Dean of Strategic Futures and Interdisciplinary Studies
Professor Peter Halligan
Peter Halligan PhD DSc FBPsS FPSI FMedSci became Dean of Interdisciplinary Studies in August 2006. He is Professor of Neuropsychology and until October 2006, Project Director of the Cardiff University Brain and Repair Imaging Centre (CUBRIC).
His early training in psychology, philosophy and education began at University College Dublin and was followed by 15 years at Oxford University working in the Depts of Clinical Neurology and Experimental Psychology.
Since joining Cardiff University in 2000 as Senior MRC Research Fellow and Cardiff Research Professorial Fellow, he has played a central role in establishing CUBRIC, Wales Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience (WICN), the UnumProvident Centre for Psychosocial and Disability Research, the Cardiff Cognitive Neuroscience Seminar Series and the MindArt project.
Founder and co-editor of Cognitive Neuropsychiatry Professor Halligan is Fellow of the British Psychological Society, where in 2005 he was awarded the Presidents' Award for outstanding contributions to psychology.
Much of his research is interdisciplinary and he has published internationally with more than 140 papers and 10 books.