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Dr Adrian Williams
Senior Lecturer


I was originally trained in the areas of statistics and computing before developing an interest in machine learning and artificial neural networks. From there, I moved to real neural networks, and completed my PhD in Neuroscience at the Institute of Ophthalmology, University College London. After a period of nearly five years as a postdoc at the Psychology Department at Royal Holloway, University of London, I joined the Centre for Cognition and Neuroimaging at Brunel University London as a lecturer.


  • PhD Neuroscience (UCL)
  • MSc Machine Perception & Neural Computing (Keele)
  • BSc Applied Statistics & Computing (Liverpool)

Newest selected publications

Saylik, R., Szameitat, AJ., Williams, AL. and Murphy, RA. (2022) 'Functional neuroanatomical correlates of contingency judgement'. Neuroscience Letters, 791. pp. 136915 - 136915. ISSN: 0304-3940

Journal article

Saylik, R., Williams, AL., Murphy, RA. and Szameitat, AJ. (2022) 'Characterising the unity and diversity of executive functions in a within-subject fMRI study'. Scientific Reports, 12 (1). pp. 1 - 13. ISSN: 2045-2322 Open Access Link

Journal article

Tsantani, M., Kriegeskorte, N., Storrs, K., Williams, AL., McGettigan, C. and Garrido, L. (2021) 'FFA and OFA encode distinct types of face identity information'. The Journal of Neuroscience, 41 (9). pp. 1 - 44. ISSN: 0270-6474 Open Access Link

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Russell, C., Davies, S., Li, K., Musil, A-S., Malhotra, PA. and Williams, AL. (2018) 'Self-perspective in episodic memory after parietal damage and in healthy ageing.'. Neuropsychologia, 124. pp. 171 - 181. ISSN: 0028-3932 Open Access Link

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Cheeta, S., Halil, A., Kenney, M., Sheehan, E., Zamyadi, R., Williams, AL. and et al. (2018) 'Does perception of drug related harm change with age? A cross-sectional on-line survey of young and older people'. BMJ Open, 8 (11). pp. e021109 - e021109. ISSN: 2044-6055 Open Access Link

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