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The sigma CETL is a joint project between Coventry and Loughborough Universities, led by Duncan Lawson at CU and Tony Croft at LU with £4.85m funding over 5 years (2005 -2010). CETL for maths and stats support. Three main threads:

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Cetl for maths and stats support

  • The sigma CETL is

    • a joint project between Coventry and Loughborough Universities, led by

    • Duncan Lawson at CU and Tony Croft at LU

    • with £4.85m funding over 5 years (2005 -2010)

CETL for maths and stats support


Cetl for maths and stats support

Three main threads:

  • Enhancement of maths support facilities at Coventry and Loughborough

  • Outreach – new centres and hubs in UK HEIs and abroad, secondments, mini project funding

  • Research into pedagogy and technology for maths support


Cetl for maths and stats support

Aim:

to build a community of practice in mathematics and statistics support through

  • Funded Centres Initiative

  • Hubs Scheme

  • Mini-Project Funding

  • sigma Secondments

  • Annual National Conferences (CETL-MSOR)

  • The mathcentre website (mathcentre.ac.uk)

  • Pilot statstutor online resources


Cetl for maths and stats support

Achievements in Outreach and Dissemination:

  • Start-up funding for centres at Bath, Leeds, Sheffield

  • Pilot regional hubs in South-West and Scotland

  • 21 mini-projects and secondments

  • Four CETL-MSOR conferences (plus funding for next three years)

  • Close association with maths support in Scotland and the Republic of Ireland

  • sigma prizes for achievement in maths support


Cetl for maths and stats support

The future: inpartnership with the HE-STEM programme (a £21m HEFCE initiative) till 2012

  • A current funding call to establish 4 new mathematics support centres

    • £15k each over two years

    • Requires institutional commitment to sustain the provision

  • Four new regional hubs to cover England and Wales, supplementing existing hubs in

    • South-West (coordinated by Jane White in Bath) and

    • North-East (coordinated by Liz Meenan in Leeds)


Cetl for maths and stats support

For more information about sigma, visit the website:

http://www.sigma-cetl.ac.uk

  • Follow the link to Funding Opportunities on the right-hand side of this page for details of the sigma/HE STEM call for new centres.

  • Anyone interested in joining a hub should contact

    [email protected]


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