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Dr Malcolm Roberts

Lecturer

School of Mathematical and Physical Sciences (Mathematics)

Career Summary

Biography

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.


Qualifications

  • PhD, University of Newcastle
  • Master of Education, University of Newcastle
  • Bachelor of Mathematics, University of Newcastle

Keywords

  • Geometry
  • Mathematical Science

Professional Experience

UON Appointment

DatesTitleOrganisation / Department
1/01/2014 - LecturerUniversity of Newcastle
School of Mathematical and Physical Sciences
Australia
16/07/2007 - 30/11/2007Casual AcademicUniversity of Newcastle
School of Education
Australia
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Publications

For publications that are currently unpublished or in-press, details are shown in italics.


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)
DOI10.1086/163190Author URL
CitationsWeb of Science - 8
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Grants and Funding

Summary

Number of grants3
Total funding$378,851

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20141 grants / $297,871

Inspiring Mathematics and Science in Teacher Education$297,871

Funding body: Office for Learning and Teaching

Funding bodyOffice for Learning and Teaching
Project TeamDoctor Judy-Anne Osborn, Doctor Kathryn Holmes, Doctor Elena Prieto-Rodriguez, Doctor Peter Howley, Doctor Andrew Kepert, Doctor Malcolm Roberts
SchemeCommissioned Strategic Projects
RoleInvestigator
Funding Start2014
Funding Finish2014
GNoG1301449
Type Of FundingAust Competitive - Commonwealth
Category1CS
UONY

20021 grants / $77,000

Optimisation of Mass Flow Bin Design Using 3D Parametric Modelling.$77,000

Funding body: GULF Conveyor Holdings Pty Ltd.

Funding bodyGULF Conveyor Holdings Pty Ltd.
Project TeamProfessor Mark Jones, Dr Renhu Pan, Doctor Malcolm Roberts, Mr C Benjamin, Mr A Burleigh, Mr J Nemeth, Ms L Plambeck
SchemeLinkage Projects Partner funding
RoleInvestigator
Funding Start2002
Funding Finish2002
GNoG0182220
Type Of FundingContract - Aust Non Government
Category3AFC
UONY

19971 grants / $3,980

A Student Centred Approach to Teaching Mathematics$3,980

Funding body: University of Newcastle

Funding bodyUniversity of Newcastle
Project TeamDoctor Malcolm Roberts
SchemeTeaching Committee Teaching Grants
RoleLead
Funding Start1997
Funding Finish1997
GNoG0176579
Type Of FundingInternal
CategoryINTE
UONY
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Research Supervision

Past Supervision

YearResearch Title / Program / Supervisor Type
2010Fractal Producing Iterative Mapping Systems on Circles
Mathematics, Faculty of Science and Information Technology
Principal Supervisor
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Dr Malcolm Roberts

Position

Lecturer
School of Mathematical and Physical Sciences
Faculty of Science and Information Technology

Focus area

Mathematics

Contact Details

Emailmalcolm.roberts@newcastle.edu.au
Phone(02) 4921 6720
Fax(02) 4921 6898

Office

RoomV230
BuildingMathematics
LocationCallaghan
University Drive
Callaghan, NSW 2308
Australia
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