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Study Habits and Attainment in Undergraduate Mathematics: A Social Network Analysis (2020)
Journal Article
Alcock, L., Hernandez-Martinez, P., Patel, A. G., & Sirl, D. (2020). Study Habits and Attainment in Undergraduate Mathematics: A Social Network Analysis. Journal for Research in Mathematics Education, 51(1), 26–49. https://doi.org/10.5951/jresematheduc.2019.0006

In this paper, we argue that although mathematics educators are concerned about social issues, minimal attention has been paid to student-student interactions outside the classroom. We discuss social network analysis (SNA) as a methodology for studyi... Read More about Study Habits and Attainment in Undergraduate Mathematics: A Social Network Analysis.

Individual preventive social distancing during an epidemic may have negative population-level outcomes (2018)
Journal Article
Leung, K. Y., Ball, F., Sirl, D., & Britton, T. (2018). Individual preventive social distancing during an epidemic may have negative population-level outcomes. Interface, 15, Article 20180296. https://doi.org/10.1098/rsif.2018.0296

The outbreak of an infectious disease in a human population can lead to individuals responding with preventive measures in an attempt to avoid getting infected. This leads to changes in contact patterns. However, as we show in this paper, rational be... Read More about Individual preventive social distancing during an epidemic may have negative population-level outcomes.