Simon Pampena

Simon Pampena

Simon Pampena is a stand-up mathematician and transcendent nerd. He travels the world sharing his love of mathematics with anyone who will listen.

  • What happened to the promised vaccine rollout?

    Impossible goals, broken promises, or a combination of both?

    Remember when PM Scott Morrison announced to the nation that the vaccine rollout would administer four million vaccin...

    March 25, 2021
  • WHO’s whodunnit

    Investigators declare Wuhan lab COVID-origin theory “extremely unlikely”.

    World Health Organization (WHO) officials announced their much-anticipated findings on the origins of COVID-19 at a p...

    February 15, 2021
  • Courting controversy

    Do Margaret Court’s food charity numbers add up?

    Former tennis great Margaret Court was in the news – again – this week after being awarded a Companion of the Order o...

    January 28, 2021
  • Does the vaccine roll out add up?

    Does the maths stand up on Australia’s plan?

    The COVID-19 vaccine is just around the corner and the race to get the Australian population vaccinated has given eve...

    January 11, 2021

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