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Laura Outhwaite

PhD candidate in Applied Psychology and Education, University of Nottingham

Laura is a PhD student in the School of Psychology at the University of Nottingham, UK. She obtained her BSc in Psychology and MSc in Psychological Research Methods from the University of Nottingham. She is also the postgraduate coordinator for the university's Child and Childhood Network.

Laura's research focuses on evaluating the effectiveness of a tablet technology maths intervention in supporting the acquisition of early maths skills. Her work looks at children's mathematics learning gains over the intervention period and the cognitive skills underpinning early maths to understand the mechanisms underlying the intervention. Her work is in collaboration with the charity onebillion ( and primary schools and not-for-profit organisations in Nottinghamshire and the surrounding areas.

Articles by Laura Outhwaite