We invite world-leading academics to speak at a series of open seminars throughout the year, all hosted by academics within the department.

Helen Sharman lecture in Diamond

Most seminars will be hosted online, with some in-person seminars stated below. Our seminars take place on Fridays, starting at 12.00pm and concluding by 12.50pm or shortly afterwards unless otherwise indicated.

For more information or a copy of the seminar programme please email


Date Speaker Institution Title Host
13th May 2022 Dr Nelson Cowan University of Missouri Exploring how attention and working memory are used across the life span Dr Alicia Forsberg

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