Math/Maths 43: Did Samuel pass his thesis defence?

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A conversation about mathematics between the UK and USA from Pulse-Project.org. This week Samuel and Peter spoke about: Letting There Be More Mosquitoes May Lead to Fewer Malaria Deaths; Australian mathematicians say some endangered species “not worth saving”; Are Ants Smarter Than Fifth-Graders at Math?; the Duckworth-Lewis Method; 2 reviews of Alex's Adventures in Numberland; Ethnomathematics; How do routefinders find their routes?; New Symmetries; Open University to get US funding; The On-Line Blog of Integer Sequences; The Big Risk Test; MathsJam 2011; whether Samuel passed his thesis defence; and more.

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Letting There Be More Mosquitoes May Lead to Fewer Malaria Deaths, Say Researchers
Australian mathematicians say some endangered species “not worth saving”
Are Ants Smarter Than Fifth-Graders at Math?
Using Math to Make Complex Systems Simple
Mathematics of Life by Ian Stewart - review
Being Duckworth-Lewis: cricket's weather-break mathematicians
Alex's Adventures in Numberland, by Alex Bellos – review
Alex's Adventures in Numberland by Alex Bellos
Ethnomathematics shows students their connections to Math
How do routefinders find their routes?
New Symmetries
Open University to get US funding
The On-Line Blog of Integer Sequences
The Big Risk Test
SIAM Fellows
Olympiad Qualification
NRICH NQT Teacher Inspiration Day - 24 June 2011
Maths Inspiration Autumn 2011- dates announced, booking opens 1 July
MathsJam
Carnival of Math #76
Maths Busking
Maths Busking Facebook
Simple Maths
Innovation in mathematics HE teaching & learning
Technology in mathematics HE teaching & learning
Funding Call / HE Mathematics Curriculum Summit outcomes

Get in touch to tell us where you're listening from and what's happening in your world, or with any questions, comments or puzzles, at samuel@acmescience.com

Find Samuel Hansen at samuelhansen.com and acmescience.com and on Twitter as @Samuel_Hansen and @acmescience.

Find Peter Rowlett at peterrowlett.net or on Twitter as @peterrowlett.

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