1 October 2019

PLATINUM-MatRIC Workshop on Inquiry Based Mathematics Education

“Inquiry-based tasks for university mathematics teaching-learning" University to Agder, Campus Kristiansand Monday, November 18, 2019

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2 September 2019

The 14th International Congress on Mathematical Education

July 12 to 19 2020, meeting in Shanghai, China. There will be many parts of the programme that will be of interest to colleagues in our MatRIC community.

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27 August 2019

Changes in MatRIC’s leadership team

Morten Brekke becomes Chair of MatRIC's Management Board, as Astrid Birgitte Eggen takes up a new appointment as Vice rector at Stavanger University. Linda G. Opheim takes on MatRIC's Mathematics Teacher-Education portfolio.

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27 August 2019

MatRIC Annual Conference 2019

On behalf of the MatRIC team we would like to welcome you to MatRIC’s 6th Annual Conference, to be held in Bergen at the Grand Hotel Terminus on October 14-15, 2019.

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8 June 2019

Duncan Lawson honoured

We are delighted to congratulate Professor Duncan Lawson (Coventry University) on the UK award of ‘MBE’ in the Birthday Honours (2019) of Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom.

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16 February 2019

MatRIC's Planned activity for 2019

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16 February 2019

Creativity and University Mathematics (education)

A workshop led by Professor Bharath Sriraman, University of Montana, USA. June 3, 2019 10:30-16:00

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16 February 2019


A course about teaching mathematics designed for recently appointed mathematics lecturers in universities and university colleges.

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7 November 2018

MATHBRIDGES – an international collaboration with Kristiansand’s twin city Münster.

Collaboration with The Institute for Didactics of Mathematics at Westphalian Wilhelms-University, Münster, Kristiansand’s twin city.

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11 October 2018

MatRIC Contact Group

MatRIC is in the process of developing a ‘contact group’ to improve communications with higher education mathematics teachers around Norway, and to ensure national representation in MatRIC’s planning and actions. The MatRIC Contact Group (MCG) will be the kernel of a national network that supports the transformation and improvement of students’ learning experience in mathematics.

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MatRIC Conference 2017

Presentations from Day 1, October 9, 2017

Chris J. Budd (Also attached a related paper by Chris Budd and David Barton)

Berit J. Kjeldstad

George Kinnear

Barton_D & Budd_C_2014_Inspiring teaching by linking mathematics to industry.pdf
Berit Kjeldstad Strategic planning that makes a difference.pdf
Chris J Budd Inspiring teaching by linking maths to industry.pdf
George Kinnear Improving a mathematics diagnostic test.pdf

MatRIC Inspiration Day 6 December 2016

MatRIC's Management Board, network coordinators, drop-in support centre leaders and research fellows met to share reports on progress and discuss about challenges and opportunities that lie ahead.

The resources included here are the presentations made on that day.

01_MatRIC Inspiration Day Invitation _L_Egelandsaa.pdf
03_MatRIC Leader Report_S_Goodchild.pdf
04_MatRIC Digital Assessment network_M_Brekke.pdf
05_MatRIC Video network_M_Brekke.pdf
06_MatRIC Visualization & Simulation network_PH_Hogstad.pdf
07_MatRIC Drop-in support centres_AB_Fuglestad.pdf
08_MatRIC_PhD fellow_NM_Hogstad.pdf
09_MatRIC PhD fellow_H_Fredriksen.pdf
10_MatRIC PhD fellow_I_Liakos.pdf
11_MatRIC PhD fellow_H_Kjelsrud.pdf
12_MatRIC PhD fellow_S_Kanwal.pdf
13_MatRIC Post_Doc_O_Viirman.pdf
14_MatRIC Inspiration Day Questions to MatRIC's Research Fellows.pdf

Overgang fra matematikk i videregående skole til matematikk på universitetet

"Transition from upper secondary school mathematics to university mathematics"

MatRIC presentation (in Norwegian) at the 2016 annual conference of Nasjonalt senter for matematikk i opplæringen [Norwegian Centre for Mathematics education] by:

Simon Goodchild (UiA), Frode Rønning (NTNU), Margret Osk Vidisdottir (NTNU),
Maiken Berthelsen (NTNU) and Morten Brekke (UiA).

NTNU: Norwegian University of Science and Technology

UiA: University of Agder

MatRIC_novemberkonferansen 2016.pdf

What have mathematicians done for us?

Text and PowerPoint presentation of the lecture by Chris Budd, at the 2016 November Conference of The Norwegian Centre for Mathematics Education, 29.11.2016. Chris Budd is Professor of Applied Mathematics at the University of Bath, UK and Gresham Professor of Geometry. The lecture was originally delivered by Professor Budd as part of his responsibilities within Gresham College on 11 October 2016.

What have mathematicians done for us_C Budd.pdf
What have mathematicians done for us_C-Budd_PowerPoint.pdf