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B.Sc. Mathematics M.Sc. Operational Research.


Main Teaching Areas

Operational Research Techniques, Quantitative Methods, Business Modelling, Simulation,, Forecasting, SPSS


Gracia L, Hill S, Jarvis M, O’Sullivan D (2004) Participation and Incident Rates in Outdoor Adventure Activities in Wales: An Analysis Wales Outdoor Activity Forum, Cardiff (WAG)

Gracia L, Hill S, Jarvis M, O’Sullivan D ‘Determinants of Participation in Physical Activity and its Effect on the Wider Economy: A Pilot Study’ WAG Economic Research Unit (Jan – 2006)



Member of the Operational Research Society. Treasurer of South Wales Operational Research Discussion Society (March 2007 -)


Franchise Quality and Support Coordinator for Leisure, Recreation and Tourism Management Scheme to Blackburn College. (Sept 1997 – Sept 2000)

External courses through UGCSCIPS Foundation Quantitative Methods (Sept 1997 – Sept 2001), CIPS Foundation Business Analysis in Purchase and Supply (March 2005)


UGCS short courses as above


Research Interests

Data Analysis of Welsh Physical Activity Data, Business Modelling, Simulation, Forecasting, Quantitative Reasoning

Current Research Activity

Quantitative Literacy and Reasoning in Business

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