Involving employers in the development of the mathematical sciences curriculum

Date: Thursday 30 June 2022, 9.30AM
Location: University of Plymouth and online
Rolle Building, room 001, University of Plymouth, as well as on Zoom.
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This workshop is supported by the IMA/RSS and is a part of the Higher Education Teaching and Learning Series

The goal of the workshop is to review the various ways that employers can work with mathematics departments to develop curriculum which motivate and excite the students, and simultaneously improve their employment opportunities. The workshop will have case studies on statistics/data science and pure and applied mathematics.

The workshop will be held in a hybrid format: in person and online. Zoom will be used to broadcast the talks and some talks will be delivered remotely.

The workshop will consist of a series of talks followed by a panel discussion. The list of speakers include academics as well as representatives of various industries.

The details of the event, including the registration link, can be found on the organiser's website.

The up-to-date list of speakers can be found on the organiser's website.

The list of confirmed speakers include: prof. Edmund Chadwick (University of Salford, Manchester), Sarah Littler (Select Statistical Services), prof. Tony Mann (University of Greenwich), Dr John Swift (Met Office), Jason Truscott (University of Plymouth) and Dr Malgorzata Wojtys (University of Plymouth).