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(DPhil Oxford)John Shanks (2022)

Office: Science III, room 513
Tel: +64 3 479 7778


Teaching responsibilities

OLAF and SIMS support

Research Interests

Dr Shanks' research interests focussed on numerical methods in general, but specifically on acceleration techniques and methods for integration. Due to upcoming retirement, Dr Shanks is no longer accepting research supervision.


Shanks, J. A. (2007). Probability in action: The red traffic light. Journal of Statistics Education, 15(1). Retrieved from Journal - Research Article

Carr, D., & Shanks, J. (2006). Bridging mathematics for Clothing and Textile Sciences. In R. Spronken-Smith (Ed.), Proceedings of the Spotlight on Teaching at Otago Conference. (pp. 7). Dunedin, New Zealand: HEDC, University of Otago. [Abstract] Conference Contribution - Published proceedings: Abstract

Shanks, J. A. (2003). Horner in the corner. Function, 27(5), 131-138. Journal - Research Other

Shanks, J. A. (1996). Buffon's paperclip. Function, 20(5), 152-159. Journal - Research Article

Kavalieris, L., Lam, F. C., Roberts, L. A., & Shanks, J. A. (Eds.). (1996). Proceedings of the A C Aitken Centenary Conference, Otago Conference Series No 5. Dunedin: University of Otago Press. Conference Contribution - Edited volume of conference proceedings

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