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To celebrate their fiftieth anniversary the School of Applied Psychology at University College Cork are bringing notable psychologists from across Ireland to give a series of talks at the School. Each contributor to the seminar series has made a significant research contribution internationally and the series will be launched on November 5th with a talk by Professor Ian Robertson from the Institute of Neuroscience, Trinity College Dublin.

Ian Robertson is Professor of Psychology at Trinity College Dublin and was the founding Director of Trinity College Institute of Neuroscience. Ian is also a member of the Royal Irish Academy. His research focuses on the neuropsychology of brain rehabilitation and attention. He is currently a lead PI on the Technology Research for Independent Living (TRIL) programme, which aims to discover and develop technologies necessary to enhance health and independence for older people while focusing on understanding and delivering on their support needs and preferences at home or in care environments.

Prof Robertson’s talk will be entitled “The Mystery of the Swedish Twins: Why does education protect against Alzheimer’s Disease?”

It will take place this Wednesday from 5-6pm in Room G7&8, School of Applied Psychology, Cork Enterprise Centre, North Mall.

More information on this talk, and the others in the series can be accessed here.

All are welcome. Entrance is free.