Being a Professional Mathematician

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Danny Brown

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One of a series of interviews with professional mathematicians

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Danny Brown

Danny Brown is a mathematics teacher at Thomas Tallis School in Greenwich.

He talks about:

  • is he a "mathematician"? (at time 0:21)
  • support and professional networks (1:32)
  • the value of social media (2:38)
  • Twitter (3:09)
  • his mathematics website (4:01)
  • obstacles to his career (5:24)
  • role models (5:37)

Danny's website at contains ideas about mathematics teaching, and he tweets as @dannytybrown

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This project was supported by the MSOR Network, the Institute of Mathematics and its Applications and the Universities of Greenwich and Birmingham as part of the National HE STEM Programme and was completed in May 2012. 

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