The Education Policy Institute is delighted to announce that our 2020 Annual Lecture will be delivered by Sarah-Jayne Blakemore, Professor of Psychology and Cognitive Neuroscience at the University of Cambridge and Group Leader of the Blakemore Lab.
Professor Blakemore also formerly led the Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience Group at University College London (UCL), which researches the development of social cognition and decision making in adolescence, and adolescent mental health.
She is the author of multiple publications examining the adolescent brain, and is actively involved in public engagement with science activities, particularly in relation to neuroscience and education.
You can find out more about Professor Blakemore’s work below:
- BBC The Life Scientific interview
- TED talk
- Member of Reachwell
- Book: Inventing Ourselves: the secret life of the teenage brain
- Professor Blakemore’s full biography can be found here
- Follow Professor Blakemore on twitter
This year’s EPI Annual Lecture is due to take place in November. Further details will be announced in the coming weeks.
You can watch last year’s Annual Lecture delivered by Professor Kirabo Jackson here.