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Welcome to the Sheffield Pop Maths Home page!
Follow the links on the right to find out more about PopMaths, and look at some of the photographs of our quiz events. See the photos of the 2014 PopMaths Quiz, which took place at Sheffield Hallam University on 15th March! We now have a video available!
We are always keen to find out what you thought of the event, welcoming both criticism to improve as well as praise to feel loved ..... so do please send us feedback!
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2015 Quiz - Saturday 14th March Get it on your calendar!
You can book places here
Please email A.Mallon@shu.ac.uk if you need more information. See a map showing the locations of the 99 teams booked so far.
Directions for visitors: finding Sheffield Hallam University. Campus map (come to the Main Entrance - 12 on the map)
Details of the PopMaths lecture will be announced nearer the time - watch this space!
2014 Quiz - Saturday 15th March.
Download a programme of the event.
See a map showing the locations of the 179 teams booked.
The PopMaths lecture was given by James Grime entitled "Enigma and the Secret World of Code Breaking".
2013 Quiz - Saturday 16th March.
Download a programme of the event.
See a map showing the locations of the 175 teams booked.
The PopMaths lecture was by Matt Parker, mathematician and stand-up comic, entitled
"Useful maths you'll never use!".
2012 Quiz - Saturday 10th March.
Download a programme of the event.
See a map showing the locations of the 159 teams booked.
The PopMaths lecture was by Rob Eastaway, entitled "Snakes, Ladders and the Olympics".
2011 Quiz - Saturday 12th March
Download a programme of the event. See a map showing team locations.
The main lecture was by Alex Bellos and entitled "Alex's Adventures in Numberland".
The 6th form lecture was "Genetic Algorithms" by Dick Pitt of SHU.
2010 Quiz - Saturday 13th March
See a map showing team locations.
The main lecture was by Joe Kyle and entitled "Extraordinary Maths in Ordinary Places".
The 6th form lecture was "There's More to Modelling than the Catwalk" by Neil Challis and Harry Gretton of SHU.
2009 Quiz - Saturday 7th March
See a map showing team locations
The main lecture was by Kjartan Poskitt and entitled "Murderous Maths". The 6th form lecture was "The Mathematics of Digital Photography" by Jeff Waldock.
2008 Quiz - Saturday 15th March
Photos. See a map showing team locations
The main lecture was by Katie Chicot and entitled "Space Shrinking and Time Expanding".
The 6th form lecture was "An Introduction to Genetic Algorithms" by Dick Pitt.
2007 Quiz - Saturday 17th March
Photos. See a map showing team locations.
2006 Quiz - Saturday 18th March
Here are some video clips, a collage of some of the best images of the event and a slideshow
Photos of the Maths Grand Day Out, on 30 June, 2004
Click here [Word Doc file] for a copy of the PopMaths trail - can you answer the questions??
 
PopMaths Quiz Previous winners
2014: Results | photos
2013: Results | photos
2012: Results | photos
2011: Results | photos
2010: Results | photos
2009: Results | photos
2008: Results | photos
2007: Results | photos
2006: Results | photos
2005: Results | photos
2004: Results | photos
2003: Results | photos
2002: Results | photos
2001: Results | photos
2000: Results | photos
1999: Photos
1998: Photos
1997: Photos
PopMaths Christmas Show Xmas Show 1997
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Xmas Show 1998
National PopMaths Quiz Introduction
Quiz '99: Photos | Results
Webquiz 2000
Other PopMaths GAMES
Timeline for the event
History of PopMaths
GOOD MATHS
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