Suyi Abbas

  • PhD research student
Date of start of studies: 1 April 2023
Supervisors: Colin Foster & Ouhao Chen
Research areas: Mathematical Confidence & Attitude to Math


With a Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Psychology from De Montfort University, a Postgraduate Certificate in Education (PGCE), and a Master of Arts (MA) in Education from The University of Nottingham, I bring extensive experience as a teacher in schools and colleges.

Throughout my academic and professional journey, I have cultivated strong analytical skills, attention to detail, and a strong acumen for critical thinking. This empowers me to actively engage in intellectually stimulating discussions, contribute insightful ideas, and offer a fresh perspective to the field of education. Moreover, I am deeply passionate about getting involved in projects and taking on roles that allow me to effectively utilise my skills and experience to make meaningful contributions to the field of education.


My research focuses on Mathematical Confidence and Attitude to Math, aiming to contribute to the existing knowledge in the field and address real-world challenges for educators and learners. I am thrilled to continue my journey at Loughborough University, combining my diverse educational background, teaching experience, and research passion to make a positive impact in the field of education.