Peer-reviewed publications

Viewing 21 peer-reviewed publications presented in reverse chronological order.
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  1. Rowlett, P., 2020. Partially-automated individualized assessment of higher education mathematics. International Journal of Mathematical Education in Science and Technology. [BibTeX]

  2. Steckles, K., Rowlett, P. and Ugonna, A., 2020. Pre-university informal engagement with mathematical activities and the decision to study mathematics at university. MSOR Connections 18(3), pp. 10-22. [BibTeX]

  3. Rowlett, P., 2020. Programming as a mathematical activity. MSOR Connections 18(2), pp. 13-17. [BibTeX]

  4. Winberg, C., Bramhall, M., Greenfield, D., Johnson, P., Rowlett, P., Lewis, O., Waldock, J. and Wolff, K., 2020. Developing employability in engineering education: a systematic review of the literature. European Journal of Engineering Education 45(2), pp. 165-180. [BibTeX]


  1. Rowlett, P., Smith, E., Corner, A.S., O'Sullivan, D. and Waldock, J., 2019. The potential of recreational mathematics to support the development of mathematical learning. International Journal of Mathematical Education in Science and Technology 50(7), pp. 972-986. [BibTeX]

  2. Russell, E. and Rowlett, P., 2019. Professional skills development for mathematics undergraduates. Higher Education, Skills and Work-Based Learning 9(3), pp. 374-386. [BibTeX]

  3. Rowlett, P., Webster, K., Bradshaw, N. and Hind, J., 2019. Evaluation of the Maths Arcade initiative at five U.K. universities. The Mathematics Enthusiast 16(1-3), pp. 451-460. [BibTeX]


  1. Rowlett, P., 2018. Review a legacy resource: Industrial Problem Solving for Higher Education. MSOR Connections 16(3), pp. 58-59. [BibTeX]

  2. Rowlett, P., 2018. Review a legacy resource: a new feature in MSOR Connections to aid discovery of hidden gems. MSOR Connections 16(3), pp. 55-57. [BibTeX]

  3. Capes, A. and Rowlett, P., 2018. Essential Concepts for the First Year of Study for BSc Mathematics. MSOR Connections 16(2), pp. 16-23. [BibTeX]


  1. Rowlett, P., 2017. Game information sheets: a student-produced resource to help you run a Maths Arcade. MSOR Connections 16(1), pp. 64-67. [BibTeX]

  2. Waldock, J., Rowlett, P., Cornock, C., Robinson, M. and Bartholomew, H., 2017. The role of informal learning spaces in enhancing student engagement with mathematical sciences. International Journal of Mathematical Education in Science and Technology 48(4), pp. 587-602. [BibTeX]


  1. Rowlett, P. and Russell, E., 2016. Realism and employer engagement in a work-related mathematics group project. In: D. Green (ed.). Proceedings of the CETL-MSOR Conference 2015, University of Greenwich, 8th-9th September 2015. pp. 89-93. Loughborough, U.K.: The sigma Network. [BibTeX]

  2. Rowlett, P., 2016. Maths Jam Conference 2015. MSOR Connections 14(2), pp. 37-38. [BibTeX]


  1. Rowlett, P., 2015. Developing Strategic and Mathematical Thinking via Game Play: Programming to Investigate a Risky Strategy for Quarto. The Mathematics Enthusiast 12(1-3), pp. 55-61. [BibTeX]

  2. Rowlett, P., 2015. 'The unplanned impact of mathematics' and its implications for research funding: a discussion-led educational activity. BSHM Bulletin: Journal of the British Society for the History of Mathematics 30(1), pp. 67-74. [BibTeX]


  1. Rowlett, P., 2014. Improved two-way feedback to ease transition to mathematics at university. In: S. Lawther, E. Foster and D. Nutt (eds.). Proceedings of The European First Year Experience Conference, Nottingham Trent University, 9th-11th June 2014. pp. 95-102. Nottingham, U.K.: Nottingham Trent University. [BibTeX]

  2. Rowlett, P., 2014. Development and evaluation of a partially-automated approach to the assessment of undergraduate mathematics. In: S. Pope (ed.). Proceedings of the 8th British Congress of Mathematics Education. pp. 295-302. [BibTeX]


  1. Rowlett, P., 2013. A Modification of Bradshaw's Method of Group Allocation When You Do Not Know the Students. MSOR Connections 13(2), pp. 43-50.; [BibTeX]

  2. Rowlett, P.J., 2013. Developing a Healthy Scepticism About Technology in Mathematics Teaching. Journal of Humanistic Mathematics 3(1), pp. 136-149. [BibTeX]


  1. Barton, S. and Rowlett, P., 2011. Using an audience response system - what do the audience DO with the feedback? In: D. Green (ed.). Proceedings of CETL-MSOR Conference 2010, Birmingham, 6-7 September 2010. pp. 12-22. Birmingham, U.K.: Maths, Stats and OR Network. [BibTeX]

I teach mathematics at Sheffield Hallam University and am a researcher focused on higher education mathematics educational practice. Find out more about Peter Rowlett. This website also houses lists of my publications and talks I have given.





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