Dr Angharad Williams

Research Associate

Research group:
029 208 70365
CUBRIC, Maindy Road

Research summary

Characterising brain network differences during scene perception and memory in young adult APOE-ε4 carriers: multi-modal imaging in ALSPAC (Avon Longitudinal Study of Parents and Children).

Professor Kim Graham and Professor Andrew Lawrence

Teaching summary

2017: fMRI Neurofeedback Practical & Journal Club Tutor (Clinical Neuroimaging Research), Neuroimaging Methods & Applications MSc, CUBRIC
2016: Journal Club Tutor (Clinical Neuroimaging Research), Neuroimaging Methods & Applications MSc, CUBRIC
2015-present: Postgraduate student supervision
2014-present: Associate Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (HEA)
2012-2015: Postgraduate Teaching Representative, Teaching and Learning Committee
2013-2015: EEG laboratory demonstrations, Neuroimaging Methods & Applications MSc, CUBRIC
2012-2015: Postgraduate Tutor
2012-2013: Postgraduate Practical Assistant (Context Dependent Memory)

Selected publications (2014 onwards)


Full list of publications


Media activities

2016: Neurofeedback protocol filming for a BBC Wales documentary on Wales' relationship with alcohol, ‘Do I Drink Too Much?’

2015: NCMH blog ‘Real-time fMRI neurofeedback as a treatment tool for alcohol dependence’

Research topics and related papers

Scene perception and memory
Multi-modal imaging

Cognitive control operations
Models of memory
Episodic memory cues
EEG and ERPs
Bayesian statistics

Real-time fMRI neurofeedback for addiction
Motor neurorehabilitation


2017: Medical Research Council (MRC)

2015-2016: The European Commission (www.braintrainproject.eu), and the Medical Research Council (MRC) Confidence in Concept Scheme

Research group

Professor Kim Graham
Professor Andrew Lawrence
Dr Carl Hodgetts
Chiara Caldinelli

Research collaborators

Professor Edward Wilding
Dr Lisa Evans
Dr Jane Herron
Dr Amie Doidge
Professor David Linden
Dr Leena Subramanian
Dr Joseph Whittaker
David Mehler

Undergraduate education

2008-2012: BSc Applied Psychology 1st class honours, Cardiff University

Postgraduate education

2012-2016: PhD Cognitive Neuroscience, Experimental Psychology, Cardiff University
‘Electrophysiological indices of preparation and behavioural performance measures for episodic memory retrieval’

Supervisors: Professor Edward Wilding and Dr Lisa Evans

Awards/external committees

2015: Psychology Postgraduate Affairs Group (PsyPAG) International Conference Bursary
2014: Guarantors of Brain Travel Grant
2014: Experimental Psychology Society (EPS) Grindley Grant for Conference Attendance
2013-2015: Cardiff Psychology Research Committee Travel Grants
2012-2015: School of Psychology, Cardiff University, 3-year PhD Scholarship
2011: Undergraduate Research Opportunities Programme (UROP) bursary, Cardiff University


2015-2016: Research Assistant in Neuroimaging, CUBRIC, Cardiff University
PI: Professor David Linden

2011: Psychology Research Assistant, Ty Catrin Low Secure Specialist Personality Disorder Unit (Pastoral Healthcare Ltd), and the Wales Applied Risk Research Network (WARRN), Ely, Cardiff
PIs: Professor Nicola Gray and Professor Robert Snowden