Profile: Tom Crawford, and Rockin’ Maths Matters

Esther Lafferty meets Dr Tom Crawford in the surprisingly large and leafy grounds of St Hugh’s College Oxford as the leaves begin to fall from the trees. It’s a far cry from the northern town of Warrington where he grew up. Tom is a lecturer in maths at St Hughes, where, defying all ‘mathematics lecturer’ …

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FAMILY: Choose an adventure at IF Oxford

Like a butterfly from a caterpillar, the 25th Oxfordshire Science Festival has metamorphosed to emerge this autumn as IF Oxford (12th-22nd October). This Festival now encompasses not only science but the whole gamut of ideas whether you’re interested in humanity or the heart, artificial intelligence or a symphony of sunbeams saturating the stage. From the …

SCIENCE: Penalties and proteins, goals, galaxies and gravestones – be surprised and entertained!

A new festival, IF Oxford, is coming to town next month (12-22 October) and it is designed for inquisitive minds of all ages taking a broad approach to science and society. The Festival offers a refreshing approach to ideas about humanity and the world at large alongside cutting-edge thinking from world-leading brains. With hundreds of …