Naomi Winstone is a cognitive psychologist specialising in the processing and impact of instructional feedback and the influence of dominant discourses of assessment and feedback in policy and practice on the positioning of educators and students in feedback processes. Naomi is a Reader in Higher Education and Director of the Surrey Institute of Education at the University of Surrey, UK, having previously held the position of Associate Dean (Learning and Teaching) in the Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences. She is also an Honorary Associate Professor in the Centre for Research in Assessment and Digital Learning (CRADLE) at Deakin University, Australia. Naomi runs training events and workshops at Universities, Schools, and Colleges across Europe, to support educators and students to enhance the impact of assessment and feedback on learning and development. Naomi is a Principal Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and a UK National Teaching Fellow.
Naomi is also the co-author of Designing Effective Feedback Processes in Higher Education: A Learning Focused Approach (2020) with David Carless.