will be on display in the Isaac Newton Institute and in the Core of the mathematics building from Tuesday 25th April to Thursday 4th May 2017. After that the portraits will be installed permanently in the Betty and Gordon Moore Library. http://talks.cam.ac.uk/show/index/64238 The interviews corresponding to the Cambridge portraits can be found here https://plus.maths.org/content/women
The exhibition opend on TUESDAY 25TH APRIL at 3.30PM, featuring talks by Cambridge mathematicians Professor Anne Davis, Dr Holly Krieger, and Dr Carola-Bibiane Schönlieb. Following the talks will be a panel discussion on issues affecting women in mathematics and a drinks reception, with a chance to network whilst viewing the exhibition.
Women in Mathematics at Cambridge, 25 April 2017
3.30-7pm Centre for Mathematical Sciences, University of Cambridge
3.30pm Coffee & registration
4.15pm Opening of the exhibition by Heads of Department Prof Gabriel Paternain and Prof Nigel Peake
4.30pm Mathematical talks: Prof Anne Davis, Dr Holly Krieger, and Dr Carola-Bibiane Schönlieb
5.30pm Panel discussion chaired by Dr Christie Marr
6.00pm Drinks reception
The talks were aimed at a general public audience and all were welcomed. The exhibition was free and open to all.
On THURSDAY 27TH APRIL at 4.00 PM Sylvie Paycha, the curator of the exhibition, gave a talk on ‘A place of one’s own in mathematics’.
© Candy Smellie