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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

Fields of Research

Code Description Percentage
019999 Mathematical Sciences not elsewhere classified 100

Professional Experience

UON Appointment

Title Organisation / Department
Lecturer University of Newcastle
School of Mathematical and Physical Sciences
Australia
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Publications

For publications that are currently unpublished or in-press, details are shown in italics.


Journal article (1 outputs)

Year Citation Altmetrics Link
1985 ROBERTS MJ, WOOD WP, 'THE ACTION OF INEXORABLE MERIDIONAL CIRCULATION ON A STELLAR MAGNETIC-FIELD', ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL, 292 578-588 (1985)
DOI 10.1086/163190
Citations Web of Science - 8
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Grants and Funding

Summary

Number of grants 3
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 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
Scheme Commissioned Strategic Projects
Role Investigator
Funding Start 2014
Funding Finish 2014
GNo G1301449
Type Of Funding Aust Competitive - Commonwealth
Category 1CS
UON Y

20021 grants / $77,000

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

Funding body: GULF Conveyor Holdings Pty Ltd.

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
Scheme Linkage Projects Partner funding
Role Investigator
Funding Start 2002
Funding Finish 2002
GNo G0182220
Type Of Funding Contract - Aust Non Government
Category 3AFC
UON Y

19971 grants / $3,980

A Student Centred Approach to Teaching Mathematics$3,980

Funding body: University of Newcastle

Funding body University of Newcastle
Project Team Doctor Malcolm Roberts
Scheme Teaching Committee Teaching Grants
Role Lead
Funding Start 1997
Funding Finish 1997
GNo G0176579
Type Of Funding Internal
Category INTE
UON Y
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Research Supervision

Past Supervision

Year Research Title / Program / Supervisor Type
2010 Fractal 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

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

Office

Room V230
Building Mathematics
Location Callaghan
University Drive
Callaghan, NSW 2308
Australia
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