A receiver psychology approach to nurturing students' active engagement
Professor Naomi Winstone
Professor of Educational Psychology, 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 University of Surrey since September 2009, during which time she has held the roles of Director of Studies and Director of Learning and Teaching (School of Psychology) and Associate Dean for Education (Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences). She now leads the Surrey Institute of Education, a centre for excellence in learning and teaching. Naomi is a Principal Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and was awarded National Teaching Fellowship in 2016. She is also an Honorary Professor in the Centre for Research in Assessment and Digital Learning (CRADLE) at Deakin University, Australia, and has been a Faculty Scholar at the Faculty of Education, University of Hong Kong, and a Visiting Fellow at the Institute for Teaching and Learning Innovation (ITaLI) at the University of Queensland, Australia.