June 2024 news

Our speaker for our meeting on Monday, 10th June is Neil Sheldon who will give a talk on the life and achievements of Alan Turing.

Most notably, Alan Turing was one of the founders of computer science and played a major part in code-breaking during World War Two.  He also made lesser-known contributions to statistics, philosophy and biology. His life ended tragically with a criminal conviction and suicide.

Neil is an experienced speaker, having retired from teaching at both school and university level.  His academic interests include mathematics, philosophy, statistics, computer science and linguistics. He is a former vice-president of the Royal Statistical Society and current vice-chair of the UK Linguistics Olympiad.

If you are retired or semi-retired and would like to attend  the meeting as a guest, please contact the club through the Contact Page on this web site, or if preferred you can ring 07717 375505 to speak to a current member.