Royal Institution Masterclasses for Year-9 School Children

<p> Four classes, each lasting 3 hours on Saturday mornings at the end of November and the beginning of December, were given for 40 year-9 (13 year-old) Oxfordshire school children. They were held at Queen's College. The lecturers were: </p> <ul> <li>Peter Neumann <em>Challenges</em>;</li> <li>Ian Tustian and David Wheeler (Warriner School, Banbury) <em>Fill it up! --- maximisation problems</em></li> <li>David Acheson <em>1089 and all that</em></li> <li>Professor Sir Christopher Zeeman <em>Gyroscopes and boomerangs</em>.</li> </ul>