Popular maths publications

All 11 popular maths publications presented in reverse chronological order.
Download popular maths publications as BibTeX.


  1. Rowlett, P., 2019. Counting caterpillars. Chalkdust Magazine 9, pp. 30--35. https://chalkdustmagazine.com/features/counting-caterpillars/. [BibTeX]


  1. Rowlett, P., 2013. Green's mathematical application to electricity, and beyond. Mathematics Today 49(4), p. 162. [BibTeX]

  2. Rowlett, P., 2013. Stories of the Unplanned Impact of Mathematics. Mathematics Today 49(2), p. 61. [BibTeX]


  1. Rowlett, P., McCartney, M., Mann, T., Hoare, G., Harriss, E., Parrondo, J., Bradshaw, N., Collins, J. and Linton, C., 2012. The Unplanned Impact of Mathematics. In: M. Pitici (ed.). The Best Writing on Mathematics 2012. pp. 21-29. Princeton, N.J., U.S.A.: Princeton University Press. [BibTeX]

  2. Rowlett, P., Steckles, K., Loch, B., Szetey, K. and Kelly, A., 2012. Maths Jam: playing with maths in pubs, an international movement. Australian Mathematical Society Gazette 39(3), pp. 115-118. http://www.austms.org.au/Publ/Gazette/2012/Jul12/CommsMathsJam.pdf. [BibTeX]


  1. Rowlett, P., McCartney, M., Mann, T., Hoare, G., Harriss, E., Parrondo, J., Bradshaw, N., Collins, J. and Linton, C., 2011. The unplanned impact of mathematics. Nature 475, pp. 166-169. https://doi.org/10.1038/475166a. [BibTeX]


  1. Rowlett, P., 2010. The science of chance. iSquared Magazine 12, pp. 23-27. http://www.nationalstemcentre.org.uk/elibrary/resource/10116/isquared-magazine-issue-12. [BibTeX]

  2. Rowlett, P., 2010. What do mathematicians do? In: Off the shelves: The Careers Group Library Blog. 23 Mar. http://thecareersgrouplibrary.wordpress.com/2010/03/23/what-do-mathematicians-do/. [BibTeX]

  3. Rowlett, P., 2010. Shape of the cosmos. iSquared Magazine 11, pp. 23-27. http://www.nationalstemcentre.org.uk/elibrary/resource/10115/isquared-magazine-issue-11. [BibTeX]


  1. Rowlett, P., 2009. Ciphers through the ages. iSquared Magazine 10, pp. 24-27. http://www.nationalstemcentre.org.uk/elibrary/resource/10114/isquared-magazine-issue-10. [BibTeX]

  2. Rowlett, P., 2009. Review: Venn That Tune. LMS Newsletter 382, pp. 32-33. http://www.lms.ac.uk/newsletter/382/382_10.html#3. [BibTeX]

I teach mathematics at Sheffield Hallam University and am a researcher focused on higher education mathematics educational practice. Find out more about Peter Rowlett. This website also houses lists of my publications and talks I have given.





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