Dr Christie Marr

Dr Christie Marr beccame Deputy Director of the Isaac Newton Institute in 2012.

After teaching secondary school Mathematics in London, Christie completed an MSc and DPhil in theoretical computer science in Oxford before taking on post doctoral positions in Warwick and in Oxford. Following this, Christie founded and managed the Mathematics Support Centre and Scottish Mathematics Support Network at the University of St Andrews.

Christie’s research has been funded by DERA, EPSRC and the US National Security Agency among others and in 2010 Christie was awarded a Sigma Prize for her ‘outstanding contribution to mathematics support’.

As deputy director of the Isaac Newton Institute, Christie has an integral role in facilitating programmes for eminent mathematicians from all over the world in what is recognised to be an international centre of mathematics excellence. She is committed to increasing the number of women in mathematics, particularly from developing countries.

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