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Professor Andrea Tales

Personal Chair, Public Health

Telephone number

+44 (0) 1792 602567

Email address

Office (CADR) - 211
Second Floor
Talbot Building
Singleton Campus


Professor Andrea Tales holds a personal chair in Dementia and Neurocognition.

Andrea is an elected Fellow of the Learned Society of Wales and of the British Psychological Society. Andrea is the Director of the Centre for Innovative Ageing and the Co-Director of the Centre for Ageing and Dementia Research [CADR], the School of Health and social care Research Lead and previously the Director of the Awen Institute.

Andrea has published extensively and co-ordinates an extensive ageing and dementia research network and has supervised many PhD students.

Areas Of Expertise

  • Subjective & mild cognitive impairment
  • Alzheimer’s disease
  • Vascular cognitive decline
  • Ageing
  • Attentional processing
  • Information processing speed and its intra-individual variability
  • Psychophysics
  • Research methodology and evidence-based health care.

Career Highlights

Teaching Interests

Andrea has supervised and continues to supervise many PhD students in the research areas named above.