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 Steliana Yanakieva

Steliana Yanakieva

Research student, School of Psychology

Email
yanakievasy@cardiff.ac.uk
Campuses
Tower Building, 70 Park Place, Cardiff, CF10 3AT

Overview

Undergraduate Education

BSc (Hons) Psychology, University of Greenwich

Postgraduate Education 

MSc Cognitive and Clinical Neuroscience, Goldsmith’s, University of London

PhD Integrative Neuroscience (current): Cardiff University

Awards/External Committees

Wellcome Trust 4-year PhD Integrative Neuroscience

Employment

Advanced Stages Dementia Adviser: Age UK Redbridge, Barking and Havering

User Engagement Coordinator: Age UK Redbridge, Barking and Havering

Learning Disability Support Assistant: MCCH Society

Clinical Research Assistant: Eleusis Benefit Corporation

Research Assistant: University of Greenwich

Research

Research interests

My main research interest is the neurobiology of memory.  My broader interests include the neural basis of time perception and psychopharmacology.

Thesis

Delineating the unique functional contribution of the retrosplenial cortex in the hippocampal-diencephalic-cingulate network

Funding source

Wellcome Trust

Supervisors

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Dr Andrew Nelson

Lecturer

Dr Kerrie Thomas

Dr Kerrie Thomas

Reader, Operations Director Neuroscience and Mental Health Research Institute (NMHRI), Co-Director of the Hodge Centre for Neuropsychiatric Immunology in Cardiff