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Professor of Cognitive Psychology and Australian Research Council Future Fellow, The University of Western Australia

Ullrich is a cognitive psychologist doing research on human memory and misinformation processing. Most of his recent work has looked at why people continue to believe in information that has been clearly retracted or invalidated.

Ullrich receives funding from the Australian Research Council.


  • 2020–present
    Future Fellow, ARC
  • 2016–2020
    Associate Professor, University of Western Australia
  • 2015–2016
    Senior Lecturer, University of Western Australia
  • 2011–2015
    APD Research Fellow, ARC
  • 2008–2011
    Postdoctoral Research Associate, Cognitive Science Laboratories , University of Western Australia


  • 2007 
    Saarland University, PhD (magna cum laude) (Psychology)

Research Areas

  • Psychology And Cognitive Sciences (17)


Fellow of the Psychonomic Society; UWA Young Investigator Award 2011; ARC Postdoctoral Fellow 2011-2015; UWA Vice-Chancellor's Mid-Career Research Award 2014; ARC Future Fellow 2020-2024