Surrey Institute of Education

The Surrey Institute of Education strives to inspire innovation, encourage experimentation, and support the enhancement of higher education through high-quality educational research and evaluation that has an impact on policy and practice, and seeking to work in authentic partnerships with students and staff.

Our staff members

Dr Naomi Winstone

Reader in Higher Education, Director of the Surrey Institute of Education

Naomi completed a BSc (Hons) in Psychology at the University of Surrey in 2005, which included a professional training year in educational psychology with Dorset County Educational Psychology Service. She then completed an MSc in Psychology of Early Development at the University of Reading in 2006, before returning to Surrey to undertake a PhD. Naomi has been working at the Univ...

Dr Anesa Hosein

Senior Lecturer

I am a senior lecturer in the Department of Higher Education at the University of Surrey. I am passionate about my job role which is in developing and mentoring academic staff/ colleagues (i.e. my “students”) in academic practice through using evidence-based research for the higher education sector. My larger life role is to develop policy and practice that can make ...

Christopher Trace

Head of Digital Learning

Chris is the Head of Digital Learning within the Surrey Institute of Education. As Head of Digital Learning Chris is responsible for leading the Digital Learning Team in developing, implementing, and supporting academic staff to use contemporary technological systems, tools and practices in ways that enable successful delivery of the education strategy.  Chris ...