Thursday, 29 October 2015 at 4:00PM
Barnard's Inn Hall

Women in Mathematics: The Bicentenary of Ada Lovelace new

Presented by Dr Peter Neumann OBE

A contribution to the appreciation of Ada Lovelace, bringing together papers on women mathematicians working in very different times.

The main speaker, Professor Ursula Martin, will discuss The Scientific Life of Ada Lovelace, preceded by shorter presentations by Dr Fenny Smith on Hypatia: Sifting The Myths and Dr Peter Neumann on Hanna Neumann: A Mathematician in Difficult Times.

GRESHAM COLLEGE WITH THE BRITISH SOCIETY FOR THE HISTORY OF MATHEMATICS

Conference speakers
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Dr Peter Neumann is Emeritus Fellow of the Queen's College, Oxford. He is a former President of the British Society for the History of Mathematics and was the Chairman of the United Kingdom Mathematics Trust between 1996 and 2004.

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Dr Fenny Smith is an independent scholar in Italian Renaissance algebra, with associated knowledge of ancient and medieval numerical notation and arithmetic techniques.

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Ursula Martin is currently Professor of Computer Science at the University of Oxford. She holds an EPSRC Established Career Fellowship. Prior to this she held  a chair of Computer Science in the School of Electronic Engineering and Computer Science at Queen Mary University of London. 

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Conference lectures
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Hypatia: Sifting the Myths

Dr Fenny Smith
Thursday, 29 October 2015 - 4:00PM
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Hanna Neumann: A Mathematician in Difficult Times

Dr Peter Neumann OBE
Thursday, 29 October 2015 - 4:45PM
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The Scientific Life of Ada Lovelace

Professor Ursula Martin
Thursday, 29 October 2015 - 6:00PM