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"Don't it always seem to go, that you don't know what you got 'til it's gone."

Not every mathematical epiphany, the moment you decide you love maths, happens when you are young. In our second 'When did you know it was Maths' film, Kate Wenqi describes leaving maths for a career in finance, only to return when the stress was becoming too much.

'When did you know it was Maths?' is our summer series of short films where our Oxford Mathematicians, from students to professors, describe the moment when they knew they wanted to pursue mathematics. If there was such a moment. For some it was a slower burn.

You can watch further episodes on our YouTube Channel

With apologies to Joni Mitchell from whose song 'Big Yellow Taxi' the quote comes.



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