Pete Grindrod, Sam Cohen and Ian Griffiths have, in partnership with David Levy and Ash Ardian from the Oxford charity Asylum Welcome, set up a series of Asylum Seekers’ meetings in which they have reached out to asylum seekers as fellow mathematicians. Below is a video of their recent seminar.

The divisional Teaching Awards are now open for nominations, celebrating teaching impact, innovation and leadership. Anyone with teaching responsibilities can be nominated, including graduate students, postdocs and teaching support staff. Between 5-10 individual awards are awarded each year, with an individual prize value of £1,000.

A reminder that Wednesdays are Waffle Wednesdays in Café π. 8.30 to 10.30 am every Wednesday.

Hot cross buns and Easter nest cakes also on sale while stocks last along with the usual creme and mini eggs and also Malteser Bunnies...

Next Thursday is Pi Day. It is also the International Day of Mathematics. And if that isn't enough, it is International Day of Happiness on 20th March (presumably, and logically, Unhappiness Day is the other 365 days this year).

Anyway, on Thursday special pies in the cafe: 
Vegan broccoli, cauliflower and cheese pie
Lemon meringue pie for dessert

March 14th is Pi Day, but never mind that, next week is Pie Week. 

The Cafe will be baking on Wednesday 6th, so go take a look at such delights as steak and ale pie, a butternut, spinach and coconut vegan pie; and apple pie and custard.

The fourth in the series which is proving very popular on social media (each film has had 75k or more views) showing there is a real appetite for the mathematics as well as the lighter fare.

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