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Dr Catarina Ferreira,School of Psychology,has been awarded a Postdoctoral Fellowship by the British Academy to pursue her research on ‘Shaping overlapping memory representations via retrieval-mediated learning’.

Dr Ferreira is among 54 distinguished academics to receive funding from the Academy, the national voice of the humanities and the social sciences.

The Postdoctoral Fellowships Scheme is the Academy’s flagship programme for early career academics, based at universities around the UK.

These three-year Fellowships enable outstanding early career scholars to strengthen their experience of research and teaching in a university environment. The primary emphasis is on completing a significant piece of publishable research, giving award holders a base on which to build a successful academic career.