Professor Iram Siraj

Elected: 2024

Area(s): Humanities, Arts & Social Sciences

Specialist Subject(s): Education Research and Policy

Professor of Child Development and Education, University of Oxford

Professor Siraj was schooled in Cardiff and has held positions at the Universities of Warwick, UCL and Oxford. She has received £25m in research grants and authored 300 publications, mostly books and refereed papers. The 17-year EPPSE study has influenced quality in curriculum design and pedagogy, and UK and international policy and research in pre-school education. She has advised several Welsh Ministers of Education and in 2015 was awarded an OBE for services to early education.