About EAMS

The international conference on E-Assessment in Mathematical Sciences is a two-day academic conference organised by Newcastle University.

The conference aims to bring together researchers and practitioners with an interest in e-assessment for mathematics and the sciences. Running over two days, it will consist of a mix of presentations of new techniques, and pedagogic research, as well as workshops where you can get hands-on with leading e-assessment software.

The Organisers

Chris Graham
Director of E-Learning, School of Mathematics & Statistics, Newcastle University

Chris leads the e-learning unit in the School of Mathematics & Statistics at Newcastle University, overseeing e-assessment within the school and delivery of mathematical support to other parts of the University.

Bill Foster
Teaching Fellow, School of Mathematics & Statistics, Newcastle University

Bill has been involved in e-assessment for mathematical sciences since 1991. During that time he and his teams have implemented successful large-scale systems at Brunel and Newcastle Universities. He has researched, written and reported extensively on these and other developments.

Christian Lawson-Perfect
e-Learning Officer, School of Mathematics and Statistics, Newcastle University

Christian Lawson-Perfect is the lead developer of the open-source Numbas mathematical e-assessment system. He has a broad knowledge of the e-assessment landscape.

About Newcastle University

uni154-lNewcastle University has always focused on academic excellence and the impact of its academic work, with a mission statement to:

  • be a world-class research-intensive University
  • deliver teaching and facilitate learning of the highest quality
  • play a leading role in the economic, social and cultural development of the North East of England

Find out more about the University here.


About Newcastle Upon Tyne

Tyne Bridge and quayside - P Atkinson hi resThe most northern city in England, Newcastle sits on the north bank of the River Tyne, with its famous seven bridges crossing a spectacular riverscape. Newcastle is a diverse and vibrant city with acclaimed culture, architecture, dining and shopping. 

Read more about Newcastle here.