Researcher

Professor Chris Tisdell

My Expertise

Open Educational Resources, such as: YouTube EDU; Academic Earth; bookboon.com; and MOOCs (Massive Online Open Courses), Online Education, Mathematics Education and Mathematics communication.

STEM education.  Mathematics Education.

Digital Education.  

Educational Technology.
 

Field of Research (FoR)

SEO tags

Biography

ABOUT ME

 

Biography

Champion of education, mathematician and former DJ.

Chris's significant and innovative contributions to digital education have positively impacted millions of people around the world by meeting the challenges of scale, flexibility and personalized learning. His virtual classroom leads all Australian universities in terms of elearning rankings and metrics; and compares very favourably with the top ten universities (THES) in...view more

ABOUT ME

 

Biography

Champion of education, mathematician and former DJ.

Chris's significant and innovative contributions to digital education have positively impacted millions of people around the world by meeting the challenges of scale, flexibility and personalized learning. His virtual classroom leads all Australian universities in terms of elearning rankings and metrics; and compares very favourably with the top ten universities (THES) in the world. 

The quality and impact of Chris's work on student learning has been recognized at national and international levels, through fellowships and prestigious awards for educational excellence, including diversity and inclusion.

His leadership as Associate Dean (Education) has improved the quality, recognition and transparency of teaching across the Faculty of Science, spearheading UNSW’s 2025 Strategy. 

Chris promotes education through public engagement and thought leadership at national and international levels as an expert and public figure. He is proud to collaborate with key partners within the education industry, ensuring continuous improvement and collaborative advantage.
 

Education

  • PhD in Mathematics, The University of Queensland, 2002
  • Bachelor of Arts (Hons I), Double major in Mathematics, 1998.

 

Research Grants

  • ARC Discovery Grant 2004-7, Dynamic Equations on Measure Chains
  • ARC Linkage International 2005-6, Differential Inclusions
  • Australian Academy of Science, Scientific Visits to Europe, 2005
  • Australian Academy of Science, Scientific Visits to USA, 2004.

Current Student Projects (PhD and Honours)

What is the effect of digital resources on student achievement?

When do fractional differential equations have solutions?

What can difference equations tell us about differential equations?

What is the link between discrete and continuous mathematics?

Advice for prospective students

UNSW is a inspiring and dynamic place to study. I welcome you to make contact with me and to discuss your plans.

 

AWARDS & ACHIEVEMENTS

Staff Excellence Award, Diversity & Inclusion, UNSW Australia, 2015

Australia Award for University Teaching, Teaching Excellence Award 2014

Vice Chancellor's Award for Teaching Excellence, 2012/13

John Yu Fellowship, Imperial College, London, 2005

Cheung Kong Fellowship, The University of Hong Kong, 2006.

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Location

School of Mathematics and Statistics
University of New South Wales
Sydney NSW 2052
The Red Centre
Room 4079

Contact

9385 6792
9385 7123

Videos

Improved contraction methods for discrete boundary value problems
Banach's fixed point theorem
e is a Magic Number (Song About e)
A passion for teaching via free and scalable methods: Chris Tisdell
The future of education lies beyond the classroom
Chris Tisdell discusses his national Award for Teaching Excellence
Improved contraction methods for discrete boundary value problems
Banach fixed point theorem & differential equations
e is a magic number (song about e)
A passion for teaching via free and scalable methods: Chris Tisdell
The future of education lies beyond the classroom
Chris Tisdell discusses his national Award for Teaching Excellence