Mathematician:Celia Mary Hoyles

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Mathematician

British mathematician, educationalist, academic and (at one point in her career) a TV presenter.

Awarded


Nationality

British


History

  • Born: 18 May 1946
  • 2003: Awarded the first Hans Freudenthal Medal by the International Commission on Mathematical Instruction for her work in mathematics education
  • 2004: Awarded an OBE for services to education
  • 2004 to 2007: Government Chief Adviser for Mathematics
  • 2007 to 2013: Director of the National Centre for Excellence in the Teaching of Mathematics
  • 2010: Awarded the first Kavli Education Medal by the Royal Society for her research in mathematics education
  • 2014: Awarded a DBE in recognition of her service as Director of the National Centre for Excellence in the Teaching of Mathematics
  • 2014 -- 2015: President of the Institute of Mathematics and its Applications


Publications and other work

  • Late 1980s: co-presenter of Fun and Games, a prime time television quiz show about mathematics


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