The Team

Current members

Dr Lucy Cragg

Lucy is an Associate Professor in the School of Psychology at the University of Nottingham, and is an investigator on the SUM2 project. Her research investigates the development of executive functions (e.g. manipulating information in memory, flexible thinking, ignoring distractions) in childhood and adolescence. For more information on Lucy’s research click here.

Dr Camilla Gilmore

               Camilla is a Professor at the Centre for Mathematical Cognition (Loughborough University), and is an investigator on the SUM2 project. She carries out research into the development of maths skills and understanding. For more information on Camilla’s research click here.

Dr Joanne Eaves

                 Jo is a postdoctoral research fellow working on the SUM2 project in the School of Psychology at the University of Nottingham. She completed her PhD at Loughborough University in 2020.

Emily Britton-Drewry

                Emily is a PhD research student at Loughborough University. Her PhD is investigating children’s learning of multiplication facts in collaboration with Times Tables Rock Stars, which feeds into the SUM2 project.

Naima Nigar

                Naima is a PhD research student at Nottingham University. Her PhD is investigating the relationship between metacognition and mathematics.

Historic members

Paula Hubber

                Paula was a PhD student working on the SUM1 project. Her research is examined the role of executive functions in adults’ maths expertise. She was based at The University of Nottingham and completed her PhD in 2015.

Sarah Keeble

                Sarah was a research assistant working on the SUM1 project between October 2012 and June 2014. She was involved in all aspects of the school-based studies, based at Loughborough University.

Sophie Richardson

                Sophie was a research assistant working on the SUM1 project from February 2012 until January 2014. She was involved in all aspects of the school-based studies and was based at The University of Nottingham.

Hannah Roome

                Hannah was a research assistant working on the SUM1 project from February to August 2015. She was involved in all aspects of the project and was based at Loughborough University

Vera van der Molen

                Vera collaborated with the SUM1 Project for her final project as a Masters student at the University of Amsterdam. She looked at the role of executive functions in children’s multiplication skills, and was based at Loughborough University for five months in 2014.

Contact details         

Post:           The SUM project, School of Psychology, University Park, University of   Nottingham, Nottingham UK, NG7 2RD

Tel:             0115 84 67926

Email:         SUM-Project@nottingham.ac.uk

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