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Project Patron and Critical Friend


Make it Count's Project Patron is Dr Chris Matthews. Chris is a traditional owner Minjerribah (Stradbroke Island) in the Quandamooka Nation (Moreton Bay, Queensland).  In 2003, Chris completed a PhD in Applied Mathematics at Griffith University.  Chris is a lecturer in the Griffith School of Environment and Coordinator of the Indigenous Research Network at Griffith University. 

As the Make it Count Project Patron, Chris is both an inspiration for educators working in mathematics and numeracy with Indigenous students and an important role model for students to aspire to.

Note: Chris is now chairperson of the newly formed Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Mathematics Alliance (ATSIMA).