The SMC Stirling Maths conference is back at the University of Stirling on Saturday 18th May with special guest keynote speaker James Grime (https://www.singingbanana.com/). Ticket prices are unchanged from previous in-person conferences, with discounted rates for teachers in training and those travelling from the Highlands and Islands of Scotland. Information about the workshops on offer:…

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We are pleased to report that Prof. Jonathan Fraser, of the University of St Andrews, has been awarded the Sir Edmund Whittaker Memorial Prize for 2023 by the Edinburgh Mathematical Society. This award is periodically awarded to an outstanding early-career mathematician having a specified connection with Scotland. Prof. Fraser, who has sat on the SMC…

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The SQA are recruiting a Head of Data and Analytics in their Policy, Analysis & Standards Directorate. See https://jobs.sqa.org.uk/vacancy/head-of-data-and-analytics-including-head-of-profession-for-statistics-551505.html for full details.

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We are delighted to announce that electronic versions of the SMC Journal going back to 1983 (Journal 13) are now available on the website (https://scottishmathematicalcouncil.org/resources-and-publications/).

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The Scottish Government, in collaboration with Education Scotland, National Manufacturing Institute of Scotland, Glasgow Science Centre, Skills Development Scotland and Developing the Young Workforce are delighted to announce that the Engineering as a Career event has been rescheduled for Monday 18 March at Glasgow Science Centre from 15:45 to 18:00. The event will feature: talks…

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The SMC are delighted to announce that James Grime (jamesgrime.com) will be the plenary speaker of this year’s SMC conference, to be held at the University of Stirling on Saturday 18th May. The call for presenters and registration process will open soon.

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It is with great sadness that the Scottish Mathematical Council has learned of the passing of Dr Tony Gardiner. Dr Gardiner, a Reader in Mathematics and Mathematics Education at the University of Birmingham, may be best known in Scotland as the original driving force behind the United Kingdom Mathematics Trust, the Intermediate and Junior Mathematical…

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The Scottish Mathematical Council (SMC) is delighted to congratulate Associate Council Member, Mr Chris Smith, on being appointed Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) in the New Year Honours list for services to mathematics education and to the community in East Ayrshire. Chris graduated from the University of Strathclyde with a First…

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