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Mathematics Education

The Mathematics Education Research Group in UCD focuses on the teaching and learning of Mathematics, with an emphasis on post-primary and university levels. We are interested in the professional development and initial teacher education of mathematics educators, including those working in mathematics support centres. Focusing on higher level education, we conduct research on the teaching and learning of undergraduate mathematics, with an emphasis on the roles that technology, assessment and feedback can play. At the post-primary level, we are interested in the Lesson Study model of teacher professional development and in developing mathematical knowledge and skills for teaching. 


Dr Anthony Cronin
Research Interests‌: Mathematics and statistics support at the university and pre-university (Foundation year) levels.

(opens in a new window)Dr Emma Howard 
Clustering, data management, learning analytics, statistical modelling, mathematics/statistics education at the university level 

Assoc Prof Maria Meehan
Research Interests:  Mathematics Education at the university level; supporting students in large first year mathematics courses; noticing as a form of professional development; mathematics support.

(opens in a new window)Adamaria Perrotta
Research Interests: Mathematics Education at the university level, methodologies to foster computation and computational thinking, Computational Finance and Financial Mathematics Education.

Dr Aoibhinn Ní Shúilleabháin
Research Interests‌: ‌Mathematics Education at post-primary level, teacher education, Lesson Study, pedagogical content knowledge, STEM Education & gender in STEM.

Group Contact (Email): (opens in a new window)Assoc Professor Maria Meehan



UCD School of Mathematics and Statistics

Room S3.04, Science Centre South, University College Dublin, Belfield, Dublin 4, Ireland.