Open University @ Maths Week Scotland: Codebreaking & Cryptography
Crack codes and compete! Discover the mathematics behind cryptography with Open University academics Katie Chicot and Andrew Potter.
Ever wondered how Julius Caesar sent messages of military significance, or how prisoners of war communicated with each other? Delve into the ancient science and art of cryptography with Open University mathematicians Katie Chicot and Andrew Potter. Put your mathematical skills and problem solving abilities to the test in this interactive session to break ancient and modern codes!
The event will take place using Zoom. A link will be provided by email by the event organiser.
Suggested age suitability: 12-13 years old. A more challenging version of this event, suitable for ages 14+, will be run on the evening of Wednesday 30 September.
Upcoming Events28th Sep-30th Jun
Workshops by Heriot-Watt
Online All day Free
Heriot-Watt University and SCHOLAR are delighted to offer online maths workshops for school students.
These new, interactive workshops can be organised for any time throughout the academic year.