Mathematics Education Research Network (MERN)

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    School of Education, 35 Berkekely Square

    BS6 7LS Bristol

    United Kingdom

Organisation profile

Organisation profile

The Mathematics Education Research Network provides a unifying grouping for members of the SoE who work in the area of mathematics education. MERN connects diverse research within mathematics education, with a common focus on learning. The network supports teaching in mathematics education, including highly rated courses for PGCE and MEd as well as doctoral students.

Impact and audiences

Members of MERN sit on policy and advice committees and impact policy making in the UK. The work of members of MERN has an audience both internationally and in the UK amongst academics and professionals.

Research methodologies and questions

We work collaboratively in different groupings both within the SoE, in the local community of schools, nationally and internationally. Research methodologies used within the network include enactivism and cultural, historical activity theory.

Areas of research interest include new technologies, teacher development, creativity and classroom cultures. A unifying perspective on our various activities is the shared aim of linking research and practice.


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Collaborations and top research areas from the last five years

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