Islamic Art

Visit Jan Abas' site for some beautiful examples of Islamic Art. Also, visit the page on Andalusian tiles in the Sculpture section to see how they influenced John Robinson.


Details of the masterclasses can be found in the Mathematics Division site. Click here to visit them.


Carpentry: a fable, by R. Brown, Mathematical Intelligencer, 11, no.4 (1989) 37. 

Making a mathematical exhibition' by R. Brown and T. Porter, in The popularization of mathematics, edited A.G.Howson and J.-P. Kahane, ICMI Study Series, Cambridge University Press, (1990) 51-64. 

The methodology of mathematics , by R. Brown and T.Porter. This is a version of the article in Math. Gazette, 79 No 485 July, 1995, 321-324. 

Why study mathematics, by R. Brown and T.Porter, Mathematics for the future, IMA/Hobsons 1995. 

Mathematics in context: a new course, by R. Brown and T. Porter, published in For the Learning of Mathematics, 10 (1990) 10-15.

The symbolic sculptures of John Robinson, in Theoria et Historia Scientiarum, the International Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies, issue on `Knowledge: representation and interpretation.', edited W. Meyer and R. Paton, 6 (2002) 55-73.

"What should be the output of mathematical education?", by R. Brown. This is an edited web version of the article published in: Mathematics education as a research domain: a search for identity, ed. Kilpatrick, J. and Sierpinska, A., Kluwer, Lancaster (1997) 459-476.


Nick Gilbert and Tim Porter, Knots and surfaces, OUP

Jan Abas and Amer Salman, Symmetries of Islamic Geometrical Patterns, World Scientific