Upcoming event

Scandic Gardermoen Hotel, September 17 & 18, 2018

MatRIC Conference 2018

The conference will have two themes, each day focusing on just one of these. Day one will focus on "The Why, What and How of Teaching Calculus." Day two focuses on "Students as Partners"


27 March 2018

Developments in the MatRIC Team

As part of MatRIC's progress into a second phase of activity the MatRIC team is developing to take on fresh challenges.

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27 March 2018

MatRIC Conference 2018

MatRIC’s fifth annual conference will be held on 17 and 18 September, 2018 at Scandic Gardermoen Hotel.

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27 March 2018

MatRIC Research Grants 2018

MatRIC is again announcing the opportunity to apply for small grants for research, up to 50 000 NOK. This year there is the additional opportunity to apply for a much larger amount, up to 250 000 NOK.

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19 October 2017

MatRIC Conference 2017 - Presentations

Visual presentations that accompanied the keynote lectures and some other sessions at the conference held at Gardermoen 9-10 October 2017 are now available.

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3 October 2017

MatRIC's Mid-Term Evaluation

Documenting MatRIC's mid-term evaluation.

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28 March 2017

MatRIC Åpent foredrag/Open Lecture 2017

On 31st August 2017 we are fortunate to get Vibeke Fængsrud ("Mattedama") to UiA. MatRIC has invited her to present an inspirational lecture in MatRIC’s Open Lecture Series ​(Lecture will be in Norwegian)​

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23 March 2017

Mathematics Teacher Education Workshop

A workshop with Professor Mike Askew and Hanan Mohamed Farouk Abdelrahman for mathematics teacher education lecturers and students. 18 October 2017

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23 March 2017

MatRIC Ambassadors

Following the recommendation of our International Advisory Board we have appointed three 'MatRIC Ambassadors' to be our 'ears, eyes and voice' around Norwegian higher education institutions.

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23 March 2017

International Network for Didactics Research in University Mathematics (INDRUM)

MatRIC/UiA is delighted to be the host of the INDRUM conference, 5-7 April, 2018.

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23 March 2017


There are now almost 70 short videos available at 'MatRIC TV' to support students transition from upper secondary school to higher education. These videos are in Norwegian.

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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