October 10, 2019

Watch Professor Peter Higgins give a wonderful, engaging, informative lecture about his life in mathematics for the London Mathematical Society in October 2019.


May 8, 2017

The idea behind the Ramanujan Project is explained in this blog entry for Oxford University Press, written to mark the publication of Professor Peter's new book: Problem Collection

Read the full blog on the OUP Website here

March 30, 2016

A Very Short Introduction to...Algebra

Friday 1 April
13:00 — 14:00 
Anatomy Lecture Theatre, Summerhall
Tickets from £3.00


October 27, 2015

Explaining clearly in his blog for the Oxford University Press, Professor Peter tells you how just a little bit of algebra and a good grasp of numbers will stop you looking foolish in front of your friends. You can read the blog here or find out more from the new book...

October 23, 2015

Whether you want to brush up your school skills, impress your friends, or have finally realised that life is easier when you have a better grasp of numbers, "Algebra: A Very Short Introduction" is the book for you. Written in Professor Peter Higgins' trademark clear an...

September 8, 2014

This Saturday the 13th of September I will be giving my lecture, 'Nets, Puzzles and Postmen' on the social nature of networks in the main Lecture Theatre Block, LTB3, at the University of Essex in Colchester at 2:30pm.


This lecture, which is based on that given in...

March 28, 2014

It took more than a storm to keep the crowds away, and entertain the crowds Professor Peter did, at the recent Oxford Literary Festival.

May 1, 2013

Professor Higgins was awarded the Premio Peano award in 2012 for the Italian translation of his popular mathematics paperback title "Nets, Puzzles and Postmen". Here you can see the talk he gave to the general public, which was then broadcast on Italian Television.

May 1, 2013

Circular Sudoku is now available in Paper back! Hundreds of puzzles just waiting for you to solve. Head over to Amazon (or any other bookstore of your choice - if they don't have the book, ask them why!) and get your hands on the real thing by clicking here.

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