Presenter Name: John Barrow
City, State/Province, Country: Cambridge, Cambs, United Kingdom
Field of Work/Study: cosmology, mathematical physics, popular exposition of mathematics and its history, applications of mathematics to everyday life, sport and the arts
Preferred Method of Contact: Email
Email Address: J.D.Barrow@damtp.cam.ac.uk
Phone Number: 44-1223-766696
Preferred Audience Type(s):
- High Schoolers
- College Students
- Recent College Grads
Preferred Audience Size:
- Medium-Size Groups (30 to 100 attendees)
- Large Groups (100 to 300 attendees)
- Very Large Groups (Over 300 attendees)
Open to Presenting Remotely via Online Video-Conference Tools?
- John prefers to present in-person only (not remotely)
Short Bio: John Barrow FRS is Professor of Mathematical Sciences at Cambridge University and Director of the Millennium Mathematics Project, a programme to improve the appreciation of mathematics. His research is in cosmology. He has received many awards: the Templeton Prize, the Faraday Prize, the Kelvin Medal, the Zeeman Medal, the Dirac Medal, and the Gold Medal of the Royal Astronomical Society. He has written 515 scientific papers, and 22 books. His play, Infinities, won the Premi Ubu for best play in the Italian theatre. He has given many lectures on maths in everyday life, sport and the arts.
Honoraria are generally appreciated by our presenters, in addition to travel expenses. If you would like John to present at your event, please send him an email or use the contact form below to make arrangements.