Research Profile

Máire Ní Riordáin

Biography

Dr. Máire Ní Ríordáin is a Senior Lecturer  in the School of Education, Univeristy College Cork. She is a graduate of Physical Education and Mathematics (BSc.(Hons.), 2005), and Mathematics Education (PhD, 2009) from the University of Limerick. Her key research interests include - bilingualism (Irish and English) and mathematics education; mathematics teacher professional development; action/practitioner research; and cross-curricular mathematics and science teaching and learning. She  is also Director of the Dioplóma Gairmiúil sa Mhatamaitic don Mhúinteoireacht (Professional Diploma in Mathematics for Teaching), a DES funded CPD initiative for up-skilling post-primary teachers of mathematics, on which she teaches both mathematics and mathematics education modules.


Research Interests

Bilingualism (Irish and English) and mathematics education.
Mathematics teacher professional development.
Action/practitioner research in teacher education.
Cross-curricular teaching and learning - mathematics and science

Research Grants

 ProjectFunding
Body
Start DateEnd DateAward
M²EID: Mathematical Meta-level developments in English and Irish language DiscoursesIrish Research Council01-FEB-1601-DEC-17€95,500.00
MELBA: Mathématiques à l'école en langue bretonne aujourd'hui01-JAN-1330-SEP-14€14,000.00
SUIM² – Spreagadh na hUimhearthachta tríd Imeachtaí Múinteoireachta Muiníneacha01-APR-1331-MAR-15€30,000.00
An Evaluation of the Professional Diploma in Mathematics for Teaching01-SEP-1330-JUN-17€20,000.00

Publications

Peer Reviewed Journals

 YearPublication
(2017)'An examination of the professional development needs of out-of-field mathematics teachers'
Ní Ríordáin, M., Paolucci, C. & O' Dwyer, L. M. (2017) 'An examination of the professional development needs of out-of-field mathematics teachers'. Teaching and Teacher Education, 64 :162-174 [DOI] [Details]
(2016)'Making mathematics and science integration happen: key aspects of practice'
Ní Ríordáin, M., Johnston, J., Walshe, G. (2016) 'Making mathematics and science integration happen: key aspects of practice'. International Journal Of Mathematical Education In Science And Technology, 47 (2):233-255 [DOI] [Details]
(2015)'What do we know about mathematics teaching and learning of multilingual adults and why does it matter?'
Ní Ríordáin, M., Coben, D. & Miller-Reilly, B. (2015) 'What do we know about mathematics teaching and learning of multilingual adults and why does it matter?'. Adults Learning Mathematics International Journal, 10 (1):8-23 [Details]
(2014)'An integrated approach to the teaching and learning of science and mathematics utilising technology – the teachers’ perspective'
Johnston, J., Ní Ríordáin, M. & Walshe, G. (2014) 'An integrated approach to the teaching and learning of science and mathematics utilising technology – the teachers’ perspective'. Journal on School Educational Technology, 9 (4):14-26 [Details]
(2014)'Bilingual 3rd level education – rich insights from an Irish context'
Ní Ríordáin, M. (2014) 'Bilingual 3rd level education – rich insights from an Irish context'. International Journal of Humanities and Social Science, 4 (10):51-61 [Details]
(2011)'Tackling the transition – The English mathematics register and students learning through the medium of Irish'
Ní Ríordáin, M. & O' Donoghue, J. (2011) 'Tackling the transition – The English mathematics register and students learning through the medium of Irish'. Mathematics Education Research Journal, 23 (1):43-65 [Details]
(2015)'Navigating layers of teacher uncertainty among preservice science and mathematics teachers engaged in action research'
Capobianco, B. & Ní Ríordáin, M. (2015) 'Navigating layers of teacher uncertainty among preservice science and mathematics teachers engaged in action research'. Educational Action Research, 23 (4):581-598 [Details]
(2011)'Who teaches our students mathematics at post-primary education in Ireland?'
Ní Ríordáin, M. and Hannigan, A. (2011) 'Who teaches our students mathematics at post-primary education in Ireland?'. Irish Educational Studies, 30 (3):289-304 [Details]
(2009)'The relationship between performance on mathematical word problems and language proficiency for students learning through the medium of Irish'
Ní Ríordáin, M., O'Donoghue, J. (2009) 'The relationship between performance on mathematical word problems and language proficiency for students learning through the medium of Irish'. Educational Studies In Mathematics, 71 :43-64 [DOI] [Details]

Conference Publications

 YearPublication
(2017)10th Congress of European Research in Mathematics Education
Ryan, Miriam; Ní Ríordáin, Máire (2017) The role of the classroom teacher in supporting bilingual primary pupils in the learning of mathematics 10th Congress of European Research in Mathematics Education Dublin, Ireland, , 01-FEB-17 - 05-FEB-17 [CORA Link] [Details]
(2017)10th Congress of European Research in Mathematics Education
O’ Brien, Aoife; Ní Ríordáin, Máire (2017) Examining difficulties in initial algebra: Pre-requisite and algebra content areas for Irish post-primary students 10th Congress of European Research in Mathematics Education Dublin, Ireland, , 01-FEB-17 - 05-FEB-17 [CORA Link] [Details]
(2017)10th Congress of European Research in Mathematics Education
Ní Ríordáin, Máire; Flanagan, Eílis; Brilly, Claire (2017) Ensuring methodological rigor for investigating the discourse development of bilingual mathematics learners 10th Congress of European Research in Mathematics Education Dublin, Ireland, , 01-FEB-17 - 05-FEB-17 [CORA Link] [Details]
(2016)New Perspectives in Science Education
Johnston, J., Walshe, G., Ní Ríordáin,M. (2016) Utilising different models of integration to enhance the teaching of second level science and mathematics . In: Pixel eds. New Perspectives in Science Education Florence, Italy, , pp.72-76 [Details]
(2016)7th Science and Mathematics Education Conference
Ní Shuilleabháin, A., Johnson, P., Prendergast, M., Ní Ríordáin, M. (2016) Pre-service mathematics teachers' concerns and attitudinal beliefs on implementing curricular reform 7th Science and Mathematics Education Conference [Details]
(2015)9th Congress of European Research in Mathematics Education
Poisard, C., Ní Ríordáin, M., Le Pipec, E. (2015) Mathematics education in bilingual contexts: Irish-English, Breton-French . In: K. Krainer, N. Vondrova eds. 9th Congress of European Research in Mathematics Education Prague, Czech Republic, , pp.1468-1474 [Details]
(2015)9th Congress of European Research in Mathematics Education
Ní Ríordáin, M., McCluskey, A. (2015) Bilingual mathematics learners, conceptual mathematical activity and the role of their languages. How best to investigate? . In: K. Krainer, N. Vondrova eds. 9th Congress of European Research in Mathematics Education Prague, Czech Republic, , pp.1454-1460 [Details]
(2013)8th Congress of the European Society for Research in Mathematics Education
Ní Ríordáin, M (2013) A comparison of Irish and English language features and the potential impact on mathematical processing . In: B. Ubuz, C. Haser, M. Mariotti eds. 8th Congress of the European Society for Research in Mathematics Education Antalya, Turkey, , pp.1576-1585 [Details]
(2011)7th Congress of the European Society for Research in Mathematics Education
Ní Ríordáin, M. (2011) A working model for improving mathematics teaching and learning for bilingual students . In: M. Pytlak, T. Rowland, E. Swoboda eds. 7th Congress of the European Society for Research in Mathematics Education Rzeszow, Poland, , pp.1346-1355 [Details]
(2010)GIREP - ICPE-MPTL International Conference
Ní Ríordáin, M., Johnston, J., McCelland, G. & O’ Donoghue, J. (2010) Utilising technology to develop a collaborative approach to the teaching and learning of physics and mathematics in second level education in Ireland . In: W. Kaminski, M. Michelini eds. GIREP - ICPE-MPTL International Conference Reims, France, , pp.107-114 [Details]
(2010)Mathematics Education and Society 6th Conference
Ní Ríordáin, M. (2010) Where did it all go right? The socio-political development of Gaeilge as a medium for learning mathematics in Ireland . In: U. Gellert, E. Jablonka, C. Morgan eds. Mathematics Education and Society 6th Conference Berlin, Germany, , pp.387-398 [Details]
(2009)Third National Conference on Research in Mathematics Education (MEI-3)
Ní Ríordáin, M., McCluskey, A (2009) Extending the mathematical capacity of Gaeilgeoirí: Assessing the effectiveness of bilingual mathematics instruction in first year undergraduate education . In: D. Corcoran, T. Dooley, S. Close, R. Ward eds. Third National Conference on Research in Mathematics Education (MEI-3) Dublin, Ireland, , pp.379-390 [Details]
(2009)Third National Conference on Research in Mathematics Education (MEI-3)
Ní Ríordáin, M., Hannigan, A. (2009) Assessing the level of suitably qualified teachers teaching mathematics at post-primary education in Ireland . In: D. Corcoran, T. Dooley, S. Close, R. Ward eds. Third National Conference on Research in Mathematics Education (MEI-3) Dublin, Ireland, , pp.273-282 [Details]
(2008)11th International Congress on Mathematical Education (ICME-11)
Ní Ríordáin, M., O' Donoghue, J. (2008) Challenges faced by Gaeilgeoirí in the transition to English medium second level mathematics education . In: C. Signoret eds. 11th International Congress on Mathematical Education (ICME-11) Monterrey, Mexico, , pp.3343-3354 [Details]
(2008)11th International Congress on Mathematical Education (ICME-11)
Ní Ríordáin, M., O’ Donoghue, J. (2008) An investigation into bilingual adult mathematics learners within an Irish context . In: C. Signoret eds. 11th International Congress on Mathematical Education (ICME-11) Monterrey, Mexico, , pp.2672-2683 [Details]
(2007)14th International Conference of Adults Learning Mathematic
Ní Ríordáin, M., O' Donoghue, J. (2007) Language issues for adults learning mathematics through a second language . In: T. Maguire, N. Colleran, O. Gill, J. O’ Donoghue, K. Safford-Ramus eds. 14th International Conference of Adults Learning Mathematic Limerick, Ireland, , pp.241-250 [Details]
(2007)Second National Conference on Research in Mathematics Education (MEI-2)
Ní Ríordáin, M., O' Donoghue, J. (2007) Language, mathematics learning and Gaeilgeoirí: A study of educational transitions in Irish education . In: S. Close, D. Corcoran, T. Dooley eds. Second National Conference on Research in Mathematics Education (MEI-2) Dublin, Ireland, , pp.359-370 [Details]

Published Reports

 YearPublication
(2011)Mathematics and Gaeilge: A Report on the Influence of Bilingualism.
Ní Ríordáin, M. (2011) Mathematics and Gaeilge: A Report on the Influence of Bilingualism. NCE-MSTL, University of Limerick. [Details]
(2011)A Collaborative Approach to Developing Conceptual Understanding of Science and Mathematics, enhanced by the Integration of Technology, in Second Level Education, Junior Cycle.
Johnston, J., Ní Ríordáin, M. (2011) A Collaborative Approach to Developing Conceptual Understanding of Science and Mathematics, enhanced by the Integration of Technology, in Second Level Education, Junior Cycle. Texas Instruments, UK. [Details]
(2009)Out-of-field Teaching in Post-Primary Mathematics Education: An Analysis of the Irish Context.
Ní Ríordáin, M, Hannigan, A. (2009) Out-of-field Teaching in Post-Primary Mathematics Education: An Analysis of the Irish Context. NCE-MSTL, University of Limerick. [Details]

Fact Sheet

 YearPublication
(2009)The role of language in teaching and learning mathematics.
Ní Ríordáin, M. (2009) The role of language in teaching and learning mathematics. Fact Sheet [Details]

Professional Activities

Honours and Awards

 YearTitleAwarding Body
2009Teaching Council Research Bursary Teaching Council
2005Advanced Scholar Award University of Limerick
2006MACSI Postgraduate Scholarship Mathematics Applications Consortium for Science and Industry

Conference Contributions

 YearPublication
(2017)ESAI: Changing Research: working the spaces between education policy and practice,
Ní Ríordáin, M. & Flanagan, E. (2017) Endorsing the narrative of bilingual learning in mathematics to inform educational policy and practice. [Oral Presentation], ESAI: Changing Research: working the spaces between education policy and practice, UCC, Cork , 20-APR-17 - 22-APR-17. [Details]
(2017)ESAI: Changing Research: working the spaces between education policy and practice,
Lane, C. & Ní Ríordáin, M. (2017) Changing beliefs, changing practice: Action research as a catalyst for change in out-of-field mathematics teaching. [Oral Presentation], ESAI: Changing Research: working the spaces between education policy and practice, UCC, Cork , 20-APR-17 - 22-APR-17. [Details]
(2016)3rd Teaching Across Specialisations (TAS) Collective Symposium,
Faulkner, F. & Ní Ríordáin, M. (2016) An Overview of Teachers’ Perceptions of the Effectiveness of the Professional Diploma in Mathematics for Teaching – An Examination from a Pedagogical and Subject Content Knowledge Standpoint. [Oral Presentation], 3rd Teaching Across Specialisations (TAS) Collective Symposium, Dublin, Ireland , 26-AUG-16 - 27-AUG-16. [Details]
(2016)13th International Congress on Mathematical Education (ICME-13),
Ní Ríordáin, M. & McCluskey, A. (2016) A comparison of Irish and English language learning discourses in mathematics. [Oral Presentation], 13th International Congress on Mathematical Education (ICME-13), Hamburg, Germany , 24-JUL-16 - 31-JUL-16. [Details]
(2016)13th International Congress on Mathematical Education (ICME-13),
O’ Reilly, M., et al. (2016) Ireland National Presentation. [Oral Presentation], 13th International Congress on Mathematical Education (ICME-13), Hamburg, Germany . [Details]
(2016)13th International Congress on Mathematical Education (ICME-13),
Paolucci, C., Ní Ríordáin, M. & O' Dwyer, L. (2016) Teacher development within a professional development programme for out-of-field mathematics teachers. [Oral Presentation], 13th International Congress on Mathematical Education (ICME-13), Hamburg, Germany . [Details]
(2016)Symposium on Languages and Mathematics (SLaM),
Ní Ríordáin, M. (2016) How do the linguistic features of different languages affect mathematics and mathematics education in those languages differently?. [Keynote Speaker], Symposium on Languages and Mathematics (SLaM), Umeå, Sweden , 13-JUN-16 - 15-JUN-16. [Details]
(2016)European Conference on Educational Research (ECER),
Ní Ríordáin, M. (2016) Irish-medium primary mathematics teachers’ self-reported practices in relation to the use of language-as-resource. [Oral Presentation], European Conference on Educational Research (ECER), Dublin, Ireland , 22-AUG-16 - 26-AUG-16. [Details]
(2016)13th International Congress on Mathematical Education (ICME-13),
O' Donoghue, B., Johnson, P., Ní Ríordáin, M. & O' Donoghue, J. (2016) Let's learn literacy for mathematics teaching from Pólya and Meyer. [Poster Presentation], 13th International Congress on Mathematical Education (ICME-13), Hamburg, Germany , 24-JUL-16 - 31-JUL-16. [Details]
(2016)13th International Congress on Mathematical Education (ICME-13),
O' Brien, A. & Ní Ríordáin, M. (2016) Examining difficulties in initial algebra in the Irish context: Design of a diagnostic test in algebra for Irish post-primary students. [Poster Presentation], 13th International Congress on Mathematical Education (ICME-13), Hamburg, Germany , 24-JUL-16 - 31-JUL-16. [Details]
(2016)Educational Studies Association of Ireland Annual Conference,
Ní Ríordáin, M., Paolucci, C. & O' Dwyer, L. (2016) Teacher Knowledge Development within a Professional Development Programme for Out-of-Field Mathematics Teachers. [Oral Presentation], Educational Studies Association of Ireland Annual Conference, Galway, Ireland , 01-APR-16 - 02-APR-16. [Details]
(2015)Tumoideachas 2015,
Ní Ríordáin, M. (2015) Seomra ranga matamaitice CLIL: Léargais Thábhachtacha le breithniú i gcomhthéacs oideachas trí mheán na Gaeilge. [Oral Presentation], Tumoideachas 2015, Coláiste Mhuire gan Smál, Luimneach , 15-MAY-15 - 16-MAY-15. [Details]
(2015)BRSLM-MEI Conference,
Ní Ríordáin, M., Paolucci, C. & O' Dwyer, L. (2015) Examining the mathematical knowledge of Irish out-of-field mathematics teachers. [Oral Presentation], BRSLM-MEI Conference, Dublin, Ireland , 28-FEB-15 - 28-FEB-15. [Details]
(2015)Educational Studies Association of Ireland (ESAI) Conference,
Ní Ríordáin, M. & Logue-Collins, P. (2015) Problem-Based Learning in initial teacher education: A transition to collaborative learning. [Oral Presentation], Educational Studies Association of Ireland (ESAI) Conference, Maynooth, Ireland , 10-APR-15 - 11-APR-15. [Details]
(2015)European Conference on Educational Research (ECER),
Ní Ríordáin, M. & Faulkner, F. (2015) Professional development for out-of-field post-primary teachers of mathematics: An example from the Irish context. [Oral Presentation], European Conference on Educational Research (ECER), Budapest, Hungary , 07-SEP-15 - 11-SEP-15. [Details]
(2014)Psychology of Mathematics Education - 38,
Ní Ríordáin, M. & McCluskey, A. (2014) A theoretical framework for the examination of the role of bilingual learners’ languages when engaged in conceptual mathematical learning. [Oral Presentation], Psychology of Mathematics Education - 38, Vancouver, Canada , 15-JUL-14 - 20-JUL-14. [Details]
(2014)Psychology of Mathematics Education - 38,
Paolucci, C., Ní Ríordáin, M. & O’ Dwyer. L. (2014) An examination of the probability knowledge of Irish out-of-field mathematics teachers. [Oral Presentation], Psychology of Mathematics Education - 38, Vancouver, Canada , 15-JUL-14 - 20-JUL-14. [Details]
(2014)21st International Conference of Adults Learning Mathematics (ALM),
Ní Ríordáin, M., Coben, D. & Miller-Reilly, B. (2014) What do we know about the mathematics teaching and learning of multilingual adults and why does it matter?. [Oral Presentation], 21st International Conference of Adults Learning Mathematics (ALM), Bern, Switzerland , 29-JUN-14 - 02-JUL-14. [Details]
(2014)1st Teaching Across Specialisations (TAS) Collective Symposium,
Ní Ríordáin, M. (2014) Out-of-field mathematics teaching and the need for professional development: The Irish context. [Oral Presentation], 1st Teaching Across Specialisations (TAS) Collective Symposium, Porto, Portugal , 30-AUG-14 - 31-AUG-14. [Details]
(2014)Séminaire MELBA – MELBA seminar Langages et mathématiques – Languages and mathematics,
Ní Ríordáin, M. (2014) Resources for Irish-medium Mathematics Education. [Invited Oral Presentation], Séminaire MELBA – MELBA seminar Langages et mathématiques – Languages and mathematics, Renne, France , 23-SEP-14 - 24-SEP-14. [Details]
(2014)Séminaire MELBA – MELBA seminar Langages et mathématiques – Languages and mathematics,
Ní Ríordáin, M. (2014) Terminological Choices in Mathematics. [Invited Oral Presentation], Séminaire MELBA – MELBA seminar Langages et mathématiques – Languages and mathematics, Renne, France , 23-SEP-14 - 24-SEP-14. [Details]
(2014)Séminaire MELBA – MELBA seminar Langages et mathématiques – Languages and mathematics,
Ní Ríordáin, M. (2014) The Socio-Political Development of Irish as a Medium of Learning. [Invited Oral Presentation], Séminaire MELBA – MELBA seminar Langages et mathématiques – Languages and mathematics, Renne, France , 23-SEP-14 - 24-SEP-14. [Details]
(2014)Collaborative Action Research Network (CARN) Conference 2014,
Capobianco, B. & Ní Ríordáin, M. (2014) Navigating layers of teacher uncertainty among pre-service mathematics and science teachers engaged in action research. [Oral Presentation], Collaborative Action Research Network (CARN) Conference 2014, Gateshead, UK , 31-OCT-14 - 02-NOV-14. [Details]
(2014)Psychology of Mathematics Education - 38,
Ní Ríordáin, M. (2014) Pre-service mathematics teachers’ perceptions of action research and role in professional development. [Poster Presentation], Psychology of Mathematics Education - 38, Vancouver, Canada , 15-JUL-14 - 20-JUL-14. [Details]
(2013)Comhdháil Bhliantúil Chomhairle na Gaelscolaíochta,
Ní Ríordáin, M. (2013) Forbairt Teanga agus Matamaitic sa Seomra Ranga. [Invited Lectures (Workshops)], Comhdháil Bhliantúil Chomhairle na Gaelscolaíochta, Coláiste Feirste, Béal Feirste , 15-MAR-13 - 15-MAR-13. [Details]
(2013)Re-designing Initial Teacher Education: Deepening Engagement with Pedagogy Conference,
Ní Ríordáin, M. & Hannigan, A. (2013) Out-of-Field Teaching in Post-Primary Mathematics Education: An Analysis of the Irish Context. [Poster Presentation], Re-designing Initial Teacher Education: Deepening Engagement with Pedagogy Conference, UCC, Cork , 13-JUN-13 - 13-JUN-13. [Details]
(2013)Re-designing Initial Teacher Education: Deepening Engagement with Pedagogy Conference,
Ní Ríordán, M (2013) Symposium Panel - Redesigning Initial Teacher Education. [Invited Oral Presentation], Re-designing Initial Teacher Education: Deepening Engagement with Pedagogy Conference, UCC, Cork , 13-JUN-13 - 13-JUN-13. [Details]
(2013)European Conference on Educational Research (ECER),
Ní Ríordáin, M., Planas, N., Kervan, M., Gueuder, G. & Barton, B. (2013) Significant insights into Teaching and Learning Mathematics in Bilingual Classrooms: Examples from Brittany, Catalonia, New Zealand and Ireland. [Chair Sessions at Symposia], European Conference on Educational Research (ECER), Istanbul, Turkey , 10-SEP-13 - 14-SEP-13. [Details]
(2012)12th International Congress on Mathematical Education (ICME-12),
Ní Ríordáin, M. (2012) Topic Group Plenary - Impact of Methodological Choices. [Oral Presentation], 12th International Congress on Mathematical Education (ICME-12), Seoul, South Korea , 08-JUL-12 - 15-JUL-12. [Details]
(2012)12th International Congress on Mathematical Education (ICME-12),
Ní Ríordáin, M. & McCluskey, A. (2012) The influence of bilingualism on mathematical problem solving at third level education in Ireland. [Oral Presentation], 12th International Congress on Mathematical Education (ICME-12), Seoul, South Korea , 08-JUL-12 - 15-JUL-12. [Details]
(2012)37th Annual ESAI conference,
Ní Ríordáin, M. (2012) Addressing the bilingual factor – insights, influences and its impact on Irish education. [Oral Presentation], 37th Annual ESAI conference, UCC, Cork , 29-MAR-12 - 31-MAR-12. [Details]
(2011)Comhdháil Gaelscoileanna Teo. 2011,
Ní Ríordáin, M. (2011) An dátheangachas agus an mata. [Invited Oral Presentation], Comhdháil Gaelscoileanna Teo. 2011, An Tulach Mhór, Co. Uíbh Failí , 25-NOV-11 - 26-NOV-11. [Details]
(2011)Irish Medium Education and Special Education Needs North and South: Maximizing Learning and Resources,
Ní Ríordáin, M. (2011) Mathematics, Gaeilge and Bilingualism. [Oral Presentation], Irish Medium Education and Special Education Needs North and South: Maximizing Learning and Resources, Newry, Co. Down , 01-DEC-11 - 01-DEC-11. [Details]
(2010)Tóstal na Gaeilge,
Ní Ríordáin, M. (2010) An dátheangachas agus foghlaim na matamaitice in Éirinn. [Oral Presentation], Tóstal na Gaeilge, Galway, Ireland , 11-FEB-10 - 13-FEB-10. [Details]
(2010)Changing Practice: Challenges and Opportunities in Mathematics and Science Teaching and Learning,
Ní Ríordáin, M. (2010) Challenges for the teaching and learning of mathematics at post-primary education in Ireland. [Oral Presentation], Changing Practice: Challenges and Opportunities in Mathematics and Science Teaching and Learning, University of Limerick, Limerick , 24-APR-10 - 24-APR-10. [Details]
(2010)T³ International Conference,
Johnston, J. & Ní Ríordáin, M. (2010) A collaborative approach to conceptual understanding of Physics and Mathematics enhanced by the integration of the TI-Nspire. [Oral Presentation], T³ International Conference, Atlanta, GA , 10-MAR-10 - 13-MAR-10. [Details]
(2009)3rd Annual Irish Applied Mathematics Teachers’ Association Conference,
Ní Ríordáin, M. & Liston, M. (2009) Applied mathematics and third level education. [Oral Presentation], 3rd Annual Irish Applied Mathematics Teachers’ Association Conference, University of Limerick, Limerick , 14-NOV-09 - 14-NOV-09. [Details]
(2009)Research Symposium - University of Auckland,
Ní Ríordáin, M. (2009) The role of language in Learning Mathematics – The Irish Context. [Invited Oral Presentation], Research Symposium - University of Auckland, University of Auckland, New Zealand , 03-APR-09 - 03-APR-09. [Details]
(2009)British Educational Research Association Annual Conference,
Ní Ríordáin, M. & O’ Donoghue, J. (2009) Making the transition-challenges encountered with the English mathematics register for Gaeilgeoirí. [Oral Presentation], British Educational Research Association Annual Conference, Manchester University, Manchester , 22-SEP-09 - 27-SEP-09. [Details]
(2007)British Educational Research Association Annual Conference,
Ní Ríordáin, M. & O’ Donoghue, J. (2007) Mathematics performance and language proficiency: The case of Gaeilgeoirí in Ireland. [Oral Presentation], British Educational Research Association Annual Conference, Institute of Education, London , 25-SEP-07 - 29-SEP-07. [Details]
(2007)MACSI Symposium,
Ní Ríordáin, M. & O’ Donoghue, J. (2007) Is mathematics performance and language proficiency related?. [Invited Oral Presentation], MACSI Symposium, University of Limerick , 25-SEP-07 - 25-SEP-07. [Details]
(2006)British Educational Research Association Annual Conference,
Ní Ríordáin, M. & O’ Donoghue, J. (2006) Mathematics teaching in a second language in Ireland. [Oral Presentation], British Educational Research Association Annual Conference, University of Warwick, UK , 26-SEP-06 - 30-SEP-06. [Details]

Professional Associations

 AssociationFunctionFrom / To
Irish Maths Teachers Association Member/
European Society for Research in Mathematics Education Member/
EPI-STEM: National Centre for STEM Education Management Board Member/

Employment

 EmployerPositionFrom / To
National University of Ireland, Galway Lecturer in Education01-JUL-12 / 31-AUG-16
St. Patrick's College of Education, Thurles Head of Education01-SEP-10 / 30-JUN-12
National Centre for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching and Learning, UL Senior Projects Officer - Mathematics01-SEP-08 / 31-AUG-10
University of Limerick Mathematics and Education Tutor01-SEP-05 / 31-AUG-08

Languages

 LanguageReadingWritingSpeaking
English FluentFluentFluent
Irish FluentFluentFluent

Research Information

External Collaborators

 NameOrganisation / InstituteCountry
Dr. Jennifer Johnston University of LincolnUNITED KINGDOM
Dr. Fiona Faulkner DITIRELAND
Dr. Aisling McCluskey NUI GalwayIRELAND
Dr. Eílis Flanagan NUI GalwayIRELAND
Dr. Mark Prendergast TCDIRELAND
Dr. Patrick Johnson University of LimerickIRELAND
Dr. Aoibhinn Ní Shuilleabháin UCDIRELAND
Prof. Laura O' Dwyer Boston CollegeU.S.A.
Dr. Catherine Paolucci SUNY New PaltzU.S.A.
Prof. Paul Conway University of LimerickIRELAND
Dr. Ciara Lane University of LimerickIRELAND
Dr. Gráinne Walshe University of LimerickIRELAND
Prof. John O' Donoghue University of LimerickIRELAND
Prof. Brenda Capobianco Purdue UniversityU.S.A.

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