David Foster joined the School Of Education in September 2014. He teaches Mathematics Education on the PGDip in Primary Education (PGCE Advanced) Primary and Early Years Course. Prior to this he worked for two years at BCU and seven years at Newman University as a Senior Lecturer in Mathematics and Mathematics Education. David has worked as a class teacher and Mathematics Coordinator within Primary schools in Birmingham and Sandwell. His research interests include mathematical modelling, interdisciplinary mathematics, popularity, informetrics and webometrics.