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Professor of Cognitive Psychology, City, University of London

Prior to joining the Department of Psychology at City University London in 2012, Professor Conway was Head of Department and Director of Research at the Institute of Psychological Sciences, University of Leeds, 2004-2011; Head of the Department of Psychology at the University of Durham, 2001-2004; and Head of the Department of Experimental Psychology at the University of Bristol, 1994-2001.

He has researched human memory for over 32 years and has published numerous papers, books and other articles, as well as making media contributions to television, radio and newspapers, and giving many public addresses. He takes the public communication of science very seriously and in recent years has given expert advice in the courts, to law societies, to insurance companies and to medical practitioners.


  • 2012–present
    Professor, City University London
  • 2004–2012
    Professor, University of Leeds