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Maths Anxiety

Study Skills Hack created by 301 Academic Skills Centre. Maths anxiety is a particular type of anxiety that affects a person’s reasoning ability when confronted with mathematics. It usually…

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Undergraduate study in Mathematics and Statistics at Sheffield

Our mathematics and statistics courses teach you the fundamental principles behind these important and fascinating subjects. You'll be able to focus on the areas that interest you the most and…

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Sample lecture with Dr Sam Marsh

Dr Sam Marsh from the School of Mathematics and Statistics gives a short sample lecture on hyperbolic identities.

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A flipped classroom approach to teaching basic maths skills

Although numerical competence is essential for success in the biological sciences, a number of students at this institution and others struggle with their maths skills and confidence. Rebecca Barnes,…

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Science Communication MSc

The Science Communication MSc at the University of Sheffield allows you to explore your creative voice within the dynamic field of SciComm. Gain the creative media, journalistic and critical…

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WRLTF 11 April 2018 Rebecca Barnes - A flipped classroom maths module for biosciences

Rebecca Barnes, from the Department of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology at The University of Sheffield, describes a flipped module she has created to tackle "maths anxiety" amongst…

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Student story: Weishan Shi, international student

Weishan Shi shares her experiences of being an international student in the School of Mathematics and Statistics at the University of Sheffield.

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Student story: Weishan Shi, MSc Statistics with Medical Applications

Weishan Shi shares her experiences of studying the MSc Statistics with Medical Applications course in the School of Mathematics and Statistics.

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MASH at the University of Sheffield

Maths and stats at university can be very different to what you’re used to. But fear not: MASH - The Maths and Statistics help service is here to support you throughout your time at Sheffield.…

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Teaching HTML to Level 1 Maths Students

In this collection of case studies colleagues explore ways they have developed digital skills and literacies of their students. Sam Marsh and Simon Willerton (Mathematics and Statistics) look at why…

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Revealing our Naked Sun

Christopher Nelson, School of Mathematics & Statistics. The Sun is the dominant provider of energy to our planet and allows life to thrive on what would otherwise be a cold and desolate ball of…

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The Perfect Way to Share a Cake

Dr Eugenia Cheng shows how sibling negotiations and egalitarian sharing can be achieved using the Steinhaus cake cutting problem.

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The Perfect Stack of Maltesers

Dr Eugenia Cheng show us the well known "sphere packing problem", and in doing so helps us answer the important question - how many Maltesers can you pack in your mouth?

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The Perfect Mobius Bagel

Dr Eugenia Cheng explores the mathematical concept of the Möbius band in pursuit of creating an infinite bagel with cream cheese and salmon....

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