LAB DIRECTOR

Dr Liat Levita
Senior Lecturer in Developmental Neuroscience
Department of Psychology
Phone: 0114 222 6651
Email
Faculty Page

CURRENT LAB MEMBERS

Rhianan Ellis

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Post-doc

Project: Listen to us! The psychosocial impact of COVID-19 on adolescents – A mixed-methods study. Email

Natalie Bisal

Research Assistant
Project: Reprezent’s On the Level – Covid-19 mental health programme in schools. Email

 

Current PhD Students

Kubra Ulusoy

PhD Student supervised Dr Liat Levita and Dr Claudia von Bastian
Thesis: How adolescents respond to social and non-social threats
Past Education: MSc in Mental Health Studies, King’s College London
BSc Psychological Counselling and Guidance, Ankara University, Turkey Email

Joy Adewusi

PhD Student supervised Dr Liat Levita Professor Markus Rebeur and Cordelia Gray

Thesis: Measuring outcomes in individuals with Functional Neurological Symptom Disorder
Past Education: MSc Clinical Neurology, University of Sheffield
BSc Neuroscience with Psychology, The University of Aberdeen. Email

 

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Lily Tyszczuk Smith

 

Peng Zhang

 

Tarub Binshalan

 

Current D.Clinical Students

Chelsea Cade

Laura Hughes

Eva Popluska

FORMER LAB MEMBERS

Dr Philippa Howsley
Supervised by Dr Liat Levita and Prof Glenn Waller
Thesis: Behavioural and neural mechanisms underlying risk-taking behaviours and anxiety during adolescence.

Current post:NIHR CYP Med Tech Project Manager. Email

Dr Elizabeth Kirkham
Supervised by Dr Liat Levita and Dr Gillian Hardy
Thesis: The effects of early life stress on affective processing: Behavioural and neural correlates

Current post: Postdoctoral Research Associate, Centre for Clinical Brain Sciences, Edinburgh Medical School. Email 

Dr Isobel Williams
Supervised by Prof Markus Reuber and Dr Liat Levita
Thesis: Emotion processing in patients with functional neurological symptoms
Current post: Trainee Clinical Psychologist [University of Ediburgh] Email

Samantha Linton
Supervised by Dr Liat Levita and Dr Jim Stone
Thesis: Neural signatures of emotion processing in adolescence

Current post: Research Fellow, Laboratory for Translational and Affective Neuroscience, Harvard Medical school [Laboratory for Translational and Affective Neuroscience, directed by Diego A. Pizzagalli] Email

Marco McSweeney
Supervised by Dr Liat Levita and Dr Myles Jones
Thesis: Emotion and motor function
Current post: Postdoctoral Research Associate, University of Maryland [Child Development Lab, Nathan Fox] Email

Máté Gyurkovics
PhD Student supervised by Dr Liat Levita and Dr Tom Stafford
Thesis: The role of affective stimuli in attentional control
Current post: Postdoctoral Research Associate; University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign [Gratton lab]. Email