Loughborough University
Leicestershire, UK
LE11 3TU
+44 (0)1509 263171
Loughborough University

Mathematics Education Centre

Centre Staff

Dr Camilla Gilmore

Reader in Mathematical Cognition

Tel +44 (0)1509 22 8218

Location SCH.0.30 (Schofield Building)


I completed my undergraduate and graduate studies at Nottingham (BSc Psychology), Reading (MSc Psychology Research Methods) and Oxford (DPhil Experimental Psychology). Following this I worked as a postdoc in the Psychology Department at Harvard University and was then a Research Fellow in the Learning Sciences Research Institute at Nottingham for 5 years. I moved to the MEC in 2011.

Research areas

  • Mathematical cognition in adults and children.
  • Mathematical learning difficulties and dyscalculia.
  • Conceptual and procedural understanding of mathematics.

External activities

  • My recent research projects have been funded by Action Medical Research, British Academy, ESRC, Nuffield Foundation, and Royal Society.
  • Please see my personal webpage for details of current projects.


I have the following responsibilities within the MEC:

  • Member, Senior Management Group