Biography

Robert Jenkins recently joined the Norwich Business School to teach statistics after being a Learning Enhancement Tutor (specialising in Mathematics and Statistics) for over 10 years

In 2007 Robert was awarded the inaugural Sir Geoffrey and Lady Allen Excellence in Teaching Award.  This prestigious UEA award was made largely on the basis of recommendations by students who have benefited from Robert's work.

Robert received a second UEA Excellence in Teaching Award in 2012/13 that recognised continued excellence and innovation in learning and teaching and a third as part of the University Teaching Fellow scheme in 2015.  Robert also won a UUEAS Transforming Teaching Award for “Best Support Staff” in 2015 and was nominated in 2016.  He also won the UEA Green Impact Environmental Hero Award in 2017 for he work in engaging students in handout reduction in his second year Quantitative Methods Module.

Enthusiastic and passionate about mathematics and statistics, Robert has been at the forefront of teaching and learning innovation at UEA for many years.  He has curated and created an extensive, interactive set of online maths resources to help students with their studies. He designed and ran workshops to help students re-engage with maths, employing a diverse array of pedagogical methods including blended, flipped and scenario-based learning.

Current interests include the communication of mathematics to and by students in learning environments.  He is particularly interested in the language used by lecturers in the teaching and learning of mathematics and using rich scenarios to fully contextualise the learning of mathematics and statistics.  In additon Robert is always keen to promote and validate mathematics support in higher education and highlighting the importance that mathematics plays in other degree subjects.

Finally he is passionate about encouraging closer links with businesses and works closely with bith Marsh and Alan Boswell group to create and deliver immersive teaching events for students.

All Publications

Andrews, D. L., Bradshaw, D., Jenkins, R., Rodríguez, J.

(2009)

Dendrimer light-harvesting: Intramolecular electrodynamics and mechanisms,

in Dalton Transactions

(45)

pp. 10006-10014

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Jenkins, R., Andrews, D. L.

(2004)

Biexciton resonance energy transfer in a model photosystem,

in Photochemical & Photobiological Science

3

(1)

pp. 39-46

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Jenkins, R., Daniels, G. J., Andrews, D. L.

(2004)

Quantum pathways for resonance energy transfer,

in The Journal of Chemical Physics

120

(24)

pp. 11442-11448

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Jenkins, R., Andrews, D. L.

(2003)

Multichromophore excitons and resonance energy transfer: Molecular quantum electrodynamics,

in The Journal of Chemical Physics

118

(8)

pp. 3470-3479

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Andrews, D. L., Jenkins, R. D., Kuzyk, M. G. (ed.), Eich, M. (ed.), Norwood, R. A. (ed.), Andrews, D. (ed.)

(2003)

Energy transfer in macromolecular arrays,

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Daniels, G., Jenkins, R., Bradshaw, D., Andrews, D.

(2003)

Resonance energy transfer: The unified theory revisited,

in The Journal of Chemical Physics

119

(4)

pp. 2264-2274

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Jenkins, R., Andrews, D. L.

(2003)

Exciton resonance energy transfer: Effects of geometry and transition moment orientation in model photosystems,

in Photochemical & Photobiological Science

2

(2)

pp. 130-135

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Jenkins, R., Andrews, D. L., Davila Romero, L. C.

(2002)

A new diagrammatic methodology for non-relativistic quantum electrodynamics,

in Journal of Physics B: Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics

35

(3)

pp. 445-468

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Jenkins, R., Andrews, D.

(2002)

Four-center energy transfer and interaction pairs: Molecular quantum electrodynamics,

in The Journal of Chemical Physics

116

(15)

pp. 6713-6724

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Andrews, D. L., Jenkins, R. D., Lakhtakia, A. (ed.), Weiglhofer, W. S. (ed.), Hodgkinson, I. J. (ed.), Andrews, D. (ed.)

(2001)

Nonlinearities in energy harvesting media,

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Andrews, D. L., Jenkins, R.

(2000)

A quantum electrodynamical theory of three-center energy transfer for upconversion and downconversion in rare earth doped materials,

in The Journal of Chemical Physics

114

(3)

pp. 1089-1101

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Jenkins, R. D., Andrews, D. L.

(2000)

Orientation factors in three-centre energy pooling,

in Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics

2

(13)

pp. 2837-2843

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Allcock, P., Jenkins, R. D., Andrews, D.

(2000)

Laser-assisted resonance-energy transfer,

in Physical Review A

61

(2)

article no. 023812

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Jenkins, R. D., Andrews, D.

(1999)

Twin-donor systems for resonance energy transfer,

in Chemical Physics Letters

301

(3-4)

pp. 235-240

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Allcock, P., Jenkins, R. D., Andrews, D. L.

(1999)

Laser assisted resonance energy transfer,

in Chemical Physics Letters

301

(3-4)

pp. 228-234

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Jenkins, R. D., Andrews, D. L.

(1998)

Three-Center Systems for Energy Pooling: Quantum Electrodynamical Theory,

in The Journal of Physical Chemistry A

102

(52)

pp. 10834-10842

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Administrative Posts

Deputy Senior Academic Adviser