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CETL-MSOR 2022 Dundee

CETL-MSOR 2022: Teaching and Learning in Mathematics, Statistics and Operational Research

1st – 2nd September 2022.  Abertay University

Our popular annual conference for those involved in mathematics, statistics and operations research teaching, learning and support in higher education.

We were pleased to welcome our keynote speakers:

  • Assistant Professor Ciarán Mac an Bhaird, Director of the Mathematics Support Centre, Maynooth University
  • Professor Rachel Hilliam, Professor of Statistics, Faculty of Science, Technology,
    Engineering & Mathematics, School of Mathematics &
    Statistics, Open University

Closing Plenary

  • Dr Joe Kyle, The Department of Mathematics, University of Birmingham

This year the conference focused on the following themes:

  • Digital accessibility
  • Modes of delivery in Mathematical Sciences – the best of the old and the new
  • Widening access, articulation and outreach
  • Student engagement, what is it and how do we measure it?

The call for presentation abstracts is now open! 
Please visit the conference website for more details and to submit an abstract

Virtual sigma-Network “Coffee” Morning May 17th

We would like to invite you all to join us online on the morning of Tuesday May 17th from 10.30am until 12pm for an informal “coffee” morning. This will be held on Teams and the link to join is here. Come along any time between 10.30 and 12 if you wish or join us forContinue Reading

CETL-MSOR Conference 2021. 2nd – 3rd Sept 2021

CETL-MSOR 2021: Celebrating our Past, Embracing our Future 2nd – 3rd September 2021.  Coventry University Our popular annual conference for those involved in mathematics, statistics and operations research teaching, learning and support in higher education. This year the conference will be a hybrid event for the first time, with in-person and virtual attendance and presentation possibilities (subject toContinue Reading

sigma Online Support Workshop – 29th May 2020

An online webinar, from 10.00 am to 4.30 pm (BST) on Friday 29th May 2020 The impact the Coronavirus pandemic has had on all of our lives is unprecedented and, as educators, we have had to very quickly adapt our ways of teaching and learning. In order to see how teaching and learning has changed, weContinue Reading

Addressing maths/stats anxiety – 28th February 2020

University of Chester.   10.00am – 4.00pm The University of Chester is pleased to announce that we will be hosting a sigma Network workshop on Maths/Stats Anxiety at our beautiful Queen’s Park Campus on Friday 28th February 2020. The event is aimed at all maths/stats support colleagues who work with students experiencing maths/stats anxiety and wish to learn more,Continue Reading

Mathematics Learning Activities: Transition to HE – 29th November 2019

University of Wolverhampton. 10.00 am to 4.00 pm We are delighted to invite members of the sigma Network to join our FREE one day mathematics education meeting under the theme of “Mathematics learning activities – transition to HE”.  The provisional programme is below: 10.00  Registration. Welcome. Coffee. 10.30  Keynote: Dr Kirsten Pfeiffer (University of Galway)  “Proof evaluationContinue Reading

Tutor Training in Cardiff – 3rd October 2019

Will your maths support centre be employing new tutors in the coming year? For example, postgrad students or academic staff who are new to the practice of mathematics and statistics support in HE? The sigma Network is offering a FREE one-day training workshop for new maths and statistics support tutors on Thursday 3rd October 2019, at Cardiff University. OUTLINE PROGRAMMEContinue Reading

New Tutor Training in Greenwich – 20th September 2019

A training session for new maths support tutors is taking place on Friday 20th September 2019, from 10.00am to 3.00pm, at the University of Greenwich. The day is aimed at training PhD students at Greenwich who will be taking on tutoring work in mathematics and statistics support in the coming year, but it is being openedContinue Reading

New Tutor Training in Cardiff – 5th October 2018

Will your maths support centre be employing new tutors in the coming year? For example, UG/PG students or academic staff who are new to the practice of maths and statistics support in HE? The sigma Network is offering a FREE one-day training workshop for new mathematics and statistics support tutors on Friday 5th October 2018, at Cardiff University. OUTLINEContinue Reading

New Tutor Training at Leeds – 24th September 2018

Will your maths support centre be employing new tutors in the coming year? For example, postgrad students or academic staff who are new to the practice of mathematics and statistics support in HE? The sigma Network is offering a FREE one-day training workshop for new maths and statistics support tutors on Monday 24th September 2018, at the UniversityContinue Reading