Research Associate in Mathematical Cognition at Loughborough University, UK
The Centre for Mathematical Cognition at Loughborough University (UK) is seeking a full-time research associate (1-year fixed-term contract) to begin in November 2021.
The project aims at developing, in collaboration with expert game designers, a number game that will be
optimised based on teachers and children’s feedback to achieve high playability. When ready, the research team
will run a randomised controlled trial to evaluate the effectiveness of the game in improving early numerical
skills. We will organise workshops, create instructional videos, and write blog posts to engage teachers and
parents to support the project, disseminate findings, and promote future studies.
The successful applicant will be involved in the design of the game and will be responsible for recruiting
participants, data collection and analysis. In addition, they will have the opportunity to contribute to
the interpretation and write-up of the research.
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