2024 CASTeL 10th Science and Maths Education Research Conference

13-14 June 2024

“Beyond Boundaries – Future-proofing Science and Maths Education”


Conference Speakers

Prof Matthew Inglis

Matthew Inglis is a Professor of Mathematical Cognition in the Department of Mathematics Education at Loughborough University, UK. His research aims to understand the cognitive processes involved in numerical thinking, logical reasoning, and mathematical practice. His work has been widely published across both psychology and education journals. In 2014 he was awarded the Selden Prize by the Mathematical Association of America, in 2017 he was named the Times Higher Education Outstanding Research Supervisor of the Year, and in 2021 he was awarded the British Psychological Society Book Award for ‘An Introduction to Mathematical Cognition’.

Dr Katriona O’Sullivan

Katriona is Senior Lecturer in the Assisting Living & Learning Institute, Department of Psychology, Maynooth University. She is also a memoirist and her first book, Poor, debuted at #1 on the Irish Non-Fiction bestseller list. She is the Principal Investigator on the STEM Passport for Inclusion project, featured recently on RTE Changemaker series. She has held research grants from the Irish Research Council and Science Foundation Ireland leading an initiative to tackle digital inequality in education.  She also successfully led the largest HEA PATH funded programme entitled Turn to Teaching which focused on diversifying teacher education. She has been an invited speaker at the World Education Forum, the European Gender Action Workshop on Women and Digitalization and most recently at the UN gender equality workshop. She has worked with Irish policy makers to develop policies around education and inclusion. She has published research on equality, gender, education, inclusion and STEM.