NOMIS Awardee Manos Tsakiris elected as member of Academia Europaea

July 23, 2020

We’re delighted to announce that Professor Manos Tsakiris has been elected as an  ordinary member of Academia Europaea – an exceptional honour that recognises the international and interdisciplinary quality of his research and contribution to cutting-edge neuropsychology.

Professor Manos Tsakiris, Royal Holloway Department of Psychology

Academia Europaea is an organisation of eminent, individual scientists and scholars, covering the full range of academic disciplines. The aim of the Academy is to promote European research, advise governments and international organisations in scientific matters, and further interdisciplinary and international research.

On his election to Academia Europaea membership, Professor Tsakiris said, “I am grateful to my international colleagues who nominated me and supported my election to the Academia Europaea. It is a great honour to be a member of the Academy especially in our times that underlie the importance of sciences and humanities in addressing the various challenges that humankind and our world are facing. The success of our efforts critically depends on cross-border international research collaborations. The Academia Europaea plays a crucial role in overcoming divisions and borders, bringing together members from Europe and across the world”.

Manos Tsakiris is Professor of Psychology at the Department of Psychology, Royal Holloway, University of London where he leads the Lab of Action & Body and the INtheSELF ERC-funded project. He is also leading the BIAS (Body & Image in Arts & Science) project, funded by the NOMIS Foundation, at the Warburg Institute, School of Advanced Study, University of London. Since joining the department in 2007, Professor Tsakiris has developed interdisciplinary research that explores how the brain gives us a sense of self, and uses a wide range of methods to investigate the neurocognitive mechanisms that shape the experience of embodiment and self-identity.

Read the Royal Holloway release