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Romanian Master of Mathematics 2017 report available (15 March 2017)
The Romanian Master of Mathematics information now includes Dominic Yeo’s report on RMM 2017.
Romanian Master of Mathematics results (26 February 2017)
The UK team in the Romanian Master of Mathematics competition have achieved the following results, coming 2nd out of 19 teams in the team competition (determined by the sum of the top three scores from each team as per the competition rules). The medal boundaries are 32 for gold, 24 for silver and 18 for bronze.
Romanian Master of Mathematics (25 February 2017)
EGMO 2017 team (10 February 2017)
The sixth European Girls’ Mathematical Olympiad will be held in Zürich, Switzerland, 6–12 April. The UK team will be:
The reserve is Emily Beatty of King Edward VII School, Sheffield. The Team Leader is Jo Harbour of Mayfield Primary School, Cambridge and the Deputy Leader is Jenny Owladi of the Bank of England; Kasia Warburton (Trinity College, Cambridge) will be Observer with Contestants.
Our thanks to Man Group for their support of the EGMO team.
Christopher Bradley elegance prize (8 February 2017)
The Christopher Bradley elegance prize is awarded to Harvey Yau (Ysgol Dyffryn Taf), for his solution of BMO2 problem 1.
Brian Wilson (7 February 2017)
RIP Brian Wilson, BMOS volunteer, of RHBNC (now Royal Holloway University of London). Brian died on Saturday February 4th. He was a longstanding widely respected and much loved colleague who had an infectious smile and a profound commitment to mathematics and mathematics competitions.
Details of the time and place of Brian’s cremation on March 1st may be obtained on application to the chair of BMOS, Geoff Smith (G.C.Smith@bath.ac.uk).
BMO Round 2 marked (5 February 2017, late scores added 20 and 23 February, New Zealand scores added 9 March)
BMO Round 2 was marked in London on 4 February. Invitations to the Trinity training camp will be sent shortly to selected candidates eligible to represent the UK at the IMO, and details of marks will be sent to schools. The following candidates scored 21 or more out of 40. (Some candidates from other countries also sat the paper, with their scripts being marked using the same mark schemes, and high scores from those countries are also indicated below when available.)
BMO Round 2 (27 January 2017)
This year’s BMO Round 2 paper was taken yesterday.
Romanian Master of Mathematics 2017 team (6 January 2017, staff updated 26 January)
The UK will compete in the Romanian Master of Mathematics competition in 2017, to be held in Bucharest, 22–27 February. The Team Leader will be Dominic Yeo (Technion) and the Deputy Leader will be James Gazet (Eton College); Mary Teresa Fyfe (formerly of Hutchesons’ Grammar School) will be Observer with Contestants. The UK team will be:
The reserve will be Nathan Creighton (Mossbourne Community Academy).
BMO Round 1 marked (19 December 2016, New Zealand results added 22 December 2016)
BMO Round 1 was marked in Cambridge on 9–11 December. (Some candidates from other countries also sat the paper, with their scripts being marked using the same mark schemes, and high scores from those countries are also indicated below when available.) The following candidates scored 51 or more out of 60.
UK MOG prize winners (17 December 2016)
The following participants in the UK Mathematical Olympiad for Girls (UK MOG) scored 30 or more out of 50 and have been awarded book prizes.
BMO Round 1 (3 December 2016)
UK Mathematical Olympiad for Girls (12 October 2016)
The UK Mathematical Olympiad for Girls (UK MOG) paper was taken yesterday. Solutions are also available; these will be expanded after marking. The paper will be marked on the weekend of 22–23 October.
IMO 2016 lecture slides available (6 October 2016)