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Brian Griffiths (1927–2008): his pioneering contributions to mathematics and education

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Brian Griffiths (1927–2008) was a British mathematician and educator who served as a member of the founding editorial board of Educational Studies in Mathematics. As a mathematician, Griffiths is remembered through his work on what continue to be known as ‘Griffiths-type’ topological spaces. As a mathematics educator, his most profound contribution was, with Geoffrey Howson, in offering a conceptualisation of the relationship between mathematics, society and curricula.

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Jones, Keith and Mamona-Downs, Joanna (2008) Brian Griffiths (1927–2008): his pioneering contributions to mathematics and education Educational Studies in Mathematics, 69, (3), pp. 283-286. (doi:10.1007/s10649-008-9153-1).

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Published date: November 2008
Keywords: pedagogy, curriculum, teaching, learning, topology, mathematics, school, understanding, brian, griffiths, society, curricula, griffiths-type, topological, spaces, howson, hawaiian, rings, southampton, university
Organisations: Mathematics, Science & Health Education

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Local EPrints ID: 63702
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/63702
ISSN: 0013-1954
PURE UUID: 512b6d95-1351-4f8e-bb80-2b29ffa2acfe
ORCID for Keith Jones: ORCID iD orcid.org/0000-0003-3677-8802

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Date deposited: 23 Oct 2008
Last modified: 17 Jul 2017 14:16

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