Full Seminar Archive

Our regular seminar program covers a broad range of topics from applied mathematics, pure mathematics and statistics. All staff and students are welcome. This page has a complete list of past seminars and a list restricted by year can be accessed via the left-hand menu.

Jonathan Kress and others - UNSW Sydney
In the seminar on 18th August John Steele reviewed the current UNSW policy on assessment with much discussion. In this seminar lead by Jonathan Kress the discussion on assessment in mathematics and...

Dr Daniel Mansfield - School of Mathematics and Statistics, UNSW SYDNEY
N.b. This seminar has been postponed to a date to be decided.   NUMBAS is a mathematics assessment tool created by the University of Newcastle (UK). This software boasts many features that are...

John Steel, Jonathan Kress and others - UNSW Sydney
Following the seminar by Jonathan Kress on 11th August, this seminar time is intended for  debate and discussion on assessment policy and practice in mathematics and statistics. Everyone welcome to...

Dr Jonathan Kress - School of Mathematics and Statistics, UNSW SYDNEY
Over that past two years, changes have been made to the assessment structure in MATH1031 Mathematics for Life Sciences.  These changes reflected a desire to improve  students' mathematical...

Scott Maxwell - Information Gateways Pty Ltd
Scott Maxwell from Ed Stem will give a demonstration of updated features  of the integrated discussion platform developed for use in STEM courses. Here in the UNSW School of Mathematics and...

Joshua Capel, Daniel Mansfield and Norman Wildberger - School of Mathematics and Statistics, UNSW SYDNEY
OpenLearning is an Australia MOOC provider that was set up by UNSW students together with Prof. Richard Buckland, and has now spread internationally with close to 4000 courses. It has recently been...

Dr Ana Zumalacarregui - School of Mathematics and Statistics, UNSW SYDNEY
The School is involved in many dissemination activities to promote and engage students in Mathematics. It is always interesting to find creative ways to explore mathematical concepts  and to...

Dr Di Warren - School of Mathematics and Statistics, The University of Sydney
While a first year Stats course has the potential to be extremely interesting and relevant, students often report the exact opposite, especially in large compulsory service courses. In order to...

Dr Jim Pettigrew - Mathematics Support Hub, Western Sydney University
In this talk I will outline (some) contemporary research tackling the questions of equity, access and disadvantage in mathematics education. I will also reflect on my experience in supporting the...

Dr Jonathan Kress - Director of First Year, School of Mathematics and Statistics, UNSW
Turnitin is a service which has been integrated into Moodle and is a means of having electronic submission and storage  of assignments, plagiarism checks, and online grading etc. in this workshop/...

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