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- Thursday 26th September, Carrie Rutherford (LSBU), "A construction for regular-graph designs"
- Thursday 19th September, Mohamed Mehbali (LSBU), "About the distribution of the prime numbers, Part 2"
- Thursday 12th September, Mohamed Mehbali (LSBU), "About the distribution of the prime numbers" (slides)
- Thursday 29th August, Piers Myers (LSBU), "Dissecting Polygons"
- Friday 23rd August, Robin Whitty, "Who invented the Shoelace formula?" (slides + we watched this Mathologer video)
- Friday 16th August, Graham Lovegrove (Open), "Some results in Combinatorial Geometry"
- Thursday 8th August, Tony Forbes (LSBU), A second proof of the Friendship theorem
- Thursday 1st August, Carrie Rutherford (LSBU), "The friendship theorem, Part 3"
- Thursday 18th July, Carrie Rutherford (LSBU), "The friendship theorem, Part 2"
- Thursday 11th July, Carrie Rutherford (LSBU), "The friendship theorem" (based on this paper of Judith Q. Longyear and T.D. Parsons)
- Friday 5th July, outing to Royal Society for The Atomic Human - understanding ourselves in the age of AI and Summer Science Exhibition 2024
- Friday 28th June, LMS General Meeting and Celebration of Kelvin's 200th Anniversary
- Thursday 27th June, Robin Whitty, "A matrix of triangle areas, Part 2" (slides)
- Thursday 20th June, Tony Forbes (LSBU), "A different type of graph design, continued"
- Thursday 6th June, Tony Forbes (LSBU), "A different type of graph design"
- Thursday 30th May, Jon Selig (LSBU), "How far is the Horizon?"
- Wednesday 22nd May, outing to LMS-Gresham lecture "Logarithms: Mobile Phones, Modelling & Statistics?" by Oliver Johnson
- Thursday 16th May, outing to Book Launch: "Everything Is Predictable: How Bayes' Remarkable Theorem Explains the World", City University
- Thursday 9th May, Robin Whitty, "A matrix of triangle areas" (slides)
- Friday 26th April, outing to LMS Spitalfields History of Mathematics Meeting & Hirst Lecture 2024, De Morgan House, London
- Thursday 18th April, outing to IMA-LMS David Crighton Award Lecture and Medal Presentation 2024, Alison Etheridge, "Modelling Genes"
- Friday 12th April, Graham Lovegrove (Open), "Convex Polygons in the plane (by Erdos and Szekeres)" (slides)
- Thursday 21st March, Graham Lovegrove (Open), "How many acute angled triangles are in a collection of points?"
- Thursday 14th March, Tony Forbes (LSBU), "Construction of regular graphs, Part 3"
- Thursday 7th March, Tony Forbes (LSBU), "Construction of regular graphs, Part 2"
- Thursday 29th February, Tony Forbes (LSBU), "Construction of regular graphs"
- Thursday 15th February, Piers Myers (LSBU), "Applied mathematics in practice" (Jon Selig has provided an example from xkcd!)
- Monday 12th February, outing to the Inaugural Simon Norton Lecture
- Thursday 8th February, Jon Selig (LSBU), "The Wallace–Simson Theorem" (which inspired Tony Forbes to prepare a contribution, and a problem, for M500)
- Thursday 1st February, Nigel Heys, "On the mathematics of flat origamis", following a paper of Thomas Hull (the last journal article listed here)
- Friday 26th January, puzzle session. Contributions from Piers Myers (Lindy effect), Tony Forbes (regular graphs, see M500, Issue 316, p. 19), Robin Whitty (semi-regular tilings), Graham Lovegrove (Erdős–Gyárfás conjecture), Jon Selig (Wallace–Simson theorem)
- Thursday 18th, Graham Lovegrove (Open), on a problem from Peter Cameron's blog (17/6/2022, solved 22/8/2022)
- Monday 15th January, 2024, LMS/BCS-FACS Seminar 2024, Lawrence C. Paulson (University of Cambridge) "Formalising 21st-Century Mathematics"
- Friday 12th January, 2024, Robin Whitty, "Vulgariser les maths ? Quelle idée !"
- Thursday 4th January 2024, Carrie Rutherford and Tony Forbes (LSBU), "Design spectra for 6-regular graphs on 12 vertices. Part 2 (article preprint)
- Friday 22nd December, Robin Whitty, "How convex is this polygon? Part 2" AND Carrie Rutherford and Tony Forbes (LSBU), "Design spectra for 6-regular graphs on 12 vertices. Part 1"
- Friday 15th December, Robin Whitty, "How convex is this polygon?" (slides)
- Thursday 7th December, Carrie Rutherford (LSBU), "The Tutte polynomial and Whitney’s rank generating function"
- Thursday 30th November, Graham Lovegrove (Open) and Tony Forbes (LSBU) "Bricks" (slides by GL, article by ADF)
- Friday 17th November, outing to LMS Annual General Meeting and Presidential Address
- Thursday 9th November, Graham Lovegrove (Open), "The Tutte and chromatic polynomials" (slides)
- Thursday 2nd November, Carrie Rutherford (LSBU), "Coprime polynomials" (partly based on this theorem of the day)
- Wednesday 18th October, Gresham College lectures: "Astronomy and the Forging of Mathematical Communities"
- Thursday 12th October, Tony Forbes (LSBU), "12 vertex, 6-regular graphs"
- Thursday 5th October, Graham Lovegrove (Open), "Problem 29 from the ex-Cameron set" (cameroncounts.github.io/web/QM/oldprob.html#H29, slides)

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