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Career Summary

Qualifications

  • PhD, University of Newcastle, 15/02/1985
  • Master of Education, University of Newcastle
  • Bachelor of Mathematics, University of Newcastle, 09/05/1981

Research

Research keywords

  • Geometry
  • Mathematical Science

Research expertise

Main academic interest is Undergraduate mathematics education as well as primary, secondary and tertiary mathematics education. Fractal geometry and how fractal concepts are used in the modeling of cities are my current mathematical research interest.

Fields of Research

CodeDescriptionPercentage
019999Mathematical Sciences Not Elsewhere Classified100
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Publications

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Journal article (1 outputs)

YearCitationAltmetricsLink
1985ROBERTS MJ, WOOD WP, 'THE ACTION OF INEXORABLE MERIDIONAL CIRCULATION ON A STELLAR MAGNETIC-FIELD', ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL, 292 578-588 (1985)
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Grants and Funding

Summary

Number of grants3
Total funding$378,851

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2014 (1 grants)

Inspiring Mathematics and Science in Teacher Education$297,871
Funding Body: Office for Learning and Teaching

Project Team
Doctor Judy-Anne Osborn, Doctor Kathryn Holmes, Doctor Elena Prieto-Rodriguez, Doctor Peter Howley, Doctor Andrew Kepert, Doctor Malcolm Roberts
SchemeRole
Commissioned Strategic ProjectsInvestigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$297,87120142016
GNo:G1301449

2002 (1 grants)

Optimisation of Mass Flow Bin Design Using 3D Parametric Modelling.$77,000
Funding Body: GULF Conveyor Holdings Pty Ltd.

Project Team
Professor Mark Jones, Dr Renhu Pan, Doctor Malcolm Roberts, Mr C Benjamin, Mr A Burleigh, Mr J Nemeth, Ms L Plambeck
SchemeRole
Linkage Projects Partner fundingInvestigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$77,00020022004
GNo:G0182220

1997 (1 grants)

A Student Centred Approach to Teaching Mathematics$3,980
Funding Body: University of Newcastle

Project Team
Doctor Malcolm Roberts
SchemeRole
Teaching Committee Teaching GrantsChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$3,98019971997
GNo:G0176579
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Research Supervision

Number of current supervisions0

For supervisions undertaken at an institution other that the University of Newcastle, the institution name is listed below the program name.

Past Supervision

YearProgramSupervisor TypeResearch Title
2010M Philosophy (Mathematics)Principal SupervisorFractal Producing Iterative Mapping Systems on Circles
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Dr Malcolm Roberts

Work Phone(02) 4921 6720
Fax(02) 4921 6898
Email
PositionLecturer
School of Mathematical and Physical Sciences
Faculty of Science and Information Technology
The University of Newcastle, Australia
Focus AreaMathematics
Office
V230,
Mathematics,
Callaghan
University Drive
Callaghan NSW 2308
Australia
URL:www.newcastle.edu.au/profile/malcolm-roberts