James Hetherington

Math and Science tutor

Based in
Islington, London, United Kingdom
James Hetherington | Math and Science tutor

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I have a PhD in theoretical physics from Cambridge University, five years postdoctoral experience at University College London working in computational physiology, and professional software development experience at the MathWorks, makers of MATLAB and Simulink. I have extensive experience teaching at Cambridge University and teaching and lecturing at University College London. I'm available to tutor at GCSE, A-level and degree level in Mathematics, Science and Computing, and can also provide tuition in a variety of programming languages and computer platforms. I can provide a reference from the UCL physics Director of Undergraduate Teaching Laboratories as to the quality of my teaching.


Lecturer, computing for modellers, UCL Centre for Maths and Physics in the Life Sciences and Experimental Biology

MATLAB, Mathematica, UNIX, functional and list-based programming, numerical solution of differential equatons.

Sep 2006 - Dec 2007

Demonstrator, UCL Physics and tutor, UCL Maths

In the physics department, supervising laboratory teaching experiments covering mechanics, electronics, optics, and thermodynamics. In the maths department, tutoring for the mathematical biology course.

Oct 2004 - Jun 2007

Lecturer, statisics for experiment and computing for physicists UCL/Birkbeck evening physics course.

Statistical significance of experimental data, analysis of experimental errors, introductory programming, programming best practice, event-based gui programming.

Oct 2004 - Dec 2006

Supervisor, Cambridge University Maths for Natural Sciences

Small group and one-on-one tuition covering first and second year university maths topics including calculus and vectors, matrices, and differential equations in the first year and calculus of variations, complex methods, and group theory in the second year.

Oct 2000 - Jun 2003

Supervisor, Cambridge University Physics

Small group tuition, covering classical mechanics, waves, relativity, statistical mechanics and thermodynamics and quantum mechanics.

Oct 2000 - Jun 2003

Educational history

PhD, Theoretical Physics

October, 2000 - June, 2003
Cambridge University
Phenomenology of Supersymmetric Models

MSci, Natural Sciences Tripos

October, 1995 - June, 1999
Cambridge University
Theoretical physics and applied mathematics options.


Aimed at: Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced.

Last login: 12 years 22 weeks ago

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