• Cromore Road, Coleraine Campus

    BT52 1SA Coleraine

    United Kingdom

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Biography

Victoria Simms is a developmental psychologist with a specific interest in the development of mathematical thinking in both typically and atypically developing children. Victoria's work also focuses on the long term consequences of preterm birth, specifically cognitive and educational outcomes. Current projects include cross-cultural comparisons of mathematical cognition, the influence of the home environment on early learning and neuro-imaging of mathematical processing.

Victoria completed her PhD in Cognitive Psychology at QUB in 2008. Victoria then worked as a Post-doctoral Research Fellow at a number of institutions (Heriot Watt University, Queen's University Belfast and the University of Leicester) before joining Ulster University in 2013. Victoria was apppointed as Research Director for the School of Psychology in 2017 and was promoted to Reader in Psychology in 2018.

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ability Social Sciences

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Research Output 2011 2019

An Audit Tool for Assessing the Visuocognitive Design of Infographics

Gay, J., Simms, V., Bond, RR., Finlay, D. & Purchase, H., 10 Sep 2019, ECCE 2019 - Proceedings of the 31st European Conference on Cognitive Ergonomics: Designing for Cognition. p. 1-5 5 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Visualization
Sustainable development
Teaching
Display devices
Industry

Cognitive, behavioural and educational outcomes in children aged 5-11 years with Spina Bifida in Northern Ireland

Parajuli, Y., Casson, K., Loane, M. & Simms, V., 2 May 2019, Cognitive, behavioural and educational outcomes in children aged 5-11 years with Spina Bifida in Northern Ireland .

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access
File
Northern Ireland
Spinal Dysraphism
Mathematics
Short-Term Memory
History

Cognitive, behavioural and educational outcomes in children aged 5-11 years with Spina Bifida in Northern Ireland

Parajuli, Y., Casson, K., Loane, M. & Simms, V., 28 Jun 2019, (Accepted/In press) Cognitive, behavioural and educational outcomes in children aged 5-11 years with Spina Bifida in Northern Ireland .

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

File
Northern Ireland
Spinal Dysraphism
Mathematics
Parents
Short-Term Memory

Eye movement patterns and approximate number sense task performance in Williams syndrome and Down syndrome: a developmental perspective

Van Herwegen, J., Ranzato, E., Karmiloff-Smith, A. & Simms, V., 31 Oct 2019, In : Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders. 49, 10, p. 4030-4038 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Williams Syndrome
Task Performance and Analysis
Eye Movements
Down Syndrome
Research

Improving developmental and educational support for children born preterm: Evaluation of an e-learning resource for education professionals

Johnson, S., Bamber, D., Bountziouka, V., Clayton, S., Cragg, L., Gilmore, C., Griffiths, R., Marlow, N., Simms, V. & Wharrad, H., 5 Jun 2019, In : BMJ Open. 9, 6, p. 1-8 8 p., e029720.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Professional Education
Learning
Premature Birth
England

Prizes

Research Personnel

Activities 2018 2018

  • 1 Invited talk

What do babies really think?

Victoria Simms (Speaker)
19 Nov 2018

Activity: Talk or presentationInvited talk

Thesis

Early Mathematical Learning: Easy as 1, 2, 3?

Author: Cahoon, A., May 2019

Supervisor: Simms, V. (Supervisor) & CASSIDY, T. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis