The fifth AccessMSORWG (Accessing Maths, Stats and OR Working Group)
organised workshop will be held at Manchester Metropolitan University on
20th March 2013. The theme of this workshop is Mathematical Study
Without Pen and Paper: Experiences, Impacts and Options.
This workshop aims to bring together staff who use or teach Mathematics
and Statistics, disabled students who are studying mathematical
subjects, and a range of support professionals including Disability
Advisers, Needs Assessors, Specialist Tutors and Amanuenses and
Assistive Technology Advisers.
The discussion will focus on the experiences of disabled students who
are studying mathematical subjects. In particular, the impact of working
without a pen and paper and the available options will be considered.
The workshop will include talks on a range of technologies and research
and development work in this area.
For further information and the event booking form please see
All attendees are invited to offer a short talk of up to five minutes
introducing a question, case study or development in this area. If you
would like to offer a short talk, please e-mail Dr Emma Cliffe
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This workshop is funded by the Mathematics, Statistics and Operational
(http://www.heacademy.ac.uk/disciplines/maths-stats-or ) at the Higher
Education Academy (HEA), through the HEA Workshop and Seminar Series. As
such there is no charge for attending this event. Student attendees are
welcome and may wish to consider applying to the HEA UK Travel Fund
2012/13 http://www.heacademy.ac.uk/travel-fund which provides funding to
support students attending teaching and learning events in the UK.
If you have any questions regarding the event please do get in touch.
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