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About CETL-MSOR 2022
Abertay University, Dundee is looking forward to welcoming delegates to our campus for the 2022 Continuing Excellence in Teaching and Learning in Mathematics, Statistics and Operational Research (CETL-MSOR) conference on the 1st and 2nd of September 2022.
The conference themes for 2022 will focus on
- 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?
Looking forward to seeing you in September!
The early bird registration fee for this event is £230 (with conference dinner) or £195 (without dinner). The standard registration fee is £265 (with conference dinner) or £230 (without dinner). Furthermore, the student rate is £100 and the day rate is £100.
|Day Rate||N/A||£100 (per day)|
|Keynote: Ciarán Mac an Bhaird|
|Ciarán is an Assistant Professor and Director of the Mathematics Support Centre at Maynooth University. He was appointed to his roles in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics at Maynooth University in 2007. He has received multiple awards in recognition of his teaching and support of students, recently including a national 2016 Teaching Hero Award, an inaugural Maynooth University Teaching Award in 2018 and a History in Mathematics Education Award in 2021 from the British Society for the History of Mathematics (BSHM). He was a founding committee member of the Irish Mathematics Learning Support Network and is Education Officer on the BSHM Council. Most of his research focus is on mathematics education and in the history of mathematics, but he still dabbles occasionally in Algebraic Number Theory.|
Keynote: Professor Rachel Hilliam
Rachel is a Professor of Statistics at The Open University where she has held various leadership roles. In 2019 whilst Director of Teaching for Mathematics and Statistics, she introduced a new degree in Data Science which had over 400 students across the UK in its first year. She is an expert in teaching statistics at higher education level to adult students who do not necessarily have standard university entrance qualifications.
Her learning and teaching interests include supporting students who are studying statistics as part of a non-mathematical qualification and exploring the different types of statistical anxieties which such students can exhibit. She has a strong interest in supporting colleagues’ teaching activities and has delivered the statistics session for the national induction course organised by the IMA and was one of the founders of the teaching and learning mathematics online, TALMO, initiative.
Rachel is currently Vice-President of the RSS, leading on its Professional Affairs activities. Since 2020 she has been working with other professional societies, government organisations and industry to explore the professionalisation and accreditation of Data Scientists, a project of national importance, included in the Government’s data strategy. This work resulted in the formation of The Alliance for Data Science Professionals, which Rachel chairs. This alliance is creating industry-wide professional standards and a certification process that will enable both individuals and education providers to gain recognition based on skills and knowledge within Data Science.
|Plenary: Joe Kyle, University of Birmingham|
Conference Programme (Coming Soon)
If you would like to find out how you can support CETL-MSOR and participate in the conference, please email Dr Anne Savage
Organised by colleagues in the SMSN - Scottish Mathematics Support Network, IMLSN - Irish Mathematics Learning Support Network and SIGMA - Maths and Stats support for England and Wales
Local Organising Committee
- Anne Savage, Abertay University
- Craig Stark, Abertay University
- Kean Lee Kang, Abertay University
- Andrew Minto, Abertay University
- Sarah Cottin, Abertay University
- Jonathan Glen, Abertay University
With support from Abertay University Events Team and Dundee & Angus Convention Bureau
- Shazia Ahmed, Glasgow University
- Michael Grove, Birmingham University
- Ciaran Mac An Bhaird, Maynooth University
- Robert Wilson, Cardiff University
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Venue - Abertay University
A warm welcome awaits you! The conference is being held in Abertay University.
Abertay University is one of two public universities in the city of Dundee, Scotland. In 1872, Sir David Baxter, 1st Baronet of Kilmaron, left a bequest for the establishment of a mechanics' institute in Dundee and the Dundee Institute of Technology was formed in 1888. Its journey of over 130 years continues to equip the future workforce of the world. Explore more about our heritage.
Location: Bell Street, Dundee DD1 1HG
Discounted Flights with Loganair - London City (LCY) & Belfast City (BHD) Airports
Loganair is offering up to 30% off flights to delegates travelling to/from Dundee from London City or Belfast City Airports for this event. Please book at Loganair.co.uk before 5 September 2022, quoting promotional code 22CETLMSOR at the time of booking, for travel between 29 August 2022 – 5 September 2022.
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Dundee’s active travel routes in and around the city have been developed over the last few years with a key objective to encourage active travel through walking, cycling and public transport, and deploy sustainable alternatives to decarbonise transport. Read more on Dundee.com Active Travel website.
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