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

Mathematics Education Centre

Centre Staff

Dr Paola Iannone

Senior Lecturer

Tel +44 (0)1509 225903


I completed a first degree in mathematics at the Universita' degli Studi di Roma La Sapienza (Rome - Italy) and PhD in Pure Mathematics  the University of East Anglia (UEA). I then was appointed for three years as a Teaching Fellow in the Mathematics department at UEA, and later became a Senior Research Assistant in the School of Education still at UEA until I was appointed to a Lectureship in Educational Research in 2007 and then to a Senior Lectureship in 2012. I took up my current post as a Senior Lecturer in Mathematics Education at Loughborough University in 2016. 

Research areas

  • Summative assessment of mathematics at university level
  • Mathematical reasoning
  • Students' proof production
  • Teaching mathematics at university and students ’ note taking 

External activities


I teach the modules MAC132 and MAB232

In addition, I am the Service Teachign coordinator for the School of Science and I manage the Matehmatcis Learnign Support Centre.