Chris, Josh and Monty. Josh is in the red coat and I am the one with the green hat.

- Professor of Applied Mathematics, Dept. of Mathematical Sciences,
University of Bath

- Director of Knowledge Exchange for
Bath Institute for Mathematical Innovation (IMI)

- Director of the
Centre for Nonlinear Mechanics

- Gresham Professor of Geometry Gresham College

- Professor of Mathematics at the Royal Institution of Great
Britain

**Postal Address:**

Dept. of Mathematical Sciences

University of Bath

Claverton Down

Bath

BA2 7AY

United Kingdom

**Telephone:** +44 (0)1225 386241
**Fax:** +44 (0)1225 386492

**E-mail Address:** mascjb@bath.ac.uk

** Twitter: ** @cjbfordogs

Radio Amateur call sign: ** G4NBG. ** I am often found on 2m SSB

** Here is my Curriculum Vitae**

Academic presentations

Articles for the general public about maths

Talks for the general public about maths

A Mathematical Christmas Stocking

How maths can help in the fight against COVID-19

Resources for Royal Institution Mathematics Masterclasses, sixth form classes, and Monty Maths

Undergraduate course notes. Note that much more comprehensive course materials can be found on Moodle and in the teaching section.

MA10236: Mathematical Methods 1B

MA30241: Communicating Maths

See my recent interview as part of the IMA special edition on Knowledge Exchange in Maths Today

I am happy to give FREE talks to all ages on many subjects related to the importance and relevance of mathematics to real life.

- There are 25 species of hamster
- The largest breed of hamster is the European hamster
- All Syrian hamsters as pets are descended from on pair in 1930
- The Syrian hamster is also known as the teddy bear hamster
- Hamsters can learn their name
- Hamster comes from the German word 'hamstern' meaning hoard
- Hamsters are related to lemmings
- Avoid feeding a hamster chocolate or coffee

- I'm playing all the right notes, but not necessarily in the right order.
- Call that a band, I've seen better bands on a cigar.
- "Captain, for me to save our lives I have to perform actions which violate several known laws of physics and require me to develop a completely new theoretical understanding of five-dimensional hyperspace, all in under 5 seconds", " Do it Spock!"
- Team player is an anagram of Pay me later
- If you think that you know all the answers, then you are not asking the right questions
- Money cannot buy you happiness. But it can buy you marshmallows.
- He digs deepest who deepest digs.
- The man with the biggest foot has the largest shoes
- This statement actually doesn't have the property which it claims that it doesn't have!
- There is no I in TEAM. There is also no I in Hamster. However there is an I in Gerbil and two Is in Guinea Pig
- All known mathematics has already been discovered by an obscure Russian working in the late 1940's
- If all else fails, hug your teddy.

[University of Bath] [Dept. of Mathematics]