Books Which Downright Saved My Degree

The completion of my undergraduate degree merely cries out for a post about some of the books that helped me survive these last few years. There exists a plethora of educational texts on any possible topic within maths or physics, which could easily overwhelm students (especially first years) and prevent them from as much as stepping a foot in … Continue reading Books Which Downright Saved My Degree

My Take On “Letters To A Young Mathematician”

Written by Warwick's own Ian Stewart for a young mathematician like myself, "Letters To A Young Mathematician" almost felt like an obligatory read. The title of this series of fictional letters to an imaginary Meg (or should I say... complex?) practically screamed at me to read its contents! Having now read this though, and despite … Continue reading My Take On “Letters To A Young Mathematician”

My take on ‘A Mathematician’s Apology’…

Until relatively recently, I possessed a commonplace view of mathematics as being a subject that is simply a tool for other subjects. It saddens me now, that for all the comparison to creative arts that pure maths can be, we very often just focus on its applications rather than the existence of patterns and I … Continue reading My take on ‘A Mathematician’s Apology’…