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Category Archives: North East & Yorkshire

sigma NE and Yorkshire Tutor Training – 29 October

The sigma North East and Yorkshire Regional Hub is running a sigma Network Tutor Training event suitable for tutors and PGRs working in mathematics and statistics support centres. The event is free and will be held at the University of Sheffield on Wednesday the 29th October. The training will be​ delivered by members of the sigma Network who have a sustained teaching andContinue Reading

sigma North East and Yorkshire Hub Event – 19 June 2014

sigma North East and Yorkshire Hub is holding an event on Thursday 19th June at the University of Leeds from 10:30 to 15:00. The day will run as an exchange of ideas and discussion on topics of current interest with the aim of strengthening links between the maths support centres and practitioners in the region. The morning session willContinue Reading

sigma Statistics advisory meeting:Improving the support we give to students and each other – 9 April 2014

Place: Birmingham City University, Perry Barr, Birmingham Registration: 10:15 – 10:45am                        End Time: 3:15pm This event is aimed at anyone who provides statistics advice/support to undergraduate or postgraduate students, who wishes to share their experience, who would also like to hear how others carry out a similar role and who is interested in how we canContinue Reading

Building online maths assessments using Numbas – 04 July 2013

The North East and Yorkshire sigma Hub supported a workshop on 4th July 2013 on Numbas, a web-based e-assessment system developed by a team at Newcastle University. Free to use and open-source with a user-friendly interface (see, Numbas allows the authoring of questions which include randomised content throughout and LaTeX rendering of mathematical notation.Continue Reading

North East & Yorkshire News Section

This is the area where you will find news, events & updates for the North East & Yorkshire SIGMA hub. You can check back for details, or sign up to our JISCMail list. Contact details for this hub can be found here.