Professor Rhodri Cusack

Rhodri Cusack is the Thomas Mitchell Professor of Cognitive Neuroscience at Trinity College Dublin. He uses neuroimaging in infants to study how the mind develops and to provide tools for earlier diagnosis in the neonatal intensive care unit.

After reading physics at Pembroke College, Cambridge, he received a PhD in psychology from the University of Birmingham. He was then a postdoctoral fellow and subsequently group leader at the MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit in Cambridge, and then an Associate Professor at the Brain and Mind Institute of the University of Western Ontario.

His research has been funded by the IRC, MRC, Wellcome Trust, BBSRC, EPSRC, CIHR, and NSERC, and he recently received the prestigious ERC Advanced Grant. He has 104 peer-reviewed publications. For further information on his group’s research, please visit

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