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Dr Carolyn Mcnabb

Cymrawd Ymchwil

Yr Ysgol Seicoleg

+44 29225 10259
Canolfan Ymchwil Delweddu'r Ymennydd Prifysgol Caerdydd, Heol Maendy, Caerdydd, CF24 4HQ


My current research focuses on understanding the microstructural properties of white matter in the human brain. More broadly, I am interested in both structural and functional connectivity in the brain and how this may differ in psychiatric disorders or as a result of treatment resistance or pharmacological intervention.  





Academic Positions

2022 - present: Research Fellow, Cardiff University Brain Research Imaging Centre, School of Psychology, Cardiff University United Kingdom.

2017 - 2022: Research Associate/Senior Research Fellow, School of Psychology and Clinical Language Sciences, University of Reading, United Kingdom.

2017 - 2017: Postdoctoral Research Assistant, School of Pharmacy, University of Auckland, New Zealand.

Postgraduate Education

2017: PhD (Pharmacy), "Brain dysconnectivity as a biomarker of treatment resistance in schizophrenia". University of Auckland, New Zealand.

2012: MHSc (Experimental Psychology) - "A structural and pharmacological analysis of high impulsivity in the five-choice serial reaction time task investigating the effects of chronic cocaine and methylphenidate administration on D2/3 receptor availability and premature responding". University of Auckland, New Zealand & University of Cambridge, United Kingdom.

2010: Post-graduate diploma in Science (Pharmacology and Physiology; Distinction). University of Auckland, New Zealand.

Undergraduate Education

2006: BSc (Pharmacology and Physiology). University of Auckland, New Zealand.


2020: British Science Association Margaret Mead Award Lecture