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Dr Marco Bertamini

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    About

    Personal Statement

    Marco Bertamini studied psychology at the University of Padova, Italy, and then at the University of Virginia, USA.
    He moved to Liverpool in 1999, where he established the Visual Perception Laboratory.
    His interests are broad across visual perception and cognition. For more information visit http://www.bertamini.org/lab/

    Qualifications
    1992-1996: PhD in Experimental Psychology, University of Virginia, USA.
    1990-1992: MA in Experimental Psychology, University of Virginia, USA.
    1984-1989: BSc in Experimental Psychology, University of Padua, Italy, 110/110 cum laude
    2015: Abilitazione to Professore Ordinario - Full Professor (Italy)
    2018: Fellow HEA

    Employment
    1999-onwards: University of Liverpool.
    1996-1999: Staffordshire University Stoke-on-Trent.
    1994-1994: Graduate Research Assistant for the Virginia Department of Transportation.
    1993-1993: University of Trieste (Italy). Contract Professor (Statistica Psicometrica).

    Membership of Professional Bodies
    2015 onwards ESRC Peer Review College
    2015-2016: CiMec, University of Trento: Visiting Professor.
    2006-2014: Executive Committee of Applied Vision Association (AVA), vice-chair (2010-2012) secretary (2012 - 2014)
    2017 onwards: International Association of Empirical Aesthetics (IAEA)
    2017 onwards: Psychonomic Society
    2004 onwards: Applied Vision Association (AVA)
    2002 onwards: Experimental Psychology Society (EPS)
    1996-2014: Association for Psychological Science (APS) (formerly American Psychological Society)

    Editorship
    Acta Psychologica, Publisher: Elsevier, Associate Editor (2010 - 2017)
    Art and Perception, Publisher: Brill, Editorial Board (2013 -)
    Symmetry, Publisher: MDPI, Editorial Board (2014 -)
    i-Perception, Editor Special Issue on "Eye movements and spatial perception" (2010)
    Symmetry, Editor Special Issue on "Symmetry in Vision" (2016) and "Symmetry-Related Activity in Mid-Level Vision" (2017)
    Vision, Editor Special Issue on "Reflexive Shifts in Visual Attention" (2017)

    Conference Organisation
    2017 Visual Neuroscience of Symmetry, Liverpool
    2015/16/17/18 Annual Workshop on 'Visual properties driving visual preference', Liverpool
    2015 ECVP (European Conference on Visual Perception) and VSAC, Liverpool
    2010-1014 Several AVA meetings, including Liverpool (2010) Paris (2010) York (2011) Manchester (2013)
    2010 IMRF (International Multisensory Research Forum), University of Liverpool
    2008 EPS (Experimental Psychology Society), University of Liverpool
    1998 EMPG (European Mathematical Psychology Group), University of Keele