Ruth graduated from Cardiff University in 1998 and then went on to work in the actuarial profession.
She has been a mathematics academic at the University of Wolverhampton since 2003, teaching mathematics and statistics and undertaking consultancy work in the area of data analysis.
Primary research areas are statistical cybermetrics and quantitative research into student attainment.
Ruth is also the Midlands Coordinator for the sigma network, the mathematics support network.
Primary research areas are statistical cybermetrics, quantitative research into student attainment and mathematics education.
Fellow of the HEA (FHEA)
Fellow of the Institute of Mathematics and its Applications (FIMA)
Chartered Mathematician (CMath)
Title: Hyperlinks as a data source for science mapping
Citation: Journal of Information Science, 30(5): 436-447
Web issue analysis: An integrated water resource management case study
Article first published online: 6 JUN 2006 Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology
Are raw RSS feeds suitable for broad issue scanning? A science concern case study
Article first published online: 18 AUG 2006 Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology
Title: Automated Web issue analysis: A nurse prescribing case study
Citation: Information Processing & Management, 42 (6): 1471-1483
Issue date: 2006
Title: Geometric journal impact factors correcting for individual highly cited articles
Citation: Journal of Informetrics Volume 9, Issue 2, April 2015, Pages 263–272
Issue date: 2015
Title: The influence of time and discipline on the magnitude of correlations with citation data
To be submitted March 2015
July, 2011 University of Greenwich: Promoting Inclusive Change: addressing equity and success for BME students in higher education.
Title of paper: Disparities in attainment for University of Wolverhampton Mathematics students.
September 2011 Coventry University: Preparing for student-led education
Title of paper: How assessment regimes affect disparities in attainment for mathematics students
January 2012 Universities House, London: Higher Education Equal Opportunities Network.
Title of Paper: Using institutional level administrative data for Equality and Diversity monitoring purposes
June 2012 Coventry University: Touching Hearts and Minds: Tackling Disparities in Student Attainment.
Title of Paper: Measuring the gap – What the data says from two HE Institutions
Title: Hearing their song and singing their tune… Creating harmony or discord?
Rhoades, Gavin M.
Altc 2013 Building new cultures of learning
May 2013 Manchester Metropolitan University: HEA STEM (Maths, Stats & OR): Mathematics, Statistics and OR for all: Sharing Good Practice in Service Teaching in the Mathematical Sciences.
Title of Paper: Service Teaching of Statistics
May 2014: The Studio, Birmingham: HEA Social Sciences Annual Conference
Title of Paper: Quants: Nirvana or Nightmare?
September 2014: Cardiff University: CETL MSOR Annual Conference
Title of Paper 1: Traditional Lectures for 21st Century Students
Title of Paper 2: Reflections on Introducing Mature Students to Mathematics