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November 7, 2019

We are looking for a Research Associate to join us in working to improve our understanding of the mechanisms underlying transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) and develop protocols to improve external responsiveness in patients in a vegetative state and related...

March 28, 2019

Check out our new paper in Neuroimage: Clinical. We show that damage to the fibres connecting the thalamus and M1 contributes to the lack of external responses that characterises severely-injured patients with a disorder of consciousness. This suggests that behavioural...

February 7, 2019

Check out our new paper, product of a collective effort between several DOC labs across 7 countries, and led by Athena Demertzi, Enzo Tabliazucchi, and Jacobo Sitt. It was such a pleasure to play a role in this study! 

Link to paper here.

My commentary for The Conve...

December 20, 2018

Congratulations to Davide, who has been successful in our last funded-PhD call and will be joining the lab in January 2019, to work with non-invasive brain stimulation in Prolonged Disorders of Consciousness in collaboration with the Wellington Hospital

October 8, 2018

We have a new PhD position in our lab to work on Brain Stimulation and Prolonged Disorders of Consciousness. This is a fully funded 3 year PhD.

Very quick turnaround: application deadline 12th Nov for a start date 14th Jan 2019

See more information here:


March 12, 2018

The University of Birmingham has promoted me to Senior Lecturer! I'm thrilled with this recognition and thankful to the School of Psychology and the College of Life and Environmental Sciences for their support.

February 28, 2018

Congratulations to Sara, who has secured funding through the BBSRC MIBTP programme to join the lab for a PhD in October 2018. 

December 15, 2017

who just passed her MSc by research with no corrections! 

December 5, 2017

We're advertising for a fully funded project, through the University of Birmingham BBSRC Midlands Integrative Biosciences Training Partnership (MIBTP), to start in Oct 2012. Deadline for applications: January 7th 2018

Details here: 


September 1, 2017

We are thrilled to welcome Dr Roya Jalali as a postdoctoral fellow in the lab. During her PhD, Roya studied the neural basis of cerebellar transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS). Her work in the lab will be supported by our recently awarded  MRC NIRG grant...

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