Mathematics and statistics

Overview

Develop your skills in mathematics, statistics or numeracy with online tutorials, advice sheets, and one-to-one support.

One-to-one support on Frenchay Campus

espressoMaths

espressoMaths started in September 2008 and is run, and funded, by the Department of Engineering Design and Mathematics for all members of the University community. If you need help with a particular mathematical or statistical problem, then just pop along to espressoMaths and have a chat with the staff member on duty, who will be able to provide you with free, user-friendly advice. Please note that the expected interaction time is about ten minutes.

Semester 2

The drop-by service will run from Monday 20 January to Friday 3 April, and Monday 20 April to Friday 24 April.

Location

You can find the espressoMaths table in the corner of OneZone - Look for the big espressoMaths banner. OneZone is in Block E on the Frenchay campus map.

Day Time Staff name and specialism*
 Monday 12:00–13:00
13:00–14:00
Various
Xiaodong Li (mathematics)
Tuesday  12:00–13:00
13:00–14:00 
Deirdre Toher (statistics)
Deirdre Toher (statistics)
Alastair Clark – weeks 29, 33, and 35
Wednesday  12:00–13:00
13:00–14:00
Karen Henderson (mathematics)
Ben Derrick (statistics) 
Karen Henderson (mathematics) – week 30
Thursday  12:00–13:00
13:00–14:00
Rhys Gwynllyw (mathematics)
Ben Derrick (statistics)
Vadim Zverovich (mathematics) – weeks 29, 33 and 35
Alastair Clark – 34
Friday  12:00–14:00  Jan Van Lent (mathematics) 

* All espressoMaths staff can help with basic mathematics and statistics problems.

One-to-one support at Glenside Library

If you need help with a particular mathematical or statistical problem, then just pop along to a session and have a chat with the staff member on duty who will be able to provide you with free, user-friendly advice. Please note that the expected interaction time is about fifteen minutes. Support is offered by a maths and data specialist from the faculty.

  • This is a drop-in session, so no need to book.
  • Location: West Wing of Glenside Library.
  • Sessions are currently suspended. We will publish details of future sessions when they are available.

Mathematics

Statistics

Numeracy

  • Drug Dosage Calculations: A guide from the School of Nursing at the University of Nottingham.
  • Khan Academy: Videos and interactive tests to help you progress from pre-university maths to advanced levels.
  • mathcentre: Teach-yourself booklets, online exercises and revision booklets to help level 0 and 1 students with pre-university mathematics.
  • mathtutor: Guides and tutorials on basic arithmetic.
  • Maths E.G.: A collection of maths questions spanning topics from GCSE to undergraduate level 2.
  • Numeracy skills: Introductory tutorials on numeracy skills. Written for UWE Bristol HLS students, but applicable to all.

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