Steve Humble MBE (aka Dr Maths) works at Newcastle University, UK teaching on the Secondary and Primary PGCE Mathematics. In his role as a maths publicist- Dr Maths – Steve has written books, blogs, Teachers TV, pub maths magic shows and newspaper columns to help create greater public interest and understanding of mathematics.
He is a Member of the European Mathematical Society (EMS) Committee for Raising the Public Awareness of Mathematics in Europe, a fellow of The Institute of Mathematics and its Applications (IMA) and delivers “Maths Master Classes” for the Royal Institution. To promote public interest in mathematics he wrote fortnightly newspaper columns for eight years as ‘DrMaths’. He also has written a range of puzzles ‘explorer’ books and a number of classroom resources. Humble’s new book “How to be Inventive when teaching Primary Maths” has just been published by Routledge (2015) and was Routledge education author of the month March 2015. He is editor with Dixon on the “Handbook of International Development and Education” (2015) and an editor for “50 Visions of Mathematics” (2014) from OUP. Humble was the Director of the British “Numbers Festival” at Newcastle University, which took place in the summer 2015.
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