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Marcus Du Sautoy

Marcus Du Sautoy

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RENOWNED mathematician and scientist Marcus Du Sautoy gave a lively and engaging lecture to schoolchildren and sixth formers to tempt them towards a future career in the sciences.

Called THE NUM8ER MYSTERIES, the lecture was organised by The Open University in conjunction with the Centre for Earth, Planetary, Space & Astronomical Research, Christmas lecture and was held at the Venue Theatre, Walton High School

Professor Du Sautoy, a Professor of Mathematics at Oxford, is a writer for many of the broadsheets on both maths and science and is a regular on both TV and radio.

Janet Goss, business and scholarship co-ordinator at the OU, said: “It was a fantastic event, the audience were captivated and I’m sure many went away inspired.”

Professor Du Sautoy was presenting to an audience 326 sixth formers and 32 teachers from 13 schools.