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# Mathematical Education

The aims of the Mathematics Education research group are:

- to apply the theory of teaching and learning to the practice of the discipline;
- to conduct and promote research in mathematics education;
- to strengthen connections between disciplines within the University;
- to cooperate and interact with other mathematics; departments, both in Australia and abroad;
- to organise an active program of seminars to enhance research opportunities in the field;
- to increase the profile of education in mathematics;
- to attract quality research students.

The mathematics education research group are responsible for the ongoing projects of The First Year Learning Centre, Maths Space and Maths Teaching Seminars.

## Honorary Staff

## Next Seminar

**Presented by Barbara Maenhaut**

29 Mar 2017, 7-213