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Dr Martyn Parker

Currently teaching: ST118 Probability 1

My research background is equivariant dynamical systems. This field studies how geometric considerations restrict and influence the behaviour of physical systems. In more mathematical terms, I consider how algebraic structures, like groups and more general groupoids, can be used to study differential equations. These techniques have applications in many different physical sciences; for example, it helps us understand different animal gaits (basically, how animals move around) in biology.
Educationally I have worked on a range of national projects involving developing sustainable models for problem-solving in STEM disciplines, how to utilise "learner analytics" in curriculum review, development and digital education in mathematical sciences and encouraging participation in the mathematical sciences. I have presented widely at outreach events.
I am an Alumni Fellow of Warwick International Higher Education Academy (WIHEA)Link opens in a new window. During my time as a fellow I co-lead the Teaching Recognition and Reward learning circle. I have lead a number of WIHEA projects and continue to do so. I have contributed as member of a variety of learning circlesLink opens in a new window and continue as an alumni fellow to support WIHEA's work as a member of its advisory board.
I am a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (SFHEA), a Fellow of the Institute for Mathematics and its Applications (FIMA), a Chartered Mathematician (CMath) and a Fellow of the Royal Statistical Society (RSS).

Email: Martyn (dot) Parker(at)warwick(dot)ac(dot)uk

MB Room 1.13, Department of Statistics, University of Warwick, Coventry CV4 7AL