Plymouth Undergraduate Research in Mathematics

Tom Heinzl, Tom McCourt


We briefly discuss some peculiarities of undergraduate research in mathematics and present two examples from our educational practice

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Law, The Plymouth Student Scientist 7, (2), 185-194 (2014).

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