Elena Nardi is Professor of Mathematics Education. Her research is in a range of areas of mathematics education, with a particular emphasis on: the teaching and learning of mathematics at university level; affect in mathematics; secondary mathematics teachers’ epistemological and pedagogical discourses; and, public perceptions of mathematics/mathematicians and science/scientists. The externally funded projects that she is currently involved in include the British Academy funded CAPTeaM project (Challenging Ableist Perspectives in the Teaching of Mathematics; Principal Investigator) and the RCUK funded SUPI project (School and Universities Partnership Initiative; Co-Investigator). Amongst the post-graduate students she has supervised are 18 students at doctoral level and 28 at Masters level. Currently, 2017-18, she supervises ten students at doctoral level and five at Masters level. She is the director of EDU’s MA Mathematics Education, module leader to two of its three compulsory modules and co-leader to its third. She is module leader of the BA Education module Children, teachers and mathematics: Changing public perceptions of mathematics and team member of the programme’s Dissertation module. She contributes sessions to the PhD, EdD, MA, PGCE and BA programmes of the School. She is member of the EDU Research Committee, the co-ordinator of EDU’s RME Group (Research in Mathematics Education) and a member of the ESRC Peer Review College. She also works alongside EDU’s Director of Research as Research Impact Champion and member of the REF2021 Research Strategy Group. Her administrative roles in EDU include member of the Student Extenuating Circumstances Committee. She is Advisory Editor of the Routledge journal Research in Mathematics Education, the official journal of BSRLM, the British Society for Research into the Learning of Mathematics. She is member of the Editorial Board of Educational Studies in Mathematics, Mathematical Thinking and Learning, International Journal for Research in Undergraduate Mathematics Education and Mathematics Teacher Education and Development. Her monograph Amongst Mathematicians: Teaching and Learning Mathematics at University Level was published by Springer in 2008.



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