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STEM Exchange: An Introduction To Topology

STEM Exchange: An Introduction To Topology

To celebrate Maths Week Scotland, tune in to our first STEM Exchange talk!

We will be joined by DR. Irakli Patchkoria, researcher and lecturer from the Department of Mathematics of the University of Aberdeen, for a 20 minute talk on his research field.


The Talk
What is a knot, doughnut or Platonic solid? We hear you…”how is this maths and how would classifying this help solve any problems!?”.  Join Irakli to find out!

Through interesting facts and examples, we will be given an introduction to topology, where we will explore interesting geometric objects and learn how this research is useful in maths and to other areas of science.


Who Is this talk for?
This talk is for anyone curious!

For non-mathematicians interested in what modern day mathematicians are still researching or anyone just interested in learning something new!

If you are an adult or high school pupil interested in studying a maths, this talk also gives a glimpses into some areas being taught within the Department of Mathematics of the University of Aberdeen.


How do I access this event?
 To register to watch this talk live please visit our Eventbrite page.

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Start Date

January 28, 2021

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End Date

January 28, 2021

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Maths, Science, STEM





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