Turing Lecture: Secrets and lies

Join Hannah Fry as she takes us on a tour of the ways mathematics can shed new light on the social sciences

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Wednesday 04 Dec 2019
Time: 18:00 - 20:30

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The Turing Lectures


Dr Hannah Fry is an Associate Professor in the Mathematics of Cities at the Centre for Advanced Spatial Analysis at UCL where she studies patterns in human behaviour. Her research applies to a wide range of social problems and questions, from shopping and transport to urban crime, riots and terrorism. Her critically acclaimed BBC documentaries include Horizon: Diagnosis on Demand? The Computer Will See You Now, Britain’s Greatest Invention, City in the Sky (BBC Two), Magic Numbers: Hannah Fry’s Mysterious World of Maths, The Joy of Winning, The Joy of Data, Contagion! The BBC Four Pandemic and Calculating Ada (BBC Four). She also co-presents The Curious Cases of Rutherford and Fry (BBC Radio 4) and The Maths of Life with Lauren Laverne (BBC Radio 6). Hannah is the author of Hello World. How to be human in the age of the machine.


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This exclusive talk will not be filmed so don't miss it.

18:00-18:30 – Registration

18:30-18:35 – Welcome and introduction

18:35-19:25 – Turing Lecture

19:25-19:40 – Q&A

19:40-20:30 - Meet and greet


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Dr Hannah Fry

Professor in Mathematics at UCL, Author, and Radio, Television and Podcast Presenter



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