Dr. Steve Hewson

NRICH post-16 coordinator


  • Developing teaching and learning materials for A-level students/undergrads
  • Delivering lectures, workshops, masterclasses etc. to students, teachers and others


  • 2007-present: NRICH project, DAMTP
  • 2008 - 2009: Transkills development officer
  • 2005-2007: Fast track school teacher of mathematics
  • 2004: PGCE, Cambridge
  • 1999 - 2004: Quantitative analyst, Credit Suisse First Boston
  • 1997 - 1999: Research Fellow in Mathematics, Queens' College
  • 1994 - 1997: PhD String Theory, DAMTP

Research interests

Mathematics Education; formerly Theoretical Physics (although I still like to think about this!).


Aside from my obvious teaching work, I have supervised mathematics for natural science courses and a wide range of courses from the mathematics tripos.


A Mathematical Bridge, 2nd Edition. (World Scientific, 2009)

See, for example, http://nrich.maths.org/stemnrich and material therein

See also, for example:

An approach to F-theory, Nucl.Phys. B534 (1998) 513-530

The twelve dimensional super (2+2)-brane,  Nucl.Phys. B492 (1997) 249-277