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Abel Award Ceremony in Oslo

After winning the National Final of the UngeAbel Maths Competition last month, Year 9 were invited to visit the award ceremony in Olso yesterday and today.

They were congratulated by the Norwegian Minister of Education, Tonje Brenna.

They also had a chance to meet Dennis Sullivan, the American mathematician who won this year’s prestigious Abel Prize.

To conclude the day, they were invited to Norway's oldest library in Katedralskole Both Nils Abel and Bernt Holmboe worked in this library. The students were shown books where the famous mathematicians had written in.

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