European Society of Human Genetics Conference, 2024

Professor Yulia Kovas and Dr Fatos Selita attended the European Society of Human Genetics (ESHG) 2024 conference in Berlin, Germany.

The Future of the Humanities: Reflective Practices in the Age of AI

Professor Yulia Kovas presented  ‘Redefining the Past and Reimagining the Future in the Era of Genome and AI’ at The Future of the Humanities: Reflective Practices in the Age of AI conference at Northeastern University London in May 2024.

The European Association for Research on Learning and Instruction (EARLI) Conference, 2023

Professor Yulia Kovas presented a paper in the session on Mathematical and Test Anxiety at EARLI 2023 conference in Thessaloniki, Greece.

The International Society for the Study of Individual Differences (ISSID) Conference, 2023

Professor Yulia Kovas contributed with a keynote address on ‘Education in the Genomic Era’ at the International Society for the Study of Individual Differences (ISSID) 2023 conference at Queens University Belfast, Northern Ireland.

European Conference of Personality, 2022

Dr Fatos Selita presented work from our team on personality and health-related applications of genetics at the European Conference of Personality 2022 in Madrid, Spain.

European Congress of Psychology (ECP) 2022

Our team presented a symposium at the ECP in Ljubljana, Slovenia in 2022. Professor Yulia Kovas presented research titled ‘Students With High Anxiety Get Tired Faster: Evidence From Functional EEG’, Dr Teemu Toivainen presented research titled ‘Associative ability as a measure of creative cognition – the relationships between three versions of the Remote Associates Test’, and Dr Kostas Papageorgiou presented research titled ‘What is in the Centre of Compass: Network Perspective on Spatial Ability’.

International Congress of Psychology 2016, Yokohama, Japan

The International Congress of Psychology is held every four years under the patronage of the International Union of Psychological Science. This year’s Congress was organised around the theme “Diversity in Harmony: Insights from Psychology” as it welcomed researchers from all walks of Psychology. Professors Sergey Malykh and Yulia Kovas, Tom Bloniewski, Ivan Voronin, Irina Voronina, Ilya Zakharov, and Victoria Ismatullina represented InLab during the Congress. The title of their Contributed Symposium was: Aetiology of Individual Differences in Education – Insights from twin studies in Japan, UK, and Russia. The Symposium was a great success and consisted of a wide range of topics including quantitative genetics, neuroscientific, and molecular genetics topics. The one-week Congress allowed for opportunities to establish more collaborations and enhance research ideas.

International Society for Intelligence Research 2016 conference

The 2016 conference organised by the International Society for Intelligence Research was held in Saint Petersburg, Russia. The conference was a great success with first-class speakers from around the world with expertise ranging from Educational Psychology, through Neuroscience, to Behavioural Genetics. Apart from an excellent scientific program, the organisers ensured that there were many sightseeing opportunities. Additionally, for the first time ever and thanks to Professor Yulia Kovas, the conference was preceded by the International Summer School Interdisciplinary Approaches to the Study of Intelligence. The school was aimed at Early Career Researchers and provided an opportunity to learn from the world leaders in intelligence research as well as ensured excellent networking opportunities.

Building Bridges conference, Goldsmiths, 2015

The Building Bridges conference was held at Goldsmiths, University of London to celebrate the bringing together of scientific ideas from different disciplines and bridge the gap between research and society’s understanding of it. The program included presentations from disciplines such as Psychology, Computing, Cultural Studies, and Law. The conference resulted in the formation of The Accessible Genetics Consortium which is a body dedicated to genetic knowledge dissemination. Read more on Goldsmiths website.

2011 Conference of The International Society for the Study of Individual Differences (ISSID)

Yulia Kovas’ presentation at the 2011 conference of The International Society for the Study of Individual Differences (ISSID) : ‘Putting numerical cognition under genetic microscope’, as part of Symposium ‘New insights form behavioural genetic studies of personality, cognition, ability and behaviour.   London