# Staff Profile

## Dr John Appleby

### Senior Lecturer in Engineering Mathematics

- Email: john.appleby@ncl.ac.uk
- Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 6286
- Personal Website: http://www.staff.ncl.ac.uk/johnappleby/
- Address: Room 2.12, Herschel Annex

#### Qualifications

BA/MA Mathematics, University of Cambridge

PhD Mathematics, University of Leeds

#### Informal Interests

Politics and current affairs, reading, hill walking, Church of England (member of Diocesan Synod, Bishop's Council, Environment group), Trustee of the Cedarwood Centre, North Shields.

#### Research Interests

Not currently active in research

#### Esteem Indicators

External Examiner, Birmingham University Foundation Year 2000/3

Consultant to Ngee Ann Polytechnic, Singapore 1999/2000

Awarded the C Oswald George prize of the Royal Statistical Society 1998 for an article: 'BUSTLE - a bus scheduling simulation. Teaching Statistics, 20, 77-80.'

Former member University Senate and Council

Former President, Newcastle AUT (UCU)

#### Undergraduate Teaching

Foundation Year: Mathematics SFY0003, SFY0004, Applied Mechanics SFY0011

Stage 1 Engineering mathematics ENG1001

Stage 2 Strength of Materials/Finite Elements MEC2009, Eng Maths with Applications ENG2012

Partners Summer School - Maths for Engineers

- Appleby JC, Cox W. The Transition to Higher Education.
*In:*Khan, P., Kyle, J, ed.*Effective Learning and Teaching in Mathematics and its Applications*. London: Routledge, 2002, pp.6-21. - Appleby JC. What Can We Learn From Computer Based Diagnostic Testing?.
*In: Proceedings of TIME 2000: An International Conference on Technology in Mathematics Education*. 2000, Auckland, New Zealand: Auckland University of Technology. - Appleby JC.
**BUSTLE - a bus scheduling simulation**.*Teaching Statistics*1998,**20**, 77-80. - Toft M & Appleby JC.
**Determination of internal structure by electrical impedance tomography**.*Non-destructive testing and evaluation*1998,**14**, 173-181. - Burn RP, Appleby JC, Maher P (eds).
**Teaching Undergraduate Mathematics**. 1998. - Appleby JC, Samuels PC & Treasure-Jones T.
**DIAGNOSYS - a knowledge-based diagnostic test of basic mathematical skills**.*Computers in Education*1997,**28**, 113-131. - Appleby JC & Crighton DG.
**Internal gravity waves generated by oscillations of a sphere**.*J Fluid Mech*1987,**183**, 439-450.