School of Philosophy, Psychology & Language Sciences

Robert Logie elected 51st Bartlett Lecturer

Psychology professor awarded lectureship for lifetime contributions to Experimental Psychology

Congratulations to Professor of Human Cognitive Neuroscience, Robert Logie, on being elected by the UK Experimental Psychology Society as the 51st Bartlett Lecturer for lifetime contributions to Experimental Psychology.

Sir Frederic Bartlett generated major insights into the function and organisation of human memory that have inspired memory researchers for nearly a century. I am delighted and humbled to have received this award in his name from the Experimental Psychology Society.

Professor Robert LogieProfessor of Human Cognitive Neuroscience

Sir Frederic Bartlett Lectureship

The award recognises distinction in experimental psychology or a cognate discipline over an extended period. Nominees will normally have gained their PhD at least 25 years prior to nomination.

Winners of this award are nominated by peers and must be held in high esteem, have been influential, and are regarded as an authority among scientists from across the world.

Previous winners include fellow distinguished psychologists Dr D E Broadbent, Professor L Weiskrantz, Professor Anne Treisman, and Dr Alan Baddeley.

About Robert

Robert has been Professor of Human Cognitive Neuroscience at the University of Edinburgh since 2004.

His teaching and research are in the area of human memory and how it changes across the adult lifespan, with a special interest in working memory.

In 2015 he was Chair of the European Research Council panel for Human Mind and Its Complexity, the first non north-American to be elected Chair of the Governing Board of the Psychonomic Society, and made an Honorary Life Member of the European Society for Cognitive Psychology.

In 2021 he was appointed as member of the Psychology, Psychiatry, and Neuroscience panel for the UK-wide evaluation of research, the REF.

Professor Robert Logie