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

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


Personal Statement

Farah is a Cognitive Neuroscientist and a Chartered Psychologist. Dr Farah is a Lecturer in Cognitive Neuroscience and Psychology and lectures on the MSc Cognitive Neuroscience course as well as the undergraduate cohorts. Farah is also a supervisor for second year, third year and MSc Neuroscience projects.
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