Institutos Universitarios

Multiplier Event

“Inquiry-based approach in university mathematics”

19th June 2020

Facultad de Ciencias Matemáticas,

Universidad Complutense de Madrid (Spain)

This international event is organized by the European Project “Partnership for the Learning And Teaching IN University Mathematics (PLATINUM)” and co-organized by the Universidad Complutense de Madrid (Spain) in collaboration with Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spanish Committee for Mathematics (CEMAT), SEIEM (Spanish Society for Research in Mathematical Education), Cátedra Extraordinaria UCM Miguel de Guzmán and Instituto de Matemática Interdisciplinar (IMI).


The aim of this one-day event is to promote materials for professional development of mathematics lecturers who teach at university level developed by the PLATINUM consortium and presented at the International Workshop in June in Madrid. The target audience are mathematicians, mathematics educators, students of mathematics, academic management.



  • Barbara Jaworski, Loughborough University (United Kingdom)
  • Reinhard Hochmuth, Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Universität Hannover (Germany)
  • Yuriy Rogovchenko, Universitetet i Agder (Norway)
  • Svitlana Rogovchenko, Universitetet i Agder (Norway)
  • Natasa Brouwer-Zupancic, Universiteit van Amsterdam (The Netherlands)
  • Inés M. Gómez-Chacón and Platinum team, Universidad Complutense de Madrid (Spain)
  • Alfonso Gordaliza, President of Spanish Committee for Mathematics (CEMAT) (Spain)
  • Mª Teresa Gónzalez Astudillo, President of SEIEM (Spanish Society for Research in Mathematical Education) (Spain)
  • Ángel Manuel Ramos, Director of Instituto de Matemática Interdisciplinar (IMI)

Language: English and Spanish

Place: Facultad de Ciencias Matemáticas, Universidad Complutense de Madrid (Spain)



09:00- 09:30 Registration at the meeting venue

09:30-10:00 Opening, welcome (International Vice-Rector of the UCM, Dean of the Mathematics Faculty of the UCM, Coordinator of the PLATINUM Project, Local Coordinator at UCM)

10:00-11:00 Overview of the Mathematics Education at University Level (input from the PLATINUM project, CEMAT, SEIEM Associations, IMI)

11:00-11:30 Break

11:30-12:00 Presentation of the PLATINUM project

12:00-13:00 Scientific overview of Inquiry-Based-Mathematics Education (IBME)

13:00-13:30 Colloquium

13.30 Lunch

15:00- 16:30 Round table discussion on Inquiry-Based Mathematics Education: examples of inquiry-based tasks and projects in university mathematics teaching, examples of tools designed to aid/promote evaluation of teaching and; questions and answers

17:00- 17:30 Closure


Local Coordinator: Inés M. Gómez-Chacón

Faculty: Facultad de Ciencias Matemáticas, Instituto de Matemática Interdisciplinar


Phone: +34 913944385