Dr. Andria Shimi (female) is a Cognitive Neuroscientist and a licensed School Psychologist. She holds a BSc degree in Psychology from the University of Athens, a 3-year MA degree in School Psychology from the University of Cyprus, an MSc in Psychological Research from the University of Oxford, and a PhD in Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience from the University of Oxford. Her PhD studies were supported with independent scholarships by the Bodossaki and Leventis Foundations. Following her studies, she worked as a postdoctoral researcher at the Medical Research Council, Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit at the University of Cambridge and at the University of Oxford. In addition, during her doctoral and postdoctoral years, she worked as a visiting scientist at the Sackler Institute for Developmental Psychobiology, Weil Medical College of Cornell University in New York, at the University of Oregon, and at the University of Edinburgh. In September 2016, she joined the Cyprus Institute of Neurology and Genetics for 2 years as a Marie Curie Fellow, after successfully securing a competitive Marie Skłodowska-Curie fellowship funded by the European Commission. Since September 2018 she is based at the Department of Psychology at the University of Cyprus as a Lecturer in School Psychology. Her research examines attention and memory at the behavioural, neural, and genetic level in healthy and clinical populations.