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Curriculum Vitae

Name: Thomas Alrik Sørensen

Position: Associate Professor in Cognitive Neuroscience and Neuropsychology, Dept. of Communication and Psychology, Aalborg University, Denmark

Additional affiliations: Lecturer, Sino-Danish Center for Education and Research, Beijing

Address: Kroghsstraede 3, Office 5.123, 9220 Aalborg, Denmark

Education:

2012   Ph.D., University of Copenhagen

2008   M.Sc. Psychology, University of Copenhagen

2005   B.A. Psychology, University of Copenhagen

Positions:

2012-2016   Assistant professor, Aalborg University

2009-2012   Ph.D. student, University of Copenhagen

2008-2009   Research assistant, Center for Visual Cognition, University of Copenhagen

2007-2008   Teacher in Neuro Psychology, Folkeuniversitet, Copenhagen

2006-2010   Senior Teacher in Cognitive Psychology, University of Copenhagen

2005-2012   Head of Studies in Psychology, Folkeuniversitet, Copenhagen

2005-2009   Teacher in Cognitive Psychology, Folkeuniversitet, Copenhagen

2005   Instructor in Quantitative Methods, University of Copenhagen

2004-2005   Teacher in Social Psychology, Folkeuniversitet, Copenhagen

2004   Visiting researcher, University of Turku

2003-2009   Assistant teacher in Cognitive Psychology, Open University, Copenhagen

2003-2006   Assistant Teacher in Cognitive Psychology, University of Copenhagen

2003-2004   Private Teacher in Physics, Copenhagen

2003-2005   Assistant Teacher in Experimental Methods, University of Copenhagen

Research areas:

Perception, Memory, Attention, Emotion, Consciousness, Experimental Psychology, and Methodology.

Grants and awards:

2016-2019   Project Grant, Sino-Danish Center for Education and Research

2015   Lab Grant, the Obel Family Foundation

2013   Project Grant, Kristian Holt Hansen fonden: Attention in Synaesthesia

2011   Travel Grant to the Australian National University, UniLead 2011 – A Program on Academic Leadership and University Governance

2009   Project Grant, Kristian Holt Hansen fonden: Attention and Arousal

2009   Best Poster Award – the audience’s choice – at the Brain and Mind Forum

2009-2012   Ph.d. scholarship, Forskningsrådet for Kultur og Kommunikation

2007   Scholarship, The Research Priority Area: Body and Mind, University of Copenhagen

2006   Scholarship, Centre for Visual Cognition, University of Copenhagen

2003-2005   Scholarship on the project “Attentional control, visual short-term memory, and the fronto-parietal network”, Carlsberg Fonden

2004   Travel Grant, University of Copenhagen, Faculty of Humanities

2004   Project / Travel Grant, Det Letterstedtske Selskab

Leadership and board experience:

2015-  Head of the Neuropsychology programme, Aalborg University

2013-  International Coordinator of Psychology, Aalborg University

2012-  Head of Laboratory of Experimental Psychology, Aalborg University

2011   Representative on University of Copenhagen’s Research Training Council

2011   Deputy Chairman of the Ph.d.-school, University of Copenhagen, Faculty of Social Sciences

2006-2007   Board member of the Constituting Board of Studies in Master in Arts in Information Technology and Cognition, University of Copenhagen, Faculty of Humanities

2005-2012   Head of Studies in Psychology, Folkeuniversitet, Copenhagen