University of Birmingham
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'Using Maths to Survive the Zombie Apocalypse' Masterclass

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Event Summary:

Masterclasses are designed to allow learners to experience what learning is like at university. To find out more about our Masterclass Programme or to submit a booking request, please visit our website: www.birmingham.ac.uk/masterclasses

Full Event Details:

Understanding how an infection such as swine flu spreads through a population, or how different populations interact with each other, is essential to maintain healthy and diverse populations. By describing these situations with maths, we can make predictions about what will happen when a particular treatment/containment strategy will be most effective. We will show students how to develop these mathematical models and look at ways to ensure the human race survives if (and when) the zombies attack!

Date: Wednesday 18 November 2015
Time: 1.00–3.00pm
Subject area: Mathematics
Year group: Year 12/13

*Please note that all participants in the University of Birmingham Masterclass programme, must be attending a state funded school or college. For full terms and conditions please refer to the masterclass brochure, which can be found at: http://www.birmingham.ac.uk/masterclasses

Suitable For:

Bookings by Teachers for Key Stage 5 (Students aged 16-18)

Duration:

Short Session

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Minimum number of students:

1



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