Posted: 4 October 2012
Dr Elias Tsakanikos, Reader in Psychology, has been awarded a Visiting Research Fellowship from the National University of Singapore.
Dr Tsakanikos was awarded with this Visiting Fellowship for his plans to initiate and develop research collaborations with NUS in the area of autism and developmental disorders in adults in the context of newly developed specialist mental health services in Singapore
He said: "I feel particularly honoured to receive such a prestigious fellowship from the National University of Singapore, which is ranked among the world's top universities*".
"This fellowship will open new exciting research opportunities strengthening further the research profile of the Psychology Department at Roehampton."
*The Times Higher Education
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