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Maths for me: Running the Challenge

Maths for me: Running the Challenge

Maths for me
By Anna Nakos, AMC State Director, SA It is just wonderful at the start of a year to hear a...
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Australia comes equal 14th at EGMO 2019!

Australia comes equal 14th at EGMO 2019!

EGMO 2019
Coincidentally colour-coordinated in Ukrainian colours, Thanom and Michelle were up bright and early for coordination. By (late) breakfast all of...
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Aus claims front row seats for contest

Aus claims front row seats for contest

EGMO 2019
(Apologies for the extensive delay for the second half of the blog posts!) The morning of Day 1 of the...
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Cat statues, Mathematigerinnen and koalas – oh(pening cere)m(on)y

Cat statues, Mathematigerinnen and koalas – oh(pening cere)m(on)y

EGMO 2019
After a mostly good night's sleep, broken only by Eugeniya's penchant for accidentally turning room lighting on in her sleep,...
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Arrivals day and time for our koalas to come out to play

Arrivals day and time for our koalas to come out to play

EGMO 2019
With the arrival of 49 other teams from all over the world, it was definitely time for the koalas to...
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Like nifflers in search of all things shiny

Like nifflers in search of all things shiny

EGMO 2019
Saturday morning brought more delicious breads and far too much choice with even butter requiring a decision to be made....
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From Down Under to Kyiv in 24 hours

From Down Under to Kyiv in 24 hours

EGMO 2019
Here are some photos and stories from our 24-hour journey from one side of the globe to the other. Super...
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March Camp 2019

March Camp 2019

EGMO 2019
The 2019 AMOC Selection School and the final bit of training for the 2019 EGMO team was held at Naamaroo, Lane...
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Meet our EGMO team!

Meet our EGMO team!

EGMO 2019
Eugeniya Artemova Year 12, Presbyterian Ladies’ College, VIC Eugeniya’s love of mathematics has been nurtured by her parents from a...
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Kyiv 2019, here we come!

Kyiv 2019, here we come!

EGMO 2019
Introducing the Australian EGMO Team of 2019: Vicky Feng, Eva Ge, Grace He, Mikaela Gray (reserve), and Eugeniya Artemova! Thank...
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Goodbye and thank you, Japan

Goodbye and thank you, Japan

IOI 2018
Congratulations to the Australian team!   Well done to Albert, Angus, Jacob and Jerry - you've all done a heckuva job!...
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Tokyo and a whole bunch of definitions

Tokyo and a whole bunch of definitions

IOI 2018
After two days of hard competition yakka, the team hopped on a semi-rapid (please define ‘semi-rapid’) train into Tokyo. First...
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A corner is a corner . . .isn’t it?

A corner is a corner . . .isn’t it?

IOI 2018
Congratulations Albert, Angus, Jacob and Jerry on completing Day 1! It’s a great competition this year with everything finely balanced...
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Breaking things

Breaking things

IOI 2018
Today started with the IOI Opening Ceremony.  The event was kicked off by an introduction from the IOI 2018 animated...
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A rose by any other name. . .

A rose by any other name. . .

IOI 2018
SUB-i-a-co or Sub-i-A(h)-co? The correct pronunciation of Perth’s famous north-northwesterly suburb was the subject of a debate that nearly ripped...
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T-minus 45 minutes

T-minus 45 minutes

IOI 2018
Before shipping out, the team met for its traditional final pre-IOI dinner at the local curry joint in Randwick.  There,...
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Easy Hard Sad Happy

Easy Hard Sad Happy

IOI 2018
Albert, Angus, Jacob, Jerry and Marcus have been hard at pre-IOI training in Sydney since last Thursday. Today’s the last...
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Detective Tom and the mystery of the blood nose(s)

Detective Tom and the mystery of the blood nose(s)

IMO 2018
The flight from Munich to Cluj-Napoca ...

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Heading to IMO

Heading to IMO

IMO 2018
Up at 3.00am this morning for the flight to Cluj and the IMO proper after a week training with the...
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The great IMO mountain race

The great IMO mountain race

IMO 2018
Guest blog post by Charles and Wen! "In the great Budapest mountains, before the dawn of the twenty second century,...
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Long Haul Flights & Riverside Sights

Long Haul Flights & Riverside Sights

IMO 2018
Saturday night saw the team members congregating in Perth, ready for a long journey to Budapest! Qantas, reliable as always,...
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The Journey Begins

The Journey Begins

IMO 2018
Thanks for joining me! Good company in a journey makes the way seem shorter. — Izaak Walton
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