Dr Farah Akthar PhD, C.Psychol, AFHEA, AFBPsS, MSc, BSc (Hons)

Lecturer in Clinical & Cognitive Neuroscience and Psychology, Clinical & Cognitive Neuroscientist, Chartered Psychologist Psychology


Personal Statement

Dr Farah Akthar, PhD, CPsychol, AFBPsS, AFHEA, Lecturer in Cognitive and Clinical Neuroscience, Assessment co-ordinator, PSYC131, PSYC231, Open day Lead / Recruitment Lead. Institute of Population Health.

Farah is a Clinical and Cognitive Neuroscientist and a Chartered Psychologist. Dr Farah is a Lecturer in Clinical and Cognitive Neuroscience and Psychology and lectures on the MSc Cognitive Neuroscience course, and undergraduate course. Dr Farah is the assessment co-ordinator for the Brain and Cognition (Year 1) module and the assessment co-ordinator for the Cognition and Cognitive Neuroscience module (Year 2). Dr Farah is also a supervisor for second year, third year and MSc Neuroscience projects. Dr Farah is the Open Day Lead / Recruitment Lead.
Farah has numerous publications in Neuroscience and Eye disease (macular disease) looking into treatment and rehabilitation tools for these patients and numerous collaborative research publications on COVID-19.
Interests: Neuroscience, Medicine, Vision, Diseases including Eye diseases (Macular disease), Brain diseases and ageing diseases (Dementia, Alzheimers etc.).
Farah is an Associate Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.
Awards: Elaine Funell Prize Cognitive Neuroscience, RHUL 2018

Dr Farah is also a Member of the Curriculum Board and a trained Ethics Reviewer