Maths for the future: Keep Australia competitive

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A list of media items following Maths for the future: Keep Australia competitive – a national forum proposing strategies to secure future mathematical and statistical skills for Australia held 7-8 February 2012 at the Australian National University in Canberra.

UK expert adds impetus to solve the maths divide”, Jill Rowbotham, The Australian, 1 February 2012

Maths lessons vital for future skills”, NineMSN Online, 6 February 2012

Nobel winner says maths counts”, Emma Macdonald, The Canberra Times, 7 February 2012

Mathematics experiencing ‘identity crisis’”, ABC News Online, 7 February 2012

Speech: Australian Mathematical Sciences Institute National Forum, Prof. Ian Chubb, 7 February 2012

Quest to make maths and science cool”, Bianca Hall, The Canberra Times, 8 February 2012

Figuring how to make maths and science cool”, Bianca Hall, Sydney Morning Herald, 8 February 2012

Nobel winner’s plea for maths”, Jill Rowbotham, The Australian, 8 February 2012

1+1=stuffed. Nobel prize winner gives our education system a big ‘F’”, The Project, Channel 10, 8 February 2012

Remedying our skills shortage”, Editorial, The Australian, 10 February 2012

Senator Evans: maths & science graduates needed for Australia’s future”, Asian Scientist, 10 February 2012

Chief scientist’s mission: spicing up maths and science”, Bianca Hall, The Age, 13 February 2012

Speech: “Brian Schmidt’s mathematical argument”, Brian Schmidt, The Australian, 9 February 2012

Follow Brits and do the maths, says top adviser”, Kim Arlington, Sydney Morning Herald, 15 February 2012

Push to multiply positive points of maths in minds of students”, Kim Arlington, Sydney Morning Herald, 20 February 2012

 

ABC Radio interviews

Prof. Geoff Prince was interviewed on 666 ABC Canberra, 6 February 2012

Adam Spencer interviewed Prof. Celia Hoyles, 702 ABC Sydney Breakfast, 7 February 2012

Prof. Celia Hoyles was interviewed on 720 ABC Mornings (Perth), 7 February 2012

Fran Kelly interviewed Prof. Celia Hoyles, ABC Radio National Breakfast Program, 8 February 2012

Red Symons interviewed Prof. Celia Hoyles, 774 ABC Melbourne, 8 February 2012

Afternoons with Genevieve Jacobs on 666 ABC Canberra dedicated the entire 2-hour program to mathematics. Guests included Prof. Celia Hoyles, Adam Spencer, Former Chief Scientist Penny Sackett, Dr Marty Ross, Prof. Peter Taylor and Prof. Michael Barnsley

Margaret Throsby interviewed Prof. Celia Hoyles on 15 February 2012, 12:00-1:00pm on ABC Classic FM

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