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CETL-MSOR Conference 2024 – Call for Abstracts And Registration Open

CETL-MSOR Conference 2024

The CETL-MSOR Conference 2024 will take place at the University of Limerick, Ireland, August 29th & 30th 2024. The event is aimed at practitioners from the full range of the learning, teaching and support communities within the disciplines of Mathematics, Statistics and Operational Research, and includes those working in related disciplines, mathematical education, and staff developers.

We are excited to welcome our Keynote Speakers:

  • Dr Eabhnat Ní Fhloinn, Associate Professor in School of Mathematical Sciences and Director of the Mathematics Learning Centre, Dublin City University.
  • Dr Rafael De Andrade Moral, Associate Professor of Statistics, Maynooth University.
  • Dr Joe Kyle, The Department of Mathematics, University of Birmingham.

 

Submission Guidelines

The conference warmly welcomes submissions relating to the learning, teaching, and support of mathematics, statistics and operations research within any discipline in higher education. For CETL-MSOR 2024, we are particularly keen to receive submissions that can demonstrate enhancements that are based on reflective and evidence-informed practice in relation to the following themes:

  • Linking research and practice in mathematics and statistics education in Higher Education– opportunities and challenges;
  • Teaching mathematics/statistics for mathematics specialist and non-mathematics specialist groups;
  • The changing nature of mathematics and statistics learning support;
  • Exploring the affective domain in third level mathematics and statistics education.

Interesting contributions from other areas of learning and teaching of MSOR will also be welcomed.

 

Submission of Abstracts here

 To submit an abstract for

  • A presentation (15 minutes + 5 minutes for questions) or
  • A lightning talk (3 minutes plus 2 minutes for questions)
  • A workshop (20 minutes)

please visit here.

DEADLINE for abstracts: Monday June 17th, 2024.

 

Register for CETL-MSOR 2024 here

For queries relating to registration, travel or accommodation please contact CETLMSOR2024@ul.ie

If you have any academic queries, please contact CETLMSORAcademic@ul.ie

For further information on the conference please see our website

www.cetl-msor2024.com

 

Special thank you to our sponsors:

EPI*STEM, the National Centre for STEM Education

The Centre for Transformative Learning at UL

The Department of Mathematics and Statistics at UL

The President’s Office at UL

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sigma Prizes 2016: Call for nominations

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Tutor training resources

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