Name Dr. Brien Nolan
School Mathematical Sciences


Brien Nolan is a Senior Lecturer in the School of Mathematical Sciences, and is currently the Head of School. He graduated in Mathematical Sciences from UCD (BSc 1990, MSc 1991), and completed his PhD in Relativity Theory in the Department of Mathematical Physics, UCD in 1995. His interests are Mathematics Education and General Relativity. He has held various administrative positions in the School of Mathematical Sciences, including Director of the Maths Learning Centre, School Teaching Convenor and Chair of the BSc in Science Education. He has supervised two PhD students in Mathematics and Science Education, and has been a PI/co-PI on research projects funded by the National Forum for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education and by the Department of Education & Skills. He is a member of the editorial board of the IOP journal Classical and Quantum Gravity.


Mathematical Knowledge for Teaching; Teaching and Learning of Mathematics at Third Level; Mathematics Teacher Education; Mathematical Literacy in Schools; Mathematics Tutor Training; Transfer of Mathematical Knowledge and Skills
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