Textbooks

This list does not constitute any sort of recommendation – it’s just a list.  If you would like to add a title to this list or contribute a book review please email Jenny Koenig (jk111 at cam.ac.uk).

Aitken, MRF, Broadhurst, RW, Hladky SB (2010). Mathematics for Biological Scientists. Garland Science.  ISBN 978-0-8153-4136-9

Baldi, B and Moore DS (2012, 2009) The Practice of Statistics in the Life Sciences, 2nd Edn. WH Freeman and Co, New York. ISBN 978-1-4292-5235-5

Cornish-Bowden, A (1999) Basic Mathematics for Biochemists, 2nd edn. Oxford University Press. ISBN 0-19-850216-8.

Croft, A, and Davison, R (2006) Foundation Maths, 4th Edn. Pearson Prentice Hall. ISBN 978-0-13-197921-5.

Foster, PC (1998) Easy Mathematics for Biologists. Harwood Academic Publishers. ISBN 90-5702-338-5.

Harris, M, Taylor, G and Taylor, J (2005). CatchUp Maths & Stats For the life and medical sciences. Scion Publishing. ISBN 978-1-904842-11-8.

Hawkins, D (2009) Biomeasurement: A student’s guide to biological statistics. 2nd edn. Oxford University Press. ISBN 978-0-19-921999-5

Kahn, Peter (2001) Studying Mathematics and its Applications. Palgrave Study Guides. ISBN 0-333-92279-4

This book is about study skills required for studying the applications of mathematics rather than the mathematics itself. Some examples of the skills that are covered are: Using Examples, Thinking Visually, Coping with Symbols, Studying Actively, Using Technology. The book encourages students to think creatively and actively rather than to just memorise a set of procedures.

Reed, MB (2011) Core Maths for the Biosciences. Oxford University Press. ISBN 978-0-19-921634-5

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