Episode published: 18/10/19
In episode 17, Dan Aspel speaks to Dr Tony Hill (King’s College London) about his life within mathematics so far and how a devotion to long-distance running has played, and continues to play, its part in that journey.
00:00 – Introduction: “an imposter at INI”?
03:20 – Attending an INI workshop on the Weiner-Hopf technique
05:55 – Charity work: raising funds for the families of terminally ill children
07:00 – A history of running and walking, from athletics tracks to ridgeways
10:20 – The link between exercise and the thought process, “your mind becomes free of all the day–to-day distractions”
12:20 – Memory and place, entwined
14:50 – Plans for the future
KCL’s Dr Tony Hill reflects about his life within mathematics so far and how a devotion to long-distance running has played, and continues to play, its part in that journey
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