A group of 8 mathematicians from years 12 and 13 attended the International Mathematical Olympiad Lecture at the Science Museum on Monday evening. We enjoyed listening to a talk given by Prof Ursula Martin on the mathematician and computer pioneer Ada Lovelace. The talk included various snap shots into Lovelace’s research with some fascinating historical documents and early computer programs, and emphasised the deep connections between pure mathematics and computer science.

If you are interested further, check out Ursula Martin's book: Ada Lovelace: The Making of a Computer Scientist.

If you are interested further, check out Ursula Martin's book: Ada Lovelace: The Making of a Computer Scientist.