CURRICULUM VITAE

Academic Positions

Aug 2019  -   present

Lecturer

Department of Psychology, Royal Holloway University of London

Oct 2018  -   Jul 2019

Postdoctoral Researcher

Laboratoire de Neurosciences Cognitives et Computationnelles,

École Normale Supérieure, PSL University

PI: Patrick Haggard, Funding: Chaire Blaise Pascal, Fondation ENS

Oct 2016 - Sep 2018

Fyssen Foundation Postdoctoral Fellow

Institut Jean Nicod, École Normale Supérieure, PSL University

Mentor: Valérian Chambon

Apr - Oct 2016

Postdoctoral Researcher

Center for Research in Cognition and Neurosciences, Université Libre de Bruxelles

PI: Axel Cleeremans, Funding: ERC Advanced Grant

Jan - Jun 2015

Visiting Researcher, Bogue Research Fellowship

Department of Psychology, Columbia University, New York

Mentor: Janet Metcalfe

Education

2016

Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, University College London

Supervisor: Patrick Haggard

Thesis Title: “Prospective Sense of Agency: Cognitive and Neural Mechanisms”

PhD Cognitive Neuroscience

2012

Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, University College London

Supervisor: Patrick Haggard

MSc Cognitive Neuroscience (Distinction)

2010

London South Bank University

Supervisors: Jennifer Bizley (University of Oxford), Hillary Katz (LSBU)

BSc (Hons) Psychology (First Class)
Grants, Fellowships & Awards

2019

ESRC New Investigator Grant, PI: £292,118 (2021-2022)

A Computational Approach to Understanding Maladaptive Cognition in Depression

2017

Experimental Psychology Society travel grant - Belfast meeting (£367)

2016

Fyssen Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship, 50,000€ (2016-2018)

Sense of Agency and Metacognition of Action

2016

FRS-FNRS travel grant - BACN, Budapest (€242)

2016

Guarantors of Brain travel grant - ASSC, Buenos Aires (£800)

2016

Psychonomic Society’s accommodation award - International Meeting, Granada

2015

UCL SLMS Graduate Student Funding Award - Psychonomic Society, Chicago (£536)

2014

Bogue Research Fellowship, £6859 (2015)

2014

UCL (PALS Division) Sully Scholarship (best PhD Upgrade) for 2013/14 (£350)

2013

Guarantors of Brain travel grant - IMPRS NeuroCom Summer School, Leipzig (£500)

2010

Head of Department Prize for Best 2nd Year Student in BSc (Hons) Psychology, LSBU

2009

Guarantors of Brain bursary - Autumn School in Cognitive Neuroscience, Oxford

Supervision & Teaching
RHUL (ongoing)

Teaching:

  • Neuroscience of Emotion & Decision Making (course coordinator)

  • Applied Neuroscience

  • Social Brain

Supervision:

  • Final Year project Y3 BSc & MSci students 

  • Internship of visiting MSc student from ENS (Feb-Jun 2021)

Other:
  • Co-supervision of MSc Brain and Mind Sciences student, UCL, 2019-2020
  • Guest lecture, MSc in Engineering, Paris Institute of Technology for Life, Food and Environmental Sciences (AgroParisTech), 2019
  • Guest lectures, M2 Cogmaster, ENS, 2017-2019
  • Co-supervision of M2 CogMaster student,  ENS, 2018-2019
  • Co-supervision of MSc Cognitive and Decision Sciences student, UCL, 2013-2014
  • Teaching Assistant in computer labs (Matlab and Cogent, SPM for fMRI), Neuroimaging module, MSc Cognitive Neuroscience, UCL, 2013
Professional Service
  • Member of the Equalities team of the Department of Psychology, RHUL, 2020.

  • Member of Women in Cognitive Science (WICS) and part of the leadership team of European WICS (E-WICS), 2019.

  • Elected member of the Experimental Psychology Society, 2019.

  • Founder and chair of the DEC Equality & Diversity steering committee, ENS, 2018.

  • Registered on the European Commission independent expert database, 2018.

  • Co-organiser of the intra-departmental DEC Lunch seminar series, ENS, 2018.

  • Associate Faculty Member to Patrick Haggard at Faculty of 1000, 2013.

  • Student Representative for the MSc Cognitive Neuroscience, UCL, 2011-2012.

  • Student Representative for the BSc Psychology, LSBU, 2008-2010.

  • Treasurer of the Psychology Society at LSBU, 2008-2009.

  • Committee Member of the Psychology Society at University of Central Lancashire (UCLan), 2007-2008.

  • Student Representative for the BSc Forensic Psychology, UCLan, 2007-2008.

  • Peer Review for: Acta Psychologica; Attention, Perception & Psychophysics; Brain and Cognition; Cerebral Cortex; Cognition; Collabra: Psychology; Consciousness and Cognition; Experimental Brain Research; Experimental Psychology; Helyon; Journal of Experimental Neuroscience; Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance; Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition; Mind & Language; Movement Disorders; Philosophical Psychology; PLOS One; PNAS; Psychological Research; Psychological Review; Scientific Reports; Wellcome Open Research. (Full details at Publons)

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