Publications

Simms, Victoria; Gilmore, Camilla; Cragg, Lucy; Clayton, Sarah; Marlow, Neil & Johnson, Samantha.

Nature and origins of mathematics difficulties in very preterm children: A different etiology than Developmental Dyscalculia.

Pediatric Research, 2015, 77, 389–395. 10.1038/pr.2014.184.
Brogan, Ellen; Cragg, Lucy; Gilmore, Camilla; Marlow, Neil; Simms, Victoria & Johnson, Samantha. (2014) .

Inattention in very preterm children: implications for screening and detection.

Archives of Disease in Childhood, 2014, 99(9), 834-9.. 10.1136/archdischild-2013-305532 .
Simms, Victoria; Gilmore, Camilla; Cragg, Lucy; Marlow, Neil; Wolke, Dieter & Johnson, Samantha. (2013).

Mathematics difficulties in extremely preterm children: evidence of a specific deficit in basic mathematics processing.

Pediatric Research, 73 (2). pp. 236-244.
Gilmore, Camilla; Attridge, Nina; Clayton, Sarah; Cragg, Lucy; Johnson, Samantha; Marlow, Neil; Simms, Victoria & Inglis, Matthew. (2013).

Individual Differences in Inhibitory Control, Not Non-Verbal Number Acuity, Correlate with Mathematics Achievement.

PLOS ONE, 8 (6). pp. e67374-e67374. http://www.plosone.org/article/info%3Adoi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0067374.
Simms, Victoria; Cragg, Lucy; Gilmore, Camilla; Marlow, Neil & Johnson, Samantha. (2013).

Mathematics difficulties in children born very preterm: current research and future directions.

Archives of Disease in Childhood: Fetal and Neonatal Edition, 98(5). pp. F457-63. 10.1136/archdischild-2013-303777.

Presentations

2015

September

Educational and cognitive outcomes following preterm birth (Victoria Simms)

British Psychological Society: Developmental Section

Keynote presentation

Cognitive predictors of inattention and hyperactivity/impulsivity in children born very preterm in comparison to full term peers. (Lucy Cragg)

British Psychological Society: Developmental Section

Oral presentation

August

The role of inhibition in specific arithmetic skills (Sarah Clayton)

European Association for Research in Learning and Instruction

Oral presentation

Number line estimation performance and mathematical achievement: The impact of visual-spatial skills (Victoria Simms)

European Association for Research in Learning and Instruction

Oral presentation

May

Cognitive predictors of inattention and hyperactivity in children born very preterm in comparison to full term peers (Jennifer Tellet)

Pediatric Academic Societies Meeting, U.S.A.

Poster presentation

March

Neonatal predictors of mathematical performance in children born very preterm (Victoria Simms)

Society for Research in Child Development

Talk

2014

September

Mathematical anxiety and mathematical achievement in very preterm children (Victoria Simms)

British Psychological Society Developmental Section Conference

Oral presentation

May

Visuo-Spatial skills in very preterm children: Impact on mathematical achievement (Victoria Simms)

Pediatric Academic Sociey (PAS) annual conference

Platform presentation: International conference

Mathematics anxiety predicts mathematical achievement in very preterm children (Victoria Simms)

Pediatric Academic Society (PAS) annual meeting

Poster presentation: International Conference

2013

November

TBA (Samantha Johnson)

Early Education Northamptonshire (Kettering)

Platform presentation: National conference

TBA (Samantha Johnson)

Early Education Northamptonshire (Northampton)

Platform presentation: National conference

The long-term effects of premature birth: A growing challenge for Schools and Settings in the Early Years (Samantha Johnson)

Early Education Sheffield

Platform presentation: National conference

October

Inattention and Hyperactivity in children born very preterm: Implications for screening and detection (Samantha Johnson)

European Society for Paediatric Research (ESPR) annual meeting

Poster Symposium presentation: International conference

Mathematics attainment in very preterm children: the contribution of general cognitive skills. (Victoria Simms)

European Society for Paediatric Research (ESPR) annual meeting

Poster Symposium presentation: International conference

Mathematical difficulties in very preterm children: A population specific problem? (Victoria Simms)

European Society for Paediatric Research (ESPR) annual meeting

Platform presentation: International conference Shortlisted for the ESPR Young Investigator Award

September

Patterns of mathematics difficulties in very preterm children (Lucy Cragg)

British Psychological Society Cognition and Developmental (BPS COGDEV) Section meeting

Platform presentation: National conference

August

Domain-general skills associated with academic attainment in very preterm children. (Victoria Simms)

European Association for Research in Learning and Instruction (EARLI) biennial conference

Platform presentation: International conference Accepted in a symposium: Cognitive and educational outcomes of preterm birth

Identifying the nature of very preterm children’s mathematics difficulties (Camilla Gilmore)

European Association for Research in Learning and Instruction (EARLI) Biennial conference

Platform presentation: International conference. Contribution to the symposium: Cognitive and educational outcomes of preterm birth

July

Outcomes for Extremely preterm infants (Samantha Johnson)

REASON

Platform presentation: National conference

May

Mathematics attainment in very preterm children: the contribution of neuropsychological skills. (Samantha Johnson)

Pediatric Academic Societies (PAS) annual meeting

Poster presentation: International conference

The specific nature of mathematics difficulties in very preterm children. (Victoria Simms)

Pediatric Academic Societies (PAS) annual meeting

Poster presentation: International conference

April

Identifying the nature of very preterm children’s mathematical difficulties (Victoria Simms)

Society for Research in Child Development (SRCD) Biennial Meeting

Poster presentation: International conference

Speeded recall and executive functions, not basic numerical representations, predict mathematical achievement in 8-10 year olds (Victoria Simms)

Society for Research in Child Development (SRCD) Biennial Meeting

Poster presentation: International conference

Premature Infants’ Skills in Mathematics: Headline results (Victoria Simms)

University College London Hospital research meeting

Seminar

Premature Infants’ Skills in Mathematics: Headline results (Victoria Simms)

The Infant Mortality and Morbidity Studies (TIMMS) open forum

Seminar

Attention, emotional and social problems in very preterm children: Implications for screening and detection (Ellen Brogan)

Leicester Royal Infirmary research meeting

Seminar

March

Premature Infants’ Skills in Mathematics: Domain general and domain specific skills (Victoria Simms)

Midlands Mathematics Cognition Group Away Week

Seminar

Premature Infants’ Skills in Mathematics: Progress to date (Victoria Simms)

Leicester Royal Infirmary research meeting

Seminar

2012

November

The long term consequences of being born early: How preterm birth affects the developing child (Samantha Johnson)

Nottingham city council Early Years Conference

Platform presentation: National conference

September

Premature Infants’ Skills in Mathematics: Outlining the study (Victoria Simms)

Midlands Mathematics Cognition Group

Seminar

Premature Infants’ Skills in Mathematics (PRISM Study) (Victoria Simms)

Leicester Royal Infirmary

Seminar

April

Understanding mathematics difficulties in extremely preterm children: An exploratory study (Victoria Simms)

Pediatric Academic Societies (PAS) Annual Meeting

Platform presentation: International conference

2011

October

Premature Infants’ Skills in Mathematics (PRISM Study) (Victoria Simms)

Midlands Mathematics Cognition Group

Seminar

Premature Infants’ Skills in Mathematics (PRISM Study) (Samantha Johnson)

University College London Hospital research meeting

Seminar

May

Premature Infants’ Skills in Mathematics (PRISM Study) (Samantha Johnson)

Midlands Mathematics Cognition Group

Seminar