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Annual Coulter McDowell Lecture Tuesday 30th October 2018

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The Speaker for this year's Annual Coulter McDowell Lecture has been confirmed as Dr Lara Alcock

  • Date24 August 2018

The Lecture will take place in the Windsor Building at 18.15pm Refreshments available from 17.30pm More details regarding registration will be released shortly.

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Founders Building, Royal Holloway

We are delighted to announce this year's speaker is Dr Lara Alcock from Loughborough University.Dr Alcock will give a lecture titled:-

Learning Mathematics by Reading

How do people learn mathematics? Partly by listening and partly by problem solving, but also by reading. This is especially true at higher levels of education and in professional mathematics. This lecture will present key results on mathematical reading, drawing on studies conducted using both standard experimental methods and eye-movement analyses. It will contrast novice and expert mathematical reading, and will incorporate related results about how people interpret the logical language of mathematics.


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