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Dr Loukia Tzavella

Research Associate

Cardiff University Brain Research Imaging Centre, Maindy Road, Cardiff, CF24 4HQ



  • PhD in Psychology, Cardiff University [2015 - 2019]
  • MSc in Neuroimaging Methods and Applications (Distinction), Cardiff University [2013 - 2014]
  • BSc in Psychology, Nottingham Trent University [2010 - 2013]


Consortium for reproducible final year undergraduate (UG) research projects (2019-2022)

  • Final year projects for students run as part of a reproducibility consortium 
  • Collaborative study design, protocol preregistration on OSF (e.g. see, and data collection
  • Students learn about reproducible research practices and contribute to all research outputs
  • Current consortium is formed by supervisors and students at Cardiff University, University of Bath, and Aston University
  • More details on this initiative can be found in our latest article

Practicals for Second Year BSc Psychology (2019)

  • Module: Emotion & Consciousness
  • Designed research study and materials for practicals
  • Presentations on theory, methods, and analyses

Tutorials for MSc Neuroimaging Methods & Applications (2016 - 2018)

  • Module: Research Design & Analysis in Neuroimaging
  • Critical review of published research related to brain stimulation
  • Research design for Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation studies

Year 1 Postgraduate Tutor (PGT) for BSc Psychology (2015 - 2017)

  • Preparation and delivery of 6 tutorials each semester
  • Marking of practical research reports
  • Exam marking for research design assignment - Jan 2017


Current supervision

Ben Meghreblian

Research student

Past projects