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Location, Location, Location! sigma Midlands meeting – 11th July 2016

The next sigma Midlands meeting Location, Location, Location‘ will be held at the Telford campus of the University of Wolverhampton on Monday 11th July 2016. The meeting is suitable for any member of staff or postgraduate tutor involved in mathematics or statistics teaching or support in higher education.

Confirmed speakers include David Bowers from sigma, who will be considering the administrative location of a maths support centre, whether that be within academic services, library or a maths academic department and Ian Jarman from LJMU, who reported a huge increase in visits by physically moving the maths support centre.

Indicative Schedule for the meeting is:

12 – 1pm                     Registration and Lunch

1 – 1:45pm                  Maths Support – Library or Academic Department service

1:45pm – 2:30pm        Best placed to exploit student footfall

2:30pm – 3pm             Coffee Break

3pm – 3:45pm             Moving a maths support centre – where to?

3:45pm – 4:30pm        Networking and close.

There is no charge for attending this event and refreshments and lunch will be provided. Email Ruth Fairclough, to confirm your booking and please indicate if you have any special dietary requirements.

There is plenty of free parking at Telford campus, and it is a 2 minute taxi ride from Telford Central train station. Please see to help plan your trip to us.

Kind regards, Ruth Fairclough

sigma Midlands Coordinator