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.
Enthusiastic and passionate about maths, 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 peer assisted learning.
Current interests include the promotion and validation of mathematics support in higher education and highlighting the importance that mathematics plays in other degree subjects.