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Ellie Dommett

Professor Ellie Dommett PhD

Professor of Neuroscience

  • Deputy Director, Undergraduate Psychology

Research interests

  • Neuroscience

Biography

Ellie Dommett joined King’s in January 2015 to develop and establish the BSc Psychology degree. She conducts both neuroscience and pedagogic research. Her neuroscience work centres around a brain structure called the superior colliculus, specifically its potential role in Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and the impact of psychostimulant drugs on the structure. Her pedagogic research focuses on the use of educational technology, including lecture capture and virtual learning environments. 

Prior to joining King’s, she held a lectureship at the Open University and was a postdoctoral researcher at Oxford University. She has qualifications from Sheffield University (BSc Psychology, PhD Neuroscience, PCHE), King’s College London (MSc Neuroscsience) and the Open University (BA Humanities and MA Online and Distance Education) and is a Principal Fellow of the HEA. 

Research Interests

  • Psychostimulant drugs 
  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder 
  • Neuroeducation 
  • Digital Education 

 

Teaching

Ellie teaches on the BSc Psychology Programme in the following areas: Biological Psychology, Neuroscience, Teaching Apprenticeship, Skill Development. 

Expertise and Public Engagement 

Ellie has contributed several articles to the Times Education Supplement and the Science in Parliament Magazine. She also provides research briefings to the House of Lords in the area of education.

    Research

    ADHD research lab picture
    ADHD Research Lab

    ADHD Research Lab

    News

    Researchers and Artists Collaborate for NeuroArt Exhibition at Science Gallery

    The exhibition showcases art pieces created by neurodivergent artists and neuroscientific researchers

    Guests interacting with ADHD Research Lab suggestion board

    Events

    21MayMerging of education and research A journey from the midbrain out

    Professor Eleanor Dommett - Inaugural Lecture

    Join us in celebrating Professor Eleanor Dommett's inaugural lecture on 'Merging of education and research: A journey from the midbrain out.'

      Research

      ADHD research lab picture
      ADHD Research Lab

      ADHD Research Lab

      News

      Researchers and Artists Collaborate for NeuroArt Exhibition at Science Gallery

      The exhibition showcases art pieces created by neurodivergent artists and neuroscientific researchers

      Guests interacting with ADHD Research Lab suggestion board

      Events

      21MayMerging of education and research A journey from the midbrain out

      Professor Eleanor Dommett - Inaugural Lecture

      Join us in celebrating Professor Eleanor Dommett's inaugural lecture on 'Merging of education and research: A journey from the midbrain out.'