UKLO opening; Alex Bellos + round table maths & linguistics

  • 04 Mar 2020 16:19
    Message # 8794624

    Opening of the Final Round of the 2020 UK Linguistics Olympiad (UKLO)

    Hosted by the Centre for Research & Enterprise in Language (CREL) and the Maths Centre at the University of Greenwich. 

    The UK Linguistics Olympiad (UKLO) is a competition for any school-age student where participants see data from any of the world’s 7,000 languages and need to crack the code.

    At the opening of this occasion we will have a talk by Alex Bellos, writer on maths, linguistics puzzles, logic, geometry and more. 

    Programme for the evening:

    18:30: Welcome to the second round of the 10th edition of the UK Linguistics Olympiad (UKLO)

    19:00: Curiosities of Counting, Alex Bellos

    19:45: Round Table on Maths and Language Analysis with:

    • María J Arche, (Linguist, University of Greenwich) 
    • Alex Bellos (Mathematician)
    • Paul Gleister (Mathematician, University of Reading, Former Chair of the Joint Mathematical Council of the UK (JMC)
    • Vera Hohaus (Linguist, The University of Manchester)
    • Richard Hudson (Linguist, UCL and BA Fellow, UKLO chair)
    • Luisa Martí (Linguist, Queen Mary University of London)
    • Neil Saunders (Mathematician, University of Greenwich)
    • Neil Sheldon (Statistician, UKLO Vice-Chair)
    • Graeme Trousdale (Linguist, UKLO Vice-Chair, UKLO trainer)


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